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Trump's childhood home in New York City just sold for $2.1 million — take a look inside
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Trump's childhood home in New York City just sold for $2.1 million — take a look inside

A brief connection with Donald Trump will provide a happy return for the owner of an unassuming property in Queens, New York. The two-story, Tudor...

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Walmart's latest move confirms the death of the American middle class as we know it (WMT, AMZM)
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Walmart's latest move confirms the death of the American middle class as we know it (WMT, AMZM)

Walmart is getting into aspirational retail- and it says a lot about the American economy. In recent months, Walmart has purchased several trendy,...

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A giant U-shaped skyscraper designed for New York City could be the longest building in the world
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A giant U-shaped skyscraper designed for New York City could be the longest building in the world

Manhattan developers keep building skyscrapers taller and taller, but Greek architect Ioannis Oikonomou hopes to break a new kind of record. His...

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New Jersey's most expensive home is back on the market for $48.8 million — take a look inside
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New Jersey's most expensive home is back on the market for $48.8 million — take a look inside

The Stone Mansion, a 30,000-square-foot property located on the former Frick Estate of New Jersey's exclusive Alpine community, is back on the...

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Finish Line's explanation of its disappointing quarter perfectly captures the retail apocalypse (FINL)
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Finish Line's explanation of its disappointing quarter perfectly captures the retail apocalypse (FINL)

Finish Line had a hard time selling shoes during the fourth quarter, and its explanation of why is a concise summary of the retail industry's...

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Inside the stunning new headquarters of a New York design startup that creates awesome spaces for tech companies and their execs
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Inside the stunning new headquarters of a New York design startup that creates awesome spaces for tech companies and their execs

When it came to designing their new headquarters, interior design startup Homepolish wanted to focus on what cofounder and CEO Noa Santos considers...

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Sears has a bigger problem than plunging sales — but nobody's talking about it (SHLD)
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Sears has a bigger problem than plunging sales — but nobody's talking about it (SHLD)

Sears has a bigger problem than plunging sales: dwindling inventory. Companies that supply Sears with the TVs, toys, and clothing for sale in its...

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A legendary Silicon Valley designer is selling his wacky 6-in-1 home for $15 million
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A legendary Silicon Valley designer is selling his wacky 6-in-1 home for $15 million

Design guru David Kelley is selling his California home for $14.995 million. Set on five acres of lush woodland in the exclusive Silicon Valley...

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Here's what you should do when your old paper £5 notes become obsolete in May
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Here's what you should do when your old paper £5 notes become obsolete in May

Over 440 million polymer £5 notes have been printed since they were introduced last September- a combined value £2.2 billion. Slowly, the paper £5...

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Here are the 10 places where it's cheaper to raise a family in the city than a suburb
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Here are the 10 places where it's cheaper to raise a family in the city than a suburb

When the time comes to raise a family, most people tend to flee cities for suburbs expecting they'll get more bang for their buck. But a new report...

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No one wants to buy this $129 million mansion with 12 bedrooms and its own bowling alley
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No one wants to buy this $129 million mansion with 12 bedrooms and its own bowling alley

When real estate mogul Jeff Greene listed his Beverly Hills mansion in November 2014 for $195 million, it was the most expensive home for sale in...

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This Brooklyn-based sneaker brand is taking a huge bet that classic is forever
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This Brooklyn-based sneaker brand is taking a huge bet that classic is forever

Many startups innovate by thinking of the future. Greats, a sneaker company born in Brooklyn, New York, decided to do the opposite. Its inspiration...

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This chart illustrates the staggering difference in housing affordability between London and the rest of the UK
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This chart illustrates the staggering difference in housing affordability between London and the rest of the UK

LONDON- The gulf between London and the southeast's property market and the rest of the UK is staggering- particularly when it comes to...

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Millennial tech workers are paying an exorbitant amount to live in cramped, dorm-like conditions in San Francisco
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Millennial tech workers are paying an exorbitant amount to live in cramped, dorm-like conditions in San Francisco

Millennials will go to great lengths to live in San Francisco to pursue their careers. Some have even gone so far as to live in boats, tiny homes,...

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One brutal chart shows how much harder it has become to buy a house in the UK
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One brutal chart shows how much harder it has become to buy a house in the UK

LONDON- The issues in the UK's housing market are well documented. Britain simply does not have enough housing, which is pushing prices up and...

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One of London’s smallest houses just sold for more than £100,000 over its asking price
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One of London’s smallest houses just sold for more than £100,000 over its asking price

LONDON- One of the smallest homes in London just sold for over £700,000 – more than £100,000 over its asking price. The property went on the market...

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A struggling Chinese tech giant looking to make a big splash in the US is said to be selling off property to raise money
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A struggling Chinese tech giant looking to make a big splash in the US is said to be selling off property to raise money

Chinese tech giant LeEco is looking to sell a 49-acre Silicon Valley property it purchased from Yahoo less than a year ago. Citing unnamed sources,...

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Take a rarely seen look inside New York's famed Woolworth Building, which is now home to multimillion-dollar condos
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Take a rarely seen look inside New York's famed Woolworth Building, which is now home to multimillion-dollar condos

Once the tallest building in New York City, the Woolworth Building is a historic landmark. Completed in 1913, the building was equipped to maintain...

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New housing construction rises more than expected
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New housing construction rises more than expected

New residential construction was stronger than expected in February, according to the Commerce Department. On Wednesday, the National Association...

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The lack of mortgage defaults is masking a huge problem in the UK economy
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The lack of mortgage defaults is masking a huge problem in the UK economy

LONDON- All looks calm on the surface of the mortgage market. Interest rates and unemployment are at record low levels, as are mortgage arrears –...

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REPORT: Hudson's Bay is in talks to buy Neiman Marcus
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REPORT: Hudson's Bay is in talks to buy Neiman Marcus

The Canadian department store Hudson's Bay is in talks to buy Neiman Marcus, CNBC reports, citing Dow Jones. The deal would exclude debt, according...

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MCX technology to live on in Chase Pay (JPM)
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MCX technology to live on in Chase Pay (JPM)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. JPMorgan Chase has...

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The 14 most expensive skyscrapers built in the last 20 years
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The 14 most expensive skyscrapers built in the last 20 years

Over the last few decades, skyscrapers' heights- and thus their costs- have continued to climb. Business Insider rounded up the most expensive...

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Brexit is making monthly rent fall in Britain — especially in London
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Brexit is making monthly rent fall in Britain — especially in London

LONDON- Average monthly rent in Britain was £5 lower in February than a year before, marking the first decrease since 2011, according to figures...

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We went to a Victoria's Secret store in NYC and saw why the brand is struggling (LB)
News 2 weeks ago
We went to a Victoria's Secret store in NYC and saw why the brand is struggling (LB)

Weak sales at Victoria's Secret are plaguing its parent company L Brands, dragging down its stock price more than 40% over the past year.  If you...

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Billionaire property developer Nick Candy paid £1.2 million for Katy Perry to sing at his wedding
News 2 weeks ago
Billionaire property developer Nick Candy paid £1.2 million for Katy Perry to sing at his wedding

Property tycoon Nick Candy "paid £1.2 million" for Katy Perry to sing at his wedding to popstar Holly Valance, the High Court in London heard on...

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One of Britain's biggest café chains says new business rate hikes could force firms to shut across London
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One of Britain's biggest café chains says new business rate hikes could force firms to shut across London

LONDON- The imminent hike in British business rates could force many food retailers in the capital to shut down or relocate, according to retail...

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An American cultural revolution is killing cookie cutter homes — here’s what homebuilders are selling instead (PHM)
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An American cultural revolution is killing cookie cutter homes — here’s what homebuilders are selling instead (PHM)

The cookie-cutter neighborhood is an iconic American symbol of suburbia- the architecture is uniform, the lawns manicured, the colors drawn from...

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New York's rental market is entering a 'slow grind'
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New York's rental market is entering a 'slow grind'

New York City's rental market is on track to continue cooling through the rest of the year, especially in the oversupplied luxury segment. In...

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Sainsbury's CEO: Brexit could give British supermarkets an unexpected boost
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Sainsbury's CEO: Brexit could give British supermarkets an unexpected boost

LONDON- Britain's supermarket chains could benefit from Brexit as squeezed consumers tend to eat more at home and less in restaurants, the boss of...

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