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These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses
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These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses

For decades, many Americans have chosen to live in suburbs and commute to urban centers for work. That's largely because cities — accounting for 85...

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There's a $1 billion plot of land for sale on an LA hilltop big enough to fit a home the size of Disneyland, but only about 100 people in the world could buy it
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There's a $1 billion plot of land for sale on an LA hilltop big enough to fit a home the size of Disneyland, but only about 100 people in the world could buy it

The Mountain, a 157-acre property at the highest peak in Beverly Hills, is for sale for $1 billion. The property is big enough to fit Disneyland...

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America's housing market is raising a 'large red flag' for the economy
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America's housing market is raising a 'large red flag' for the economy

Friday's gross-domestic-product report showed that residential investment, which includes construction and brokers' fees, fell for a third quarter...

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Homes have become so expensive in the Bay Area that renting is now a better deal than buying
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Homes have become so expensive in the Bay Area that renting is now a better deal than buying

Is it a better deal to rent or buy? In San Francisco and San Jose, renters save more money than buyers, a new Trulia study found. That's because...

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The salary you need to comfortably afford a 2-bedroom apartment in the 25 biggest US cities
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The salary you need to comfortably afford a 2-bedroom apartment in the 25 biggest US cities

SmartAsset found what income is needed to comfortably afford rent for a two-bedroom apartment in 25 cities across the US. The study calculated how...

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Disappointing photos show what can happen to billion-dollar mega-developments
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Disappointing photos show what can happen to billion-dollar mega-developments

In North Korea's capital of Pyongyang, an empty, pyramidal tower looms over the city. When construction began on the Ryugyong Hotel in 1987, the...

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Amazon is launching a better version of the post office in cities around the country. Here's what they're like to use. (AMZN)
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Amazon is launching a better version of the post office in cities around the country. Here's what they're like to use. (AMZN)

Amazon has been opening retail locations meant specifically for picking up and returning items. The retailer has opened nearly 30 of these stand...

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A 58-story skyscraper in San Francisco is tilting and sinking — and residents say their multimillion-dollar condos are 'nearly worthless'
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A 58-story skyscraper in San Francisco is tilting and sinking — and residents say their multimillion-dollar condos are 'nearly worthless'

Millennium Tower in San Francisco is still sinking and leaning. But there's finally a bit of good news for residents of the luxury building at 301...

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We shopped at Dollar Tree and Dollar General to see which offered a better experience, and the winner was obvious (DG, DLTR)
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We shopped at Dollar Tree and Dollar General to see which offered a better experience, and the winner was obvious (DG, DLTR)

Dollar Tree and Dollar General are the largest dollar stores in the United States and are neck-and-neck in terms of store count and annual sales....

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Amazon, JPMorgan, and BlackRock are all snapping up space in the new $25 billion Manhattan neighborhood that’s reshaping the city
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Amazon, JPMorgan, and BlackRock are all snapping up space in the new $25 billion Manhattan neighborhood that’s reshaping the city

Tech and financial firms are increasingly moving to Hudson Yards and the surrounding area. The $25 billion neighborhood is the most expensive real...

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Take a look inside the most valuable mall in America, a massive $6 billion shopping center in Hawaii with more than 350 stores
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Take a look inside the most valuable mall in America, a massive $6 billion shopping center in Hawaii with more than 350 stores

Despite the fact that many malls across America are suffering, some are doing quite well.  Hawaii's Ala Moana Shopping Center was recently named...

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China is building a 1,000-foot-long 'sidescraper' in the sky — and it may reveal a troubling trend
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China is building a 1,000-foot-long 'sidescraper' in the sky — and it may reveal a troubling trend

As urban populations grow, cities have experienced a boom in megadevelopments. In Chongqing, China, one of the city's latest and largest...

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The salary you need to afford rent in every state, ranked
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The salary you need to afford rent in every state, ranked

Renters have their work — or wallets — cut out for them. GoBankingRates recently revealed the salary renters need to afford rent for a single...

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What a $250,000 home looks like in the biggest city in every state
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What a $250,000 home looks like in the biggest city in every state

Housing prices are on the climb, and with them, the chance of getting less space for your money. With the help of Trulia, we found how much home ...

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The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices, despite fears of a price war (AMZN)
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The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices, despite fears of a price war (AMZN)

Grocery prices have fallen since Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods last year. Prices in the US fell 0.3% in the 12 months ending in June, compared...

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The 22 American cities with the most million-dollar homes
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The 22 American cities with the most million-dollar homes

Million-dollar homes are most likely to be found on the East or West coasts of America. LendingTree collected real estate data from more than 155...

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The loonie is climbing after the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark rate to 1.5%
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The loonie is climbing after the Bank of Canada raised its benchmark rate to 1.5%

The Bank of Canada is raised its key rate on Wednesday by 25 basis points to 1.5%. It marks the fourth rate hike since last summer. Follow the...

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Online shopping is finally going to be included in UK inflation figures
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Online shopping is finally going to be included in UK inflation figures

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is adding the price of online goods to its inflation measure, The Telegraph reported. The change is part of...

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Walmart has a new weapon to take on Amazon (WMT)
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Walmart has a new weapon to take on Amazon (WMT)

Walmart has hired its first chief customer officer, Janey Whiteside. She will oversee all customer-focused initiatives online and in Walmart stores...

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San Francisco is so expensive, this couple decided to live on a boat — here's what it's like 10 years later
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San Francisco is so expensive, this couple decided to live on a boat — here's what it's like 10 years later

When Misa Gidding-Chatfield and Mike Kraft decided to move in together, they had two options: Buy a home for half a million dollars in the...

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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America (M, JCP)
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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America (M, JCP)

More than 3,800 stores are set to close across the United States in 2018.  Retailers including Walgreens, Toys R Us, and Gap are closing hundreds...

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China is building one of the world's tallest skyscrapers — take a look
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China is building one of the world's tallest skyscrapers — take a look

In China, construction has begun on Shimao Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Centre, which could become the world's second largest skyscraper. At 2...

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UBS: Online food delivery could be a $365 billion industry by 2030 — here are the winners and losers from that 'mega trend'
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UBS: Online food delivery could be a $365 billion industry by 2030 — here are the winners and losers from that 'mega trend'

UBS: Online food delivery market will grow from $35 billion globally today to $365 billion by 2030. The growth will be fueled by the rise of online...

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LeBron James is now a Laker — take a tour of the $23 million mansion he bought in Los Angeles
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LeBron James is now a Laker — take a tour of the $23 million mansion he bought in Los Angeles

LeBron James is signing with the Los Angeles Lakers. Before James decided to sign with the Lakers, he purchased a home in Los Angeles for $23...

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Inside a tense, whirlwind meeting with SoftBank's Masayoshi Son that landed a startup $250 million
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Inside a tense, whirlwind meeting with SoftBank's Masayoshi Son that landed a startup $250 million

Before a Valley startup named Cohesity landed a massive $250 million round of investment led by Softbank's Vision Fund, the founder had to pass...

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San Francisco is so expensive that households making over $100,000 a year qualify for low-income housing
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San Francisco is so expensive that households making over $100,000 a year qualify for low-income housing

Four-person households that make $117,400 a year qualify for low-income housing in San Francisco and a few neighboring counties, according to a new...

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MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune (WMT)
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MEET THE WALTONS: How America's wealthiest family spends its Walmart fortune (WMT)

The Walton family is the richest family in America. Sam Walton founded Walmart in 1962. It is now the world's largest retailer by revenue with...

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New York City’s Grand Central Station has had a stunning evolution over the last 50 years — take a look
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New York City’s Grand Central Station has had a stunning evolution over the last 50 years — take a look

New York City's Grand Central Station is one of the nation's most cherished transit hubs. The station is not only architecturally stunning, but...

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A Google-backed community center in Louisville is changing one of the city's poorest neighborhoods
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A Google-backed community center in Louisville is changing one of the city's poorest neighborhoods

Google Fiber, Alphabet's high-speed internet provider, built a $25,000 startup incubator within a community center in an overlooked part of...

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These towering, windowless, bomb-proof buildings in major US cities are reportedly part of an under-the-radar partnership between AT&T and the NSA (T)
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These towering, windowless, bomb-proof buildings in major US cities are reportedly part of an under-the-radar partnership between AT&T and the NSA (T)

AT&T has been helping the NSA with its mass surveillance programme, according to documents and sources obtained by The Intercept. Eight AT&T...

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