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Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong's 'coffin cubicles'
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Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong's 'coffin cubicles'

Hong Kong is in the midst of a housing crisis. As prices begin to rise and the city grows denser, some have resorted to living in the smallest of...

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These cities and states are throwing hundreds of millions at Amazon for its new headquarters
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These cities and states are throwing hundreds of millions at Amazon for its new headquarters

In 2018, Amazon will name one North American city as the future home of the company's second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. The company says HQ2 will...

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An enormous island with 6 houses and ties to J.P. Morgan is on sale for a whopping $125 million
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An enormous island with 6 houses and ties to J.P. Morgan is on sale for a whopping $125 million

For just the third time in nearly a century, the enormous Salutation Island has hit the market. For $125 million, you'd own the island's six homes...

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Amazon could detonate a gentrification ‘prosperity bomb’ in the city it chooses for its new headquarters
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Amazon could detonate a gentrification ‘prosperity bomb’ in the city it chooses for its new headquarters

At least 50 cities are expected to submit proposals to host a new $5 billion Amazon campus, dubbed HQ2, by today's deadline. Amazon claims its...

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The richest real estate developer in the US wrote a desperate letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offering to pay for the insanely sought-after HQ2
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The richest real estate developer in the US wrote a desperate letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offering to pay for the insanely sought-after HQ2

Proposals are due on Thursday from all cities vying to become the future site of Amazon HQ2. Donald Bren, the richest real estate developer in the...

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Trump's legal team is battling with Beverly Hills over a hedge
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Trump's legal team is battling with Beverly Hills over a hedge

A hedge outside of Donald Trump's Beverly Hills mansion is taller than the city allows. Trump's representatives insist that the hedge's height is a...

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Walmart is building an 'online mall' to threaten Amazon's most booming business
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Walmart is building an 'online mall' to threaten Amazon's most booming business

Walmart is entering a deal to sell Lord & Taylor goods online, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move is part of a plan to create an "online...

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Warren Buffett perfectly describes why the retail apocalypse is dooming Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney (M, SHLD, JCP)
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Warren Buffett perfectly describes why the retail apocalypse is dooming Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney (M, SHLD, JCP)

Retailers such as Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney are closing stores as sales decline.  Warren Buffett's book of essays has an explanation for the root...

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A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a year
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A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a year

Stockton, California is expected to become the first US city to launch an experiment in universal basic income. For a period of three years, a...

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Investors say these 8 businesses seem Amazon-proof
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Investors say these 8 businesses seem Amazon-proof

It's no secret that Amazon is a major threat to many businesses. From its humble origins as an online bookseller, Amazon has expanded its business...

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A California city is offering Amazon a $400 million incentive to build its headquarters near the US-Mexico border
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A California city is offering Amazon a $400 million incentive to build its headquarters near the US-Mexico border

The city of Chula Vista, California is offering a $400-million incentive package to Amazon if it decides to build its second headquarters there....

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Black Friday is dead — and that's incredible news for bargain shoppers
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Black Friday is dead — and that's incredible news for bargain shoppers

More than half of people say that they're less likely to shop on Black Friday this year.  One major reason for the decline in Black Friday shopping...

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Foxtons' revenue falls as it struggles with London's weak housing market
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Foxtons' revenue falls as it struggles with London's weak housing market

LONDON – London-only estate agent Foxtons is feeling the effects of a slowdown in the capital's property market.  Foxtons' revenue for the quarter...

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Before-and-after photos show the destruction of the famous $17 million 'Glass House,' which burned in the California wildfires
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Before-and-after photos show the destruction of the famous $17 million 'Glass House,' which burned in the California wildfires

Wildfires have now spread to about 200,000 acres across at least eight counties in the northern part of California. The events are now being called...

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Google's parent company is creating an entire high-tech neighborhood in Toronto — here's what it could look like
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Google's parent company is creating an entire high-tech neighborhood in Toronto — here's what it could look like

On Tuesday, Sidewalk Labs — the urban innovation unit of Google parent company Alphabet — announced that it will design a high-tech neighborhood on...

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The architect of post-9/11 New York City reveals the one move that changed the course of city history
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The architect of post-9/11 New York City reveals the one move that changed the course of city history

Dan Doctoroff, now the head of Sidewalk Labs, pushed through major projects like the High Line and Hudson Yards when he was deputy mayor of New...

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Here's everything on Neiman Marcus' Christmas gift list for billionaires
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Here's everything on Neiman Marcus' Christmas gift list for billionaires

Neiman Marcus' multi-million-dollar Christmas list is back — and it's as opulent as ever.  The retailer has released its 2017 Christmas Book, an...

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New Jersey just escalated the fight for Amazon's headquarters with a $7 billion incentive
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New Jersey just escalated the fight for Amazon's headquarters with a $7 billion incentive

In perhaps the largest civic competition in modern North American history, more than 50 cities are vying to host the next home of Amazon. Thursday...

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California pet stores will soon only be able to sell rescue animals
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California pet stores will soon only be able to sell rescue animals

Beginning in January 2019, California pet stores will only be able to sell puppies, rabbits, and kittens they obtain from animal shelters and...

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Trainer shop FootAsylum is heading for a £150 million stock market float
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Trainer shop FootAsylum is heading for a £150 million stock market float

LONDON — UK trainer and youth fashion retailer FootAsylum has announced plans to list on the stock market, aiming to raise funds to more than...

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America's newest homes are shrinking
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America's newest homes are shrinking

New homes being built in the US are getting smaller.  This isn't just about demand for McMansions, the extravagant suburban houses that some buyers...

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A little-known Brooklyn neighborhood was named one of the world's coolest places — here's what it's like
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A little-known Brooklyn neighborhood was named one of the world's coolest places — here's what it's like

Sunset Park is having a moment. Earlier this year, Lonely Planet revealed its list of the coolest neighborhoods to visit in the world, and Sunset...

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A wine country neighborhood was leveled by the fires ravaging California — here are the photos
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A wine country neighborhood was leveled by the fires ravaging California — here are the photos

An entire neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California, was leveled after a massive wildfire incinerated swaths of wine country early this week. Nearly...

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More than 60 malls across America will be closed on Thanksgiving — here's the full list
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More than 60 malls across America will be closed on Thanksgiving — here's the full list

CBL Properties is taking a stand against Black Friday creep. For the second year in a row, the mall operator that manages 62 malls across the...

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, C, JPM, AAPL, IBM)
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, C, JPM, AAPL, IBM)

Here is what you need to know.  The Fed is worried it won't achieve one of its key objectives for a while. Minutes from the September FOMC meeting...

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A London borough denied planning permission for the UK's most expensive flat — which could have been worth £200 million
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A London borough denied planning permission for the UK's most expensive flat — which could have been worth £200 million

LONDON — Planning officials at Westminster council in London have ruled to reject plans by a media mogul to create the UK's most expensive flat. ...

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Dropbox just signed the biggest office space deal in San Francisco history — 736,000 square feet
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Dropbox just signed the biggest office space deal in San Francisco history — 736,000 square feet

Dropbox has made a name for itself as a leader in file sharing and cloud storage. Now it's taking the lead in a completely different area: real...

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The UK housing market continued to stall in September due to low demand, falling sales, and interest-rate fears
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The UK housing market continued to stall in September due to low demand, falling sales, and interest-rate fears

LONDON — The UK housing market continued to stall in September, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. The group's monthly UK...

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Teens say they love Amazon more than ever before — but they still don't prefer shopping online
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Teens say they love Amazon more than ever before — but they still don't prefer shopping online

On Wednesday, Amazon announced a new account program targeted to teens. The program allows teens to create accounts linked to their parents, who...

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An enormous ranch that's bigger than New York City just hit the market for $100 million
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An enormous ranch that's bigger than New York City just hit the market for $100 million

For the first time in three decades, Cross Mountain Ranch has hit the market. With an asking price of $100 million, the ranch is a whopping 224,050...

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