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A Palestinian-American billionaire built a $1.4 billion luxury city from scratch in the desert to be a 'Marshall Plan' for Palestine's economy
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A Palestinian-American billionaire built a $1.4 billion luxury city from scratch in the desert to be a 'Marshall Plan' for Palestine's economy

Rawabi is the first planned city in the West Bank built by and for Palestinians. The $1.4 billion project is the brainchild of Bashar al-Masri, a...

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How much it costs to rent a 2-bedroom apartment in the 25 biggest US cities right now, ranked
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How much it costs to rent a 2-bedroom apartment in the 25 biggest US cities right now, ranked

Old newspaper column from Brett Kavanaugh's high school called Christine Blasey Ford's school 'home of the most worthless excuses for human females...

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Here's how to buy a discounted car through Costco (COST)
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Here's how to buy a discounted car through Costco (COST)

Costco members can get discounted vehicles, service, parts, and accessories through the Costco Auto Program. The Costco Auto Program allows Costco...

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Sears is reportedly betting on a lifeline from its controversial former CEO to keep it from liquidating in the next few weeks (SHLD)
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Sears is reportedly betting on a lifeline from its controversial former CEO to keep it from liquidating in the next few weeks (SHLD)

Sears is about to find itself in a dire cash situation, according to court filings reported by Bloomberg. The company is relying on a $300 million...

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`None of us wants to be Sears:' A Walmart exec explains why the retailer will be making more `aggressive' strides into healthcare (WMT)
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`None of us wants to be Sears:' A Walmart exec explains why the retailer will be making more `aggressive' strides into healthcare (WMT)

Walmart's VP of health and wellness transformation said the retailer will be making more aggressive strides into healthcare. Marcus Osborne...

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Sears has filed for bankruptcy and announced it would close more than 140 stores, but it isn't the only department store that has struggled recently — here's why (SHLD)
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Sears has filed for bankruptcy and announced it would close more than 140 stores, but it isn't the only department store that has struggled recently — here's why (SHLD)

Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, announcing it would be closing 142 Sears and Kmart stores and beginning liquidation...

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An inside look at Winton, the $27 billion British hedge fund that's decked out with fossils, statues of Paddington Bear, and a chart-filled room that's basically paradise for finance nerds
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An inside look at Winton, the $27 billion British hedge fund that's decked out with fossils, statues of Paddington Bear, and a chart-filled room that's basically paradise for finance nerds

Just a few of the multitude of items from financial history held in Winton's chart room. Data rules everything in financial markets. While this...

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Here's where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018
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Here's where you can legally consume marijuana in the US in 2018

On April 20, marijuana enthusiasts in some US states will light up legally in celebration of "420," an unofficial marijuana holiday. The United...

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The world's biggest chat platform for gaming is taking aim at Steam, the world's biggest gaming storefront
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The world's biggest chat platform for gaming is taking aim at Steam, the world's biggest gaming storefront

The world's largest chat platform for gaming, Discord, has over 150 million users. On Tuesday, the company's digital storefront for games went...

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Sears soars 36% — one day after filing for bankruptcy (SHLD)
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Sears soars 36% — one day after filing for bankruptcy (SHLD)

Sears Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday. The retailer received approval on Tuesday to access a $300 million loan to keep it afloat...

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'There were mistakes along the way, for which I take responsibility': Eddie Lampert reportedly addresses Sears employees day after bankruptcy filing (SHLD)
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'There were mistakes along the way, for which I take responsibility': Eddie Lampert reportedly addresses Sears employees day after bankruptcy filing (SHLD)

Sears chairman Eddie Lampert reportedly took responsibility for some of the retailer's mistakes during a town hall meeting with 1,000 Sears...

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13 signs your interviewer wants to hire you
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13 signs your interviewer wants to hire you

Is your interviewer paying full attention to what you say?Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/Flickr Luckily, there are signs that...

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Walmart says it will save more than $200 million by making 2 minor changes (WMT)
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Walmart says it will save more than $200 million by making 2 minor changes (WMT)

Walmart is looking to save millions of dollars by making slight tweaks in its stores. CFO and executive vice president Brett Biggs announced that...

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Sears is shuttering 142 stores with liquidation sales starting immediately — here's the complete list of closing stores (SHLD)
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Sears is shuttering 142 stores with liquidation sales starting immediately — here's the complete list of closing stores (SHLD)

Sears is closing 142 Sears and Kmart stores, with liquidation sales beginning immediately. Sears announced the closings on Monday as the company...

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'I've decided to step down as CEO': Eddie Lampert sends email to Sears employees after the company files for bankruptcy (SHLD)
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'I've decided to step down as CEO': Eddie Lampert sends email to Sears employees after the company files for bankruptcy (SHLD)

Eddie Lampert sent an email to Sears employees on Monday announcing the company's bankruptcy filing. "I’ve decided to step down as CEO," Lampert...

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'Venom' tops the box office for a 2nd consecutive weekend while 'First Man' has a sluggish launch (SNE)
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'Venom' tops the box office for a 2nd consecutive weekend while 'First Man' has a sluggish launch (SNE)

"Venom" wins the weekend box office again with $35.7 million. It's the second-straight weekend that Sony's Marvel movie has been number one at the...

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The creative accounting that reportedly allowed Jared Kushner to dodge paying income taxes for years is totally legal
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The creative accounting that reportedly allowed Jared Kushner to dodge paying income taxes for years is totally legal

A Saturday report from The New York Times found Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, paid little to no federal...

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Walgreens is raising wages and it's all because of Trump's tax cuts (WBA)
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Walgreens is raising wages and it's all because of Trump's tax cuts (WBA)

Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that it will make investments around $150 million to boost mainly its in-store wages in fiscal 2019 in the light...

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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America as Sears reportedly prepares for bankruptcy (M, JCP)
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These haunting photos of the retail apocalypse reveal a new normal in America as Sears reportedly prepares for bankruptcy (M, JCP)

Toys R Us announced in March that it would close or sell all 735 of its stores in the United States. Sears has reportedly hired advisors to help it...

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Decaying stores, plunging sales, and a remote CEO: How Sears was driven to the edge of bankruptcy (SHLD)
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Decaying stores, plunging sales, and a remote CEO: How Sears was driven to the edge of bankruptcy (SHLD)

Sears, once America's most iconic retailer, is reportedly on the verge of filing for bankruptcy. Sears CEO Eddie Lampert has blamed the company's...

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Manhattan home sales plunge as sellers refuse to get 'realistic' about what buyers can afford
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Manhattan home sales plunge as sellers refuse to get 'realistic' about what buyers can afford

Home sales in Manhattan have slowed for four straight quarters, according to a report released Tuesday by Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Sales are...

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Zara is part of the biggest fashion company in the world. Meet the other brands it owns.
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Zara is part of the biggest fashion company in the world. Meet the other brands it owns.

Zara is one of the best-known global fashion brands, with more than 2,000 stores around the world.  The chain is owned by Inditex, a Spanish retail...

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Tempur Sealy slides after Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy (TPX)
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Tempur Sealy slides after Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy (TPX)

Tempur Sealy shares are down about 2% Friday after the retailer Mattress Firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Mattress Firm will close...

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Retail defaults are at an all-time high — here are all the bankruptcies and liquidations so far in 2018
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Retail defaults are at an all-time high — here are all the bankruptcies and liquidations so far in 2018

Retailers are filing for bankruptcy at record-high rates. Mattress Firm is the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy. Nine West, Claire's, and The...

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Mattress Firm has filed for bankruptcy and could close up to 700 stores
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Mattress Firm has filed for bankruptcy and could close up to 700 stores

Mattress Firm has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, it said in a press release Friday. As part of its bankruptcy restructuring, Mattress...

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JCPenney's new CEO is a good choice because the department store needs a woman in charge after years of 'inability to connect with women shoppers,' analyst says (JCP)
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JCPenney's new CEO is a good choice because the department store needs a woman in charge after years of 'inability to connect with women shoppers,' analyst says (JCP)

JCPenney has hired a new CEO, Jill Soltau.  This the first female CEO the company has had, and at least one analyst says that's cause for...

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The retail apocalypse is still in its 'early innings' — and thousands more stores will close before it ends
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The retail apocalypse is still in its 'early innings' — and thousands more stores will close before it ends

The United States still has far more retail space per capita than any other country. This suggests the US is still in the "early innings" of mass...

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JCPenney has hired a new CEO months after an abrupt resignation by its former chief executive (JCP)
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JCPenney has hired a new CEO months after an abrupt resignation by its former chief executive (JCP)

JCPenney has hired a new CEO, Jill Soltau. The struggling department store has been without a leader since May, when its former CEO, Marvin Ellison...

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Amazon just opened a new store that sells only its best products. Here's what it's like to shop there. (AMZN)
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Amazon just opened a new store that sells only its best products. Here's what it's like to shop there. (AMZN)

Amazon just opened a new store in SoHo called Amazon 4-star.  The store features a curated selection of trending products, items on Amazon shoppers...

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UBS: The housing markets in these 6 cities are closest to a bubble
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UBS: The housing markets in these 6 cities are closest to a bubble

At least six cities around the world are at risk of having housing bubbles, according to UBS' 2018 Global Real Estate Bubble Index.  There are...

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