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How Donald Trump stands to impact small businesses
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How Donald Trump stands to impact small businesses

How Donald Trump stands to impact the economy and small businesses Joe Spencer has seen plenty of booms and busts in his hometown of Detroit over...

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Shoppers still aren't going to Target, despite the retailer's big marketing push
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Shoppers still aren't going to Target, despite the retailer's big marketing push

Cramer: Target's online growth is cannibalizing brick-and-mortar    Target shares fell 6 percent in midday trading Wednesday, as a massive...

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Consumer prices rise on higher gas, rent costs
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Consumer prices rise on higher gas, rent costs

US Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in Dec, as expected Linda Wentzel shops for clothing at a Costco Wholesale store in East Peoria, Illinois. U.S....

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Weak holiday sales force Target to drop 4Q earnings forecast
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Weak holiday sales force Target to drop 4Q earnings forecast

A shopper approaches the Target store in Mount Kisco, New York. Target on Wednesday lowered its comparable store sales and earnings forecasts for...

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FHA premium drop ignites mortgage refinances, but applications overall are flat
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FHA premium drop ignites mortgage refinances, but applications overall are flat

The lowest mortgage rates in a month did little to drive new loan applications last week. Total mortgage application volume was basically flat,...

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A peek inside the most expensive home for sale in the US
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A peek inside the most expensive home for sale in the US

Take a peek inside the most expensive home for sale in the US This is the most expensive home in America    A newly built modern palace overlooking...

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Trump Tower's shadow cost Tiffany 14% in key holiday sales at its Fifth Avenue flagship
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Trump Tower's shadow cost Tiffany 14% in key holiday sales at its Fifth Avenue flagship

You can't choose your neighbors, and for luxury retailer Tiffany's flagship location in New York, the next-door presence of Donald Trump severely...

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Home values aren't enough to shake consumers' memories of the financial crisis
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Home values aren't enough to shake consumers' memories of the financial crisis

Rising home values aren't enough to shake consumers' memories of the financial crisis Shoppers look at merchandise at a Walmart store in Secaucus,...

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Singapore central bank chief: City-state’s property market stabilizing
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Singapore central bank chief: City-state’s property market stabilizing

Singapore central bank chief: City-state's property market stabilizing Singapore's once-bubbly property market has been stabilizing in the wake of...

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Kusher brother's personal, business worlds collide
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Kusher brother's personal, business worlds collide

Just days after the 2016 presidential election, a young venture capitalist called an emergency staff meeting. Prepare for a storm of publicity, he...

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How to attend Inauguration Day in style—or on a budget
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How to attend Inauguration Day in style—or on a budget

How to attend Inauguration Day in style-or on a budget if you don't have $45,000 to spare Whether headed to Washington to celebrate or protest...

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JC Penney gears up for store closures
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JC Penney gears up for store closures

JC Penney gears up for closures as department stores sales continue to deteriorate The JCPenny Department Store with a Store Closing banner. It's...

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Becoming a landlord is just a click away
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Becoming a landlord is just a click away

Tyler Laprade is a software developer in Manhattan- and a landlord in Ohio and Alabama. The 24-year-old was already invested in the stock market,...

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Millennials are falling behind their boomer parents
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Millennials are falling behind their boomer parents

Millennials are making a big mistake by not owning their homes, says one financial expert    Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off...

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New study suggests you think twice before you move to NYC for work
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New study suggests you think twice before you move to NYC for work

NYC is not actually a great place to find a job    Brightly lit, fast-paced, populous New York City has often been seen as the land of opportunity,...

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Amazon's hiring spree could signal bigger physical store ambitions
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Amazon's hiring spree could signal bigger physical store ambitions

As Amazon prepares to add 100,000 U.S. workers, one retail analyst says the hiring spree could indicate that it's ready to hit the accelerator on...

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Op-Ed: Amazon didn’t kill Macy’s. Macy’s did.
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Op-Ed: Amazon didn’t kill Macy’s. Macy’s did.

A man walks past a Macy's department store on January 5, 2017, in Washington, DC. It has been a very bad week for some of the country's biggest...

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HUD nominee Ben Carson refuses to promise that HUD money won't go to Trump empire
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HUD nominee Ben Carson refuses to promise that HUD money won't go to Trump empire

HUD nominee Dr. Ben Carson refuses to promise that HUD money won't go to Trump empire Elizabeth Warren and Ben Carson spar over HUD money going to...

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How you can cut the national debt
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How you can cut the national debt

Trump says he'll donate some profits to the Treasury – and so can youReduce the national debt with a gift Here's a tip you can borrow from...

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Nobel–winning economist Robert Shiller: 'I'm nervous' about Trump, but...
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Nobel–winning economist Robert Shiller: 'I'm nervous' about Trump, but...

Trump exciting 'animal spirits' in housing: Robert Shiller    Nobel–winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC on Wednesday "I'm nervous" about...

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Mortgage applications rebound 5.8%, as interest rates ease off recent highs
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Mortgage applications rebound 5.8%, as interest rates ease off recent highs

Mortgage app volumes higher to start the year    The new year brought a new sense of caution among investors that in turn caused interest rates to...

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Higher prices give homeowners billions more in equity, but mood sours by rates
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Higher prices give homeowners billions more in equity, but mood sours by rates

Higher prices give homeowners billions more in equity, but mood is soured by rising mortgage rates Home prices have been rising for 53 straight...

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Obama administration lowers government mortgage costs, claims Trump won’t reverse
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Obama administration lowers government mortgage costs, claims Trump won’t reverse

Obama administration lowers government mortgage costs, claims Trump won't reverse Future borrowers are about to get a break on their monthly...

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Toy inventors struggle with 'where to meet the consumer'
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Toy inventors struggle with 'where to meet the consumer'

Inventors made kids some super high-tech toys- but there's nowhere to sell them There's no shortage of technology for kids to play with these days-...

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Losing your Sears or Macy's? Here's how those decisions get made
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Losing your Sears or Macy's? Here's how those decisions get made

Losing your Sears or Macy's? It's not just the weakest stores that get chopped Analyst: Traditional retailers losing traffic in accelerating pace  ...

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New tech will help you skip the checkout line
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New tech will help you skip the checkout line

Shoppers line up to pay for their merchandise at a checkout counter in a Target store. There's an unwritten Murphy's law of retail: The bigger the...

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JC Penney holiday sales drop 0.8 percent
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JC Penney holiday sales drop 0.8 percent

, shares slide J.C. Penney said same-store sales for November and December fell 0.8 percent, the latest department store chain to report a...

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Government testing online grocery shopping for food stamp participants
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Government testing online grocery shopping for food stamp participants

A worker shepherds finished grocery boxes ready for delivery at the new FreshDirect online grocery service warehouse in New York City. The U.S....

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Trump's debt held by Wall Street could reportedly pose conflicts for new administration
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Trump's debt held by Wall Street could reportedly pose conflicts for new administration

Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC. Wall Street holds hundreds...

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Retail sector tanks as Macy's and Kohl's get crushed by weak holiday sales
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Retail sector tanks as Macy's and Kohl's get crushed by weak holiday sales

Vehicles sit parked in front of a Kohl's department store in Ashland, Ky. Thursday was not a good day for retail stocks. The SPDR S&P Retail ETF ...

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