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10 college towns where it's cheaper to buy a house than rent
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10 college towns where it's cheaper to buy a house than rent

How much more it costs to own vs. rent in your state    With student loan debt growing at a staggering rate- Americans owed $1.3 trillion in...

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One CEO is bringing the fast-fashion model upscale
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One CEO is bringing the fast-fashion model upscale

Fast fashion is taking out traditional retailers, now one CEO is bringing the model upscale • Xcel Brands is trying to replicate fast fashion's...

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Too few listings hit pending home sales in March, down 0.8%
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Too few listings hit pending home sales in March, down 0.8%

Too few listings pinch real estate in March; pending home sales slip 0.8% High prices and tight supply are taking the wind out of home sales. A...

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Homebuyer demand suddenly falling off as inventory keeps shrinking
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Homebuyer demand suddenly falling off as inventory keeps shrinking

It may be the strongest seller's market ever for housing, but buyer frustration is now taking its toll. Some would-be homebuyers are even choosing...

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A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump
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A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump

Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one...

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Wynn Resorts board gives nod for $1.5 billion lagoon-theme park in Las Vegas, stock pops 4% on earnings beat
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Wynn Resorts board gives nod for $1.5 billion lagoon-theme park in Las Vegas, stock pops 4% on earnings beat

Paradise Park would be adjacent to the company's resort complex off the Las Vegas Strip Park would feature a 20-acre lagoon in the gambling city...

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Here's how much money the average first-time home-buyer makes
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Here's how much money the average first-time home-buyer makes

The New York Times' Real Estate section crunched data from the National Association of Realtors and came up with a profile of first-time buyers...

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Trump’s Canadian lumber tariff could cost US homebuyers about $1,200 per house
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Trump’s Canadian lumber tariff could cost US homebuyers about $1,200 per house

Trump's Canadian lumber tariff could cost US homebuyers about $1,200 per house The NAHB estimates the new duty will increase the price of an...

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March new home sales beat expectations
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March new home sales beat expectations

, rise to 8-month high New home sales came in at 621,000, beating expected figure of 590,000 Sales rose nearly 5 percent for March There is a 5.2...

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Moving on up! US home prices climb at fastest pace in nearly 3 years
News 3 days ago
Moving on up! US home prices climb at fastest pace in nearly 3 years

Anne Cusack Los Angeles Times Getty Images A real estate agent readies a house for viewing in Venice, Calif. U.S. home prices rose more than was...

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State Department 'regrets' website post on Mar-a-Lago
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State Department 'regrets' website post on Mar-a-Lago

State Department posts on Trump's Mar-a-Lago raise ethics concern President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach is seen from West Palm...

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Singapore property will 'at best' remain stable in 2017, says DBS executive
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Singapore property will 'at best' remain stable in 2017, says DBS executive

Sentiment in the Singapore property market appears to be improving after the government eased some of its curbs on the sector, but unsold inventory...

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State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire
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State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. The U.S. State Department's recent promotion of President Donald Trump's for-profit...

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The makings of the next credit crisis could be in your driveway
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The makings of the next credit crisis could be in your driveway

'Credit bubble' resembles the subprime mortgage crisis, expert says. Avis and Hertz would 'have the most to lose' if used-car prices keep sliding....

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Whole Foods shares pop on report of Albertsons' interest
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Whole Foods shares pop on report of Albertsons' interest

Albertson explores bid for high-end grocer Whole Foods A man walks into Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York. This is a breaking news story....

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Spring housing: 'Strongest seller's market ever'
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Spring housing: 'Strongest seller's market ever'

Even as more homes come on the market for this popular sales season, they're flying off fast. Home prices have now surpassed their last peak, and...

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Here's the surprising truth about first-time home buyers
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Here's the surprising truth about first-time home buyers

Millennials are making a big mistake by not owning their homes, says one financial expert    Owning a home can be a great way to accumulate wealth...

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Wal-Mart still a lightning rod in debate over minimum wages
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Wal-Mart still a lightning rod in debate over minimum wages

As Wal-Mart blitzes Internet retail, debate rages over company's impact on US wages Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Walmart. Wal-Mart, the big...

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Boom! Existing home sales spike to a 10-year high in March
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Boom! Existing home sales spike to a 10-year high in March

US existing home sales surge in March, reaching highs not seen since 2007 U.S. home resales rose more than expected in March to the highest level...

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Retailer Bebe to close all 175 of its stores
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Retailer Bebe to close all 175 of its stores

Clothing retailer Bebe announces closure of all 175 of its stores Clothing retailer Bebe announced Friday it will shutter all of its brick-and...

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Vacant department stores make way for beer houses, high-end sushi joints
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Vacant department stores make way for beer houses, high-end sushi joints

By the time August rolls around, there will be about 350 fewer J.C. Penney, Macy's, Sears and Kmart stores at shopping centers across the U.S. For...

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Some mall operators are turning store closures into higher rents
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Some mall operators are turning store closures into higher rents

It's not Armageddon for all malls, some are turning store closures into higher rents • For the country's top mall owners, store closures provide an...

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10 US cities where it's cheaper to buy a home than rent
News 1 week ago
10 US cities where it's cheaper to buy a home than rent

How much more it costs to own vs. rent in your state    Almost everywhere in the U.S., it's cheaper to rent a home than to buy. But in select...

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Real estate mogul: This is one of the biggest mistakes an amateur can make
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Real estate mogul: This is one of the biggest mistakes an amateur can make

Real estate mogul: This is one of the biggest mistakes someone just starting out can make Real estate mogul says this is a big mistake amateurs can...

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Private islands you can buy for far less than the average Manhattan apartment
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Private islands you can buy for far less than the average Manhattan apartment

The average Manhattan apartment costs $2 million-here are 5 private islands you can buy for less Little Harvest Caye, courtesy of Private Islands...

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Bets by hedge funds against retailers peak
News 1 week ago
Bets by hedge funds against retailers peak

Hedge funds haven't been this negative on retail stocks since the financial crisis New report from Bespoke Investment Group shows short bets...

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Homebuilder sentiment cools in April following record reading in March
News 1 week ago
Homebuilder sentiment cools in April following record reading in March

Melanie Stetson Freeman The Christian Science Monitor Getty Images Work on new houses in New Orleans, Louisiana A survey of confidence among...

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A company is looking to turn your local restaurant into a work space
News 1 week ago
A company is looking to turn your local restaurant into a work space

Spacious, a work sharing start-up, could be coming to a restaurant near you Inside a Spacious, a coworking service that operates out of New York...

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New York's battered retail scene a microcosm of nationwide shakeout
News 1 week ago
New York's battered retail scene a microcosm of nationwide shakeout

Is American Retail at a Historic Tipping Point? Along the cobblestone streets of SoHo, Chanel handbags and Arc'teryx jackets are displayed in shops...

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Retail sales fall for second straight month as Americans put off automobile purchases
News 2 weeks ago
Retail sales fall for second straight month as Americans put off automobile purchases

US retail sales fell 0.2% in March vs 0.1% drop expected Shoppers carry bags while walking through the Scottsdale Quarter shopping mall in...

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