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US existing home sales drop as prices hit record high
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US existing home sales drop as prices hit record high

U.S. home resales fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties lifted house prices to a record high. The National Association of...

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US housing starts rebounded in June
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US housing starts rebounded in June

Homebuilders ramped up construction in June to the fastest pace in four months, led by surges in the Northeast and Midwest. The Commerce Department...

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5 Top Building and Construction ETFs
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5 Top Building and Construction ETFs

Building and construction is the backbone of the industrial economy. When the overall economy is strong, interest in new building projects rises,...

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Wall Street week ahead: Housing stocks may not be on terra firma
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Wall Street week ahead: Housing stocks may not be on terra firma

Investors may have overbuilt U.S. housing stocks as data has yet to match up with the homebuilder sector's biggest rally in five years. The S&P...

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McDonald's makes supersized effort to turn fading popularity
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McDonald's makes supersized effort to turn fading popularity

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. –  McDonald's is hoping to make a difference in its future seven seconds at a time. The company that helped define fast food is...

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3 Reasons Lowe's Is a Better Dividend Stock Than Home Depot Inc.
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3 Reasons Lowe's Is a Better Dividend Stock Than Home Depot Inc.

Buying Home Depot (NYSE: HD) stock today will give you a 2.3% yield, or just a touch higher than the 2.1% you'd get with a Lowe's (NYSE: LOW)...

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SoHa? Harlem bristles at neighborhood nickname
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SoHa? Harlem bristles at neighborhood nickname

NEW YORK –  In Harlem, a furor has erupted over what was supposed to be a simple, catchy acronym: SoHa. An attempt by some businesses and real...

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3 Stocks to Add to Your Social Security Income
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3 Stocks to Add to Your Social Security Income

If you're retired, the ideal stock investments will produce more than enough income for you to live on, while potentially allowing your portfolio...

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Does Zoe's Kitchen's Expansion Strategy Still Make Sense?
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Does Zoe's Kitchen's Expansion Strategy Still Make Sense?

At the Jefferies 2017 Consumer Conference in June, Zoe's Kitchen (NYSE: ZOES) management continued to sound relatively upbeat about its aggressive...

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Fans of Trump Taj Mahal can take a piece of the casino home
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Fans of Trump Taj Mahal can take a piece of the casino home

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –  Fans of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort can take home a piece of the former casino before it's gutted to make way for the...

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Marijuana sales in Nevada exceed stores' expectations
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Marijuana sales in Nevada exceed stores' expectations

LAS VEGAS –  Recreational marijuana sales have exceeded the expectations of Las Vegas area store owners, who have seen long lines outside their...

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Down 26.4%: Is Rite Aid Corporation Stock Now an Incredible Bargain?
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Down 26.4%: Is Rite Aid Corporation Stock Now an Incredible Bargain?

Rite Aid Corporation's (NYSE: RAD) stock dropped by 26.4% Thursday and even more on Friday after its merger agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance...

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Stocks turn red as traders retreat from tech
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Stocks turn red as traders retreat from tech

Wall Street had its worst day in over a month on Thursday, as investors continued to abandon high-flying technology stocks. U.S. stocks recorded...

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U.S. retail mall vacancies edge up in second quarter
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U.S. retail mall vacancies edge up in second quarter

U.S. retail mall vacancies increased in the second quarter and rents were slightly higher, real estate research firm Reis Inc said in a report. The...

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Why Warren Buffett Just Invested in This $2.6 Trillion Industry, and How You Can, Too
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Why Warren Buffett Just Invested in This $2.6 Trillion Industry, and How You Can, Too

Net-lease real estate investment trust Store Capital (NYSE: STOR) recently announced that Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B), the...

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Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April
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Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

WASHINGTON –  U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from the previous two months. The Standard & Poor...

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Chuy's Holdings Management Talks Comps, Profitability, and Expansion
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Chuy's Holdings Management Talks Comps, Profitability, and Expansion

Management from Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chuy's Holdings (NASDAQ: CHUY) hit the road in June, making a pair of investment conference appearances....

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3 Stocks for the Long Haul
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3 Stocks for the Long Haul

Investing profits tend to correlate pretty well with the time horizons that investors have. If you're overly concerned about short-term gains,...

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Sale of Detroit-owned properties for bridge to bring in $48M
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Sale of Detroit-owned properties for bridge to bring in $48M

DETROIT –  Detroit says the sale of city-owned properties as part of plans for new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada will bring in $48 million....

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Staples, Sycamore Partners close to M&A deal: Report
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Staples, Sycamore Partners close to M&A deal: Report

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in advanced talks to acquire Staples Inc  following an auction for the U.S. office supplies retailer,...

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Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiser
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Trump using Trump hotel to hold Trump re-election fundraiser

WASHINGTON –  President. Candidate. Businessman. Three of President Donald Trump's roles converge next week as he holds his first re-election...

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Las Vegas approves rules to crack down on short-term rentals
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Las Vegas approves rules to crack down on short-term rentals

LAS VEGAS –  Las Vegas property owners interested in renting out their properties for brief periods will have to comply with new rules passed...

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Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices
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Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices

WASHINGTON –  Americans shopping for a house are facing an intensifying set of pressures: Fewer and fewer homes are being listed for sale, while...

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Will McDonald's customers wait for the new Quarter Pounder?
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Will McDonald's customers wait for the new Quarter Pounder?

Tracy Moore grew impatient as she waited for a Quarter Pounder recently in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant in central Dallas. The burger...

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Grocers must adapt as Whole Foods, Amazon unite
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Grocers must adapt as Whole Foods, Amazon unite

Grocery store stocks recovered some of their losses in Monday trading after Amazon’s (AMZN) stunning announcement Friday that it will buy...

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Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
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Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation — a period that...

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Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, wielding online might in brick-and-mortar world
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Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, wielding online might in brick-and-mortar world

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, in an embrace of brick-and-mortar stores that could turn the...

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For Whole Foods workers, fears of robots, drones and culture clash
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For Whole Foods workers, fears of robots, drones and culture clash

The merger that shook food and retail stocks on Friday- Amazon.com Inc.'s proposed deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc.- rattled some employees of...

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Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom
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Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom

WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation — a period that...

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The Latest: Some Trump business ventures on an upswing
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The Latest: Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

WASHINGTON –  The Latest on President Donald Trump's financial disclosure (all times local): Some of President Donald Trump's business ventures...

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