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Walmart's online bets paying dividends in the age of Amazon Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:28 AM EST Updated: Friday, November 17, 2017 12:39 AM EST
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Walmart's online bets paying dividends in the age of Amazon Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:28 AM EST Updated: Friday, November 17, 2017 12:39 AM EST

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- A surging online business and strong food sales boosted Walmart's results Thursday ahead of the...

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The Trump Bump and Housing Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:04 PM EST
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The Trump Bump and Housing Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:04 PM EST

Stocks Outpace HousingFew can argue that the stock market has experienced great growth under President Trump. The "Trump Bump" consists of an...

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Trump business opens online store for Trump merchandise Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:03 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:35 PM EST
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Trump business opens online store for Trump merchandise Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 5:03 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:35 PM EST

By BERNARD CONDON and JEFF HORWITZAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP)- The company owned by President Donald Trump opened an online store on Wednesday...

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Lennar buys CalAtlantic for $5.7B with housing sales red hot Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017 7:28 AM EDT Updated: Monday, October 30, 2017 11:09 AM EDT
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Lennar buys CalAtlantic for $5.7B with housing sales red hot Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017 7:28 AM EDT Updated: Monday, October 30, 2017 11:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP)- Lennar is buying CalAtlantic Group in a $5.7 billion deal that will create the nation's largest homebuilder as sales of new homes...

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Amazon shares soar as earnings beat expectations Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:36 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:10 PM EDT
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Amazon shares soar as earnings beat expectations Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:36 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:10 PM EDT

By JOSEPH PISANIAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Amazon posted third-quarter earnings that far surpassed Wall Street expectations, helped by the...

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Housing Market Warning Signs Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:09 PM EDT
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Housing Market Warning Signs Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:09 PM EDT

Did you ever marvel at something from a distance, only to find fundamental flaws upon closer inspection? Today's housing market could fit that...

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Lord & Taylor selling flagship Fifth Avenue store to WeWork Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:04 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:48 PM EDT
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Lord & Taylor selling flagship Fifth Avenue store to WeWork Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:04 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:48 PM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Lord & Taylor's flagship store in Manhattan, known for its holiday displays along Fifth Avenue,...

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New York real estate developer buys Trump drawing at auction Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 8:54 PM EDT Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 10:05 PM EDT
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New York real estate developer buys Trump drawing at auction Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 8:54 PM EDT Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 10:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP)- A New York real estate developer and former business partner of President Donald Trump has bought a sketch of the Empire State...

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New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across US Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 4:13 AM EDT Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 5:26 AM EDT
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New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across US Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 4:13 AM EDT Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017 5:26 AM EDT

By ANITA SNOW and JOAN LOWYAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP)- Airliners began flying over Twila Lake's bungalow-style house in a historic district...

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US home sales ticked up in September as Houston recovers Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 10:12 AM EDT Updated: Friday, October 20, 2017 5:32 PM EDT
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US home sales ticked up in September as Houston recovers Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 10:12 AM EDT Updated: Friday, October 20, 2017 5:32 PM EDT

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. home sales rose slightly last month as the Houston housing market quickly recovered...

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Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:20 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:41 PM EDT
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Site of Amazon's HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:20 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:41 PM EDT

By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press SEATTLE (AP)- Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free...

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US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:41 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:32 AM EDT
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US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:41 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:32 AM EDT

By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Construction of new homes fell 4.7 percent in September, the biggest decline in six months...

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Amazon has brought benefits- and disruption- to Seattle Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:20 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:21 AM EDT
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Amazon has brought benefits- and disruption- to Seattle Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 3:20 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:21 AM EDT

By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press SEATTLE (AP)- Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free...

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Nordstrom puts the hunt for a buyer on hold. Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 9:47 AM EDT Updated: Monday, October 16, 2017 12:11 PM EDT
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Nordstrom puts the hunt for a buyer on hold. Posted: Monday, October 16, 2017 9:47 AM EDT Updated: Monday, October 16, 2017 12:11 PM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMANAP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP)- Nordstrom is halting, at least temporarily, the hunt for a buyer,...

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Target joins other retailers in offering voice shopping Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:25 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:46 AM EDT
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Target joins other retailers in offering voice shopping Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:25 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:46 AM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google,...

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How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:25 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:25 PM EDT
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How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:25 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:25 PM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Each year, taxpayers subsidize America's homeowners by roughly $70 billion, with the benefits...

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Lawsuit: Kushner Cos. charges illegal fees to its tenants Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:47 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:58 PM EDT
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Lawsuit: Kushner Cos. charges illegal fees to its tenants Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:47 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:58 PM EDT

By BERNARD CONDON and JULIET LINDERMANAssociated Press BALTIMORE (AP)- The real estate company run by the family of Jared Kushner is being sued by...

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US pending home sales fell 2.6 percent in August Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:08 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:13 AM EDT
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US pending home sales fell 2.6 percent in August Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:08 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:13 AM EDT

By MATT OTTAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)- Fewer people signed contracts to buy homes in August, marking the fifth decline in the past six months...

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Mortgage Closing Now Done Remotely Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 10:05 PM EDT
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Mortgage Closing Now Done Remotely Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 10:05 PM EDT

Electronic closing of a mortgage loan has been around for years in a manner of speaking. Generally, some element of the transaction still requires...

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Surging stock market powers US wealth to $96.2 trillion Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:25 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:45 PM EDT
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Surging stock market powers US wealth to $96.2 trillion Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:25 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:45 PM EDT

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- A healthy gain in the stock market and steadily increasing home prices boosted...

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US home sales off 1.7 pct., hurt by Harvey and low supply Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:15 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:56 PM EDT
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US home sales off 1.7 pct., hurt by Harvey and low supply Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:15 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:56 PM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down by the effects of Hurricane Harvey and a...

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Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:02 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:13 AM EDT
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Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:02 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:13 AM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIORetail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so...

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Amazon just showed us what really happens when robots replace jobs Updated: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:28 PM EDT
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Amazon just showed us what really happens when robots replace jobs Updated: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:28 PM EDT

There are as many opinions about jobs and artificial intelligence as there are people who have them. A Vanguard global economist recently said AI...

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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:02 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:05 AM EDT
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Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:02 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:05 AM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and BILL CORMIERAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP)- Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and...

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US homebuilder sentiment falls in September Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017 10:11 AM EDT Updated: Monday, September 18, 2017 5:22 PM EDT
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US homebuilder sentiment falls in September Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017 10:11 AM EDT Updated: Monday, September 18, 2017 5:22 PM EDT

By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer U.S. homebuilders are feeling less optimistic about their sales prospects, reflecting concerns that rebuilding...

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American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:39 PM EDT Updated: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:57 PM EDT
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American household income finally topped 1999 peak last year Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:39 PM EDT Updated: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:57 PM EDT

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- In a stark reminder of the damage done by the Great Recession and of the modest recovery...

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Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of Irma Posted: Saturday, September 9, 2017 3:37 PM EDT Updated: Saturday, September 9, 2017 3:48 PM EDT
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Floridians say online retailers let them down ahead of Irma Posted: Saturday, September 9, 2017 3:37 PM EDT Updated: Saturday, September 9, 2017 3:48 PM EDT

By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONAssociated Press MIAMI (AP)- Maya Kogul was in California when Hurricane Irma began twirling toward Florida. She knew stores...

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Amazon hunting for 2nd home, cities start lining up to apply Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:45 AM EDT Updated: Friday, September 8, 2017 3:36 AM EDT
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Amazon hunting for 2nd home, cities start lining up to apply Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:45 AM EDT Updated: Friday, September 8, 2017 3:36 AM EDT

By JOSEPH PISANIAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Amazon, bursting out of its Seattle headquarters, is hunting for a second home. Must haves: A...

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Prime real estate: Amazon looks for 2nd headquarters Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:45 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:38 AM EDT
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Prime real estate: Amazon looks for 2nd headquarters Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017 6:45 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:38 AM EDT

By JOSEPH PISANIAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Amazon is on the hunt for a second home. The e-commerce giant said Thursday that it will spend...

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Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut home sells for $11.5 million Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:32 PM EDT Updated: Friday, September 1, 2017 9:32 AM EDT
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Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut home sells for $11.5 million Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017 7:32 PM EDT Updated: Friday, September 1, 2017 9:32 AM EDT

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP)- The late actress Katharine Hepburn's home along the Connecticut shore has sold for $11.5 million after several years on...

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