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NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017 Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:13 AM EST Updated: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:13 AM EST
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NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed in 2017 Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 5:13 AM EST Updated: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:13 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP)- New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city, Mayor...

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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 10:03 AM EST Updated: Monday, January 15, 2018 12:03 PM EST
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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018 10:03 AM EST Updated: Monday, January 15, 2018 12:03 PM EST

By IVAN MORENOAssociated Press MILWAUKEE (AP)- The next phase in data collection is right under your feet. Online clicks give retailers valuable...

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Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 12:31 AM EST Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018 3:26 AM EST
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Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 12:31 AM EST Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018 3:26 AM EST

By JOSEPH PISANI and ALEXANDRA OLSONAP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP)- For some Walmart employees, the day brought news of a pay raise. Others...

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Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam's Clubs Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 8:20 AM EST Updated: Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:12 PM EST
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Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam's Clubs Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 8:20 AM EST Updated: Thursday, January 11, 2018 7:12 PM EST

By JOSEPH PISANI and ALEXANDRA OLSONAP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP)- Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing dozens of Sam's Club warehouse...

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Sears raises $100M in new financing, eyes $200M in cost cuts Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:59 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:11 AM EST
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Sears raises $100M in new financing, eyes $200M in cost cuts Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:59 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:11 AM EST

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP)- Sears has secured $100 million in new financing, will seek twice that from other sources, and will attempt $200 million...

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Retail workers feel disruption from shifting shopper habits Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 9:22 AM EST Updated: Monday, January 8, 2018 2:52 PM EST
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Retail workers feel disruption from shifting shopper habits Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 9:22 AM EST Updated: Monday, January 8, 2018 2:52 PM EST

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for...

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Kohl's joins holiday party, dept. stores show staying power Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 8:28 AM EST Updated: Monday, January 8, 2018 10:39 AM EST
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Kohl's joins holiday party, dept. stores show staying power Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 8:28 AM EST Updated: Monday, January 8, 2018 10:39 AM EST

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP)- Kohl's put up big sales numbers throughout November and December, joining other department stores in a much needed...

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2018 Housing Market Predictions Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 4:02 AM EST
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2018 Housing Market Predictions Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 4:02 AM EST

Are you preparing to enter the housing market in 2018? Whether you're a buyer or a seller, 2018 is likely to be a year of both challenges and...

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$30M Denver kaleidoscopic exhibit planned by arts-tech firm Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:09 PM EST Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:53 PM EST
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$30M Denver kaleidoscopic exhibit planned by arts-tech firm Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:09 PM EST Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:53 PM EST

By MORGAN LEE AND THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP)- Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, New...

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Immersion art startup Meow Wolf picks Denver to expand Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:09 PM EST Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:41 PM EST
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Immersion art startup Meow Wolf picks Denver to expand Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018 12:09 PM EST Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2018 1:41 PM EST

By MORGAN LEE AND THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP)- Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, New...

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Trump's Irish resort loses money for third consecutive year Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 5:48 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 9:40 PM EST
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Trump's Irish resort loses money for third consecutive year Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 5:48 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 9:40 PM EST

By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Donald Trump has lost money for a third year in a row at his golf club in Ireland. Financial...

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Trump trains crosshairs on favorite target, again- Amazon Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 8:55 AM EST Updated: Friday, December 29, 2017 4:29 PM EST
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Trump trains crosshairs on favorite target, again- Amazon Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017 8:55 AM EST Updated: Friday, December 29, 2017 4:29 PM EST

By JOSEPH PISANIAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be...

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US pending home sales rose a slight 0.2 percent in November Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 10:14 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:35 PM EST
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US pending home sales rose a slight 0.2 percent in November Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 10:14 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:35 PM EST

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Slightly more people signed contracts in November to buy homes- with pending sales rising just 0.2...

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US home prices surge 6.2 percent, outpacing wage growth Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:34 AM EST Updated: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:34 AM EST
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US home prices surge 6.2 percent, outpacing wage growth Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:34 AM EST Updated: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:34 AM EST

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. home prices climbed a robust 6.2 percent from a year ago, amid strong demand from would-be...

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Where Are People Buying Homes? Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017 10:04 PM EST
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Where Are People Buying Homes? Posted: Friday, December 22, 2017 10:04 PM EST

There's no shortage of data on America's housing market. Analysts constantly review new and existing home sales, building permits, available...

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US home sales climb 5.6 percent in November to 11-year high Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 10:10 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1:31 PM EST
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US home sales climb 5.6 percent in November to 11-year high Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 10:10 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1:31 PM EST

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in nearly 11 years, as sales climbed 5.6 percent in...

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What to expect for your personal finances in 2018 Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 11:55 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1:31 PM EST
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What to expect for your personal finances in 2018 Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 11:55 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 1:31 PM EST

By BY SARAH SKIDMORE SELLAP Personal Finance Writer No one wants to be caught off-guard when it comes to their finances. So The Associated Press...

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Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of resurgence Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:36 PM EST Updated: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:28 PM EST
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Detroit breaks ground on tallest tower, symbol of resurgence Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:36 PM EST Updated: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:28 PM EST

By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press DETROIT (AP)- An 800-foot-tall (244-meter) centerpiece is coming to Detroit's resurgent downtown as the city...

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Trump condo prices falling in Manhattan, report finds Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:14 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6:45 PM EST
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Trump condo prices falling in Manhattan, report finds Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:14 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 6:45 PM EST

By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- In Manhattan, where Donald Trump built his empire, prices for condos in buildings bearing his...

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Coffee shop wants to be Denver's first legal marijuana club Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 6:23 PM EST Updated: Monday, December 11, 2017 7:57 PM EST
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Coffee shop wants to be Denver's first legal marijuana club Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 6:23 PM EST Updated: Monday, December 11, 2017 7:57 PM EST

By KATHLEEN FOODYAssociated Press DENVER (AP)- Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the...

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Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 1:32 PM EST Updated: Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:14 PM EST
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Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 1:32 PM EST Updated: Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:14 PM EST

By REGINA GARCIA CANOAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP)- A lifelike network of twisting tree roots emerges from the ceiling and branches out into the...

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Media fight Kushners for names of partners in Md. buildings Posted: Friday, December 8, 2017 6:31 PM EST Updated: Friday, December 8, 2017 10:51 PM EST
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Media fight Kushners for names of partners in Md. buildings Posted: Friday, December 8, 2017 6:31 PM EST Updated: Friday, December 8, 2017 10:51 PM EST

By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- News outlets including The Associated Press filed a motion in federal court Friday arguing that...

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In the age of Amazon, Walmart is changing its legal name Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:50 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:01 PM EST
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In the age of Amazon, Walmart is changing its legal name Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:50 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:01 PM EST

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from...

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Tax overhaul could chill US affordable housing construction Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:09 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:32 PM EST
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Tax overhaul could chill US affordable housing construction Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:09 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 7:32 PM EST

By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)- Municipal governments worry the tax overhaul in Washington, D.C. could chill the...

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Macy's plans to hire 7,000 extra seasonal workers Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 9:07 AM EST Updated: Friday, December 1, 2017 12:37 PM EST
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Macy's plans to hire 7,000 extra seasonal workers Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 9:07 AM EST Updated: Friday, December 1, 2017 12:37 PM EST

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Macy's is hiring an extra 7,000 seasonal associates this holiday season, saying traffic in its...

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US construction spending up a strong 1.4 percent in October Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 10:17 AM EST Updated: Friday, December 1, 2017 12:37 PM EST
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US construction spending up a strong 1.4 percent in October Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 10:17 AM EST Updated: Friday, December 1, 2017 12:37 PM EST

By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. construction spending surged 1.4 percent in October, the best gain in five months,...

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Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017 12:44 AM EST Updated: Monday, November 27, 2017 7:46 PM EST
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Shoppers take to their phones for Cyber Monday deals Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017 12:44 AM EST Updated: Monday, November 27, 2017 7:46 PM EST

By JOSEPH PISANIAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Weeks of deals didn't stop people from heading online to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving....

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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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