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US home sales fell in June; would-be buyers can't find homes Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 10:05 AM EDT Updated: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:36 AM EDT
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US home sales fell in June; would-be buyers can't find homes Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 10:05 AM EDT Updated: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:36 AM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Homebuyers faced surging prices and a shrinking number of properties for sale in June- causing the...

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Sports retailer stocks fall as Hibbett posts gloomy outlook Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:35 AM EDT Updated: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:36 AM EDT
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Sports retailer stocks fall as Hibbett posts gloomy outlook Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:35 AM EDT Updated: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP)- More bad news for sporting goods retailers: Hibbett, a chain with more than 1,000 stores, said it expects a key sales figure to fall...

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Today's Headlines: Housing Market: Good Or Bad From Your Perspective? Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:08 PM EDT
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Today's Headlines: Housing Market: Good Or Bad From Your Perspective? Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:08 PM EDT

How's the Market?When will the housing market ever return to full health? Market fluctuations make that a difficult question to answer with...

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US retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 8:41 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:25 AM EDT
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US retail sales fall for a 2nd month as consumers pull back Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 8:41 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:25 AM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores...

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How Burberry used a popular Chinese app to boost sales Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:10 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:42 PM EDT
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How Burberry used a popular Chinese app to boost sales Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:10 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:42 PM EDT

By CAROLINE SPIEZIOAssociated Press LONDON (AP)- In a bid to reinvigorate sales in the massive Chinese market, British luxury fashion brand...

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Today's Headlines: Housing Market: Good Or Bad From Your Perspective? Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:08 PM EDT
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Today's Headlines: Housing Market: Good Or Bad From Your Perspective? Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:08 PM EDT

How's the Market?When will the housing market ever return to full health? Market fluctuations make that a difficult question to answer with...

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Todays Headlines: Housing: Supply Down, Prices Up Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 10:04 PM EDT
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Todays Headlines: Housing: Supply Down, Prices Up Posted: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 10:04 PM EDT

Home Prices on the RiseSince the depths of the Great Recession in 2008, the housing market has struggled to regain its footing. There always seems...

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Kushner Cos. pulls request for tax break in New Jersey city
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Kushner Cos. pulls request for tax break in New Jersey city

A spokeswoman for Jersey City says the real estate firm owned by the family of Jared Kushner has withdrawn its request for a 30-year tax break for...

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Airbnb, San Francisco reach deal on rental registrations
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Airbnb, San Francisco reach deal on rental registrations

(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). City Attorney Dennis Herrera, left, smiles while walking with San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, right, after...

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Prosperous Oregon considers historic renter protection law
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Prosperous Oregon considers historic renter protection law

(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this April 4, 2017 photo, Yesica Sanchez poses for a photo at the Normandy Apartments in Portland, Ore., where tenants...

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Booming Oregon considers landmark law to protect renters
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Booming Oregon considers landmark law to protect renters

(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this April 4, 2017 photo, Yesica Sanchez poses for a photo at the Normandy Apartments in Portland, Ore., where tenants...

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Proposal would put Oregon at forefront in renter protections
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Proposal would put Oregon at forefront in renter protections

(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky). In this April 4, 2017 photo, Yesica Sanchez poses for a photo at the Normandy Apartments in Portland, Ore., where tenants...

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US construction spending slipped in March
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US construction spending slipped in March

By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. builders trimmed construction spending slightly in March, one month after building...

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5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores
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5 reasons Amazon is experimenting with physical stores

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE- In this Tuesday, March 28, 2017, file photo, an Amazon worker wheels back a cart after loading a bag of...

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US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years
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US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. home prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer...

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US home sales shoot up to 10-year high
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US home sales shoot up to 10-year high

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans purchased homes in March at the fastest pace in over a decade, a strong start to the...

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Indiana GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole
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Indiana GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole

(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Jeff Williams checks the stock in the beer cooler behind the counter in a Ricker's convenience store in Sheridan, Ind.,...

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US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016
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US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in March, but the pace of construction so far this year...

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Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump
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Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump

(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE- This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif. Retailers are doing a delicate...

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Wal-Mart to discount online-only items delivered to stores
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Wal-Mart to discount online-only items delivered to stores

By ANNE D'INOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Starting next week, Wal-Mart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when...

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Electronics retailer hhgregg is going out of business
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Electronics retailer hhgregg is going out of business

INDIANAPOLIS (AP)- Consumer electronics chain hhgregg Inc. is going out of business and shutting down all its stores. The Indianapolis company said...

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Woman who helped launch outdoor retailer REI dies at 107
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Woman who helped launch outdoor retailer REI dies at 107

SEATTLE (AP)- Mary Anderson, a climbing enthusiast who helped start the outdoor retailer REI that has become the nation's largest consumer-owned...

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Australian leader promises help on housing affordability
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Australian leader promises help on housing affordability

CANBERRA, Australia (AP)- Australia's prime minister fended off criticism Wednesday over tax concessions for investors in booming urban property...

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Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store
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Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

NEW YORK (AP)- Ralph Lauren Corp. said Tuesday that it is shuttering its high-profile Polo store on New York's Fifth Avenue, less than three years...

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White House wealth: Trump employees disclose their finances
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White House wealth: Trump employees disclose their finances

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this Feb. 7, 2017 file photo, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is seen in the Roosevelt Room of the...

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Trump's son-in-law retains scores of real estate holdings
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Trump's son-in-law retains scores of real estate holdings

By JULIE BYKOWICZ and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)- President Donald Trump's son-in-law and daughter are holding onto scores of...

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Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH
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Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in WH

By JULIE BYKOWICZ and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)- President Donald Trump's son-in-law and daughter are holding onto scores of...

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Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off
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Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

NEW YORK (AP)- Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over. The Kushner...

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Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April
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Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April

WASHINGTON (AP)- More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to...

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Are you buying a house or lottery ticket?
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Are you buying a house or lottery ticket?

The same week legendary investor Warren Buffett put his California vacation house on the market, a friend told me her widowed mother had sold the...

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