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Amazon Prime Day Boosts July Retail Sales
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Amazon Prime Day Boosts July Retail Sales

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Get in on the Ground Floor
News 5 days ago
Get in on the Ground Floor

Stop us if you've heard this one before: The flooring retailer has had a hellish ride over the past few years with several false starts. Two years...

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Manhattan, Brooklyn Rents Soar to New Highs
News 5 days ago
Manhattan, Brooklyn Rents Soar to New Highs

Manhattan and Brooklyn rents in July surged to their highest levels in at least a decade, turning the hunt for an apartment into a madcap ordeal...

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The Hazards of Joining WeWork’s Community
News 6 days ago
The Hazards of Joining WeWork’s Community

"We" would like investors to embrace the community atmosphere it has created through its office-sharing company. "You" may prefer clearer financial...

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Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores
News 6 days ago
Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores

WASHINGTON-One firm's dominance over the credit scores used to vet many U. S. mortgages is getting a shake-up. Fair Isaac Corp. 's FICO score when...

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Investors in Auto-Parts Retailers Are Tapping the Brakes
News 1 week ago
Investors in Auto-Parts Retailers Are Tapping the Brakes

Shares of auto-parts retailers are tapping the brakes a bit after ramping higher than the broader market for the past year. Two big sellers of...

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Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores
News 1 week ago
Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores

WASHINGTON-One firm's dominance over the credit scores used to vet many U. S. mortgages is getting a shake-up. Fair Isaac Corp. 's FICO score when...

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Surf’s Up in the California Desert as Wave-Pool Attractions Grow
News 1 week ago
Surf’s Up in the California Desert as Wave-Pool Attractions Grow

A developer who loves to surf is building a $200 million artificial-wave resort in the middle of Palm Desert, Calif., part of a budding movement of...

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Near Completion, World Trade Center Still Loses Money
News 1 week ago
Near Completion, World Trade Center Still Loses Money

New York City showed resilience when it rebuilt the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but the project was also...

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GE, Sysco, AMD, BlackRock, CBS, Rite Aid and More
News 1 week ago
GE, Sysco, AMD, BlackRock, CBS, Rite Aid and More

Here are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Monday's session. General Electric Co. CVS Health Corp. BlackRock Inc....

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Delivery Guys Take a Bite Out of Domino’s
News 1 week ago
Delivery Guys Take a Bite Out of Domino’s

Competitors are grabbing a bigger slice of this hot, delicious pie. Yum Brands. WSJ opens select articles to reader conversation to promote...

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Hedge Funds and Retailers Don’t Mix
News 1 week ago
Hedge Funds and Retailers Don’t Mix

Barneys New York owner Richard Perry isn't the only deep-pocketed money manager to watch over the decline of a storied retailer. Investors from...

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The Fall of Barneys Burns a Hedge-Fund Star
News 2 weeks ago
The Fall of Barneys Burns a Hedge-Fund Star

Some billionaire hedge-fund managers buy sports teams. Richard Perry snapped up one of New York's most influential luxury department-store chains....

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Barneys Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close Most Stores
News 2 weeks ago
Barneys Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close Most Stores

Barneys New York Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection with plans to close most of its stores and a $75 million financing package that would give...

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Barneys Nears Bankruptcy Filing With Plans to Close Most Stores
News 2 weeks ago
Barneys Nears Bankruptcy Filing With Plans to Close Most Stores

Barneys New York Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection and nearing an agreement with lenders for a financing package that would give...

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Lowe’s Lays Off Thousands of Store Workers
News 2 weeks ago
Lowe’s Lays Off Thousands of Store Workers

Walmart Inc. to the smallest shops are under pressure as they increase starting hourly wages to attract workers in a tight U.S. job market. Walmart...

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Goldman and Real Estate, Landlords and Gamers, Wealthy Parents and Teens
News 2 weeks ago
Goldman and Real Estate, Landlords and Gamers, Wealthy Parents and Teens

Expectations for swings in the S&P 500 have been muted and investors have increased derivatives bets that tend to pay out if stocks continue their...

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Chinese Property Developers Face Off Against the Communist Party
News 2 weeks ago
Chinese Property Developers Face Off Against the Communist Party

U. S. investors are often advised not to fight the Fed. In China, trying to trade against the Communist Party's highest governing body merits the...

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Retail Landlords Look to Esports to Lure Young Gamers
News 3 weeks ago
Retail Landlords Look to Esports to Lure Young Gamers

A growing number of real estate owners are turning to esports arcades, lounges and even stadiums, hoping to breathe fresh life into their malls,...

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Goldman Tries to Exorcise Ghost of Real Estate Past With New Fund
News 3 weeks ago
Goldman Tries to Exorcise Ghost of Real Estate Past With New Fund

Goldman Sachs has already started purchasing property for a new real-estate fund, including a stake in a portfolio of student housing. Residents...

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Mortgage Rates Were Falling Before Fed Signaled Rate Cut
News 3 weeks ago
Mortgage Rates Were Falling Before Fed Signaled Rate Cut

WASHINGTON-The Federal Reserve is prepared to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, but the biggest source of debt for U. S....

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Boom in Refinancing Boosts Mortgage Lending
News 3 weeks ago
Boom in Refinancing Boosts Mortgage Lending

Lenders made $565 billion of mortgage loans in the second quarter, the most in more than two years, as falling rates encouraged homeowners to...

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Japanese Online Retailer Rakuten Seeks U.S. Bank Charter
News 3 weeks ago
Japanese Online Retailer Rakuten Seeks U.S. Bank Charter

Japanese online merchant Rakuten Inc. wants to open a bank in Utah to offer loans, credit cards and other financial services to customers of its...

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WeWork Aims to Go Public in September, Sooner Than Expected
News 4 weeks ago
WeWork Aims to Go Public in September, Sooner Than Expected

WeWork Cos. is aiming to go public in September, earlier than many investors had expected, after boosting a loan facility the office-space manager...

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Struggling Real-Estate Giant Realogy Strikes Deal With Amazon
News 4 weeks ago
Struggling Real-Estate Giant Realogy Strikes Deal With Amazon

Holdings Corp. launched a new partnership with Amazon.com Inc. on Tuesday, a fresh attempt at jump-starting the property firm's flagging business...

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Lower Rates Have a Downside for Banks
News 4 weeks ago
Lower Rates Have a Downside for Banks

Lower interest rates generally help banks' mortgage businesses. Except when they don't. & Co. and other lenders, weighing on what was otherwise a...

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Kendra Scott on Harnessing Failure to Drive Your Success
News 1 month ago
Kendra Scott on Harnessing Failure to Drive Your Success

When entrepreneur Kendra Scott's hat store closed about 20 years ago, she was devastated. Even though her family and friends were supportive, she...

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FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities
News 1 month ago
FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities

Freddie Mac. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Tuesday released a plan that would ease disclosure requirements implemented in 2010 after the...

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Neighbors Face Off Over Texas’ Other Lucrative Resource
News 1 month ago
Neighbors Face Off Over Texas’ Other Lucrative Resource

Aquifer water is pumped into an irrigation canal at a Williams property this month near Fort Stockton, Texas. Aquifer water is pumped into an...

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Old Boys’ Club Gives Ground as More Women Join Real-Estate Boards
News 1 month ago
Old Boys’ Club Gives Ground as More Women Join Real-Estate Boards

Public real-estate companies are adding slightly more women than men as directors to their boards, a sign that this male-dominated industry may be...

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