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Macy's heads into the holiday season like a boss
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Macy's heads into the holiday season like a boss

Macy's is heading into the crucial holiday season firing on all cylinders, logging its fourth consecutive quarter of sales growth at existing...

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A look at what's in Amazon's new deal with Virginia
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A look at what's in Amazon's new deal with Virginia

Virginia regularly awards grants, tax breaks and other goodies to businesses that move to the state or expand their operations, sometimes even for...

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Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break
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Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax break

Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created...

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NY state kicking  in $1.5B-plus for getting Amazon HQ
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NY state kicking in $1.5B-plus for getting Amazon HQ

Amazon stands to get more than $1.5 billion in grants and tax breaks from New York state in exchange for bringing at least 25,000 workers to a new...

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Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America's lands
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Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America's lands

Wayne Smith was hardened to a certain level of chaos here, on land the American public owns. But even he was incredulous as he surveyed an area he...

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Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics, different vibes
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Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics, different vibes

The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major...

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Mortgage Rates Jump to 8-Year High
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Mortgage Rates Jump to 8-Year High

New Terms of Use Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Real-time quotes provided by BATS BZX Real-Time Price. Market Data provided by Interactive...

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Spain looks to clear up mortgage tax confusion
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Spain looks to clear up mortgage tax confusion

The Spanish government says it is looking to enact legislation to make banks, and not their customers, liable for paying future taxes on housing...

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Airbnb landlords agree to pay San Francisco $2.25 million
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Airbnb landlords agree to pay San Francisco $2.25 million

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky speaks with San Francisco rental locations projected behind him...

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Real Estate: Buy, Rent or Sell?
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Real Estate: Buy, Rent or Sell?

New Terms of Use Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Real-time quotes provided by BATS BZX Real-Time Price. Market Data provided by Interactive...

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Gone to pot: Marijuana shortages plague Canada
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Gone to pot: Marijuana shortages plague Canada

The name of the store is High North, but it might as well be named High and Dry because for all but about four hours of the first two weeks since...

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Whirlpool making $55 million expansion in Oklahoma
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Whirlpool making $55 million expansion in Oklahoma

Whirlpool Corp. has announced plans for a $55 million expansion that will bring about 150 more jobs to Oklahoma. The home appliance company says in...

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WeWork shows plan for Lord & Taylor building as tech space
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WeWork shows plan for Lord & Taylor building as tech space

The WeWork office space-sharing firm moving into the Lord & Taylor flagship building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan unveiled some grand plans Tuesday...

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Walmart expands speedier checkout service
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Walmart expands speedier checkout service

Walmart will be rolling out a program that allows its staff to check out customers and provide receipts right on the spot in the busiest sections...

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Newsom's California business holdings could pose ethics bind
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Newsom's California business holdings could pose ethics bind

Before he was a politician, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom was a businessman, and over the years he became a millionaire through his holdings in...

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US average mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.86 percent
News 4 months ago
US average mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.86 percent

Long-term U. S. mortgage rates edged slightly higher this week amid continued anxiety in financial markets as interest rates rise. Home borrowing...

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Albania bans casinos, betting shops from residential areas
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Albania bans casinos, betting shops from residential areas

Albania's parliament has voted to relocate all casinos and betting shops out of residential areas to curb their spread. The parliament on Thursday...

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Gibson guitars, bankruptcy set to end, picks new leaders
News 4 months ago
Gibson guitars, bankruptcy set to end, picks new leaders

Famed guitar maker Gibson is changing its corporate leaders as the company plans to emerge from bankruptcy protection on Nov. 1. In a news release...

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Report: More than 500,000 US households had water cut off
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Report: More than 500,000 US households had water cut off

Water service was cut off to an estimated 1.4 million people living in more than a half-a-million American households that got behind on their...

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Mortgage Interest Rates vs. APRs: What's the Difference?
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Mortgage Interest Rates vs. APRs: What's the Difference?

Applying for a mortgage is confusing for most people, even if they've done it before. One of the most difficult concepts for homeowners to grasp is...

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Kohl's Expands Its Amazon Partnerships
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Kohl's Expands Its Amazon Partnerships

Last fall, Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) launched a pair of interesting partnerships with Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN). In 10 stores in the Chicago and Los...

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3 High-Yield Healthcare Stocks That Pay 8% or Better
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3 High-Yield Healthcare Stocks That Pay 8% or Better

Stocks that pay above-average dividends can accelerate your retirement portfolio, but not if they can't continue making their payments. These three...

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This New Business Could Soon Bring in Billions for Apple
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This New Business Could Soon Bring in Billions for Apple

At face value, Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) hard-line stance on privacy would seem to conflict with advertising business models. CEO Tim Cook has said on...

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Is Realty Income Corporation a Buy?
News 4 months ago
Is Realty Income Corporation a Buy?

Realty Income (NYSE: O) is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that focuses on free-standing, single-tenant retail real estate. The company is...

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Walmart's Long Game Is Getting Longer and Better
News 4 months ago
Walmart's Long Game Is Getting Longer and Better

Investors waiting for Walmart (NYSE: WMT) to return to profit growth will have to keep waiting. That was one of the messages at Walmart's annual...

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3 Reasons Alibaba Stock Could Rise
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3 Reasons Alibaba Stock Could Rise

After reaching an all-time high of $211.70 in June, Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) shares have shed nearly a third of their value as fears of an escalating...

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3 Dividend Stocks for Income
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3 Dividend Stocks for Income

If you're looking for high-quality companies that return money to investors via shareholder-friendly dividends, then Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN),...

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How the Truck Driver Shortage Will Affect Consumers
News 4 months ago
How the Truck Driver Shortage Will Affect Consumers

There's a shortage of truck drivers, and that shortage will send prices higher. That could also create a situation in which the rich get richer,...

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Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence
News 4 months ago
Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence

The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U. S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain...

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Gap Rewards Customers for Shopping at Amazon and Target
News 4 months ago
Gap Rewards Customers for Shopping at Amazon and Target

Like the old Macy's and Gimbels department stores from Miracle on 34th Street that had employees send away customers to shop at their competitor's...

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