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China stocks fall after rating cut, other Asian markets gain
Chinese stocks have fallen after Moody's cut the country's debt rating and other Asian markets rose following Wall Street's advance
Green Machine is back, Deere posts a big 1Q and ups outlook
Deere shares hit new heights on a strong quarter and an even stronger outlook
US housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April
Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months. Housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That followed a 6.6 percent
Backyard flights of fancy: Hobbits, dragons, pirates, oh my!
Many a kid (and grown-up) has dreamed of having a magical playhouse. If you've got more cash than carpentry skills, there are creative entepreneurs who specialize in bringing those storybook flights of fancy alive with Hobbit holes, treehouses, castles and more. "We didn't set out to be a Hobbit
Fertile ground for Home Depot as gardening season begins
Robust consumer spending and the arrival of the spring gardening season pushed Home Depot's profits and sales beyond most expectations
US home construction down 2.6 percent in April to lowest level in 5 months
US home construction down 2.6 percent in April to lowest level in 5 months.
US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their business prospects, reflecting a recent surge in sales of newly built homes and a lingering shortage of previously occupied homes on the market
Riding the uptrend in housing construction
After 10 years of under-building, the home construction industry has turned brisk and is gaining momentum as consumers of various ages, motivated by high consumer confidence, seek new places to live. Various indicators show uptrends in different segments of the industry. These include a big
Bill Gates: 10 Memorable Moments
A PC industry without Bill Gates is almost unthinkable. And yet it's almost upon us. Here are some fond memories.
Buying a New Construction Home? Read This First
Dear Readers: Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll make. It’s also a purchase that’ll affect you and your family every single day. But, as an ABC News “Nightline” investigation revealed this week, buying a newly constructed home can be fraught with perils such as melting siding, loose