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US home construction slumped in July
US housing starts fell 4.8 percent in July as apartment construction plunged
US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their sales prospects, reflecting a pickup in demand and positive expectations about further growth the rest of this year. The National Association of Home Builders /Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Tuesday rose to 68 this month.
The boom is booming and Home Depot is setting records
Americans are plowing money into their homes at an astonishing rate, new, used and even those not yet built, creating for Home Depot a frenzy of loyal customers. The world's biggest home improvement retailer rang up its highest quarterly sales, and richest earnings in the company's history, and it
Text of AP's interview with NY Fed President William Dudley
Text of AP's interview with New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley
ISIS cornered in Mosul
Iraqi security forces have nearly driven ISIS from the city as residents face the task of rebuilding.
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
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Iconic Grey Gardens Hamptons Home Hits the Market for $19M
An East Hampton home once owned by relatives of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis that was the subject of a documentary and inspired a film and musical has hit the market for $19.995 million. The home known as Grey Gardens was listed Thursday on behalf of Sally Quinn, the Washington, D.C .-based
What Will Cost More This Year?
GasBuddy.com Senior Consumer Analyst Vera Gibbons has the latest on what will cost more and less in 2017.