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April Home Prices Rise 5.4% Led by Portland, Seattle, and Denver

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, April house prices increased year-over-year and all 20 also posted a month-over-month increase. Portland (up 12.3%), Seattle (up ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: CIGNA, Dow Chemical, Dupont, Rio Tinto, Tesla, Travelers and Many More

Last Friday and this Monday saw extremely ugly post-Brexit trading in the stock market. Banking stocks were hit the hardest, as were most companies and sectors tied to Europe. Tuesday's ...
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America’s Most Patriotic Brands

We might have a little trouble defining what we mean when we say that a brand is “patriotic,” but the fact is most Americans know it when they see it. ...
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7 Analyst Stock Picks Which Might Be Oversold on Brexit Fears, For Long-Term Value

After last Friday's 600+ point drop in the Dow, the reality is that the United States held up much better than Europe. Bank stocks were hammered and many European key ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alexion, Barrick Gold, Barclays, Coeur Mining, GW Pharma, SE, AGCO, HSBC, RBS and Many More

Things might have felt bad on Friday's post-Brexit surprise, but the Dow's drop of 610 points, a drop of 3.4%, was mild compared to European markets where many of the ...
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Marijuana Price Ticks Down Again

For the week ended Friday, June 24, the spot price index for a pound of cannabis decreased 0.5% from $1,978 in the prior week to $1,969. According to the analysts ...
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2015 Toyota RAV4, 2014 Nissan Rogue, and 2014 Subaru Forester Have Crash Test Problems

Passenger-side, front-seat occupants of some small SUVs may be at risk based on crash tests of seven small SUV models. These IIHS crash tests showed that passengers in the 2015 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades After Brexit: Accenture, AT&T, BlackBerry, T-Mobile, Weatherford, Dick’s and Many More

The markets were given a massive blow on Friday morning as Britain unexpectedly voted to leave the European Union. This created major drops in Europe and the dollar strength was ...
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March Cash Home Sales Tops in Alabama, New York

In March of 2016, cash sales comprised 33% of all home sales, down from 35.7% in March of 2015, and marking the 39th consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales fell ...
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New Home Sales Tumble in May

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Thursday morning that sales of new homes in May slipped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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20 Cities Paying Too Much for Gas

By now everyone should know that Californians pay higher average prices for gasoline than any other Americans. Of the 20 cities with the highest pump prices for gas, 17 are ...
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Natural Gas Price Dips Following Storage Report

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 62 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 17. Analysts were expecting a ...
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People Waste Time on Social Media While at Work

White little has been written about the effect of social media on worker productivity while people are on their jobs, new research shows that workers do waste time on social ...
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Harvard Study: Housing Sector an ‘Engine of Growth’

The Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) at Harvard University on Wednesday released its 2016 report on The State of the Nation's Housing. Calling the housing sector "an engine of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, eBay, Groupon, Home Depot, Micron, SolarCity, Tesla, Cerner, Intuit and More

Despite multiple days of pre-Brexit gains, stocks were indicated higher again on Thursday morning. Maybe the impetus changes each cycle, but investors have proven over and over that they want ...
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