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Fewer people are buying homes, and even less are putting their homes up for sale.

Existing home sales report reveals caution

Mar 23, 2015
Existing home sales report shows cautious homeowners and home buyers.
Posted In: Housing, home sales, housing crisis
A bronze statue of a bull fighting with a bear is displayed at the Museum of American Finance on Wall St. in New York City

America's next financial crisis?

Mar 23, 2015
Author Michael Lewis talks about high-frequency trading, a year after "Flash Boys"
Posted In: high frequency trading, Books, Michael Lewis, Wall Street
Pedestrians cross a street in front of a Starbucks.

Starbucks amends (but doesn't end) race initiative

Mar 23, 2015
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says the 'Race Together' initiative will continue.
Posted In: starbucks, coffee, race, ethnicity

Some political offices come with a rent bill

Mar 23, 2015
California's Lt. Governor rents a desk at a co-working space in San Francisco.
Posted In: politics, california, government funding

A sneaking suspicion that Adidas is in trouble

Mar 23, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.
Digital screen displays China's stock market prices.

Paths to prosperity from around the world

Mar 20, 2015
The reporters who traveled the world for "Six Routes" tell their stories.
Posted In: economic mobility, Nigeria, New Delhi, China. Germany, Economy, world economies
A model of the Wright Brothers’ workshop in Dayton, Ohio, where they designed and built the first working airplane on display at Carillon Historical Park.

Finding the beta version of Silicon Valley

Mar 20, 2015
Does the American dream still exist in America? Location, location, location.
Posted In: innovation, Unemployment, Dayton, Ohio, invention, technology

Economist Jagdish Bhagwati on where to make it big

Mar 20, 2015
Lizzie O'Leary talks to him about the common themes we found profiling six economies.
Posted In: Jagdish Bhagwati, global economies, economists
Customers exit a Starbucks location in New York.

Starbucks' race push irks some

Mar 20, 2015
Starbucks new #RaceTogether campaign has set off a storm of controversy.
Posted In: starbucks, diversity, consulting
Facebook is looking to get more involved in suicide prevention.

Facebook me some money

Mar 20, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Friday.

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