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Humans make a house for sale feel more like home

Jul 21, 2014
Straight out of "Arrested Development": Moving in real people helps homes sell.
Posted In: real estate, buying a home, staged homes, Arrested Development

Summer fun for future Fed chiefs? Maybe.

Jul 21, 2014
At Fed camp, kids play games about personal finance and build economic knowledge.
Posted In: summer, children, Fed, camp

Republicans have a birthday card for Dodd-Frank

Jul 21, 2014
A look at the progress of the Dodd-Frank Act four years in.
Posted In: dodd-frank, Dodd-Frank law

SIB spells a way for financiers to do social good

Jul 21, 2014
SIB's, or social impact bonds, let investors do good and make money
Posted In: bonds, Goldman Sachs

Jobs, like water, always seem to run downhill

Jul 21, 2014
A cautionary tale about the end game of offshoring.

Weekly Wrap: Duck hunting and the Fed

Jul 18, 2014
John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Nela Richardson from Redfin
House Construction Building Shell

'Bad' housing numbers might reflect good news

Jul 17, 2014
Or maybe a chilly spring in North Carolina. Experts are still puzzling it out.
Posted In: housing market, housing starts
Trulia

Don't blame millennials. Blame the middle-aged!

Jul 17, 2014
Young Americans are buying houses at the same rate as they did in the 1990's.
Posted In: Housing, millennials, Economy, Analysis

Pardon my (economic) language

Jul 16, 2014
Here's a new economic indicator for you: The frequency of CEO profanity.
Posted In: CEOs, economic indicators, recession, language
Central Valley farmers drilling water

California farms pumping water to make up for drought

Jul 16, 2014
Farmers face stark cutbacks in irrigation water but are pumping their own
Posted In: California drought 2014, drought, farmers

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