Do modern-day starter homes exist?
Feb 27, 2024

Do modern-day starter homes exist?

Nowadays, real estate agents are pushing renovation potential and longevity of ownership. Plus, voters care more about inflation than economic policy.

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Department stores like Macy's rely on an old shopping model. Can they change?

Feb 27, 2024
In the age of globalism and online shopping, the department store’s strength — as a place for everything — has became its weakness.
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Are we finished with starter homes?

Feb 27, 2024
A staple of the American housing market, starter homes still exist. But these lower-priced residences look different and cost more now.
Starter homes are characterized by their lower cost, smaller scale and fun-size trappings, like a dining alcove instead of a dining room.
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Falling aircraft sales pull down durable goods orders, but there's more to the story

Feb 27, 2024
"It's by no means anywhere near as awful as the headline number makes it look," one analyst says.
“We had this extraordinary circumstance of an airplane having its door ripped off in mid-air” that skewed overall durable goods data, says John Diamond of Rice University.
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This might be the economy that liberals wanted, but do most voters feel the same?

Feb 27, 2024
If people don’t feel the strength of the economy, Democrats may have a problem this election season, says Victoria Guida at Politico.
President Biden has low approval ratings despite vigorous economic growth, low unemployment and a strong stock market.
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Why are so many CEOs heading for the exits?

Feb 27, 2024
"Companies were loath to let go of their leaders in the middle of a crisis," says Andy Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Nearly 200 CEOs stepped down in January, and in all of 2023, over 1,900 headed for the exits, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reports.
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Andie Corban Producer I
Sarah Leeson Producer I
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer I
Sofia Terenzio Assistant Producer
Jordan Mangi Assistant Digital Producer