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Economic Report: Home-price gains decelerate to 11-month low as housing market tries for a soft landing

Economic Report: Home-price gains decelerate to 11-month low as housing market tries for a soft landing

The numbers: The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city index rose 0.1%, seasonally adjusted, in July, and was up 5.9% compared with a year ago. What happened: Home-price gains were weaker in… Read more »

Yes, even your Starbucks drink choice is fodder for sexists

Yes, even your Starbucks drink choice is fodder for sexists

Are pumpkin spice lattes really mostly consumed by young women? Weirdly, that’s the internet myth. Maxwell Glick, an actor and YouTube GOOG, +0.78%  performer based in Los Angeles, defies it…. Read more »

The Tell: Strong economy and stock market may lead Trump to ‘major miscalculation,’ say JPMorgan analysts

The Tell: Strong economy and stock market may lead Trump to ‘major miscalculation,’ say JPMorgan analysts

The stock market has been mostly enjoying a uptrend, shaking off elevated tariff tensions between the U.S. and its global counterparts. However, JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM, -0.22% analysts, led… Read more »

From hammers to hair clippers: How Trump’s trade war with China will affect you

From hammers to hair clippers: How Trump’s trade war with China will affect you

The Trump administration enacted new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods effective Monday. The list includes clothes dryers, seafood, carpet, shampoo, hammers, and even gift wrap and dog… Read more »

Economic Report: Richmond Fed factory index hits record high in September

Economic Report: Richmond Fed factory index hits record high in September

By Senior economics reporter Boeing assembly line workers are seen making the Dreamliner 787 at Boeing’s production facilities in North Charleston, S.C. The numbers: The Richmond Fed manufacturing index rose… Read more »

Michael Kors has fought to reclaim a high-end image — but is it ready to run Versace?

Michael Kors has fought to reclaim a high-end image — but is it ready to run Versace?

Michael Kors’ strategies for growing the Versace business include adding more stores and developing its e-commerce reach. Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. may have scored points by limiting how often its… Read more »

Europe Markets: Europe stocks end in the green, boosted by major oil companies

Europe Markets: Europe stocks end in the green, boosted by major oil companies

Europe’s main stock gauge closed in the black on Tuesday, after a weaker start to the week as major oil companies climbed on an extended run for crude prices and… Read more »

CryptoWatch: Crypto prices slump; Google lifts ad ban

CryptoWatch: Crypto prices slump; Google lifts ad ban

Cryptocurrency prices extended losses Tuesday, jeopardizing a recent resurgence. Bitcoin, which popped above $6,800 last week, is looking at back-to-back losses. The 48-hour selloff in the world’s largest digital currency… Read more »

Trump Today: Trump Today: President praises North Korea in U.N. speech, blasts second Kavanaugh accuser for being ‘totally inebriated’

Trump Today: Trump Today: President praises North Korea in U.N. speech, blasts second Kavanaugh accuser for being ‘totally inebriated’

President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised North Korea’s leader and blasted the Iranian regime in a speech at the… Read more »

Cannabis stocks surge, fueled by earnings, investments and bullish analyst comments

Cannabis stocks surge, fueled by earnings, investments and bullish analyst comments

Cannabis-industry stocks traded mostly higher Tuesday, as an upbeat profit report, a $10 million investment and a bullish analyst report helped trigger renewed interest in the sector. The U.S.-listed shares… Read more »

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