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US home prices rise to the highest level in over 2 years

March 28, 2017 Good Reads 0 Comments

Akin Oyedele  March 28, 2017 A gauge of US home prices rose to a 31-month high in January.The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home-price index climbed 5.9%, not seasonally adjusted, according to a monthly report published Tuesday. The highest price increases were again recorded in the red-hot markets of Seattle, Portland, and Denver. “The recent action by the Federal Reserve raising the target for the

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The Dow’s tumultuous 120-year history, in one chart

March 24, 2017 Good Reads 0 Comments

Mar 24, 2017 The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of the oldest and best-known indexes in the world. It has, by its nature as a benchmark for the largest stock market in the world, become an important barometer of global confidence over the years. Larger version of the chart Chris Kacher, managing director of MoKa Investors, this week published

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Gold on pace for 6-session skid as traders await central-bank moves

March 7, 2017 Good Reads 0 Comments

Mar 7, 2017 Gold futures on Tuesday were little-changed in early trade, as the metal threatened to log its longest string of losses since early November. April gold GCJ7, -0.89% was off $1, or less than 0.1%, at $1,225.50 an ounce, after ending Monday in negative territory amid uncertainty surrounding geopolitical risks, highlighted by ballistic-missile tests by North Korea and

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