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Good News For Travelers This Thanksgiving: Lowest Gas Prices Since 2008

  Tuesday November 24, 2015 – Thanksgiving road-trippers will find gasoline at its cheapest level since the 2008 financial crisis, as prices at the pump accelerate their decline just in time for the holidays. After a lull, gas prices are back on the fast track heading south. The national average for a gallon of regular gas has dropped eight cents over ...

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US Home Prices Jump in September Highest in More Than a Year

  Tuesday November 24, 2015 – U.S. home prices rose in September from a year earlier at the fastest pace in 13 months as a lack of houses for sale has forced buyers to bid up available properties. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.5 percent in September compared with a year ago, the largest annual ...

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U.S. Home Sales Fall in October

    Monday November 23, 2015 – U.S. home resales fell more than expected in October, with large declines in regions which have experienced the biggest price gains, suggesting some softening in the pace of the housing market recovery after strong gains early this year. Despite last month’s drop, housing remains on firmer footing and sales are on track to be ...

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US Stocks Higher, Best Week In a Month

  Friday November 20, 2015 – Wall Street headed for its best week in over a month on Friday, with healthcare and consumer stock rising and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly turned positive for the year, led by a 4.76 percent rise in Nike which announced a $12 billion share buyback ...

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Jobless Claims in U.S. Decline

    Thursday November 19, 2015 – The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell last week, an indication the labor market is improving. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., decreased by 5,000 to a seasonally adjusted 271,000 in the week ended Nov. 14, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street ...

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Amazon To Start Black Friday A Week Early

    Wednesday November 18, 2015 –  Today Amazon announced more details about its plans for the annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping holidays. Amazon’s Black Friday Deals start on Nov. 20, with new discounts being added as often as every five minutes for eight days straight. The online retailer is releasing various bargains in waves, so shoppers will have ...

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