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An End to Austerity—Part II

Financial FAQs The Senate voted on Tuesday to start talks with the House about a compromise highway funding measure. Lawmakers are facing a Nov. 20 deadline for renewing federal infrastructure funding. Both chambers have passed bills that would guarantee at … Continue reading

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January New-Home Sales Soar

Financial FAQs The Polar Vortexes haven’t stopped everything.  It looks like new-home sales are picking up in midwinter, a sign that existing-home inventories are too low. Sales of new single-family houses in January 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual … Continue reading

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