US new-home sales rose 6.4 percent in April

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Sales of U.S. new homes recovered in April after slumping in the previous two months…

Housing debt still entraps 10 million Americans

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Nearly 10 million Americans remain financially trapped by homes that are worth less than their mortgage debts…

Walmart to expand digital operations in Sunnyvale

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Walmart plans to hire hundreds of tech workers as it expands its Global eCommerce unit in Silicon Valley…

AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

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AT&T Inc. agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share…

San Francisco area prices up from last year

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Prices in the San Francisco area are up 2.8 percent over the past year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor…

Quanta settles wage lawsuit

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Quanta agrees to pay over $3.8 million to settle a wage lawsuit…

China’s April inflation eases to 1.8 percent

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China’s inflation eased in April, giving the government more leeway if needed to stimulate the slowing economy…

Analyst says California faces $340 billion in debt

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A new report says California state government faces $340 billion in debts, or more than $8,500 for each resident…

Applications for US unemployment aid falls

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The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 26,000 last week to 319,000….

Ukraine unrest boosts London’s housing market

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A penthouse in London, apparently sold to a Russian buyer for 225 million U.S. dollars…