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US home prices climb record 3.1% as low mortgage rates fuel housing-market boom

US home prices climb record 3.1% as low mortgage rates fuel housing-market boom

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US home prices gained a record 3.1% in the third quarter as historically low mortgage rates boosted demand through the summer, the Federal Housing...
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Meet the 16 Microsoft executives who report directly to CEO Satya Nadella and help guide the trillion-dollar firm's strategy for success

Meet the 16 Microsoft executives who report directly to CEO Satya Nadella and help guide the trillion-dollar firm's strategy for success

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Satya Nadella is often credited with leading a grand reinvention of Microsoft into one of the most valuable companies in the world. Microsoft's market...
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Leyline rewards good deeds with gift cards and in-game items

15 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Leyline will offer rewards like gift cards and in-game items in exchange for charitable deeds like giving blood and donating time.
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Resurgent airlines, energy and bank stocks lead the way as the vaccine rally intensifies

19 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Bull Sheeters. It's a risk-off Tuesday as stocks in Asia and Europe climb, and U.S. futures look set to add to yesterday's gains. Energy, finance and travel...
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Finance sector embraces VR to make remote working more interesting

Finance sector embraces VR to make remote working more interesting

19 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

VR has been seized on by the financial sector as a way of enlivening home working for lonely traders or isolated executives.
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Knock Home Swap: A Timely Solution For Home Sellers Who Are Also Home Buyers To Bid Competitively

1 day ago   |   Forbes

By using Knock Home Swap homeowners can buy their new home before selling their old home knowing with approved Knock financing, they are essentially cash buyers.
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Using a 0% APR credit card for holiday shopping can save money on interest, but be sure to avoid these pitfalls that could hurt you in the long run

Using a 0% APR credit card for holiday shopping can save money on interest, but be sure to avoid these pitfalls that could hurt you in the long run

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Many credit cards offer an introductory 0% APR for a specified time period on new purchases, balance transfers , or both. If you don't have a plan in...
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How to Apply for a Business Credit Card Without a Personal Guarantee

1 day ago   |   Business

When a business owner applies for a business credit card, the issuer usually requires a legally binding personal guarantee from the business owner. This guarantee states that...
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I've always ignored popular financial benchmarks, and it's helped me buy a house, pay off debt, and live happier

I've always ignored popular financial benchmarks, and it's helped me buy a house, pay off debt, and live happier

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Financial benchmarks - like how much you should have saved or invested by a certain age, or when you should own a home - can feel suffocating. As someone...
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Business Leaders Urge Trump to Begin Presidential Transition

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

Business leaders, including many in New York's finance world, are urging President Donald Trump to acknowledge Joe Biden as the winner of the election and start a transition...
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Trump reportedly has plans to pardon Michael Flynn, his former national...

Trump reportedly has plans to pardon Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump plans to pardon former national security advisor Michael Flynn, Axios reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of... Read more ...

Dow closes above 30,000 for the first time ever on Biden-transition rally

Dow closes above 30,000 for the first time ever on Biden-transition rally

Summary List Placement US equities jumped on Tuesday after the General Services Administration's ascertainment of President-elect Joe Biden's victory lifted investor... Read more ...

Dow Jones breaks 30,000 milestone for first time as stocks soar amid vaccine...

Dow Jones breaks 30,000 milestone for first time as stocks soar amid vaccine hopes and formal start of Biden transition

The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached the 30,000-mark for the first time ever on Tuesday, as optimism soared on Wall Street amid hopes of three Covid-19 vaccines coming... Read more ...

Trump touted the stock market in a surprise news briefing and then left...

Trump touted the stock market in a surprise news briefing and then left after only a minute

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump spoke for only one minute at a news conference on Tuesday - potentially his shortest one ever. Upon arriving at the White House... Read more ...

Fox News settled a lawsuit with Seth Rich's parents, who sued the network...

Fox News settled a lawsuit with Seth Rich's parents, who sued the network after it spread conspiracy theories about the Democratic staffer who was shot and killed in 2016

Summary List Placement Fox News has settled a lawsuit with the parents of Seth Rich, a Democratic National Committee staffer killed in July 2016 who became the subject of... Read more ...

Elon Musk has surpassed rival Bill Gates as the world's second-richest...

Elon Musk has surpassed rival Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person. Here's where their simmering feud began and how it's escalated amid the pandemic

Summary List Placement Bill Gates and Elon Musk don't exactly see eye to eye. While the Microsoft billionaire and the Tesla and SpaceX titan have never had a particularly cozy... Read more ...

Dow crosses 30,000 for the first time in history

Dow crosses 30,000 for the first time in history

The Dow Jones industrial average surged past the 30,000 mark for the first time in history on Tuesday as Wall Street welcomed a key step toward a peaceful transfer of power in... Read more ...

Best Buy beat analyst expectations for the third quarter by posting $11.8...

Best Buy beat analyst expectations for the third quarter by posting $11.8 billion in revenue - and online sales almost tripled

Summary List Placement Best Buy posted booming sales Tuesday, including online orders almost tripling, as demand for home electronics and entertainment products continues to... Read more ...

'It's f--ed up': Campaign staff who helped Biden get elected are grumbling...

'It's f--ed up': Campaign staff who helped Biden get elected are grumbling that ex-Obama officials are snatching up White House jobs

Summary List Placement Members of President-elect Joe Biden's campaign are concerned about being swept aside as a growing number of former Obama administration staffers get... Read more ...

Rich New Yorkers are paying people $80 an hour to wait in long lines for...

Rich New Yorkers are paying people $80 an hour to wait in long lines for them at COVID-19 testing centers

Summary List Placement Some rich New Yorkers aren't keen on waiting in line for a COVID-19 test - so they're paying other people to do it on their behalf. Demand for tests has... Read more ...