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US mortgage rates fall to a record low for the 3rd time since March

US mortgage rates fall to a record low for the 3rd time since March

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The average rate for the standard 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.15% on Thursday, according to Freddie Mac. It's a record low for the US mortgage rate. It's also the third...
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Sales of impulse buy items dip as social distancing alters checkout lines

Sales of impulse buy items dip as social distancing alters checkout lines

12 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Impulse purchases - gum, mints and snack bars tossed into a shopping basket as one snakes through the supermarket checkout line - are falling as more people get groceries...
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The Williamson recording studio in Burbank hits the market at $2.35 million

24 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Williamson, a high-end recording studio in Burbank, just hit the market for $2.35 million.
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Minneapolis vandalism targets include 189-unit affordable housing development

30 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The apartments were expected to hit the market later this year.
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Inside the intricate TikTok campaign that helped Surfaces' 'Sunday Best' become a global hit and the Gen-Z company behind it

Inside the intricate TikTok campaign that helped Surfaces' 'Sunday Best' become a global hit and the Gen-Z company behind it

46 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

TikTok's imprint on the music industry is undeniable, as tracks that gain popularity on the app continue to chart on streaming platforms and the Billboard Hot 100. While songs...
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Pandemic takes a Toll: Builder's profits drop 42%

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

As coronavirus battered the residential market, Toll Brothers said its second-quarter profits dropped nearly 42 percent from a year ago, to $75.7 million. The luxury home...
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How the Fed's Rescue Program Is Worsening Inequality

How the Fed's Rescue Program Is Worsening Inequality

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Americans have been justifiably disturbed by stories of deep-pocketed corporations accepting loans from the Paycheck Protection Program designed to save small businesses and...
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The US-China trade war has erased $1.7 trillion from US companies' market value, Fed report says

The US-China trade war has erased $1.7 trillion from US companies' market value, Fed report says

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A new report by the New York Fed estimated the US-China trade war has erased $1.7 trillion in American firms' market value since it began in 2018. The global trade conflict cut...
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Wall Street firm that nailed the market bottom now expects the S&P 500 to jump 8% by the end of August

Wall Street firm that nailed the market bottom now expects the S&P 500 to jump 8% by the end of August

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A Wall Street firm that nailed the market bottom now expects the S&P 500 index to jump 8% to 3,250 by the end of August. In a note published on Wednesday, Stifel abandoned its...
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Billionaire Home Purchases On The Rise After Steep Discounts At Top Of The Market

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

A surge in billionaire purchases at major discounts reflects market changes.
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Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed... Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could raise risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Police conclude Dominic Cummings' castle trip possible ‘minor breach'

Police conclude Dominic Cummings' castle trip possible ‘minor breach'

LONDON - Boris Johnson's top aide's drive from his parents' property in Durham to Barnard Castle might have constituted a “minor breach” of lockdown regulations “that would... Read more ...

CVS Health to open 13 more coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

CVS Health to open 13 more coronavirus testing sites in Maryland

CVS Health is expanding its coronavirus testing program with 13 more test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Maryland. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...