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384 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"A view of the Houston skyline at dusk. New evidence shows the recent decline in oil prices has made its way to the real estate market in some Texas metro areas. Getty Images The crash in oil prices is seeping into high-octane real estate markets. S..."
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367 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"In her press conference on Wednesday Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen used the term “data dependent” three times as she has been stressing the idea that the Fed will act based on the economic data they receive. But is the fed as data dependent as s..."
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194 words • advanced • 3 years, 10 months ago
"Way back in 2006 I disagreed with some analysts on the outlook for the Inland Empire in California. I wrote: As the housing bubble unwinds, housing related employment will fall; and fall dramatically in areas like the Inland Empire. The more an area..."

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163 words • advanced • 2 years, 4 months ago
business
"Something 'odd' is going on. Amid the plethora of 11-foot-tall-men multiple-standard deviation beats in recent economic data, the Citi Macro Surprise Index did something it has never done before - it rose for 21 days straight - breaking the last 5 ye..."
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123 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"The Standard Poors 500 Index closed yesterday at a record high of more than 2,000. Yet many people feel that the economy is weak. There are numerous reasons for this, but the one I want to focus on has to do with employment and wages. The economy fe..."
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81 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
sales
"I am convinced that T-R-U-S-T is the most important five-letter word in business — not sales or money or any other replaceable commodities. Trust can be fragile, especially in the workplace. Once it’s broken, few companies, managers or employees ..."

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637 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"The EU is well on its way to achieving its 2020 climate and energy goals. The targets – 20 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels, 20 percent of EU energy from renewables, and 20 percent improvement in energy efficiency – were e..."
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87 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"Page 1 re: HOA fees and liens ( Posted by tiger94gop on 11/17/15 at 8:04 pm to Golfer2012 ) It depends on your deed. If the property had covenants in place, HOA and other things can attach. If the property went through Sheriff Sale, tax sale, or so..."
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76 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
agriculture
"The US is hiding meaty methane emissions. Whats an Indian agricultural labourer earn? It depends The traditional year-end revisitation of the magic of myrrh. A year end knees-up argument of whether the Irish are from the Caspian steppes or some othe..."

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571 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"In Iraq the culture of dependency is so great that the drop in the price of oil threatens the country’s very existence. With every Iraqi dependent upon the government for essentials like sugar, tea, rice and cooking oil, and the government dependen..."

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456 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
agriculture, business
"A new study into the declining wild bee population reveals that if the present situation continues, farmers will face increasing costs and the problem could even destabilize the nation's crop production. The study identifies 139 counties in key agri..."
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698 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"If you're looking to buy a home, you have to look at more than just the sticker price — there are upfront, closing, and ongoingcosts to consider. On top of a down payment, you'll have to consider things such as property tax, insurance, and perhaps th..."
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212 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"The share of homes being purchased without a mortgage remains high, historically speaking, but it is beginning to edge down. One-third of homes sold in July were all-cash deals, according to data from CoreLogic , a real estate data firm. The all-cash..."
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208 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
oilgas
"The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will invest $35 billion to diversify energy sources and reduce dependence on imports of natural gas, an official said on Sunday. Speaking at the eighth Exhibition of Electrical Industries in the Arab World, the UAE’s..."

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188 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
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216 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"ALGIERS, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday said his country will deal with the crisis of falling oil prices and its effects on the national economy. "I would like to affirm that we are determined to cope with t..."

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217 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
sales, business
"Apparently, it doesnt matter how dissatisfied your customers are as long as you have the coolest clothes. While Abercrombie Fitch may have the lowest score out of all retailers on the most recent American Customer Satisfaction Index, the chains same..."
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212 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"SINGAPORE The United Kingdom (UK) will need to negotiate new trade agreements with its trading partners including Singapore, said the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) Friday after its referendum to leave the European Union (EU). MTI said the ful..."
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113 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
sales
"Following Existing Home Sales sudden collapse catch down to reality (blamed on new paperwork timing), New Home Sales in November printed 490k SAAR (missing expectations of 505k). Historical revisions enabled a 'rise' MoM but we note that new home sal..."
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461 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"FREEPORT - It almost always feels better to give than to receive, except if the giving is money owed to Uncle Sam and the receiving is a tax refund. Overlooked deductions can be the difference between writing a check or receiving one. As the April 15..."

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