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Eric Trump speaks in Portsmouth, NH on Sept. 17, 2020. Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, makes a stop in Portsmouth during one stop on his ‘Make America Great Again!’ tour. Erin Clark | Boston Globe | Getty Images A lawyer for the New York attorney general’s office argued Wednesday that President Donald Trump‘s
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Scott Heins | Getty Images News | Getty Images Mom-and-pop landlords are in a worse financial position relative to their higher-earning peers as unemployment remains elevated and Americans continue to struggle to pay rent, according to a new analysis. Roughly a third of individual landlords who own residential property are from low- to moderate-income households
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Chamath Palihapitiya Olivia Michael | CNBC Chamath Palihapitiya pioneered taking private unicorns public by reverse merging them into special purpose acquisition companies — an idea he’s called “IPO 2.0.”  After his first iteration of doing so last year with space-tourism company Virgin Galactic, he’s found his next target: Opendoor, an online marketplace for buying and
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Homebuilding is booming. Homebuilder sentiment hit a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on the back of rising demand for suburban housing. The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) and the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) climbed nearly 3% and 2% respectively following the spike, with the XHB hitting a new all-time high. Wall Street analysts also highlighted
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Homebuilding stocks jump on all-time high sentiment. Where to invest in the space Fed leaves rates unchanged in its last meeting before the 2020 presidential election There’s a growing disconnect in emerging markets, but traders see opportunity Unusual activity suggests market volatility will jump after Election Day, Wells Fargo finds Market volatility may swell after
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep its benchmark interest rate near zero for as long as it takes to help the economy bounce back from the coronavirus crisis. The Fed said the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will “weigh heavily” on the near-term outlook and poses “considerable risks” for the medium term. In addition to holding rates near rock bottom, the
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Contractors work on a new home under construction at Taylor Morrison Home Corp.’s La Solara Community in Dublin, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images With no major move in mortgage rates, there was no sudden incentive to refinance a home loan last week, so fewer people did. That drove overall mortgage application
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