U.S. housing starts fell in January as ground breaking for single-family projects slipped off a 6-1/2-year peak, but stayed at levels consistent with a gradually improving housing market. 293 more words
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Dog poo days…
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, the biggest bank by assets, is not having a very good day, it seems. Mr. Dimon said the bank will “try to avoid stepping in dogs**t.” A highly technical term coming from the mouth of one Wall Street’s most powerful (and presumably, potty-mouthed) bankers. 489 more words
If you tried to find a parking space at your local mall at any time last month, you might think that Americans were in a spectacular shopping frenzy. 171 more words
It’s another dour day on Wall Street.
Stocks fell shortly after Wednesday’s opening bell, adding to recent declines, weighed down by worries over weak economies globally, pressure on commodities and… 309 more words