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College Basketball (Kentucky & UVA #1 & #2) + March is up for a rally, Nasdaq surges past 5,000 (1st time in 15 years!)

Monday March 2nd

Sports Update:

College Basketball:  Week 17 Rankings, Maryland moved up to #10

  • Maryland moves up to #10 in the rankings after beating Wisconsin and Michigan.
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Today’s Top 6 Business News Headlines

  • U.S. Consumer Spending Up Slightly
  • NASDAQ Passes 5000
  • Costco Names, Citi, Visa as Credit Card Partners
  • Cardinal Health Buys J&J’s Heart Business for $1.94 Billion…
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Business Headlines

Pending Home Sales, Consumer Confidence Looking Better

The Mortgage Corner

Oh, the winter is freezing consumers, as I’ve said! It affected January existing-home sales, but the NAR’s January Pending Home Sales index rose sharply 1.7 percent. 514 more words

Weekly Financial News

Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending fell for a second consecutive month in January, weakness that was expected to be temporary. Income rose, reflecting strong job gains during the month. 371 more words

National / World

Real Disposable Income Rises In January

Personal income rose 0.3 percent in January, the same increase as in December. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, rose 0.6 percent in January after rising 0.1 percent in December. 116 more words

BEA News

Businesses from Singapore, Thailand and China eager to find business in Indonesia

Companies from Singapore, Thailand and China are seizing new business opportunities that have arisen from Indonesia’s large and burgeoning middle class, a United Overseas Bank (UOB) survey reveals. 305 more words