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For everyday Americans, there’s some good news to the coronavirus fears that are driving investors to safe-haven investments likeTreasurys.  The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, sank more than 11 basis points to an all-time low of 0.906% on Tuesday in the wake of an emergency rate cut by the
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A single family home is shown for sale and in escrow in San Marcos, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Pending home sales in January rose 5.2%, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday, crushing analysts’ expectations of a 2% monthly gain. They were 5.7% higher on an annual basis. “This month’s solid activity — the
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If you want to improve your financial know-how, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. From short online tutorials to extensive in-person bootcamps, the number of “Money 101” classes has ballooned since the Great Recession. And yet, when it comes to financial literacy, Americans are still falling far short. According to a survey by
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A home improvement contractor works on a house in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Suzanne Kreiter | The Boston Globe | Getty Images Americans are moving much less frequently. Mobility is actually at a record low. That is fueling strong growth in the home remodeling market. But not all renovation investments yield equal payback. Overall remodeling returns are
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Billionaire candidate Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign may not be taking money from some of the most influential Democratic donors on Wall Street, but he is working hard to convince them he has a path to win the nomination. Bloomberg and his team made their pitch Dec. 19 to at least 90 attendees, including many New
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A realtor, right, walks with potential home buyers as they tour the property of a home for sale in Sparland, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images The number of homes for sale at the end of November was the lowest on record for the month, according to the National Association of Realtors, which
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is joined on stage by Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during the Climate Crisis Summit at Drake University on November 9, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen Maturen | Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will unveil legislation on Thursday that provides $180 billion over 10
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A Redfin Corp. ‘For Sale’ sign stands outside of a home in Seattle, Washington. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images After a strong summer in the housing market, something is turning potential buyers on their heels. Just 21% of Americans say now is a good time to buy a home, a drop from 28%
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