• Seller Profits Strong YoY, But Saw Q2 Blip

    1 month ago - By RIS Media

    In a break from historical trends, U.S. home-sale profits for sellers dipped in the second quarter of 2021-although they remain healthy YoY, according to a new report from ATTOM Data Solutions.
    Key findings:
    - A typical single-family home and condo sale in the U.S in Q2 generated a profit of about $94,500, an increase from $90k in Q1 and from $60,572 at the same time last year.
    - For a median-priced condo, the average return on investment in Q2 declined to 44.9% from 48.4% in the first quarter.
    “Prices and profits from the second quarter painted yet another picture of a housing market in...
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  • U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Emergent BioSolutions, which ruined 75 million vaccine doses at its Baltimore plant, disclosed records requests from Congress and federal and state law enforcement agencies.
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  • U.S. GDP rose 6.5% last quarter, well below expectations

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    While the GDP gain would have been strong prior to the pandemic, it was considerably less than the 8.4% Dow Jones estimate.
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  • The national eviction ban will expire in 2 days. But renters in these states will still be safe

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    In a few days, renters across the U.S. will no longer be shielded from eviction. But some states will continue to bar the proceedings.
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  • China may be cracking down, but investors put $3.6 billion into Chinese stocks last week

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    Chinese regulation in the month since ride-hailing giant Didi listed in the U.S. have sent Hong Kong, mainland Chinese and U.S.-listed Chinese stocks tumbling.
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  • U.S. Economy Accelerated At A Solid 6.5% Rate Last Quarter

    U.S. Economy Accelerated At A Solid 6.5% Rate Last Quarter

    1 month ago - By Huffington Post

    For all of 2021, the economy is expected to expand about 7%. That would be the strongest calendar-year growth since 1984.
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  • Elderly Americans Are Increasingly Being Targeted As Violent Crime Soars To Crazy Levels In Major U.S. Cities

    Elderly Americans Are Increasingly Being Targeted As Violent Crime Soars To Crazy Levels In Major U.S. Cities

    1 month ago - By The Economic Collapse

    Those that prey on elderly people just because they are easy targets should be deeply ashamed of themselves. Unfortunately, we live at a time when violent criminals are roaming the streets of our major cities in packs, and many of them seem to have no sense of honor at all. Women are being attacked, children are being attacked, and those that are advanced in age are often specifically targeted. Reading that may make your blood boil, but they don't care what you think. Many of these criminals don't have respect for anyone or anything, and a lot of them have hearts that are as cold as...
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  • Let's Compare The U.S. Economy Before The Pandemic To The U.S. Economy Today

    Let's Compare The U.S. Economy Before The Pandemic To The U.S. Economy Today

    1 month ago - By The Economic Collapse

    Throughout the first half of 2021, there was a tremendous amount of optimism about the U.S. economy. Many believed that the pandemic would soon be behind us and that a new era of great prosperity would soon be upon us. But now the optimism that we witnessed is fading as Americans become increasingly concerned about inflation, shortages and rising debt levels. Our leaders created, borrowed and spent trillions upon trillions of dollars in a desperate attempt to get our economy back on track, and it turns out that all of that money didn't really have the enormous impact that they had hoped...
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