US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
2013 Holiday Season Shapes Up As Improved Home Shopping Environment ... - Individual.com The major rebound in home sales activity and home prices that has been seen across the metro Chicago real estate market during the second and... 12/2/2013 - 3:39 pm | View Link
Homebuyers priced out of prime locations in GTA - Yahoo! Finance Lack of single family homes in established neighbourhoods key regional factor driving up GTA home prices: new report TORONTO , Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ 12/2/2013 - 8:30 am | View Link
November Home Prices See Post-Recovery Slowdown: Clear Capital - National Mortgage News November Home Prices See Post-Recovery Slowdown: Clear Capital - Origination News 12/2/2013 - 6:05 am | View Link
China home price rises speed up - Business Spectator China home price rises speed up in November survey shows - Big News Network 12/1/2013 - 3:42 pm | View Link
Tech workers boost 'Silicon Beach' home prices, rents - SiliconValley.com Tech workers boost 'Silicon Beach' home prices, rents - San Jose Mercury News 12/1/2013 - 11:23 am | View Link
Tech workers boost Silicon Beach home prices, rent LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tech workers flocking to Southern California's Silicon Beach are driving already-high home prices and rents even higher. As companies like Google and Facebook set up shop in neighborhoods west of the 405 freeway, their ... 11/30/2013 - 9:36 am | View Link
China November Home Prices Jump by Most This Year, SouFun Says At least 10 Chinese cities have tightened their property policies in the past month as local governments face pressure to meet annual home-price targets, according to Centaline Property Agency Ltd., the nation’s biggest real estate brokerage. 11/30/2013 - 1:12 am | View Link
Home prices in Chinese cities to continue rising Starting in October, the four tier-1 cities and eight tier-2 cities -- Wuhan, Zhengzhou ... gains Analysts maintained that new tightening measures by major cities might result in a short-lived cooling of the market, as the previous rounds of control ... 11/29/2013 - 10:42 pm | View Link
Gas Prices Continue Rising For Thanksgiving Travelers Heading Home With most travelers returning home today through Sunday, many will be paying higher gas prices than ... The recent increase in prices is due to planned and unplanned maintenance at a number of Gulf Coast refineries, which supplies the Mid-Atlantic area ... 11/29/2013 - 6:42 am | View Link
Denver home prices set another record Denver-area home sales prices reached an all-time high level in September for the fifth straight month, although the pace of year-over-year growth eased slightly from the previous month, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Index ... 11/29/2013 - 6:11 am | View Link
I highly recommend a terrific article by Ian Parker in this week's New Yorker about Merck's efforts to develop a novel insomnia drug, suvorexant. Normally I don't write about non-cardiology topics but I want here to call attention to one small, almost tangential detail buried in the middle of the story. It's not about the Merck drug but about another orexin antagonist from Actelion, almorexant: "At the time, Jed Black, the Stanford sleep specialist, was on a two-year leave of absence, working full time on almorexant, the rival drug made by Actelion.
Six varsity and five junior varsity wrestlers at Glencoe High School in Hillsboro, Ore., are out of competition until Jan. 20 -- representing about three-quarters of the season -- after the school reported to the state's athletic association that they manipulated a urine test.
A New York judge has refused to block a merger between American Airlines and US Airways, saying a bankruptcy judge was right to reject the arguments made by a lawyer for some consumers.
U. S. District Judge Loretta Preska ruled Friday that U. S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane was "correct in all respects" in deciding last week to let the merger proceed.