Housing Market - AP

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. And he would - if he could hire enough qualified people....

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    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
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    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
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    The Nashville Predators will try to continue their climb up the standings when they host the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. The Predators have won six of their last nine games to edge closer to the final ...
    02/15/2020 - 8:32 pm | View Link
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    Instead, investors witnessed stocks surging to a series of 12 new closing highs posted by the S&P in the first ... component to 92.6 from 90.5 suggests the impact from the virus will be transitory.
    02/14/2020 - 11:09 pm | View Link
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    Surging markets around the world were a big reason for growth across accounts in ... Consistent contributions — and giving them time to grow — are keys to building bigger portfolios. Among workers who ...
    02/12/2020 - 10:31 pm | View Link
  • Super Rugby 2020: Jim Tucker reveals his top 10 QLD rugby union talents
    It was only a glimpse but that step and spin move for his first Test try against Uruguay and more surging metres to open the quarter-final against England ... Cousin and Wallaby teammate Matt Toomua ...
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