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Incomes stall as interest on savings dwindles

WASHINGTON — Americans’ incomes have stagnated for three straight months. Yet they boosted their spending in September 0.6 percent — three times the increase in August. Under normal circumstances, that would be a troubling sign for the economy. But a ...

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Consumer confidence at lowest since recession

NEW YORK — Americans say they feel worse about the economy than they have since the depths of the Great Recession. Consumer confidence fell in October to the lowest since March 2009, a research group said Tuesday — an ominous ...

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PepsiCo 3Q profit climbs on snack, beverage sales

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo Inc.’s third-quarter profit rose 4 percent because of higher prices and rising sales of its snacks and beverages, especially overseas. Food and beverage companies like PepsiCo have been raising prices to offset higher costs for ingredients, ...

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Realities of Real Estate: Houses have many different prices

When it comes to evaluating real estate, there are a wide variety of factors we take into consideration. Condition, location and amenities are all important, but what people usually focus on first is the price. However, price can be expressed ...

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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage rises to 4.60 pct.

WASHINGTON — Fixed mortgage rates rose this week by the most in four months. The average rate on the 30-year loan increased to 4.60 percent, up from 4.51 percent a week ago, Freddie Mac said Thursday. It hit its lowest ...

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