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Home prices rose in all major cities in May

WASHINGTON — Home prices rose in May from April in every city tracked by a leading index, a sign that increasing sales and tight inventories are supporting a modest housing recovery. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index released Tuesday ...

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Lockheed Martin reorganizes supply chain (access required)

Lockheed Martin Corp., of Bethesda, the world’s largest defense contractor, said it has signed an agreement with electronics supplier Arrow Electronics Inc. covering procurement of more than 22,000 electronic components used in advanced technology systems. The agreement with Englewood, Colo.-based ...

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Home sales fall in March as market stays weak

WASHINGTON — Americans bought fewer previously owned homes in March, a reminder that the housing market remains weak. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that home sales fell 2.6 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...

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Factories busier in June after spring slump

NEW YORK — U.S. factory activity picked up in June after a sluggish May, helped by lower gas prices and some easing of supply disruptions. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing executives, said Friday that its ...

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Looming power shortages demand attention

While recent General Assembly sessions have seen efforts to overturn the 1999 decision to deregulate the electric industry, legislators will address predictions this year that Maryland could experience electricity supply shortages in the future. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Thomas M. ...

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