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Stocks gain on encouraging signs in spending and home sales

U. S. stock indexes are closing higher following encouraging news on consumer spending and home sales. Energy stocks and banks had some of the biggest...

Signed contracts to buy US homes rise 3.1 percent in February, point to...

Signed contracts to buy US homes rise 3.1 percent in February, point to stronger spring sales.

Signed contracts to buy US homes climb to 20-month high

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, evidence that the spring buying season could open strong after sluggish sales for much of the...

Gift returns: Sterling wife wants house, $1 million

The wife of Donald Sterling sought revenge Friday against a woman whose recording cost her husband ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers by playing audio...

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.69 percent

Average long‑term U. S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, edging closer to historically low levels at the start of the...

Asia stocks drift lower as Fed, China weakness weigh

Asian stocks drifted mostly lower Wednesday as investor sentiment was kept in check by the prospect of higher U. S. interest rates following improved...

US new-home sales surge in February

Sales of new U. S. homes in February climbed to their fastest pace in seven years, as an otherwise dormant housing market showed fresh signs of life. The...

US new-home sales surge 7.8 percent in February as builders shake off...

US new‑home sales surge 7.8 percent in February as builders shake off winter.

US home sales rise modest 1.2 pct. in Feb. tight inventory and...

US home sales rise modest 1.2 pct. in Feb.; tight inventory and affordability hurt buying.