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Supplies are hard to come by, and in the longer-term demand may be at risk.
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Mortgage and car loans will experience the most significant dips, while some holders of Treasuries may get a slight boost.
Shoppers will have to carry the load for now because weak business investment shows no sign of perking up anytime soon. Odds are, they’ll be able to.
One thing’s for sure: Consumers who live in one of the five states without a sales tax won’t be affected by the Supreme Court’s ruling.
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The economy is humming along nicely, but how long can the good times continue?
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A plan to limit imports could raise prices but also create more jobs.
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By and large, Jerome Powell will move along the path set by his predecessor.
Starter homes especially are becoming scarce.
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Balances are on the rise, but defaults are still low.
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In an ever-more-competitive job market, technology increases the need for skilled workers.
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New rules mean millions more employees will be overtime-eligible. But will employers find workarounds?
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At $14 trillion and climbing, it's like "termites in the basement."
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Consumers are recovering from a swoon induced by a wobbly stock market. But energy, other sectors will continue to struggle.
The Fed's low-rate policy has cost U.S. savers $470 billion.
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Firms in the housing and tourism sectors can prosper as home sales surge and low gas prices encourage more travel.
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Sinking stocks don't necessarily presage an economic downturn.
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The housing market picked up last year in many areas of the U.S. Look for it to grow as well or better this year.
See More On: Buying & Selling a Home | Mortgages & Refinancing