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Year-over-year US home prices show a slower gain

A year ago, many would-be buyers, particularly younger ones, were priced out of the market.

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Missouri treasurer promotes financial literacy

Effort aims to help Missourians to make informed decisions

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Lawsuits mount in cases of destructive drywall made in China

A federal court has already ordered Taishan Gypsum Co. to pay $55,000 in fines and to stop doing business in the U.S.

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U.S. home building declined 6.5 percent in May

Apartments account for much of the construction activity, suggesting that more Americans will be renting instead of owning homes.

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Missouri still owes tax refunds to more than 300,000 taxpayers

State officials blame cash-flow problems for the delay

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Southwest Airlines fined $200,000 for deceptive TV ads

TV ads last October promised flights from Atlanta to New York, Chicago and Los Angeles for just $59 - but didn't make any seats available at that price.


Despite tough economy and cold weather, Macy's profits up

Macy's sees improving business trends for the rest of the year.


US job openings slip in March after strong gains

Employers posted 4 million jobs in March, 2.7 percent fewer than the previous month. But February's total was the highest since January 2008, when the recession was just beginning.

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