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U.S. existing home sales fall in August; price appreciation slowing

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Residential single family homes construction by KB Home are shown under construction in the community of Valley Center, California, U.S. June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Existing home sales fall 2.0% in August Housing inventory declines 13.4% from a year ago Median house price increases 14.9% from a year ago......

Subway says August sales were the strongest in 8 years after revamping menu

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A Subway Restaurant location in New York, U.S., on Friday, July 2, 2021. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Subway’s menu overhaul is yielding early success for the sandwich chain. The company announced Tuesday that August sales for its......

Police release August video of missing Florida woman, boyfriend amid dispute

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Gabrielle Petito, 22, who was reported missing on September 11, 2021 after traveling with her boyfriend around the country in a van and never returned home, is shown in this undated handout photo. North Port/Florida Police/Handout via REUTERS Sept 16 (Reuters) – Police in Utah released a video on Thursday......

U.S. authorities along the southern border stopped migrants 209,000 times in August

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. authorities stationed along the southern border stopped migrants nearly 209,000 times in August, as unlawful entries slowed down slightly after reaching a 21-year high during the previous month, according to government data released Wednesday. The Customs and Border......

China’s retail sales grew 2.5% in August, far slower than 7% expected

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People walk outside the Taikoo Li Sanlitun mall in the Sanlitun shopping area on Aug. 31, 2021. Artyom Ivanov | TASS | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s retail sales grew a disappointing 2.5% in August from a year ago as......

Consumer prices post smaller than expected increase in August

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Prices for an array of consumer goods rose less than expected in August in a sign that inflation may be starting to cool, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. The consumer price index, which measures a basket of common products as......

Stock futures open slightly higher after Dow slips following August jobs report

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Getty Images U.S. stock futures opened slightly higher Monday night after the Dow slipped from a record high on Friday before the three-day Labor Day weekend. Dow Jones......

Japanese automakers’ China car sales tumbled in August

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New cars are seen at a parking lot in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer/Files BEIJING, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Japanese automakers Honda Motor (7267.T), Nissan Motor (7201.T) and Toyota Motor (7203.T) saw their sales in China tumble in August as a chip shortage hit vehicle production in......

CBS Evening News, August 31, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, August 31, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Death toll rises after Ida causes catastrophic damage; WWII veterans return to the skies in restored planes Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking......

Warren Buffett-backed electric carmaker BYD sees August sales surge more than 300%

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here BYD’s Han electric car, pictured here at the 2021 Shanghai auto show, is one of the most popular new energy vehicles in China. Evelyn Cheng | CNBC GUANGZHOU, China — BYD sold 61,409 new energy vehicles in August, more than......

Black unemployment rises in August jobs report despite more job seekers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman walks in front of a store on February 22, 2021, in New York City. John Smith | Corbis News | Getty Images The miss on the headline jobs numbers was disappointing enough, but the August 2021 jobs report......

August nonfarm payrolls increase 235,000 vs. 720,000 estimate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Job creation for August was a huge disappointment, with the economy adding just 235,000 positions, the Labor Department reported Friday. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 720,000 new hires. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.2% from 5.4%,......

Economy falls well short of expectations with 235,000 jobs added in August amid delta surge

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zachary Halaschak The economy fell far short of predictions and added just 235,000 new jobs in August as the delta variant of COVID-19 surged. Economists had projected that 750,000 jobs would be gained. The unemployment rate fell to 5.2%,......

Stock futures are mildly higher ahead of August jobs report

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. stock futures were mildly higher in early morning trading on......

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