• On the market: A family-style condo in Queen Village

    23 days ago - By Philly

    The 18-foot ceilings, open floor plan, and oversized kitchen sealed the condo deal, but now with three children, the homeowner needs a house with a yard.
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  • Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stocks; Oil prices up

    23 days ago - By Chron

    U.S. stock indexes declined in midday trading Friday as losses in retailers and internet and technology companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Health care companies and utilities were among the big gainers. Energy stocks rose as crude oil prices headed higher for the third day in a row.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,723 as of noon a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 25,280. The Nasdaq composite lost 55 points, or 0.8 percent, to 7,203. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies gave up 6...
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  • Retail Sales came in better than expected but near-term technicals are weak

    23 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    Market technician Dave Chojnacki of StreetOne Technical Analysis
    Retail Sales came in better than expected and Initial Claims came in where expected. Equities opened lower and it looked like we were headed for the sixth straight down day for the SPX. By mid-morning the major indices began to reverse. Tech issues gained strength by late morning. Hopeful news regarding the China trade deal sent the market roaring in the PM. The NDX spiked in the PM going into the final bell with significant gains. The DJIA and SPX finished with significant gains. The 10YR ended the session at 3.12%, keeping...
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  • 'It kind of feels like a scam': Employers are so desperate for workers they're making job offers after a single phone call

    'It kind of feels like a scam': Employers are so desperate for workers they're making job offers after a single phone call

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    In a tight job market , some employers are making job offers after a single phone interview , The Wall Street Journal reported.
    The tactic is one of many ways companies are trying to attract workers amid a nationwide labor shortage .
    Some employees who were offered jobs after one phone call wondered if it was a red flag or a scam .
    Up against a tight job market, some employers are making job offers after a single phone interview , The Wall Street Journal reported.
    This strategy is being seen mainly for seasonal jobs at retail companies such as Macy's and Bath & Body Works , but employees...
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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street

    23 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street, erasing some of the market's gains from a day earlier.
    Technology stocks fell more than the rest of the market in early trading Friday.
    Chipmaker Nvidia plunged 19 percent after saying it had a large number of unsold chips because of a big drop in mining of cryptocurrencies.
    Troubled California power provider PG&E surged 37 percent after the president of the utility's state regulator said it was essential for a power company to have the financial strength to operate.
    The...
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