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Home prices hit a new record, because there simply aren’t enough houses for the...

Home prices are setting new records as buyers scramble for an accepted offer amid a continuing inventory crunch. The median sale price was a record high $329,100 in...

History made: Renewable energy surpassed fossil fuels for European electricity in 2020

Europeans got more of their electricity from renewable sources than fossil fuels for the first time last year, according to an annual report from...

Bitcoin soars past $33,000, its highest ever

Bitcoin has been flirting with the $30,000 mark for weeks, and finally passed that record-setting level Saturday. The virtual currency is now valued at...

Here’s how much you’d have had to invest in Amazon 10 years ago to...

In the last decade, the biggest change in the U.S. economy has been the rapid adoption of e-commerce. Once considered a mere curiosity, digital...

Walmart is attempting to solve one of the biggest pain-points of online shopping

Walmart is attempting to solve one of the biggest pain-points of online shopping — the dreaded return — with a new service. The retailer announced...

Fed vows to continue bond-buying but opts against moves that would lower mortgage rates

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will continue its bond-buying stimulus “until substantial further progress has been made” toward its goals of full employment...

Plastic bags, forks and containers are everywhere during the pandemic, increasing pollution

The pandemic has triggered a rise in pollution from single-use plastics, and undermined the movement to ban their usage. Opponents of plastic bags, cutlery and personal protective...

Rotterdam to close stores early day before Sinterklaas

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb will be closing the shops in the center of his city early on Friday, one day before the Netherlands celebrates...

Big Tech’s stock market reign may finally be about to end

Who says investing is hard? All you needed to do for the past few years to enjoy solid gains in the stock market was buy...

Starbucks Cyber Monday 2020: Buy a $20 gift card online, get free $3 eGift...

Coffee lovers, take note: Starbucks has Cyber Monday deals, too. This year, the Seattle-based coffee giant has two one-day-only deals, Monday, Nov. 30, both involving freebies. Starbucks Rewards...

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