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2016-04-27

NewsWatch: Here’s what’s behind America’s renewed mania for home renovation

Thin housing inventory has contributed to a spike in remodeling as buyers pour money into their current homes instead of moving — often using home equity to do it.

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Bond Report: Treasury yields retreat from 1-month highs ahead of Fed decision

Treasury prices rise, pulling yields down from one-month highs reached a day earlier, as investors brace for a Federal Reserve announcement that could offer clues on future monetary policy by the U.S. central bank.

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Capitol Report: Brexit would harm U.K, global economy, White House adviser says

All credible economic studies point to damage to the U.K., European and global economy, said White House chief economist Jason Furman on Wednesday.

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The Wall Street Journal: ‘Brexit’ will shrink U.K. economy by 3%, OECD warns

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns the British economy could be as much as 3% smaller by 2020 if it leaves the European Union than if it stayed in.

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Capitol Report: Ted Cruz to make ‘major announcement’ Wednesday afternoon

Ted Cruz says he will make a “major announcement” Wednesday afternoon, a move that may mean he is unveiling a running mate as he tries to stop Donald Trump from getting the Republican nomination.

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The Wall Street Journal: Marvell Tech bows to activist investor Starboard by adding new directors to board

Move is the latest by a company aiming to fend off a proxy fight.

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The Fed: A Fed comment on outlook would be like ‘shouting in a library’

The Federal Reserve won’t say very much in its statement Wednesday because whatever it says would be like shouting in a library, one analyst said.

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The Tell: Brexit to squeeze migrant-dependant restaurants, building sites, study says

The U.K.’s hospitality, construction, and food and drink industries are bracing for pain if the U.K. ditches the EU, a new study shows.

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The Wall Street Journal: Goldman weighs adding checking accounts and bill pay to new online deposits offer

News comes after the stories investment bank launched a deposit-taking website last week.

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Economic Report: Pending home sales rise 1.4% to 10-month high in March

An index that tracks home contract signings rose again in March as low interest rates boost homebuying.

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Outside the Box: 4 things to consider before you try genetic testing

Why you may not want to know everything about your family tree.

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Capitol Report: Watch Donald Trump’s ‘women’s card’ comment earn a high-profile eye roll

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump slung some mud at Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night. But someone else stole the show.

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