Wal-Mart’s Electronics Problem: Where are a Hot New Gadgets?

AFP/Getty Images By Shelly Banjo and Drew FitzGerald Wal-Martsays a business need some new toys. The world’s biggest tradesman on Thursday blamed a disappointing second-quarter sales results in partial on a disaster of wiring makers to shake out new record and some-more sparkling gadgets. “Consumers will spend, though we have to give them a good […]

New home prices hold record high

Finishing touches are being put on new homes underneath construction final month in Carlsbad, Calif.(Photo: Lenny Ignelzi AP) Sales of new homes rose in Apr to a second top spin given a summer of 2008 while a median cost for a new home strike a record high, serve signs that housing is recovering. New-home sales […]

Pending home sales top given Apr 2010

Sign outward home for sale in south Denver.(Photo: David Zalubowski, AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A magnitude of a series of Americans who sealed contracts to buy homes rose in Jan from Dec to a top turn in some-more than 2 ½ years. The boost suggests sales of formerly assigned homes will continue rising in a […]

US Single-Family Home Starts Rise to Four-Year High

You need to capacitate Javascript to play media on Bloomberg.com Work began in Jan on a many U.S. single-family houses in over 4 years and permits for destiny projects climbed, environment a theatre for construction to keep adding to mercantile expansion in 2013. Builders pennyless belligerent on 613,000 houses during an annualized rate final month, […]

Surge in home construction expected to continue

A workman helps build a home Dec. 6 in a Cleveland suburb of Pepper Pike.(Photo: Tony Dejak, AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The issue of a housing bust forced many homebuilders to dramatically scale behind construction on new homes to equivocate a risk of finale adult saddled with a trove of newly built, nonetheless unsold properties. […]