Southern California home prices and sales surged in December

Southern California home prices and sales surged in December

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Southern California home prices in December rose by the most in 19 months, the latest sign that the housing market is gaining steam after a prolonged slowdown. The six-county median sales price hit a new all-time high of $550,000 last month, a 7.2% increase from a year earlier, according to data from DQNews. Sales, meanwhile, […]

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© Reuters.  Kimberly-Clark Earnings, Revenue Beat in Q4

Kimberly-Clark Earnings, Revenue Beat in Q4 By Investing.com

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© Reuters. Kimberly-Clark Earnings, Revenue Beat in Q4 Investing.com – Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:) reported on Thursday fourth quarter that beat analysts’ forecasts and revenue that topped expectations. Kimberly-Clark announced earnings per share of $1.71 on revenue of $4.58B. Analysts polled by Investing.com expected EPS of $1.7 on revenue of $4.54B. That compared to EPS of $1.6 […]

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Burger King cuts Impossible Whopper price as sales slow

Burger King cuts Impossible Whopper price as sales slow

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Burger King is cutting the price of its Impossible Whopper, the faux-meat burger it introduced last year, as sales start to slip. Carrols Restaurant Group Inc., the biggest Burger King franchisee in the United States, said sales tapered off to about 28 Impossible Whoppers daily per store — down from 32 previously. The company, which […]

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French Finance minister sees global railway consolidation in 'coming years' By Reuters

French Finance minister sees global railway consolidation in ‘coming years’ By Reuters

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DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a consolidation in the global railway industry would occur in the “coming years”, amid speculation French company Alstom (PA:) and Canada’s Bombardier (TO:) would combine their rail businesses. “Alstom is a very strong company, healthy and that’s why we have to think […]

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Stocks end flat as health authorities focus on China virus

Stocks end flat as health authorities focus on China virus

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Major U.S. stock indexes ended little changed Wednesday after an early rebound rally faded in the final minutes of trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Nasdaq composite eked out tiny gains, while the Dow Jones industrial average finished slightly lower. Gains by technology, financial and healthcare companies mainly outweighed losses in industrial, energy, […]

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Coronavirus outbreak: what we know so far

Coronavirus outbreak: what we know so far

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As China tries to stop people leaving the city of Wuhan in an attempt to control a deadly virus outbreak, millions of Chinese have already embarked on the world’s biggest annual migration to travel home for the lunar new year holiday. Authorities have revealed a jump in the number of people infected. The newly identified […]

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The Evolution of Bitcoin's Technology Stack By Cointelegraph

The Evolution of Bitcoin’s Technology Stack By Cointelegraph

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Over the last 10 years, the ecosystem has attracted developers to dedicate thousands of hours to improve and revamp most of its underlying codebase. Yet, Bitcoin (BTC) is largely the same. The reason for this is that its core set of consensus rules that define its monetary properties, such as its algorithmic inflation and hard-coded […]

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