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Stats Show Home Prices Mark Big Gains

It's now clear that the housing sector has bounced back from its long downturn. In March, prices had the biggest year-over-year gain since early 2006.
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White House Economic Advisor To Leave

Alan Krueger, the chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, says he will step down to return to Princeton to resume his post as a professor of economics. Krueger, who has served as CEA chairman for the past two years, will return to Princeton in time for the beginning of the fall term.
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New York A Capella Group Sings About Business

The group started performing together at the tech company Foursquare. The Wall Street Journal says the group tabulates votes on which songs to perform by using a spreadsheet.
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Once A Boon For Investors, House Flipping Is Back

Popular during the housing boom, flipping houses is when investors buy a house, fix it up and then resell it within six months. With an improving economy, investors are at it again. In parts of California, it's happening at some of the fastest rates in a decade.
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Natural Gas Export Plan Unites Oregon Landowners Against It

The natural gas industry wants to export more of its commodity, but first it has to build infrastructure. In Oregon, companies want to build a 230-mile pipeline and an export terminal on the coast. Some welcome the new jobs, but others worry about environmental consequences.
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Head Of White House Economic Council To Step Down

The chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers will return to Princeton in the fall to resume his post as a professor of economics.
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Wal-Mart To Pay $81 Million For Hazardous Waste Dumping

The retail giant pleaded guilty to improperly disposing of toxic pollutants in California and Missouri in the period 2003 to 2005.

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