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Producer Prices Fall in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 12, 2016 -- U.S. producer prices fell unexpectedly in July, according to the Labor Department.

Mohawk Names Leaders of Countertop, Wood Businesses   Full Article
Calhoun, GA. Aug. 11, 2016 –- Mohawk Industries has made leadership announcements in two business areas.

Initial Unemployment Claims Edge Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 11, 2016 -- Initial jobless claims ticked lower last week to a seasonally adjusted 266,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Mortgage Rates Tick Up After Jobs Report   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 11, 2016 -- Interest rates on U.S. 30-year mortgages edged up after last week's strong July jobs report, mortgage finance agency Freddie Mac said on Thursday.

Home Prices Continue To Rise, Affordability Slips   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 11, 2016 -- Home prices maintained their upward trajectory in a vast majority of metro areas during the second quarter, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Lower Rates Spur Surge in Mortgage Applications   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 10, 2016 -- Mortgage application volume increased 7.1 percent last week as lower interest rates drove a sharp reversal from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Bidding Wars Forcing Higher Home Prices in Some Markets   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 10, 2016 -- Bidding wars are forcing home prices higher in some markets, according to a study by CoreLogic.

Armstrong Flooring Gets 'Buy' Rating by Analyst   Full Article
New York, NY, Aug. 10, 2016 -- Stock analysts at Gabelli issued a "buy" rating on shares of Armstrong Flooring Inc. in a research note on Tuesday.

Emser Tile Opens New Jersey Design Studio   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 10, 2016 -- Emser Tile said it has opened a design studio in Lyndhurst, N.J.

Job Openings Tick Higher in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 10, 2016 -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics said there were 5.62 million job openings in June, slightly higher than the 5.58 million expected.