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Job Openings Fall in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 9, 2014 -- The number of job openings in March fell to 4.01 million from 4.13 million in February, according to the Labor Department.

Wholesale Inventories Increase in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 9, 2014 -- U.S. wholesale inventories increased 1.1% in March, the Commerce Department reported.

McSheehy Elected Chairman of CARE   Full Article
Seattle, WA, May 8, 2014 -- Brendan McSheehy was elected chairman of the board for for the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE).

CARE Gives Recycler, Person of the Year Awards   Full Article
Seattle, WA, May 8, 2014 -- Wellman Plastics Recycling was named Recycler of the Year by the Carpet America Recovery Effort at the organization's annual meeting.

NAHB Lobbies Congress on Housing Policy   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 7, 2014 -- The health of housing is key for the overall state of the U.S. economy and housing stands poised to serve as an engine of job growth with the right policies in place.

Cash Home Purchases Hit Record in First Quarter   Full Article
Irvine, CA, May 8, 2014 -- All-cash home purchases hit a record 43% of U.S. deals in the first quarter, more than double the share a year ago, according to data firm RealtyTrac Inc.

Initial Jobless Claims Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 8, 2014 -- Initial applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in a month, according to the Labor Department.

Nourison Names Hospitality Director   Full Article
Saddle Brook, NJ, May 8, 2014 -- Nourison has named Steven Brandon as managing director of its hospitality division.

Builder Horton Acquiring Atlanta's Crown Communities   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 7, 2014 -- Builder D.R. Horton is acquiring Atlanta's largest home builder, Crown Communities, according to a report by Builder magazine.

Most Housing Markets Show Annual Improvement   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 7, 2014 -- Of the 351 metro markets measured, 300 have seen year-over-year economic gains, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index.