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Household Debt Rises Third Straight Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 14, 2014 -- Americans increased their debt in the first quarter to a total of $11.65 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Mortgage Applications Rise Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 14, 2014 -- Mortgage applications rose 3.6% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Kane Carpet President Herb Frank Dies   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 14, 2014 -- Herb Frank, president of Kane Carpet, died unexpectedly May 12.

Producer Prices Up Most in 18 Months   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 14, 2014 -- Producer prices recorded their largest increase in 18 months in April, according to the Labor Department.

Fuse Alliance Names Marazzi Preferred Supplier   Full Article
Aurora, CO, May 13, 2014 -- Fuse Alliance said that tile maker Marazzi USA is its newest preferred supplier.

Dixie Stock Falls but Firm Issues 'Strong Buy'   Full Article
New York, NY, May 13, 2014 -- Analyst Raymond James issued a "strong buy" on the stock of the Dixie Group Tuesday, a day after the stock took a sharp tumble.

Jumbo Mortgage Market Relatively Healthy   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 13, 2014 -- Jumbo mortgage loans are thriving compared to other kinds of mortgages.

Retail Sales Growth Falls in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 13, 2014 -- Retail sales growth fell sharply in April, according to the Commerce Department.

Southern Backing Moves to Larger Warehouse   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 13, 2014 -- Southern Backing has relocated to a larger warehouse.

Carpet Designer Icon Jack Mishkin Dies   Full Article
Cartersville, GA, May 12, 2014 -- Jack Leonard Mishkin, founder of the JMish carpet firm, died May 9.