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House Price Increases Continue to Slow   Full Article
New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Single-family home prices rose less than expected in July on a year-over-year basis, according to the S&P/Case Shiller composite index.

IndusParquet Names Cascade Pacific Distributor   Full Article
Miami, FL, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Exotic hardwood flooring maker IndusParquet said that Cascade Pacific Flooring Distributors is its newest distributor.

Chicago Business Expands at Slower Pace   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Growth in the Chicago area economy slowed in September but remained at a healthy pace, according to the Chicago PMI.

Fannie, Freddie Foreclosure Preventions Decline   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Approximately 80,000 foreclosure prevention actions were completed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the second quarter.

Pending Home Sales Edge Down in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 29, 2014 -- Pending home sales fell 1% in August, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday.

Personal Spending Rises in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 29, 2014 -- Personal spending increased by 0.5% in August, according to the Commerce Department.

Shaw Honors Cancer Survivor at Braves Game   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Sept. 29, 2014 -- Shaw Floors joined the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field last week to honor a 14-year-old cancer survivor and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s life saving work.

Second Quarter Growth Revised Higher Again   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 26, 2014 -- The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.6% in the second quarter, according to the Commerce Department.

Consumer Sentiment Highest in More Than a Year   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 26, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment was as its highest level in more than a year this month, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Omnova Solutions Income, Sales Fall in Quarter   Full Article
Fairlawn, OH, Sept. 26, 2014 -- Chemicals maker Omnova Solutions reported third quarter net income of $1.8 million, or $0.04 per share, compared to net income of $9.0 million, or $0.19 per share, a year ago.