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Cersaie Attendance Tops 100,000 Visits   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Attendance at Cersaie 2014 once again topped 100,000 visits, organizers said.

Manufacturing Continues To Expand in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Manufacturing expanded at slower pace in September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Mortgage Application Volume Falls Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 1, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week fell 0.2% on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Consumer Confidence Declines in September   Full Article
New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2014 -- Consumer confidence fell sharply in September, according to the Conference Board.

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.