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Parterre Flooring Systems Acquired by JMH Capital   Full Article
Boston, MA, June 18, 2015—JMH Capital has acquired Parterre Flooring Systems. The acquisition was made in partnership with Parterre president T. Fred Roche, who will continue running the company.

Trade Deficit Increased to $113.3 Billion in Q1 2015   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 18, 2015—The U.S. current-account deficit increased to $113.3 billion in the first quarter of 2015 from $103.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Department of Commerce.

Consumer Price Index Increased Slightly in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 18, 2015—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.4% in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Consumer Comfort Stabilizes After Nine Weeks of Decline   Full Article
New York, NY, June 18, 2015—The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index increased to 40.9 in the period ended June 14 from 40.1 the prior week.

Rise in REOs Pushes May's Foreclosure Activity Up 1%   Full Article
Irvine, CA, June 18, 2015—Foreclosure filings were reported on 126,868 U.S. properties in May 2015, up 1% from the previous month and up 16% from a year ago to a 19-month high, according to RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report.

PURline Botanol Flooring Receives 2015 Green Good Design Award   Full Article
Stoughton, MA, June 18, 2015––PURline botanol flooring, from Mats Inc. and Windmöller Flooring Products GmbH, has received the 2015 Green Good Design Award.

HPS Schönox Announces Judges for Worst Subfloor Contest   Full Article
Florence, AL, June 18, 2015—HPS Schönox has announced the judges for its second annual Schönox Worst Subfloor in North America Contest.