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Economists Examine Why The Housing Industry Continues To Lag  |   

Home prices are on the rise again. Overall though, with sales and new construction still at ho-hum levels, the recovering remains choppy at the national level and inconsistent from market to market.

Sponsors Monitor Corruption Charges Against Soccer Officials  |   

The arrest of 7 FIFA officials in Zurich is raising questions for corporations that underwrite soccer's main event, the World Cup. Coca-Cola, Adidas and others are withholding public comment for now.

Soccer Indictments Outline Schemes Involving Sports Marking Firms  |   

Most of the charges relate to bribes paid by sports marketing executives to secure lucrative marketing and media rights. One of the companies named has its North American headquarters in Miami.

The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past  |   

The federal government has issued trillions of dollars in IOUs. And just the interest on that massive debt could be a serious constraint for the next president.

The Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In  |   

The debate over whether digital books are better continues. But in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.

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