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Aon Combines Construction, Engineering, Inland Marine Into Single Unit

12 minutes ago   |   A.M. Best

Insurance broker Aon plc has combined its construction-engineering and inland marine teams into a single global unit within its reinsurance solutions business in an effort to...
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W.R. Berkley CEO: Casualty Insurance Market May Be More Impaired Than Property

30 minutes ago   |   A.M. Best

W.R. Berkley Corp.'s rates increased 6.4% in the first quarter, which reflect firming conditions in every major commercial line except workers' compensation, according to...
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Everything coming to - and leaving - Netflix in May

Everything coming to - and leaving - Netflix in May

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Netflix is adding a number of shows and movies to the service in May. Original projects include, "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," which stars Zac Efron. But the...
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Spring housing check

33 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Mike Fratantoni, Mortgage Bankers Association Chief Economist, talks falling rates, increasing inventory, and more.
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Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees'

33 minutes ago   |   CNBC

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable...
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This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis

33 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns.
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Nancy Pelosi on her newfound leadership swagger: “It's for the women”

33 minutes ago   |   Fast Company

At the Time 100 Summit in New York yesterday, the House speaker said she is feeling more “liberated” during her second stint in the role. This is not Nancy Pelosi's first...
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Rep. Steve King says being condemned by Congress for his racist remarks was like Jesus Christ's suffering

Rep. Steve King says being condemned by Congress for his racist remarks was like Jesus Christ's suffering

38 minutes ago   |   Chron

J. Scott Applewhite, File via AP Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa compared the backlash he's faced over racist remarks to the suffering of Jesus Christ. "I had to step down...
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Caterpillar 1Q beats forecasts as revenue grows 5%

1 hour ago   |   Chron   |   2 articles

DEERFIELD, Ill. - Increased demand for construction equipment in North America helped push Caterpillar's revenue 5% higher and the company beat forecasts. Sales of new...
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Caterpillar slips as higher costs dent margins at construction business

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Caterpillar Inc spooked investors for a second straight quarter as rising costs hit margins in its construction equipment business and tepid sales in the Asia Pacific region...
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MongoDB is acquiring the startup that powers mobile apps from Starbucks...

MongoDB is acquiring the startup that powers mobile apps from Starbucks, Netflix, and McDonald's for $39 million

MongoDB announced Wednesday that it plans to acquire mobile database startup Realm for $39 million. MongoDB says that Realm's database technology is the top choice for building... Read more ...

Colliers International 2019 Canadian Hotel Investment Report

Colliers International 2019 Canadian Hotel Investment Report

Sustained investor interest and strong fundamentals kept the hotel real estate market active in 2018 with total transaction volume of $1.5 billion. Investment activity shifted... Read more ...

Comedian Hasan Minhaj called out Jared Kushner while he was in the audience...

Comedian Hasan Minhaj called out Jared Kushner while he was in the audience at the TIME 100 gala, mocking his close relationship with Saudi's crown prince

Comedian Hasan Minhaj called out White House adviser Jared Kusher for his relationship with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman during his speech at the TIME 100 gala on... Read more ...

Trump says there's 'no reason' for White House aides to publicly testify and...

Trump says there's 'no reason' for White House aides to publicly testify and plans to defy Democrats' subpoena

Christian Hartmann/Reuters President Donald Trump claimed there was "no reason" for White House staffers to testify to Congress following the release of the special counsel... Read more ...

New Home Sales increased to 692,000 Annual Rate in March

New Home Sales increased to 692,000 Annual Rate in March

The Census Bureau reports New Home Sales in March were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 692 thousand. The previous three months were revised down. "Sales of new... Read more ...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Trump met behind closed doors to discuss social...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Trump met behind closed doors to discuss social media ahead of the 2020 election

REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey met with President Donald Trump on Tuesday at the White House. The meeting was held to discuss "the world of social media in... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin and the IRS blew through another deadline...

Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin and the IRS blew through another deadline to turn over Trump's tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Democrats on the House Ways & Means Committee that the IRS would not meet their second deadline to turn over six years of President... Read more ...

Zillow Launches AI-Powered 3D Home Tours Across U.S. and Canada

Zillow Launches AI-Powered 3D Home Tours Across U.S. and Canada

Millions of homebuyers and sellers will soon experience immersive virtual home tours with the launch of Zillow 3D Home nationwide in the United States and Canada. Zillow 3D... Read more ...

Backtrack for Existing-Home Sales: Can Lower Mortgage Rates Revive Them?

Backtrack for Existing-Home Sales: Can Lower Mortgage Rates Revive Them?

Existing-home sales in March tumbled 4.9 percent, coming off a February surge, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. At 5.21 million, existing-home sales last month... Read more ...

When Marketing Property, There's Gold in Green

When Marketing Property, There's Gold in Green

Appetites are building for eco-friendly homes, according to a new report. Close to 60 percent of REALTORS® say that homebuyers have an interest in sustainability, and 69... Read more ...