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Oil futures down from 30 month high

by Jorge Hernandez on March 24, 2011

Oil futures fell by about 0.6 percent on March 24, marking a decline from a 30-month long high, according to Bloomberg. Fears about political instability in Saudi Arabia, the largest exporter of crude oil in the Middle East, is not as pressing as previously anticipated, according to financial analysts. “At least for the moment, there […]

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Foreclosure numbers show largest record drop

by Adam Russett on March 10, 2011

The newest foreclosure numbers from RealtyTrac show a 14 percent drop from one month ago and a 27 percent dip from one year ago, the biggest decline on record. The factors include delays in foreclosure processing due to winter weather, as well as the backlash against robo-signing. "The bottom line is that the industry is […]

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Xbox victorious among declining video game sales

by Kelly MacNeil on January 14, 2011

NPD Group released a report on Thursday that highlighted the continuing decline of video game sales in the U.S. in 2010, among which the Xbox 360 reigned as the exception, selling a record 42 percent more systems than it did the year before. 2010 was the second year in a row that saw sinking video […]