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Report: New US Home Sales Rise

Content by: Voice of America New data show U.S. home sales advanced in February while job layoffs rose slightly last week. Thursday's Commerce Department report showed home sales rose 6.1 percent to hit a seven-month high in February.

Yellen: Growing Up Poor Hurts Adults' Financial Success

Content by: Voice of America The head of the U.S. central bank says new research strengthens the case for investing in early childhood education. In a Washington speech Thursday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said evidence shows "growing up ...

US Farm Interests Caution Trump on Mexico Trade War

Content by: Voice of America GARNER, IOWA / MEXICO CITY — Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland who helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit ...

Oil Prices Fall on Bloated US Crude Storage

Content by: Voice of America Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as rising crude stocks in the United States underscored an ongoing global fuel supply overhang despite an OPEC-led effort to cut output. Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the ...


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