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October Housing Starts Soar 25%

October Housing Starts Soar 25%

Multifamily-home building was up a whopping 68.8 per cent. Job growth and stronger finances have been driving demand, but increases in borrowing costs could discourage first-time buyers. Groundbreaking on houses in the United States increased more than expected in October, according to the Census Bureau's monthly report. Housing completions were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.055 million, up 5.5% from the revised September estimate and 7.2% above the October 2015 rate.



Dakota Access protesters disrupt train traffic

The controversial pipeline, already under construction and approved by the Army Corps of Engineers in July, is set to pass through dozens of counties, bringing oil from the Bakken oil fields in Northwest North Dakota through South Dakota, Iowa, and into IL.



JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE:OCN)

BTG plc has a 52 week low of GBX 554.97 and a 52 week high of GBX 739.50. Earnings per share (ttm) for ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) according to Finviz Data is $-3.05. (NYSE: JPM ) to post quarterly EPS of $1.4. The company's stock has grown by 5.82 percent in the past 5 years. The investment management firm now holds a total of 2,838,707 shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Pipeline company seeks federal court OK to proceed with plan

Pipeline company seeks federal court OK to proceed with plan

The Morton County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate what occurred, spokesman Rob Keller Monday, Nov. 14. The railroad says trains were delayed three hours. The Corps wants more studies and tribal input before it decides whether to allow the pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe. They rallied in solidarity with tribal leaders in North Dakota, calling for the protection of Standing Rock Sioux tribal lands.


Vast Field of Recoverable Oil, Natural Gas Found in Texas

Vast Field of Recoverable Oil, Natural Gas Found in Texas

Guidroz attributed that potential to "changes in technology" - i.e., the advent and perfection of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. Fracking for oil and natural gas in Texas produces $11.8 billion each year and creates more than 107,000 permanent jobs, according to a report published by the industry group North Texans For Natural Gas .


4 things to know about United's new cheaper fares

4 things to know about United's new cheaper fares

United will also prohibit these travellers from carrying on bags that can only fit in overhead bins, and they will not accrue miles toward elite status. If you feel you're being nickel and dimed by airline fees, get used to it. However, the company said it was still too early to tell how a Trump presidency might affect them, adding, "We're just simple folks trying to run an airline".