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Real Time Economics: How Long Can the U.S. Economic Expansion Last? ‘Effectively Indefinitely.’

This is the web version of the WSJ’s newsletter on the economy. You can sign up for daily delivery here. Good morning. Today we look at extraordinary U.S. economic growth, rising bond yields, collateral damage in emerging markets, why U.S. worker wages might take a step back in September, and the continuing demise of the shopping mall. […]

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Hot or Not? Redfin Tests the Temperature of January’s Hottest Neighborhood Predictions

In January, we published our annual Hottest Neighborhoods report, identifying the 10 neighborhoods in the country that we predicted would see fast growth in home values this year, based on Redfin.com user data and insights from local Redfin agents. Nine of the 10 neighborhoods in the January report are in San Jose. Now we’re checking […]

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Is buying a house a better investment than the stock market? We did the math, and the answer is clear

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Owning real estate is often the biggest financial commitment someone will make, while investing in stocks is generally a key component of building wealth. Using data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Yahoo Finance, we compared housing prices and stock prices over the past couple of decades. In that time, stocks […]

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Las Vegas ‘Life is Beautiful’ Music Festival Attendees May Be in Denial of Security Risks Post-October 1 Shooting, Says Counter-Terrorism Expert

Attendees to this weekend’s Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival in Las Vegas should take proactive measures to assure their own safety, a local counter-terrorism expert is warning.That includes identifying exits and escape routes, as well as potential areas to take shelter. Crowds will pack downtown Las Vegas for this weekend’s ‘Life is Beautiful’ […]

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Blood capital, WeWork whisperings, and gobs of cash for smiles and vegetables

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had a good crew on the show. We had Connie Loizos and Danny Crichton from TechCrunch, I scampered over from the Crunchbase News domicile, and Brian O’Malley, a general partner with Forerunner Ventures, joined us to […]

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SD Times news digest: ROS for Windows, Facebook’s security breach, and TimeXtender Azure support

Microsoft is bringing Windows 10 to the Robot Operating System (ROS). The company will be adding advanced features to robotics, such as hardware-accelerated Windows Machine Learning, computer vision, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure IoT cloud services, and other Microsoft technologies. “Today advanced robots are complementing our lives, both at work and at home. Warehouse robots have […]