Credit Restrictions Cost Home Buyers 'Deal of a Lifetime'

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After prices and rates dropped, regulators and lenders made it harder for borrowers to get loans. “The people with access to credit have become rich.”

Big Food Tests Consumer Appetite for Meal Kits

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Tyson Foods, Hershey and other established food companies are following startups into the meal-kit market, hunting for new ways to profit from ingredients that they already make.

BHP Billiton Wins Trion Oil Field Bid

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Australia’s BHP Billiton won the bidding to join with Mexican state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos in the Trion oil field in the Gulf of Mexico, in the first award of several auctions of deep-water oil blocks.

Amazon Is Working On at Least Three Grocery-Store Formats

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Amazon.com unveiled its first small-format grocery store, Amazon Go, one of at least three brick-and-mortar formats the online retail giant is exploring as it makes a play for an area of shopping that remains stubbornly in-store.

Middle-Market Woes Inspire Starbucks's Bet on Luxury Coffee

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Starbucks went public about 25 years ago with the then-bold idea that customers would pay more than $1 for a cup of coffee. Now, the coffee chain is betting people will pay as much as $1 an ounce.

Italy Vote Puts Bonds to the Test

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Italy’s rejection of constitutional reform and the resignation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are far from being a Brexit-style shock. Markets got this one right. But even more political uncertainty is the result.

Volkswagen Takes on Uber---Again

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Six months after investing in one Uber competitor, the German automotive giant has launched another.

Eliminating Obama's Fiduciary Rule Easier Said Than Done

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Anyone expecting a quick and easy repeal of the Labor Department’s new fiduciary rule may be disappointed.

Housing Market: This Luxury Builder Is Priced to Move

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Toll Brothers’ shares appear undervalued relative to rival builders and the overall stock market.

Under Armour Sets MLB Deal

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Under Armour struck a sponsorship deal with Major League Baseball that will put the company’s logo on the front of a major professional sports uniform but will give most revenue from jersey sales to another company.

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