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August 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low.

The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts fell 4.8 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.16 million.…


Retailers stumble but stocks little changed overall

August 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished Tuesday close to where they started as technology companies and household goods makers rose. But weak reports from sporting goods and auto parts retailers left a lot of smaller companies with steep losses.

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Advance…


Stocks jump as tensions with North Korea appear to ease

August 15, 2017

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rallied Monday as technology companies and banks helped companies regain a lot of the ground they lost last week, although the calm that has defined the market this year wasn’t quite restored.

Almost 90 percent of the Standard & Poor’s 500 index finished…


New car wash, gas station to open

August 15, 2017

Rocky Mount will be one of the few sites where a Matthews-based car wash soon will introduce an added concept to its upcoming North Carolina locations.

Sam’s Xpress Car Wash, with plans to open a new car wash in January on North Wesleyan Boulevard next to the Lidl grocery store,…