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    The S&P/Case-Shiller and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released their home price indices for July 2018. National home prices rose at the slowest annual growth rate since June 2014. Moreover, seven metro areas experienced home price declines in July. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported...

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  • Q4 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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