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7/28/2014 9:23:04 AM

Traders will keep their eyes on key economic information out this week. MarketWatch's Victor Reklaitis joins Simon Constable on the News Hub with the details. Photo: Getty

7/28/2014 8:09:20 AM

7/27/2014 6:36:01 PM

As home prices in the region have soared so have the size of the mortgages.

7/25/2014 10:02:35 PM

A treehouse might seem out of place in the bustle of a mega city, but this little treehouse bar couldn't feel more homey.

7/25/2014 4:54:22 PM

Pete Nelson is amazed by one of the biggest treehouses he has ever seen. This mega treehouse is a blend of high end construction techniques combined with breathtaking aesthetic beauty.

7/25/2014 4:53:57 PM

A controversial plan by a New York City developer to build a luxury condo complex with a separate entrance for lower-income residents was given city approval on Monday.

7/25/2014 4:51:32 PM

7/25/2014 10:17:27 AM

A raft of data coming out from Europe next week, including figures on confidence, inflation and unemployment, brings hope there might at least be some signs the worst is over for the eurozone economy. Meanwhile, there will be more news on the bubbly U.K. housing market and U.S. nonfarm payrolls figures to end the week.

7/25/2014 7:56:43 AM

7/24/2014 7:05:58 PM

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Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.

5/16/2014 3:12:19 PM

Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.

9/21/2013 8:59:46 AM

China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.

5/6/2014 10:12:10 PM

A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.

11/13/2012 8:43:08 PM

For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.

10/18/2012 11:52:26 AM

Wall Street Journal Real Estate Real Estate

A ranch in the Sierra Nevada mountains comes with a stagecoach stop and a heliport.

7/25/2014 8:12:12 AM

After decades in decline, the porch is making a comeback as an outdoor room for dining, lounging and connecting with neighbors. Just don't call it a deck.

7/25/2014 1:46:49 PM

New York art curator Doreen Remen tears through walls and windows to get her artwork into the right spaces in her apartment.

7/24/2014 4:01:48 PM

The steel-manufacturing magnate's Indian Creek home had been on the market for several years.

7/24/2014 3:10:36 PM

A look at how the commodities markets for hogs, crude oil, coffee and gold have performed when compared to returns on an investment in a New York City condo.

7/24/2014 4:16:16 PM

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At a time when our cars are starting to drive themselves and manual transmissions are going extinct, it can be tough to find an unbridled driving experience that leaves you shrieking with fear and delight. One way to get that? Drop one wheel, attach what’s left to a powerful motor, certify it as a motorcycle, and have at it. That's what Polaris has done with its latest creation, the Slingshot.

7/28/2014 4:48:28 AM

Katherine Freese, a physicist who will soon lead the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, reflects on the hunt for dark matter and how dark matter heating may have produced the first stars.

7/28/2014 4:48:28 AM

Dahon's $5,000 folding bike, the Mu Rohloff, is designed to be tougher than other everyday commuters. It can also fold and unfold quicker.

7/28/2014 4:48:27 AM

Everyone and their mother (and the Terminator's mother) came by the Wired Cafe at Comic-Con this year. Here's what they told us.

7/28/2014 4:48:26 AM

Game mods are traditionally free, but the fan-made Portal 2 mod Aperture Tag comes with a $7 price tag.

7/28/2014 4:48:25 AM

These paper birds are tremendous.

7/28/2014 4:48:24 AM

Web apps are convenient, but you don’t have any control over them. You never know if your favorite tool will evaporate when the company goes out of business or, as was the case of Google Reader, simply discontinued. Of course you can try running your own server loaded up with open source applications, but that’s […]

7/28/2014 4:48:23 AM

World War I was shaped by new vehicles—planes, cars, tanks, zeppelins—that fundamentally changed warfare. The conflict also pushed the development of those technologies and put them through some of the toughest tests imaginable, either proving their worth or forcing their proponents to abandon them for another new idea. One hundred years after the start of […]

7/28/2014 4:48:20 AM

Four women tell their sordid tales of what it's really like to fundraise while female.

7/28/2014 4:48:18 AM

"Entry level" and "gaming machine" aren't phrases that normally go together, and "Lenovo" isn't typically a manufacturer that goes with either of them.

7/28/2014 4:48:15 AM