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  • view of Central Park and Manhattan from 15 Central Park West, #28D

    The rising inventory and falling prices naitonwide mean that discerning buyers can score deals on high-end property.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- A decade ago, Alli Webb was a hair stylist who made house calls, driving all over Los Angeles to shampoo, style, and blow-dry clients hair before big nights out. Huge demand for her services led her to open Drybar, a Brentwood hair salon that exclusively offers blowouts. Today, the business she built operates over 95 salons across the United States, with...

  • MIAMI, Nov 15- Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the company was open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG was a "delicate dance." However, Hackett said expanding collaboration to other areas, such as electric vehicles or...

  • Nov 15- AutoNation Inc will offer a used-car subscription service from auto leasing startup Fair through AutoNation's network of more than 300 U.S. dealers, starting later this month in California, the companies said on Thursday. The service, described as an alternative to traditional ownership and leasing, is similar to new-vehicle subscriptions offered by...

  • MIAMI, Nov 15- Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Jim Hackett told Reuters the automaker is open to investment by automakers and others in its autonomous vehicle business, but cautioned that expanding partnerships with German automaker Volkswagen AG is a "delicate dance." However, Hackett said expanding collaboration to other areas, such as electric vehicles or...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- All that tuition you pay has one silver lining: tax breaks. Federal tax law changes this year let families use up to $10,000 per year from a 529 college savings plan to pay private school tuition. People can spend some 529 savings for K-12 tuition each year and then replace the sum with new contributions, said Boca Raton, Florida, financial planner Sean...

  • MIAMI, Nov 14- Ford Motor Co, Walmart Inc and delivery service Postmates Inc will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday. Ford was working with San Francisco- based Postmates already to develop delivery services that could employ...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 13- Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home. The shift is hurting chicken producers, such as Tyson Foods Inc and Sanderson Farms Inc, said Bill Roenigk, an agricultural economist and consultant...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm congressional elections at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2018. 

    President Trump demands that the tight Florida races for governor and the state's seat in the U.S. Senate be called for Republicans because an "honest vote count is no longer possible."

  • Florida Governor Rick Scott addresses supporters as he holds a Senate campaign rally at the Interstate Beverage Corp. on April 10, 2018 in Hialeah, Florida. 

    Election workers in Florida are recounting ballots in the bitterly close races for the U.S. Senate and governor.

  • Nov 10- Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, officials said on Saturday, setting up a days-long wait for closure in two of the most closely-watched contests of the midterm elections. Results of the recount are due by 3 p.m. Thursday for the two races, which along with those for governor in Georgia and...

  • Democratic Candidate for Florida Governor Mayor Andrew Gillum speaks during early voting events throughout South Florida as part of the 'Bring It Home' Bus Tour in Miami, Florida, on November 1, 2018.

    Democrat Andrew Gillum has withdrawn his concession in the Florida gubernatorial race following a recount.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs the White House en route to Paris from Washington, November 9, 2018.

    After a recount was ordered in the Florida races for U.S. Senate and governor on Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted, "Trying to STEAL two big elections. We are watching closely!"

  • Sen. Bill Nelson, left, and Gov. Rick Scott

    Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, with results due by 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Thursday, its secretary of state said on Saturday.

  • Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, left, shakes hands with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum after a CNN debate, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. 

    Unofficial vote tallies in Florida's elections were due by midday Saturday, which could prompt recounts in the hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs the White House en route to Paris from Washington, November 9, 2018.

    The president on Friday tweeted a series of unfounded claims that were apparently aimed at sowing doubt about the election results if Democrats ultimately prevailed.

  • *U.S. crude in bear territory, below $60 a barrel. "A lot of investors look at oil prices as the general indicator of the global economy, so it being weak is not a good sign," said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida. Amid a bitter trade dispute between the Washington and Beijing, Chinese data showed producer inflation fell for the fourth...

  • *U.S. crude in bear territory, below $60 a barrel. The news gave investors a reason to keep away from riskier assets, with worries about rising interest rates and effects of the U.S.- China trade war taking the shine off a decade-long bull run for U.S. stocks this year. "A lot of investors look at oil prices as the general indicator of the global economy, so it being weak is...

  • The FDA told Reuters it has received over 200 submissions from companies seeking a speedy approval process for their devices. She hopes a spot on the FDA program will see Halo approved within a year as an alternative to opioids, which are currently used to treat an estimated 50 percent of patients who come to emergency rooms with migraines.

  • Nov 8- The trade landscape in the U.S. House of Representatives will shift significantly next year following Democrats' seizure of control in Tuesday's elections. Pelosi also has applauded Trump's initial round of tariffs against China, citing the need to combat China's "brazenly unfair trade policies". Richard Neal of Massachusetts is expected to become...