NEW YORK - Stocks ended nearly flat on Monday as the latest deal news offset losses following discouraging data on the housing market and some signs of weakness in the services sector.
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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG - With green-tea flavored toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.
- Herbalife Ltd, a maker of weight-loss and nutritional products, cut its sales outlook for the year after raising it three months earlier, sending its shares down 10.5 percent in extended trading.
The White House wants to help you move out of your parents’ basement. That was the message from Jason Furman, the chairman of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, at the Zillow Housing Forum in Washington yesterday.