Walmart knows more about what Americans are buying than any other US retailer, thanks to its sheer size. The company tracks shoppers’ purchases across Walmart.com and its more than 4,700 US stores. In a recent analysis of Walmart.
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Millennials spend more of their grocery money on prepared foods, pasta, sugar and sweets than other generations, a U.S. Department of Agriculture analysis found.
Read more: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-02/even-health-conscious-millennials-have-their-limits-eco-pulse
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The Washington area as a whole is known for its high housing costs, particularly in the District and nearby suburbs. But buyers looking outside the city will find an abundance of options for a more affordable price to stay under a budget cap of $400,000.
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/where-we-live/wp/2018/01/02/three-bedroom-two-bathroom-house-in-silver-spring-lists-for-369900/
LONDON — Bitcoin is close to climbing above $14,000 in afternoon trade in Europe. The cryptocurrency has seen a sustained pullback since hitting all-time highs above $19,000 in mid-December.
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That’s no longer the case, which could mean a serious slowdown as the ETF landscape matures, according to Citigroup. The firm notes that although 2017 saw more ETF launches than the prior year, it still failed to top the roughly 270 new funds from 2015.
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When some brands’ ads ended up next to troubling videos on YouTube last March, JPMorgan Chase responded by pulling its ads from the platform.
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Logan Paul, 22, posted an apology on Twitter after the video attracted a torrent of criticism online, saying that he had published it in an attempt to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention.
Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/02/business/media/logan-paul-youtube.html
Milwaukee (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the U.S. as 2018 began, breaking century-old records and leading to several deaths that authorities attributed to exposure to the dangerously low temperatures.
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Millennials make up more than 50 percent of all first-time home buyers and represent a growing segment of the Washington-area population. These young professionals and activists are looking to make their mark on the world at the epicenter of American politics and culture.
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