Top Stories A $1 million bet: Anatomy of a high-end house flip 2016-11-22T07:45:18.000000Z One house flipper in Bethesda, Maryland, invested a $1 million in the hopes of a quick sale. Here's what she was thinking. Dow breaks below 18K, as China, Fed fears weigh 2016-11-22T07:45:17.000000Z Stocks traded sharply lower as weak data out of China coupled with a possible Federal Reserve rate hike weighed on investor sentiment. Billionaires had a rough year in 2015 - relatively 2016-11-22T07:45:16.000000Z Billionaires on average became poorer last year as their collective fortunes shrank, even as Asia continued to crank out a new billionaire nearly every three days, a study released on Thursday found. Transfers of assets within families, falling commodity prices and a stronger do... Goldman launches lending platform for Main St. 2016-11-22T07:45:15.000000Z Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs (GS) is now giving loans to Main Street. Named after one of the bank’s original business partners Marcus Goldman—who started the firm 147 years ago with Samuel Sachs—the new retail platform allows credit-worthy borrowers to apply for fixed-... Why stock prices will get even more expensive 2016-11-22T07:45:14.000000Z Many Wall Street analysts point to the expensive market—especially amid uncertain times—as a key reason for downside ahead. Jobless claims remain at 43-year low 2016-11-22T07:45:13.000000Z The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits stayed at a 43-year low last week in the latest sign that layoffs are scarce. THE NUMBERS: Unemployment benefit applications were unchanged at a seasonally ... Wall Street cautious ahead of Fed minutes as bond yields rise 2016-11-22T07:45:12.000000Z Stocks (^GPSC, ^DJI, ^IXIC) started the day in the red as bond yields continue to rise and Wall Street turns its attention back to the Federal Reserve. Amazon (AMZN) today launched a music steaming service with tens of millions of songs you can access on any device for $9.99 a m... ‘Very high’ chance of severe fall: HSBC 2016-11-22T07:45:11.000000Z "The possibility of a severe fall in the stock market is now very high," warns HSBC, which has dialed up its outlook for U.S. stocks to "red alert". Amazon to hire 120k temporary workers 2016-11-22T07:45:10.000000Z U.S. retailers such as Macy's Inc, Target Corp and Kohl's Corp have said they plan to hire fewer temporary workers or to keep seasonal employment levels little changed this holiday season. More than 14,000 seasonal positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after th... Weak China data, stronger dollar send global stocks skidding 2016-11-22T07:45:09.000000Z World stocks stumbled to three-week lows on Thursday and developed market bond yields dipped, after Chinese data showed a sharp decline in exports.