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The price gap between renting and buying Bay Area homes reaches new high

What’s more, that gap, called the price-to-rent ratio, is higher in the San Francisco and San Jose metropolitan areas than anywhere else in the nation, according to Moody’s Analytics. The last time the ratio reached nearly this high was right before the housing bubble of the early 2000s burst, presaging the Great Recession. Does this …

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Here come the discounts at Walmart, Best Buy and Gap

Walmart (WMT), Best Buy (BBY), Gap (GPS), Target (TGT), Bath & Body Works and others are increasing promotions and lowering prices on merchandise to entice inflation-weary shoppers to buy extra goods sitting on their shelves. Rising inflation has forced many consumers to pull back — particularly low-and-middle income shoppers, several retailers say. Cash-strapped shoppers are …

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