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2- to 4-bedroom homes in Los Angeles County for about $915,000
Affordability is among the biggest roadblocks facing home buyers, especially in California's larger metros, where home prices continue to rise as inventory shrinks. In Greater Los Angeles, the average price of a two- to four-bedroom house is $915,000, according to a survey by the real estate website...
87 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Real estate Price Bedroom Shower Real estate pricing Home Bathroom
Traders fix raw hide prices ahead of Eid
Leather goods traders and tanners have jointly declared the prices for hides and skins of sacrificial animals ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.
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Advocacy group pushes transparency in drug pricing
A coalition of Maryland health care advocates want to require drug companies to explain why medications cost so much and to empower the state's attorney general to investigate pharmaceutical companies for allegations of price gouging. The Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative announced Thursday...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Pharmacology Clinical trial Price Medicine Pharmacy Pricing Pharmaceutical industry Pharmaceutical drug
Allergan CEO is shocked (shocked!) by insane drug prices
So it’s come to this: The chief executive of a major drug company is a hero because he won’t rip off customers any more. Brent Saunders, CEO of Allergan, the company best known for making Botox, made headlines this week after posting an announcement on his company’s website that future price hikes...
260 points by Los Angeles Times | Pharmaceutical industry Prescription drug prices in the United States Pharmacology Pricing Inflation Pharmaceutical drug Price National pharmaceuticals policy
Express Scripts Urges Narrower Coverage of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Seeking to force drug price competition in an expensive category, the company wants insurers to cover fewer anti-inflammatory drugs, at least as a first-line treatment.
952 points by The New York Times | Pharmacology Rheumatoid arthritis Anti-inflammatory Pharmacy Cost Etanercept Pharmaceutical drug Price
Consumers seeking alternatives to EpiPen
The firestorm surrounding the spiraling price of Mylan’s EpiPen is fueling interest in lower-cost alternatives to the emergency allergy treatment, including a lesser-known but similar auto-injector that has been on the market since 2013.
13 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Pharmaceutical drug Anaphylaxis Price Asthma Pharmacology Cost Food and Drug Administration
Las Vegas home prices move slightly lower in latest month
Las Vegas home prices inched lower last month from July but remained well above last year’s levels, and sales totals ramped up, a report being released Thursday shows.
146 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas metropolitan area Real estate Nevada Las Vegas Nevada Semi-detached RTC Transit Price Henderson Nevada
Retail gasoline prices in Texas, US slip 4 cents per gallon
COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas and nationwide have declined 4 cents per gallon this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2 per gallon. Gas prices across the U.S. are an average $2.18 per gallon. The association survey found ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Labor Day Corpus Christi Price Summer College football National Football League Cost Cities in Texas
Las Vegas home prices take slight dip, but number of sales increases
Home prices dipped slightly last month in Southern Nevada, but sales volume increased despite a tight supply. The Greater Las Vegas Vegas Association of Realtors reported that the median sales price of single-family homes in Las Vegas was ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Las Vegas metropolitan area Las Vegas Wash Nevada Price RTC Transit Semi-detached Las Vegas Nevada Real estate
Traders to announce price of raw hide on Friday
Traders will announce the price for buying raw hides this year on Friday.
-1 points by | Bangladesh Week-day names Animal sacrifice Harshad number Eid ul-Fitr Triangular number Price Eid al-Adha
River Forest 'train house' sells for just over $2 million
A six-bedroom, 7,747-square-foot Swiss chalet-style mansion in River Forest that is most known for having its own outdoor railroad sold on Sept. 2 for $2.005 million. Built in 1926, the mansion sits on a 0.85-acre corner lot and has four full baths, two half baths, a grand foyer with a carved staircase,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Rooms Rail transport Bathing Price Paul Scofield Rail transport modelling Sauna Property
Metro Denver home prices slightly down, condo prices up in August
Metro Denver’s housing market continued to show signs of leveling off in August, with both median and average prices dropping for single-family homes, according to a report Wednesday from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. The time listings spent on the market also lengthened, from 25 days in July to 28 days in August, although outside forces […]
240 points by The Denver Post | Real estate Single-family detached home European Union Semi-detached House types United States housing bubble Price
Where to get a Nintendo Switch this weekend
In a perfectly nostalgic turn of events, the Nintendo Switch will be available at Toys R Us this weekend. The super-popular gaming device has been tough to find at its $299 suggested price — though it's been available online at inflated prices — since launching earlier this month. Now, Toys R Us says...
3 points by Chicago Tribune | Price Suggested retail price Network switch Switch Device Selling out Pricing Input device
A double feature in Rancho Mirage
Repeating arches and ornamental flourishes take center stage at this grand Mediterranean in a guard-gated enclave in Rancho Mirage. Known as Casa Bella, the estate boasts such features as a playhouse-inspired theater complete with balcony seating. For the second act, wraparound loggias open to...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Coldwell Banker Price Swimming pool Carlos Ochoa Median Ochoa House
Kokomo man documents fuel prices for more than 2 decades
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - Want to know the price of gas in Kokomo anytime in the last 22 years? Just ask Robert Parks. The 68-year-old retired Chrysler worker has kept track of every tank of gas he's ever purchased since 1995. Parks has meticulously logged every purchase in precise, clean ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Fuel economy in automobiles Dodge Ram Energy conservation Price Pickup truck Kokomo Indiana Fuel efficiency
Microsoft blames Brexit for rising cost of new laptops
Computing giant Microsoft has blamed Brexit for price rises of more than 15 percent, which will add £400 (US$496) to the cost of its most expensive laptop. Read Full Article at
264 points by Russia Today | Apple Inc. Macintosh United States dollar Price United Kingdom IMac European Union Mac OS
Reports: San Antonio woman sues Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Market
A woman from San Antonio has reportedly sued Waco's Magnolia Market, a tourist spot created by HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, over an alleged head injury.
3 points by The Houston Chronicle | English-language films American films Cotton Price
Political fact-check: Drugs are not cheaper than candy bars
An analysis of a claim made by President Trump.
5 points by The Washington Post | Illegal drug trade Drug Heroin Cost Price Candy bars Candy Drug addiction
ReallyObjective price shopper claims you'll pay less on energy bills
Ohioans have had 20 years of energy shopping, but consumers can still end up behind the eight ball when they leave their utility's auction-driven Standard Choice Offer and buy from independent power and gas companies. Now there's another way, claims a deregulation pioneer, using his "big data" driven ReallyObjective energy index that chooses suppliers for you. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Energy shopping in Ohio has become increasingly easier over the past two decades, but saving money? Not always so easy. A deregulation pioneer claims that using his "big data" driven ReallyObjective energy index will help choose suppliers and save you money. Many consumers who have been coaxed away from the standard choice offer of the traditional gas company or the "price to compare" offered by their electric utility end up losing money in the long run. This typically happens because they don't pay attention when the independent supplier they have chosen puts them on an exorbitant monthly variable rate. It can also happen in a more benign fashion -- market prices change over time. Market volatility has even affected municipal aggregators, single cities, or associations such as the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council, which for years has negotiated fixed-rate contracts with a single supplier.  Even NOPEC, the largest aggregator in the nation, now negotiates prices for shorter time periods, often on a quarterly basis, in an effort to drive up consumer savings. With the Internet-based company,, it says it has devised a system that can keep up with marketers and price volatility. And in some cases, especially electric rates, ReallyObjective appears to offer the lowest price over time. ReallyObjective claims to be, well, really objective. It's a digital shopping tool that checks thousands of prices daily on the websites of gas and electric suppliers and automatically switches a consumer's supplier monthly. And it's not aligned with any energy company. For a rough idea of savings, a consumer needs only to provide a zip code and the name of the delivery utility, such as the Illuminating Co. or Dominion East Ohio. For a more exact estimate, a consumer would have to provide an account number. "We have the ability to pick the best price for the consumer every day," said Lance Schneier, ReallyObjective's founder and a long-time energy marketing expert. Schneier is a lawyer and entrepreneur who left a prominent Columbus law firm more than 30 years ago to create independent gas and electric companies when utility deregulation was in its infancy. "The data is analyzed daily," he said of the supplier prices and teaser rates. "But the utilities cannot switch you within a billing cycle," he explained. "So, at a minimum it [the switch] has to be monthly." What about those pesky fees suppliers charge to break a contract? Schneier said ReallyObjective won't switch you if a contract's early exit fee would eat up the savings of a lower price. But it would not rule out such a switch if the program determined a consumer would ultimately save money. ReallyObjective has been in testing mode for 18 months, he said, using the utility bills of friends and family. "We have reduced bills of both gas and electric [bills, together] by $150 a year," he said. "But the average within Ohio may be somewhat less. Some homes may be larger than average.  This does not include apartments. "It's an optimization. The art of the possible is [switching] three to four to five times a year," he said of the company's experience during the testing period. There is, technically speaking, no fee to enroll your account in ReallyObjective. But the company will collect half of what its software indicates you have saved. Also, it will donate 5 percent of its share of savings to a charity of your choice. "We anticipate we would probably bill three or four times a year," said Elizabeth Conlisk, a company spokeswoman, notifying customers that it would charge their credit card. Schneier estimates that if consumers statewide enrolled with the company, the savings would amount to $210 million, and the company would be donating $10 million to charity.  Though the roll-out of the software is aimed at consumers, it can also be used by small businesses, he said.   The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio certified ReallyObjective as an aggregator/broker for gas and electric customers. Schneier said he demonstrated the software to staff at the Ohio Consumers' Counsel.  Consumers' Counsel Bruce Weston did not endorse ReallyObjective but his office appears to believe it might be useful to consumers. "The service ... could save money, but consumers who enroll should still closely monitor whether the program is producing benefits for them," said spokesman Dan Doron, in a statement. Another option, he added, is to consider rates offered by government aggregators. 
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Public utility Public utilities Public utilities commission Consumer Price Marketing Consumer protection Consumer theory
Modern house gets a chic redo in hipster Silver Lake
The expansive living room of this remodeled Silver Lake home flows onto a glassed-in deck with cityscape and treetop vistas.  The open-plan kitchen features a quartz countertop island and a walk-in pantry. White oak flooring unifies the interior spaces. A separate living unit sits above the four-car...
25 points by Los Angeles Times | Kitchen Semi-detached Square foot Median Single-family detached home Home Price Rooms
U.S. gas prices likely at short-term low
Daniel J. GraeberFeb. 15 (UPI) -- A retail price watchdog said this may be the short-term seasonal low point for U.S. gasoline prices as refiners start switching to a different blend.
2 points by UPI | Gasoline Petroleum Oil refinery Peak oil Internal combustion engine Suggested retail price Cost Price
Average price for Chargers ticket in Los Angeles: $192
The Sports Xchange The Chargers announced ticket prices for their first season in Los Angeles with prices ranging from $70 to $375 per game, the team announced Tuesday.
8 points by UPI | St. Louis Rams American football United Press International The Los Angeles Times San Diego Chargers Game Los Angeles County California Price
Chargers set season ticket prices for first season in Los Angeles
The Chargers, set to embark on an experiment, have released the costs for spectators to watch whether their plans in Los Angeles succeed or fail. Fans wishing to purchase the best seats to see the team play in the approximate 30,000-seat StubHub Center will have to pay $375 per game for season...
541 points by Los Angeles Times | St. Louis Rams San Diego Chargers Cost Tickets Los Angeles County California Price National Football League American football
Modernist original is in harmony in Palm Springs
The Edris House, built in 1954, was designed by modernist architect E. Stewart Williams to rise from the desert landscape and rock outcrops that surround it. Among the Palm Springs residence’s forward-thinking features is a series of concealed steel beams that support the gently sloped roofline while...
159 points by Los Angeles Times | Real estate E. Stewart Williams Desert International real estate Palm Springs California Tight end The Palm Price
Swimsuit costs cause stir at Chicago-area school district
FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has scrutinized the cost of swimsuits for physical education classes at a suburban Chicago school district. The Daily Southtown ( ) reports that a letter the district received from the federal agency alleges Lincoln-Way High School District ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Suggested retail price Price Chicago High school Pricing Cost Female Lincoln-Way Community High School District
Realtor of the week: Maya Blanton brings her skills, value to the real estate table
Sometimes, transactions can be complicated. [...] it is greatly beneficial to have a professional representing your best interests, said Maya Blanton, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties. Blanton, a native Houstonian, has lived in the Memorial area for 40 years, and loves the great people, beautiful trees, green spaces and reputable schools. [...] this is a great time to buy or sell in this area.
296 points by The Houston Chronicle | Marketing Property Sales Negotiation Berkshire Hathaway Real estate Selling Price
US judge blocks Anthem-Cigna health insurance merger
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Anthem Inc.'s bid to buy rival health insurer Cigna Corp., saying the merger would likely lead to higher costs, less competition and diminished innovation.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Insurance Investment Price Economics Business Competition Competitor analysis Mergers and acquisitions
Save $500 on this awesome 65-inch 4K HDR Samsung smart TV
I regret paying the same price for a much smaller Samsung in 2012.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Debut albums Competition English-language films The Stuff By the Way Price 2005 singles Television
Vintage details grace elegant 1920s Colonial in Altadena
A steeply arched portico supported by white columns creates a focal point for this black-shuttered Colonial in Altadena. The charm continues indoors with such details as a pineapple-shaped newel post cap, dentil molding, chair rails and hardwood floors. A covered patio creates a restful spot to...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Semi-detached Single-family detached home House types Door House Median Swimming pool Price
Lincoln-Way student claims swimsuit discrimination
The cost of a student's swimsuit in Lincoln-Way High School District 210 has come under scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, according to a letter the district received from the federal agency. The complaint alleged that the district subjected female students...
802 points by Chicago Tribune | Suggested retail price Discrimination Price School district Superintendent Pleading Complaint Lincoln-Way Community High School District
Las Vegas housing market sees unusual January price jump
Las Vegas’ housing market began the year with a jump in sales and prices compared to the start of 2016.
397 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area Price Semi-detached Las Vegas Nevada RTC Transit Real estate 2015
The day of the McMansion has come and gone
When Dr. Kishin Ramani decided to sell his six-bedroom, Georgian-style home on a half-acre lot in Hinsdale three years ago, it never occurred to him that he'd be resigned to accepting far less than he paid when he bought the home in 2005. Ramani was immediately drawn to the home, built in 2003,...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Real estate Home Price McMansion Urban sprawl Median McWords
New homes in Denver may pivot toward affordability
Builders started 11,038 homes in metro Denver last year, 22 percent more than they started in 2015, a recent study shows, and nearly seven in 10 of the houses that sold cost more than $400,000.
484 points by The Denver Post | Household income in the United States Mortgage Home Real estate Median household income Mortgage calculator Household Price
Another side of Greene & Greene on display in Pasadena
In a departure from earlier bungalow projects, this Greene & Greene-designed house in Pasadena marries Asian and European elements in an interpretation of the California Mission style. Arts & Craft design elements, for which Charles and Henry Greene were known, are in adbundance. The U-shaped,...
77 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Family room Coldwell Banker Pasadena California Median Interior Price Living room
Drivers see Pittsburgh gas prices drop again
Gas prices continue to slide in the Pittsburgh region, down 1.8 cents per gallon of regular on average in the last week, according to a price tracking website.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Great Lakes Petroleum Marketing Lake Lake Michigan Price Gas 1973 oil crisis
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Get hotel deals delivered by SMS or Facebook Messenger faster than you can say, “Honey, pack your bags!” Name: What it does: The website uses private chat tools to reveal low hotel rates usually found on opaque travel inventory sources such as Priceline and Hotwire. Start at...
24 points by Los Angeles Times | Travel websites Instant messaging Expedia Inc. English-language films Travel Deals Hotel Price
University presents plans for new campus athletic complex
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The University of Vermont is taking another step toward building a new athletic complex on the school's campus rather than moving downtown or to neighboring South Burlington. The proposal that was presented to UVM Trustees on Friday includes keeping Gutterson Field House for hockey and building ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Vermont Burlington Vermont University of Vermont English-language films Fletcher Allen Health Care Price Hockey East Phish
Realtor view: Homes in River Oaks, Woodlands, Memorial among most expensive properties sold during 2016
Homes in River Oaks, Woodlands, Memorial among most expensive properties sold during 2016 Homes located in River Oaks, The Woodlands and Memorial were among the most expensive-selling properties throughout greater Houston in 2016. The most constrained segment - homes priced from $500,000 and up - which saw declining sales from August 2015 through October 2016, enjoyed strong sales volume during the final two months of 2016. Here are the 10 most expensive homes sold through HAR's Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in 2016, listed from highest to lowest sales price, with a link to each listing: Even as energy jobs went away, other industries continued to hire and that has drawn home buyers and renters to our market. Founded in 1918, the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) is a 36,000-member organization of real estate professionals engaged in every aspect of the industry, including residential and commercial sales and leasing, appraisal, property management and counseling.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Multiple Listing Service Price Greater Houston Harris County Texas Montgomery County Texas Property Home Real estate
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner takes surprising turn
American families can afford bigger helping of Thanksgiving dinner this year.         
14791 points by Arizona Republic | American Farm Bureau Federation Price Pumpkin Cost
Las Vegas retains title of underwater homes capital
Las Vegas’ housing market got beat up so badly during the recession that not along ago it seemed almost everyone with a mortgage was underwater.
361 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Late-2000s recession Business cycle Flipping Las Vegas metropolitan area United States housing bubble Nevada Price Las Vegas Nevada
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner takes a surprising turn
American families can afford bigger helping of Thanksgiving dinner this year.         
14791 points by Arizona Republic | American Farm Bureau Federation Price Pumpkin Cost
AT&T Sets DirecTV Now Launch Event for Nov. 28
AT&T announced that it is holding a DirecTV Now launch event Monday, Nov. 28, in New York City, where it will unveil more details about the new internet-delivered TV service that promises to shake up the industry with an aggressive pricing strategy. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson last month announced a $35 starting price point for... Read more »
164 points by Variety | HBO Price Dish Network Satellite television Pricing New York City DirecTV YouTube
Spanish Colonial was a popular haunt of comedians
You know what they say about location in real estate circles. This 1925 Spanish Colonial, set above the Comedy Store on Sunset Strip, has seen more than its share of famous comedians come through the door. Among those who partied or lived there in the 1970s and ’80s were Robin Williams, Richard...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Real estate Semi-detached Square foot Home Median Single-family detached home Price According to Jim
Dodgers raise the price on every season ticket (and parking too)
The Dodgers raised the price on every season ticket Thursday, stunning some fans hit with double-digit increases for a second consecutive year. The Dodgers also increased parking prices for season-ticket holders by as much as 27%. In each of the four full seasons under the ownership of Guggenheim...
3691 points by Los Angeles Times | Major League Baseball Tickets Vice President of the United States Los Angeles Dodgers Price World Series Dodger Stadium
The cheapest months to fly from Logan to Nashville, Paris, and more
According to data from Skyscanner.
93 points by The Boston Globe | Travel agency Pricing Travel websites Travel website Christmas and holiday season Start Fare Price
Best supermarket deals for Thanksgiving 2016, holiday hours (slideshow)
Most of us are out shopping for the big day, so take a look of this roundup for best supermarket deals in Northeast Ohio.
3 points by The Plain Dealer | The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Pricing Price Meals Sunday Marketing The Legend of Zelda
Thanksgiving feast will cost less this year, American Farm Bureau says
Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The average cost for a Thanksgiving Day feast for 10 this year is $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last year's average cost of $50.11, authorities said.
19 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst International News Service News World Communications Pumpkin Price American Farm Bureau Federation Cost
Drug prices don’t budge even after pressure from Congress
WASHINGTON — Congress’s routine of publicly shaming drug company executives over high prices works no better than a placebo: It may make some people feel better, but it doesn’t treat the problem, according to a review by The Associated Press published Wednesday.
3 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pharmaceutical industry Generic drug Pricing Pharmacology Price Suggested retail price Pharmaceuticals policy GlaxoSmithKline
Mylan CEO infuriates lawmakers at hearing on EpiPen costs
Mylan CEO Heather Bresch infuriated lawmakers as she tried — and mostly failed — to explain steep cost increases of her company's life-saving EpiPens.
12 points by The Denver Post | Allergy Anaphylaxis Asthma Price Epinephrine autoinjector Pricing Allergen immunotherapy Joe Manchin
Mylan CEO defends EpiPen cost to angry lawmakers
The price of EpiPens has grown to $608 for a two-pack, an increase of more than 500 percent since 2007        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Anaphylaxis Allergy Asthma Price United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Epinephrine autoinjector Jason Chaffetz Pricing