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Toll Brothers luxury homes are shown sold before construction is completed in Oceanside, Calif. On Wednesday, Toll Brothers reported a 24 percent jump in quarterly revenue due to higher home prices. Mike Blake/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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As Housing Recovers, Lots Of Boats Rise In U.S. Economy

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Carpenters work on a housing site in Brandywine, Md., on May 31. Pent-up demand for homes could create jobs and help the struggling U.S. economy. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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DOJ Files Civil Charges Against Bank Of America

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Boston Hopes Red Sox Owner Can Turn Around 'Globe'

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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress about the program in 2010. Barofsky now says of the financial crisis: "The folks responsible for this incredibly painful economic damage that struck our economy have gone free." Harry Hamburg/AP hide caption

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Government Charges SAC In Insider Trading Case

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Ahead Of Obama's Economic Speech, A Look At Key Indicators

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Federal Judge Green Lights Suit Against Private Equity Firms

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Congress Takes Renewed Aim At Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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