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Facebook will nix 5,000 targeted-advertising functions

The social network will no longer allow advertisers to limit the people who will view their ad based on a viewer’s ethnicity or religion. HUD alleged last week in an administrative complaint that Facebook’s targeting system violated the Fair Housing Act.


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New-home sales fell 1.7% in July

Home sales appear to be a sore spot in an otherwise booming economy. New-home sales have now fallen two months in a row, though they’re up 7.2% year-to-year.


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ATTOM: Fla. foreclosure starts up 35% in July

A multi-month trend suggests that foreclosure numbers bottomed out and are now rising again, based in part on looser lending regulations. Fla. tops ATTOM’s list for foreclosure starts, with notable increases in Miami, Jacksonville, Orlando and Cape Coral.


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