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  • illinois home sales, illinois house prices, property market, real estate market

    Illinois Home Sales Soar by 14% in December, Annual Sales Dip

    Disturbing incidence of foreclosures continue to hound the housing market in Illinois, suppressing homes prices in the process but allowing for considerable spikes in sales, at least in the last month of 2011. Latest figures from the Illinois Association...

  • canadian home sales, canadian house prices, home sales, house prices, real estate market

    Steady Prices, Low Rates Push up Canadian Home Sales

    More Canadians were able to purchase new homes in the last month of 2011, according to the new data released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), which attributed the rise to low interest rates and steady house prices....

  • samsung galaxy s2, galaxy s2, galaxy s2 sales

    Galaxy S2 Sales in South Korea Hits 5 Million Mark

    Samsung experiences great Galaxy S2 sales in South Korea, as the company reportedly sold 5 million units just in its homeland. Being a native to the country, it is not surprising that the multinational tech giant faces quite the...

  • iphone 4s, iphone, iphone market share, iphone sales

    Android Market Share Affected by iPhone 4S

    The Apple iPhone has long held the honor of the most popular smartphone in most world markets. Based on a recent survey by Nielsen, the iPhone 4S did as expected by holding off all challengers running the Android operating...

  • amazon kindle fire, kindle fire, kindle fire sales

    Kindle Fire Grabs Second Place in Tablet Sales behind iPad

    Business information services company IHS iSuppli reported that the Amazon Kindle Fire sold close to four million units in the fourth quarter of 2011. While this number is way off from sales of the market-leading Apple iPad, this was...

  • canadian home prices, home prices, housing market, property market, real estate market

    Canadian Home Prices Rise but Slow down Looms

    The Canadian real estate market is gaining some form of traction but too little to avert a likely slow down in 2012, a real estate group said. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the December average home price...

  • us house prices, home prices, real estate market, property market, property prices

    U.S. House Prices Fall 0.8 Percent in October

    Home prices in the United States have been plunging at a regular rate as of the last quarter of 2011, based on the December figures issued by the Lender Processing Services Inc. (LPS). The average house prices across America...

  • chevron, chevron production

    Chevron Posts Lower Q4 2011 Profit

    Global oil giant Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) hinted this week of a leaner profit despite better production achieved in the initial months of the fourth quarter last year. According to the oil firm’s quarterly update, overall profit for the fourth...

  • real estat market, property market, housing market, property values

    US Real Estate Market May Bounce Back in Five Years

    Zillow’s most recent Real Estate Market Report again provided less than encouraging results for the property market. According to the report, values of residential housing in the United States dropped 0.1% in November 2011 from its October standing –...

  • motorola smartphones, motorola mobility

    Motorola Favoring ‘Lean and Mean’ Approach in 2012

    Speaking in a forum held at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha announced that the mobile phone manufacturer will focus more on quality rather than quantity as far as this year’s phones are concerned....