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The new year brings new challenges for the homebuilding industry, specifically higher mortgage rates.

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Shoppers have an easier time buying their clothes and shoes online than big-ticket appliances. Here’s why.

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The billionaire investor said that as Commerce secretary, he would be open to trade on conditions that are favorable to U.S. interests.

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Tonight on Nightly Business Report, from earnings to the presidential inauguration, it’s a big week for investors.
Plus, what might happen to the market and the economy as the oldest baby boomers start pulling money out of their retirement accounts?

Will the railroads deliver this earnings season?

After one of the nation’s largest railroads posted a decline in earnings today, Morgan Brennan takes a look at whether the rest of the sector will deliver when they report.

Instagram turns up the heat on Snapchat

Julia Boorstin reports on how Instagram is turning up the heat on rival Snapchat by going after its advertising revenue.

British Prime Minister confirms Brexit vote

Nancy Hungerford reports from London following the Prime Minister’s speech confirming the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.

World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Many of the world’s richest and most influential people have gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the massive changes underway across the globe. Andrew Sorkin reports.

Defining week for the markets

Bob Pisani reports on the start of earnings season.

Nightly Business Report – January 17, 2017

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, from earnings to the presidential inauguration, it’s a big week for investors.
Plus, what might happen to the market and the economy as the oldest baby boomers start pulling money out of their retirement accounts?

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Fourth quarter earnings have generally been above expectations. But 2016 wasn’t exactly a banner year for earnings.

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The deal hit the “sweet spot” that benefits shareholders on both sides, Reynolds American Executive Chairman Susan Cameron says.

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Donald Trump says he will preserve the program, yet the trust funds supporting it will be depleted by 2034, making any solution difficult.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping warns that populist approaches can lead to war and poverty.

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Professional investors entered a new day for U.S. politics with high expectations tempered with caution over what could go wrong.