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A $1 Trillion Liquidity Surge Is Morphing Into a Leverage Boom

(Bloomberg) — It was supposed to be a temporary buffer — more than $1 trillion of debt taken on by U.S. companies last year to ride out the economic devastation caused by Covid-19.But with the economy rebounding and interest rates still near all-time lows, it’s becoming increasingly tempting for corporations including Home Depot Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. to spend those cash cushions on acquisitions and dividend hikes. In many cases, they’re now borrowing more.The risk is that unfettered access to cheap debt — even for less creditworthy

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Test Out Your New Decor With a Virtual Redecorating App

You dream of a couch, but have no idea how your vague inkling of a couch will actually work in your living space. Or you go to a furniture store, measurements in hand, looking to acquire a table, but walk away unsure whether said table will look all wrong, even if it technically fits in your dining room.

But what if you could mitigate all that stress with an app? Ikea is trying to provide the solution with its newest addition to the field of highly convenient AR tools, which it calls Ikea Studio. Made in partnership with the Danish

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Kelly Behun creates shoppable pastel interiors

Kelly Behun’s shoppable interiors have a dreamy pastel palette

American interior designer Kelly Behun unveils a pastel-infused, shoppable ‘Living Gallery’ inside Manhattan’s 1228 Madison Avenue by Robert AM Stern Architects

Kelly Behun opens the doors to her shoppable ‘Living Gallery’, an interior design project taking over a four-bedroom residence in Manhattan. The project is part of 1228 Madison Avenue, a Robert AM Stern Architects-designed redevelopment, defined by an intricately composed traditional façade, and views of the Central Park reservoir.

The apartment features furniture, objects and art selected by Behun and available to buy online through a dedicated e-commerce site. Furniture

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Tennessee transgender student ‘bathroom bill’ clears state Senate

A bill allowing Tennessee students, teachers and school employees to refuse to share bathrooms and locker rooms with their transgender peers cleared the Tennessee Senate 21-7 Wednesday morning.

A similar measure passed the House 65-24 Monday night. The Senate bill, which includes slightly different language, is expected to pass the House and head to Gov. Bill Lee’s desk. 

The initiative, carried by Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, and Rep. Jason Zachary, R-Knoxville, would allow students, teachers and staff to refuse sharing certain school facilities — including bathrooms, locker rooms and dorms — with transgender students and sue public schools that do

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Bidding wars heat up amid red-hot housing market

Homebuyers are taking unprecedented measures to make their offers stand out to sellers as the red-hot real estate market booms.  

Prospective homeowners are going as far as offering over-asking prices, dropping contingencies for inspections and appraisals and closing on the home within 30 days, FOX Business’ Gerri Willis said on “Cavuto Coast-to-Coast.”

As market competition stiffens, data from Redfin showed that between September 2020 and February 2021, nearly 18% of successful offers waived the appraisal contingency, while

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These Personal Homes of Interior Designers Are for Sale

It didn’t take long for the offers to roll in after interior designer Lauren Liess listed her Great Falls, Virginia, home for sale in early March. Known for her trademark earthy style, Leiss had the five-bedroom residence completely remodeled with natural wood flooring and exposed beam ceilings that infused the 5,600-square-foot home with a warm, inviting palette. After just one weekend of showings, the six-acre property overlooking a private pond had an accepted offer on its $2.5 million asking price.

“We had a ton of showings lined up, and then we were reviewing offers by Sunday,” says listing agent Daan

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