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10 minutes of walking to work boosts well-being, study shows


  • CityLab

Researchers studied 18,000 individuals over an 18-year span, and found that walking or cycling to work leads to increased happiness. "We conclude that the potential benefits available to car drivers i… Read More

Inland Real Estate buys 15-asset retail portfolio from Kite


  • Commercial Property Executive

Inland Real Estate Income Trust will purchase a 15-property portfolio of retail centers from Kite Realty Group Trust for $318 million. The portfolio is located across eight states, mainly in the South… Read More

Banks making dark pools more transparent


  • Bloomberg

Banks are shedding more light on rules governing their dark pools in response to legal action in New York taken against Barclays over alleged concealment of high-frequency traders in its pool. Separat… Read More

Net neutrality a big issue in big merger


  • Hill, The

Critics of the proposed AT&T-DIRECTV merger have made Net neutrality a key issue. They are asking the Federal Communications Commission, if it allows the deal, to impose rules that prevent the company… Read More

CFPB sues Corinthian Colleges for deception, harassment


  • Bloomberg Businessweek

A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lawsuit against Corinthian Colleges accuses the for-profit institution of deceiving students into taking out high-interest predatory loans based on false promise… Read More