New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses a gathering at a town hall meeting on June 25, 2014, in Haddon Heights, N.J.
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Business Latest: Christie’s political engine

 

CHRIS CHRISTIE’S POLITICAL ENGINE: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie would carry heavy baggage into a 2016 presidential race. Conservative activists distrust him. A budget crisis has revived questions about his leadership. Close aides created traffic problems for his constituents on purpose. But Christie still has a powerful political engine—a one-of-a-kind personality with the capacity to antagonize, charm, and above all fill any room. Read more 

ENDANGERED JOBS: CareerCast.com released its annual most endangered jobs report, and many jobs listed will take hits as industries flock to digital technology. Read more

FORECLOSURE ACTIVITY HITS 8-YEAR LOW: According to RealtyTrac, 107,194 U.S. properties had a foreclosure filing in June—the lowest level since July 2006, before the housing price bubble burst. Read more

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Business Latest: Christie's political engine