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Linkage: What if grocery stores worked like public schools?

No bank failures this weekend, so the year-to-date bank failure figure holds at 34 as the FDIC lowers it’s loss estimates. This suggests some optimism in housing, but some are still dubious. So grab your favorite brand of coffee and find out why in today’s links…

-Starbucks targets people who wouldn’t be caught dead at Starbucks (Bloomberg)

-A break in bank failures as FDIC lowers loss estimates (DSNews)

-‘Optimism’ in housing? (CNBC’s Diana Olick)

-Cheapest home prices in 40 years? Not even close (The Big Picture)

-What if grocery stores worked like public schools (Stone Street Advisors)