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Home prices are rising faster than most Americans’ wages, slowing sales even as hiring strengthens, consumer confidence grows and mortgages stay …[otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-1]
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
AP Economics Writer
The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, increased 4.5 percent in December compared with 12 months earlier.