I’m Chief Economist for a $5 billion real estate data and title company. Here are 5 things you need to know about the housing market right now

Markus Fleming Housing has become increasingly unaffordable for millions of Americans – house prices and mortgage rates continue to rise (see the lowest rates you can currently qualify for here). That’s why we spoke to Mark Fleming as part of our series in which we ask prominent economists and real estate professionals what they think … Read more

Summer vacation is back for Wall Street and Silicon Valley. It could be their last before a recession.

The financial world is finally ready to move away from its desk after two years of life and work being blurred. With booster shots in the arms and business travel on the rise, summer vacation permits were the hot ticket from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. Increasingly, however, it also feels like the summer of … Read more

From a sector that’s been a bear market bulwark, these 10 stocks have upside potential of up to 30%

In times of uncertainty, it can be helpful to look at what has happened during other down cycles for stocks. While we don’t know when the stock market will bottom this cycle, or if it will already. But you might want to bias towards a sector that has performed well in previous downturns. You may … Read more

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Last Muslim lawmaker to leave India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Delhi CNN — The last remaining Muslim lawmaker in India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has resigned, leaving the party without a single minority community representative among its 395 MPs. Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi resigned on Wednesday, a day before his expected term expires. The Indian Parliament has almost 800 legislators in total. “My … Read more

GameStop plans 4-for-1 stock split. His stocks go up.

text size GameStop is struggling because more and more people are downloading video games instead of buying them in stores. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Game Stops The stock split finally happens — and its stock soars on the news. The company announced plans to split its shares 4-for-1 later this month and boost shares after the … Read more

“It’s going to be an expensive trip”: I was invited to a wedding in New Orleans. I live in LA. Is it cheesy to ask the bride if I can bring a plus one?

Dear Quentin, One of my closest friends from high school is getting married in New Orleans in December. We’re 32 now and we live in different states, but we keep in touch and we’ll all get together in New Orleans. I live in Los Angeles so will be traveling across the country for her wedding … Read more

The Antarctic adventure company’s mission to deliver the most comfortable beds on the continent

Travel July 4, 2022 4:30 p.m3 minutes to read Skypods: White Desert aims to deliver the most luxurious beds on the continent with its new Echo. Photo / delivered, White Desert A South African adventure company hopes its inspiration from a “galaxy far, far away” will encourage tourists to visit the world’s most remote continent. … Read more

Crypto hedge fund Three Arrows files for US bankruptcy

Crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy, according to a court filing filed in the Southern District of New York on Friday. Three Arrows Capital is one of the biggest victims of the recent so-called “crypto winter”. The digital asset ecosystem has been hit by both a broad market sell-off … Read more

Union, officials vow to fight job losses at Granite City steel mill | local business

Katie Kull, Austin Huguelet GRANITE CITY — Union officials and regional leaders vowed on Wednesday to fight deep cuts at a centuries-old steel mill here, in the crosshairs of a company changing gears. The plant’s owner, Pittsburgh-based US Steel Corp., said this week it is working on plans to sell key parts of the Granite … Read more

Here’s how high your Social Security check is likely to go up next year

Good news – sort of. If you’re retired or about to retire, next year’s Social Security exams are likely to experience one of the biggest bumps on record due to rising consumer prices. The average beneficiary could be getting up to $180 more per month starting next January, based on recent inflation. And they can … Read more