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Eleven potential successors to Boris Johnson are on trial before the Conservatives in the race for Britain’s prime minister

LONDON — The race to succeed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intensified on Monday as several senior Conservative Party politicians came forward with promises to stick to his approaches to Brexit and illegal migration while they look at ways to to stimulate economic growth. Former finance chief Rishi Sunak, who helped spark the wave of … Read more

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

“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

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

Opinion: “Liquidation Panic” has gripped the stock, bond and crypto markets – and this could be the beginning of the end

The US stock market is experiencing a liquidation panic where everything is being sold. The good news is that such panics don’t usually last long. Analysis by Quantifiable Edges’ Rob Hanna points to a rare Inverse Branch Breadth Thrust (ZBT). Although the sample size is small (n=10 since 1926), the declining implications of the study … Read more

If business travel picks up, these 3 stocks should do well

It’ll be a while before business travel returns, and companies in industries benefiting from the corporate jet-setter are likely to experience some ups and downs over the next few years. But there are a number of stocks that are attractively valued and poised to benefit even from a gradual improvement in business travel trends. American … Read more