Memorial Day weekend has ushered the summer in. Has it also ushered the superheated New York real estate market out? Is buyer interest still seasonal? Will June 15 see all our prosperous families decamping to their country or seaside homes, not to be seen again till Labor Day? For a variety of reasons, probably not.
Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images President Joe Biden laid out a plan this week to narrow the racial wealth gap in the U.S. Many were disappointed not to see any mention of student loan forgiveness in that agenda. The president’s initiatives, announced 100 years after the Tulsa Race Massacre, will include tackling racial discrimination
The Federal Reserve should begin discussing the time frame for paring back its bond-buying program, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Wednesday. “I think it is appropriate for us to slowly, carefully move back on our purchases at the appropriate time,” Harker said during a virtual Women in Housing and Finance event. “When that is,
Global markets were volatile again last week. Here are some of the major movers and indicators that investors should be watching. As you read through, note that the breakdown in historical relationships between different markets can be just as important as a new high or low in price or value. Gold & U.S. Real Yields
In this article SPCE VSS Unity reaches the edge of space during its third spaceflight on May 22, 2021. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic shares jumped in premarket trading on Monday, following the company’s successful spaceflight test on Saturday. The launch represented a critical step forward for the space tourism company, as the test had been
In this article .CRBQX HPE Zoom founder Eric Yuan poses in front of the Nasdaq building as the screen shows the logo of the video-conferencing software company Zoom after the opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell
This grand mansion built in 1885 has deep roots in Montecito. For three decades, it was the family home of the famed Moody Sisters, four women who left their mark on Santa Barbara housing by designing and developing what are known as Moody Sisters Cottages. Trailblazers at a time when few women had jobs outside
President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, in Dearborn, Michigan on May 18, 2021. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images The wealthy may have a whole other reason to dread President Joe Biden’s proposal to overhaul taxes on inheritances: They may have to dig through decades’ worth of documents
Texas lawmakers ended their regular session after passing a $248 billion budget and a bill requiring banks and underwriters to support the firearms industry to qualify for state business. Lawmakers redefined the competitive landscape for the municipal bond industry by banning the largest players from underwriting issues in the state. Senate Bill 19 would bar
These 2 very different markets have price charts that hit higher highs this week: the yield on the 10-year Treasury note and the price of oil, as seen in the actively traded West Texas futures contract. It had an almost synchronous feel Tuesday when both established fresh 52-week highs — if you followed along, you
An artist’s rendering of a Momentus Vigoride transfer vehicle deploying a satellite in orbit. Momentus Shares of Stable Road Acquisition Corp. fell in trading on Monday after the firm disclosed in a securities filing that its merger target, in-space transportation company Momentus, no longer plans to conduct any missions for customers this year. “Momentus informed
In this article BA GE ABNB F DLTR DG The Ford company logo is displayed on a sign outside of the Chicago Assembly Plant on February 03, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Ford — The auto stock jumped 7.4% following an 8%
If the name Caroline D’Amore sounds familiar, it’s because you may have heard of her family’s pizza restaurant D’Amores, which has been a Los Angeles staple for years. She’s also acted in films, modeled, and even toured around the world with Paris Hilton as a DJ. But 2021 might just be her year. In addition to being the
No-Mad | iStock | Getty Images More than 11 million Americans are behind on their rent and many could be pushed from their homes when the national eviction ban expires in June. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, which has been in effect since September, will lift on June 30. Although the
Municipals were a touch firmer Friday with a few stronger high-grade prints clearing at levels to move triple-A benchmarks a basis point better while U.S. Treasuries were also a basis point or two lower ahead of what will be a low-issuance week to start the summer. All triple-A benchmark 10-year yields are now below 1%,
Despite the failure this week of the NASDAQ Composite Index to make it to new highs, these 5 NASDAQ listed stocks all showed real strength by taking out previous peaks in price and establishing fresh multi-year highs: Points International is an internet information provider based in Canada. The stock hasn’t been this high since 2015.
An employee preps a John Deere & Co. excavator for sale at Martin Equipment in Rock Island, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images With May coming to a close, Wall Street analysts are fine tuning their recommendations as COVID-19 vaccinations pave the way for further economic re-opening this summer. We used TipRanks
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: AMC Entertainment (AMC) – The movie theater operator’s shares jumped another 15.4% in premarket trading, following four straight days of gains and a nearly 36% surge in Thursday’s session alone. AMC – popular among the so-called “meme” stocks – has more than doubled
One of San Diego’s most celebrated resorts, the Town and Country recently debuted a multi-million dollar makeover guaranteed to attract guests and breathe new life into the area for a (semi) post-Covid world. The hotel’s historic complex is in the Mission Hills neighborhood, which is located between San Diego International Airport and the downtown Gaslamp
People wait to visit a house for sale in Garden City, Nassau County, New York, on Sept. 6, 2020. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Mortgage interest rates are near historic lows. Yet if you want to take advantage of those rates, check your credit score first. That three-digit number determines whether you can get
San Diego’s regional transportation planning agency introduced a $160 billion draft regional plan that hinges on high-density housing development along transit lines. The 30-year plan drafted by the 21-member board of the San Diego Association of Governments has the support of environmental and labor groups though it faces opposition from some Republicans and anti-tax groups.
History shows investors will stick with their mutual fund and Exchange Traded Fund holdings in the next downturn, Investment Company Institute Chair Ted Truscott asserted today. It’s a myth these investors are prone to panic when the markets go against them force and force funds to dump securities onto the market at fire-sale prices, Truscott
VSS Unity floats in microgravity at the edge of space during its third spaceflight on May 22, 2021. Virgin Galactic Ark Invest’s space exploration ETF sold its last remaining shares of Virgin Galactic on Tuesday, as the firm completed its move away from one of the few publicly traded pure-play space stocks. Cathie Wood’s firm
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. AMC Entertainment — Shares of AMC Entertainment are in a middle of a roller-coaster session Friday as they turned 5% lower after rallying as much as 38%. By midday, over 360 million shares have already been traded, more than tripling its 30-day average. Shares have already
After four years of planning meetings, including over 100 community sessions, the multi-purpose campus for Google received unanimous approval this week from the San Jose City Council. The 80-acre site will bring 4,000 residential units plus 7.3 million square feet of office space. The office buildings are to provide space for an estimated 20,000 workers.
Eddie Valdivia and his wife Vanessa pose in front of their first house, which they purchased in October 2020 with the help of a VA loan. Eddie Valdivia, 34 and his wife, Vanessa, 36, workers at the Red Cross, bought their first house last October, right in the middle of the pandemic. It’s a three-bedroom,
The Biden administration is proposing the authorization of $50 billion in direct-pay qualified School Infrastructure Bonds and doubling the limit on tax-exempt private activity bonds for transportation infrastructure to $30 billion. The Treasury’s so-called Green Book of proposed changes to tax law released Friday also calls for an enhancement of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
A butcher stocks a display case with packages of steaks at a Costco store on May 24, 2021 in Novato, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Don’t tell Costco executives that inflation is low. The big-box club chain said it’s been seeing accelerating prices across a range of products, including shipping containers, aluminum foil and
In this article MORN Trevor Williams Thematic tech investing is exploding in popularity. Everyone wants to invest in funds that own clean energy, cybersecurity, electric vehicles, e-sports, robotics, 3D printing, and cloud computing. But watch out, Morningstar warns: The majority of these funds do not outperform the markets, have high fees, high failure rates, and
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE May’s employment report is the big event in the week ahead, as stocks enter the often weak month of June. Stocks are finishing May with a mixed performance. Big cap indexes like the S&P 500 and Dow notched slight gains, while the