Shortfalls in retirement savings have been widely regarded as a crisis of our times.
Friday’s positive jobs report — which far exceeded expectations — would seem to suggest that recession fears have been a bit overblown.
The dollar is strong and getting stronger, hitting 20-year highs relative to a basket of other currencies.
Recession fears spike as inflation soars. Fair enough. But it’s not actually clear what people are afraid of.
Inflation is often viewed as an economic phenomenon, with mostly economic effects. Policy makers today worry about what inflation will do to the housing market; they express concern about government borrowing costs.
With the expectation that the Federal Reserve is on the cusp of raising interest rates, we’re hearing all sorts of predictions about how this will affect the red-hot U.S. housing market, which just registered record-high increases for 2021.
Everything old is new again. Witness fintech giant Square’s recent acquisition of Afterpay, a company that enables consumers to buy now and pay later via regular payments administered by the Australia-based company.
As high-tax states like California, New Jersey and New York contemplate spending less or taxing even more, the backlash is growing.
Three days after the polls closed, Democratic candidate Al Gore made it clear that he wasn’t going to throw in the towel without a fight. Share prices swooned.
A growing body of research suggests segregating people by age isn’t healthy for anyone, young or old.