Topline Prospective home buyers are once again starting to shy away from buying a house as stubbornly high inflation readings push mortgage rates to the highest level since November—spurring a renewed slump in home-buying demand as experts caution the housing market’s recovery will be highly contingent on how quickly the economy can tame rising prices.
Welcome back. Maia Sandu, the pro-western president of Moldova, accused Russia this week of plotting to overthrow her country’s democratic institutions. It’s time to pay more attention to Moldova — and to recognise that not every problem in this precarious, politically splintered state on Ukraine’s south-western border is connected directly to Russia’s war next door.
In this article AN TXRH RDFN CHRW AMAT ROKU DE DASH DKNG Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Pavlo Gonchar | LightRocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: DraftKings — DraftKings shares surged more than 8% after the sports betting company posted fourth-quarter results that beat expectations. The company
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) lawsuit against Terraform Labs and its co-founder Do Kwon could be seen as an SEC “roadmap” to taking down other stablecoins, according to a lawyer. Gabriel Shapiro, general counsel at investment firm Delphi Labs, explained to his 33,800 Twitter followers on Feb. 16 that the SEC’s arguments
Topline The number of homes scooped up by investors fell at a record pace last quarter amid higher mortgage rates and forecasts calling for substantial declines in home prices—further clouding the outlook for real estate investing but a positive development for potential home buyers looking to reap the benefits of falling housing prices. Key Facts
While the U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) continues to monitor the overheated economy, the most likely scenario is further interest rate hikes to curb inflation. The unintended consequence is the heightened government debt cost, creating a bullish environment for scarce assets such as commodities, stock market and cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin’s price gain practically extinguished bears expectation for
In this article SAM CSCO TRIP HAS SHAK SPCE Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making the biggest moves premarket: Shake Shack — Shares of the quick-service restaurant chain rose slightly after reporting a narrower loss than expected and same-store sales rose 5% year
The Pentagon is reviewing its weapons stockpiles and may need to boost military spending after seeing how quickly ammunition has been used during the war in Ukraine, the most senior US military official said. General Mark Milley, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, said the return of 20th-century ground warfare tactics in Europe was
President Biden on Tuesday urged county officials to put federal stimulus dollars to work investing in affordable housing among other things, while also touting his tax policy and infrastructure accomplishments.  Biden made his comments at the National Association of Counties conference in Washington. Biden is fresh off a well-received State of the Union Address in
Matter Labs, the firm managing Polygon, announced that the beta version of its zero-knowledge Ethereum Virtual Machine (zkEVM) would launch on March 27, 2023. It’s possible that Polygon will enjoy a first-mover advantage in this space by launching a public mainnet before zkSync and Scroll. Zk-based roll-up technology is accepted as the gold standard for scaling. The
On Feb. 14, 2023, Milena Mayorga, the Salvadoran ambassador to the United States, announced that her country is considering opening a second bitcoin embassy in the Lone Star State. Mayorga said that Texas is “our new ally” and the goal is to expand “commercial and economic exchange projects.” Ambassador Milena Mayorga Fosters Growing Relationship Between