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With home sales continuing to limp along, Home Depot and Lowe’s are reporting that do-it-yourselfers are cutting back on projects.
Several countries are looking more resilient than previously expected, leading to hopes that rate cuts will save riskier assets.
The supply is fixed, so investors are pouring capital into land needed to produce more food than we ever have.
With demand cratering at home, the country’s top businesses are attracted to America’s growing economy and incentives.
The UK is heading for its first election since it actually left the EU, but what has Brexit done to Britain’s economy?
Japan and the UK both announced that their economies shrunk over the past 6 months, while US consumers have yet to stop spending.
More than a quarter of all US home sales were bought by investors in the last quarter, a new all-time high.
US citizens under 40 took some of that pandemic fiscal stimulus and plowed it into a booming stock market.
The country’s aging and shrinking population has resulted in a dearth of workers in high-skilled sectors like tech.
Many American firms have taken a long time to build sustainable markets in China. They can’t let a little slump get them down.
Communities are hoping that a handful of incentives might be just enough to tip the scales and create a new generation of residents.
The International Monetary Fund boosted its 2024 expectations for the country’s economic growth.
With shoppers returning to stores, retailers are finding that yearslong discounts on rent are coming to a close.
Beijing introduced new rules over the weekend that will effectively stamp out investors’ ability to sell shares short.
The biggest four banks in the US all saw their customers boost spending in 2023, as delinquencies rise in turn.
RXR and Ares Management think the darkest hour is nearly over for New York City’s commercial real estate sector.
American firms in China have seen better days, except for the Chinese operations of hedge fund giants Two Sigma and Bridgewater.
Retail sales jumped higher than expected in December, but US consumers are back to fretting about their finances.
Fewer people are working than almost any other time in U.S. history.
Empty-nest Boomers have been reluctant to sell their larger houses, which is making it hard for younger families to find starter homes.