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Slowing inflation usually means prices are rising, just not as fast as before. But now there is actual deflation.
Prospective homebuyers face limited supply, historically high mortgage rates, plus increasingly high homeowners association fees.
Newly minted billionaires got more of their money from inheritance than, well, making money, according to UBS.
Interest rates and risk appetite to set the table for 2024…
Signs are mounting that consumers are finally feeling the pinch.
The United Kingdom is putting back up the “Help Wanted” sign it tore down with Brexit as it looks to fill one million open jobs.
A white-hot healthcare sector powered an much of the job growth in the past six months, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.
It’s official: 2023 has been the year of the American consumer. The propensity for Americans to spend as though they have bottomless bank accounts has…
Berlin has imposed a freeze on virtually all new federal spending commitments for the rest of the year, or the next 40 days.
According to the US Commerce Department released Wednesday, retail sales dipped slightly month-over-month in October, falling just 0.1%.
In a Goldman Sachs survey of more than 1,200 small businesses, 53% said they can’t afford to take out loans at their current rates.
Thanks to high demand for low-paying jobs in recent years, workers had plenty of leverage for bigger salaries and better perks.
After decades of trying — and failing — to stoke inflation, Japan has finally been gifted steadily rising prices.
TPG, a San Francisco-based investment firm, has begun purchasing single-family homes in Florida tourist destinations.
Washington, DC’s Attorney General filed a lawsuit against property management software maker RealPage, along with 14 commercial landlords.
Another month, another potential government shutdown. The U.S. House of Representatives did manage to briefly overcome its deep divisions long enough to…
The U.S. Federal Reserve is all but certain to hold interest rates steady Wednesday, but the economy is still scorching – beating expectations in…
The third quarter likely saw strong economic growth, which sounds like good news — unless you’re rooting for lower interest rates.
America’s debt clock is ticking – the nation’s debt is at around $33.7 trillion and its deficit, in the latest fiscal year, has effectively…
John Paulson, of “The Greatest Trade Ever” fame, is suing a former business partner tasked with running an investment empire for Paulson valued at…