Dow crosses 34,000 mark as stocks head to new record highs

More On: stock market S&P 500 crosses 4,000 for the first time ever Worker kills himself by jumping into furnace after losing money in stock market: report Shares of Discovery, ViacomCBS tumble on Wells Fargo downgrade WeWork cuts deal to go public with SPAC: report The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed the 34,000 mark Thursday […]

China’s booming economy is missing one crucial ingredient

Factories are whirring, new apartments are being snapped up, and more jobs are up for grabs. When China releases its new economic figures on Friday, they are expected to show a remarkable post-pandemic surge. The question is whether small businesses and Chinese consumers can fully share in the good times. Chinese shoppers remain reluctant to […]

Today's mortgage refinance rates do not budge from yesterday's lows | April 15, 2021

Check out the mortgage refinancing rates for April 15, 2021, which are unchanged from yesterday. (iStock) Based on data compiled by Credible, current mortgage refinance rates have held firm after falling significantly yesterday. The average rate across all loan types remains at 2.563%, a bargain compared to rates seen before the Great Recession. Loans for […]

Workers file 576,00 jobless claims as US hits new COVID-19 pandemic low

More On: unemployment benefits House GOP questions NY’s $2.1B unemployment program for illegal immigrants New jobless claims jump in troubling sign for COVID recovery NY Dems wrangle over unemployment benefits to undocumented workers NYS lawmakers, Cuomo negotiating $2.1B fund for illegal immigrants, ex-cons The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits plunged last week to its […]

Bitcoin hits record high above $63,000 ahead of Coinbase IPO

More On: bitcoin Bitcoin nears all-time high prior to biggest US crypto exchange listing Cryptocurrency market value tops $2 trillion for first time Winklevoss twins slam Facebook as their crypto business booms PayPal will let online shoppers check out with cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin climbed to a new record high above $63,000 Tuesday as […]

Uber reports best month for bookings in company’s history

More On: uber Teens accused in deadly Uber Eats carjacking may get cushy plea deal with no jail time: report Uber ordered to pay blind woman $1.1 million for repeated discrimination Fatal carjacking of Uber Eats driver is part of disturbing trend in DC: cops DC mayor issues tone-deaf tweet in wake of Uber driver […]

Where can you find a new job? Try these US cities.

Biden remarks on the American Jobs Plan President Biden delivers remarks on the American Jobs Plan from the White House. Salt Lake City has top-notch ski resorts, challenging bike trails and breathtaking views of the Wasatch Mountains. It also is home to the hottest job market in the U.S. As the pandemic raged through the […]

Ballooning global debts need to be restructured before it is too late

The world is in a monstrous fiscal bind. Countries can either keep spending beyond their means to repair the economic damage left by COVID-19; or they can try to bring their ballooning debts under control. It is nigh impossible to do both, even if you enjoy America’s exorbitant privilege of issuing the world’s reserve currency. […]

Today's mortgage rates — 30-year rates fall to 26-day low | April 8, 2021

Check out the mortgage rates for April 8, 2021, which are trending down from yesterday. (iStock) Based on data compiled by Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, mortgage rates have fallen since yesterday. 30-year fixed mortgage rates: 2.875%, Down from 3.000%, -0.125 20-year fixed mortgage rates: 2.750%, Unchanging 15-year fixed mortgage rates: 2.250%, Unchanging 10-year […]