Americans Shun Southern Hot Spots This Summer: TripAdvisor CEO

Americans are starting to avoid popular southern beach destinations this summer amid a surge in coronavirus cases in Sun Belt states, said Stephen Kaufer, chief executive officer of TripAdvisor Inc. “You look at the top searches and I think five or six of the top 10 a couple of weeks ago were all wonderful southern […]

Israel Looks for Answers to the Second Virus Wave

Just over a month after turning more upbeat on the economy, the Bank of Israel is still unlikely to tinker with its near-zero interest rates even as it confronts a renewed surge in Covid-19 cases and strengthening shekel. Coronavirus infections plummeted after the government imposed a near-total shutdown from mid-March through late April, but opening […]

Ivanka Trump’s ‘Gaslighting’ Fourth of July Coronavirus Advice Backfires

Ivanka Trump was accused of gaslighting after tweeting advice on how to stay safe amid the coronavirus pandemic this Fourth of July: The guidance tweeted by President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser late Friday ― on wearing masks and social distancing ― was sound enough. But it was not well received on Twitter, where critics noted […]

Leaders Across The U.S. Urge Mask-Wearing Ahead Of July 4th Holiday

Leaders throughout the United States are urging Americans to don face masks as the July 4th holiday weekend approaches amid a surge in coronavirus cases across much of the country.  “The virus does not take a holiday,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said in a statement this week. “The bottom line is be vigilant and stay […]

Laura Albert: Coronavirus reopening risks – Here's a plan to make us safer

Coronavirus spikes in Sun Belt states force closures, re-opening delays Recent data indicate that coronavirus transmission is rising in at least 31 states. In response to the new cases, state and local governments are facing criticism for relaxing stay-at-home orders and opening businesses these past few weeks. Instead, many argue the lockdowns should have continued until transmission was virtually stamped […]

Commercial real-estate hiring is heating back up. From strategy-focused exec jobs to the red-hot industrial space, 4 recruiters lay out roles they're trying to fill.

After a pause at the beginning of the pandemic, the commercial real-estate job market is heating back up. We spoke to four recruiters about opportunities and how the search for talent has changed.  Commercial real estate companies are on the lookout for executives to oversee investment strategies in new asset classes, or to grow already […]