Remote work has played a big part in the rise in house prices in the U.S. during the first two years of the pandemic, but just how much? Many fortunate people have had the freedom to live wherever they choose during the pandemic. John Mondragon, an economist at the...
Michael O’Leary, chief executive of Ryanair Holdings Inc., tore into Boeing Co. during an earnings call Monday, blasting the plane-maker’s “very poor management” and calling for a shakeup at the top. “At the moment, we think Boeing management is running around like headless chickens, not able to sell aircraft,...
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. reported and predicted softer sales than analysts expected Monday, but shares still gained as Wall Street awaits its acquisition of Zynga Inc. and acknowledges the videogame publisher’s history of conservative forecasts. Known for its “Grand Theft Auto” and “NBA 2K” titles, Take-Two TTWO, +0.16%...
The COVID-19 pandemic took a devastating human toll. It also posed an extraordinary threat to the U.S. economy – one met by a swift, forceful, creative and largely successful response from fiscal and monetary policy. While the lessons from this recession continue to unfold, the next recession may arrive...
Days after Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted that his $44 billion deal for Twitter Inc. was “temporarily on hold” as he looked into the prevalence of bot accounts on the service, Twitter’s current leader sought to address how the company assesses spam activity. Musk had taken...
COVID cases continued to rise across the U.S. on Monday and were trending at the highest levels seen since late November around the time that South African scientists first identified the highly transmissible omicron variant which quickly became dominant around the world. Sine then, the BA.2 variant of omicron,...
Dear Quentin, My 67-year-old longtime friend is retired, owns his small home and has a small retirement income. He asked a trustworthy nephew to be his executor, and the nephew agreed. However, it has been over two years and this nephew has yet to make time to meet to...
Healthcare costs continue to rise — Americans planning to retire should prepare ahead of time.  The average 65-year-old couple retiring in 2022 can expect to spend $315,000 in retirement on healthcare alone, according to Fidelity Investments’ annual report on retirees’ healthcare planning — that’s a 5% increase from 2021...
Is Elon Musk’s $44 billion bid for Twitter actually a $1 billion joke by the world’s richest man? That’s a possibility that cannot be ignored, as investors scramble to make sense of Musk’s latest shenanigans early Friday morning. He said, on Twitter, instead of in a U.S. regulatory...
U.S. stock futures struggled on Monday, as a fresh batch of weak data from China fueled more concerns about the state of the global economy. How are stock-index futures trading? S&P 500 futures ES00, -0.39% fell 0.2% to 4,009.25 Dow Jones Industrial Averages futures YM00, -0.17%...