Laguna Niguel, California May 11, 2022- Firefighters battle a brush fire at Coronado Pointe in Laguna Niguel Wednesday. Wally Skalij | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Raging New Mexico and California wildfires may offer an ominous outlook for a growing swath of America, and not just in the West. Wildfire risk is increasing, likely
Marc & Tiffany Angeles An over-the-top modern mansion in Bel Air was listed for $87.8 million for an auction this week. But the highest bid came in just under $45.8 million, according to the home’s seller, dermatologist-turned-developer Alex Khadavi. “Horrible, Horrible, Horrible!” was how Khadavi characterized the auction results to CNBC. He filed for Chapter
President Donald Trump looks on during a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Michigan. Leah Millis | Reuters A New York judge said Wednesday that he would lift a contempt of court finding against former President Donald Trump by next week if Trump’s legal team provides more information about a search for documents sought by the
Covid lockdowns have hit China’s economy, and the Asian giant might have to issue more debt to continue meeting its growth target. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images China may have to issue more debt as it tries to keep growing in the face of Covid lockdowns that are stunting its economy.
In this article CWK The entrance to Trump Tower on 5th Avenue is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, May 19, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Commercial real-estate services giant Cushman & Wakefield on Wednesday appealed a judge’s order that it comply with subpoenas issued by the New York attorney general’s office
A newly sold home is shown in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images It could be more listings on the market, or perhaps just fear that interest rates will move even higher, but homebuyers are showing more demand for mortgages. They are, however, turning even more to adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), which offer lower rates.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan hopes to convince U.S. tech firms to invest more in London. Leon Neal | Getty Images Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, traveled to California as part of a trade mission to try to convince Silicon Valley tech leaders to invest more money in the U.K. capital. On Tuesday, Khan
A home is offered for sale in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images One of the leanest housing markets in history might be putting on some fat. The supply of homes for sale could increase in the next few weeks, according to new data from Realtor.com. In April, inventory was 12% lower than in
The ocean views from the most expensive mansion to ever sell in Encinitas, CA. Rancho Photos A $23.5 million modern mansion overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Southern California is set to officially hit the market on May 14, and in doing so become the most expensive home ever up for sale in the town of
PM Images | Getty Images Amid rising prices and a changing economy, many Americans question their ability to meet long-term financial goals, according to Country Financial’s Security Index. The survey polled 1,023 U.S. adults from March 18 to March 20, and more than half believe swelling costs may have a “big negative impact” on plans
George Clerk | E+ | Getty Images There’s an economic idiosyncrasy in the U.K. that makes it “one of the most vulnerable countries in the world right now,” according to an investment strategist. Mike Harris, the founder of Cribstone Strategic Macro, argues that a major problem for Britain is that its mortgage market is “heavily
The Federal Reserve is among Western central banks fighting stubbornly high inflation. Xinhua News Agency | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images For the first time in years, Americans are in a period of rising interest rates. The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark rate a half-point, to cool down inflation that’s the highest
JohnnyGreig | E+ | Getty Images When stocks gyrate, stock investors invariably hear this advice: “Stay the course.” In other words, don’t sell in a gut reaction; stick to your financial plan. This counsel generally makes sense for long-term investors. Stocks are likely to recoup losses by the time owners need the money many years
Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at The Farm at 95 on April 9, 2022 in Selma, North Carolina. Allison Joyce | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday lost an effort at an appeals court to stay a contempt order from a New York judge, and as a result still