Was the stock market closed on Juneteenth?

US stock markets are closed to monitor Juneteenth for the first time in history. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq are closed today in observance of the latest federal holiday, adding it to the list of market holidays that also includes Thanksgiving and Christmas. Juneteenth – also known as Liberation Day, Black Independence Day, … Read more

3 markets where housing is more affordable than its historical average

This is where housing is relatively affordable. Getty Images Home prices have skyrocketed in recent years, with CoreLogic revealing in its latest report that home prices grew 20.9% year-over-year in April 2022, marking the 123rd month of price gains. Mortgage rates have also gone up, with some pros saying we’ll see more to come (You … Read more

“Prices will not go down”: Americans dip their savings in the face of record high inflation

Americans have accumulated additional savings during the pandemic, but that money is dwindling rapidly due to inflation. About 70% of Americans use their savings to cover price hikes, a Forbes Advisor’s latest survey Infer 2000 American adults. Among those surveyed, older adults were more likely to say they had left their savings intact. In fact, … Read more

Inflation shock plunges the stock market: What investors need to know

From Wall Street to Main Street, fears that the US economy might slip into a 1970s-style “stagflation” pattern were spreading. References to the sticky situation have been in the headlines all week. Associated Press He called it “the word ‘frightening’.” The Wall Street Journal It reminds readers of the origins of the new doctrine as … Read more

Art Tui Bussenschutt, 12, sells first solo exhibition of quirky, hand-drawn illustrations

With the work-from-home movement booming, co-working cafés that display original artwork have sprung up in regional areas, as well as in cities. 12-year-old Art Toy Businchot, who cites Basquiat and Picasso as influences, is one artist benefiting from a show at a café in Berry on the south coast of New South Wales. His first … Read more

Chattanooga discovers a new identity as a tech hub, VC Hub

The mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee, one of the first places in the country to install gigabit fiber optic cable citywide, has thrived during the pandemic thanks to an influx of remote workers and venture capital-backed startups, the mayor said. Tim Kelly, the entrepreneur and founder of the startup that opened in April last year, said … Read more

Chattanooga discovers a new identity as a tech hub, VC Hub

The mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee, one of the first places in the country to install gigabit fiber optic cable citywide, has thrived during the pandemic thanks to an influx of remote workers and venture capital-backed startups, the mayor said. Tim Kelly, the entrepreneur and founder of the startup that opened in April last year, said … Read more