Consumer Confidence Dropped in November
Consumers' views of the economic outlook soured in November as coronavirus cases soared across the country, according to survey data released Tuesday.
U.S. Stocks Rise as Election Uncertainty Ebbs
The Dow climbed close to the 30000 mark after signs that President-elect Joe Biden's transition process will get underway, easing concerns that the new administration would not get timely access to briefings and key information.
U.S. Home-Price Growth Accelerated in September
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, which measures average home prices in major metropolitan areas across the nation, rose 7% in the year that ended in September.
Oil Price Rally Signals Optimism on Global Growth
Upbeat coronavirus vaccine trial results in recent weeks and Democratic nominee Joe Biden's recent victory in the U.S. presidential election are igniting fresh gains in oil prices.
Vaccine Hopes Send Record Funds to Emerging Markets
The amount of money flowing into emerging-market funds last week hit an all-time high, as advances in vaccine development and a weaker dollar boosted investors' risk appetite.
Yellen Will Confront a Cooling Economic Recovery, Uncertain Stimulus Prospects
President-elect Joe Biden's pick to be Treasury secretary will play a key role pushing for more aid for an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and related shutdowns.
Germany's DAX Index Changes Rules After Wirecard Collapse
Germany's leading stock index expanded its size and changed rules to boost the quality of its constituent companies, a move sparked in part by the collapse of payment company Wirecard caused by a multibillion-dollar fraud.
When the Coronavirus Pandemic Settles Down, so Will Homeowners
America's housing market has been radically changed by the Covid-19 crisis, and some of those changes will persist. But the first thing to come after the crisis passes will be the hangover.
Airline Stocks Are No Holiday Deal
For those able and willing to fly during the winter holiday season, finding cheap airline tickets is easy. Finding cheap airline stocks is another matter.
Stock-Market Titans Amazon, Google and Facebook Also Lift Commercial Real Estate
The biggest U.S. tech companies are major tenants and acquirers of office and other space; they have expanded their real-estate footprint by more than a quarter this year.
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