Property Taxes Are Going Up; Here’s How to Lower Your Bill

Listen to article (1 minute) The cost of homeownership will rise for millions of Americans in…

6 leading real estate economists and pros on what to expect from the housing market this winter

Getty Images Some aspiring homebuyers are in for some much-needed relief. “Right now might appear more…

Job Numbers Keep Climbing, Sinking Chances of Rate Cuts

What did you know and when did you know it? If one were to pose that…

Treasury yields jump after surge in U.S. job growth

Treasury yields jumped Friday, erasing what had been weekly declines for 2- and 10-year notes, after…

The U.S. Consumer Is Starting to Freak Out

Listen to article (2 minutes) The engine of the U.S. economy—consumer spending—is starting to sputter. Retail…

Opinion: The Fed expects a ‘soft landing’ and no recession for the economy. We could get stagflation instead.

I am especially wary of economists — that includes Federal Reserve members and well as former…

Want to be a homeowner in 2023 — or continue to rent and save for a down payment? Read this first.

If you’re a renter dreaming of homeownership in 2023, here’s the hard truth: It may be…

‘Timing Couldn’t Be Worse’: Inflation Is Easing, but More People Are Using Credit Cards for Unexpected Expenses Amid Climbing Interest Rates

A record number of people say they would need to pay for an unplanned $1,000 expense…

Blackstone Stock Is a Good Investment, Even in a Downbeat Economy

These reports, excerpted and edited by Barron’s, were issued recently by investment and research firms. The…

‘Timing couldn’t be worse’: Inflation is easing, but more people are using credit cards for unexpected expenses — and the next Fed meeting will raise borrowing costs

A record number of people say they would need to pay for an unplanned $1,000 expense…

Inflation rate slows again to 15-month low, PCE shows, as U.S. economy weakens

The numbers: The cost of U.S. goods and services rose a scant 0.1% in December in…

The Next PCE Report Lands Today. What It Will Say About Inflation.

The Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of rising prices is set to show that inflation continues to…

Inflation in U.S. could turn negative by midyear, says billionaire investor Barry Sternlicht. A risk is that the Fed will keep lifting interest rates anyway.

“‘Inflation will go negative in May or June, because the housing equivalent number is pointing positive.…

This recession indicator is close to the point of no return. But stocks historically rally if the Fed cuts and the economy still grows.

It’s way too early to proclaim a Goldilocks environment, even if major asset classes are at…

Shoppers Are Under Pressure. A Recession Could Be Next.

After two years of working overtime on delivering record-breaking holiday seasons, Santa Claus has had enough.…

House prices slumped by 10% in San Francisco, Redfin says — and prices are also falling in these cities

Even as mortgage rates come off of recent highs, buyer demand remains constrained. And that’s affecting…

The 1980s was the blueprint for the upcoming disinflation cycle and these are the stocks for it, strategists say

Stocks logged a third-straight losing session on Thursday as investors continue to deal with a mixed…

Dow drops over 600 points, posts worst day of year after weak economic data, hawkish Fed remarks erase inflation cheer

U.S. stock indexes finished sharply lower on Wednesday, with both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and…

Sell Microsoft Stock. The Software Giant Is Facing a Bad Economy, Says Analyst.

Guggenheim is getting more pessimistic about Microsoft stock on the risk of a slowing global economy.…

Yellen Says U.S. Expected to Hit Debt Limit Next Thursday

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told U.S. lawmakers the federal government was projected to reach its debt…

Exxon Mobil Stock Should Shine, Even in a Recession

These reports, excerpted and edited by Barron’s, were issued recently by investment and research firms. The…

Inflation Isn’t the Stock Market’s Biggest Problem Now. Deflation Is.

Generationally high inflation was the story of 2022. That’s not going to be the story of…

JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo earnings show the good, the bad and the ugly of people’s finances. So how are they holding up?

Friday’s wave of big-bank earnings gives an important glimpse into Americans’ finances amid high prices, rising…

Gold prices post a golden cross, settle at highest since April

Gold prices on Friday marked their first settlement above $1,900 an ounce since April, finding support…

Why the stock market isn’t impressed with the first monthly decline in consumer prices in more than 2 years

Inflation data may no longer be the big catalyst for stocks that it once was. U.S.…

China Is Opening Fast. Don’t Miss the Rebound for Stocks.

Chinese authorities’ abrupt pivot away from zero-Covid policies has been matched by the quick shift in…

Home prices to tumble over 25% from peak levels in ‘overheated’ markets, says Goldman

Credit researchers at Goldman Sachs now expect home prices in several “overheated” metro areas to fall…

Why Thursday’s U.S. CPI report might kill stock market’s hope of inflation melting away

A mild stock market rally to kick off the new year will be put to the…

The ‘best job in America’ pays over $120,000 a year — and offers a low-stress, healthy work-life balance

We’ve had the great resignation, quiet quitting, resistance to going back to the office — and…