Investor home purchases drop 30% as prices rise, prices rise, and the housing market slumps

Investor purchases of homes fell 30% in the third quarter, in a sign of the uptick in borrowing rates And the high home prices that have pushed traditional buyers to the sidelines are causing these companies to pull back, too. The companies have purchased about 66,000 homes in the 40 markets tracked by real estate … Read more

The Holiday Books Issue – The Wall Street Journal

The Holiday: Books to Delight Every Reader There is no perfect and more personal gift than a well-chosen book. Across twelve categories, our reviewers compile recommendations to help you make the perfect choice. Read the article The Great Air Race Review: On the Wing and the Prayer At the first intercontinental flight competition, the excitement … Read more

I’m a flight attendant, I’m 61 and I want to retire at 70. I’m going to get a $900 pension a month and I’ll get Social Security, but I only have $150,000 in my 401(k). Should I get professional help?

This hostess is looking for financial help from a counselor, but how should she choose the right person? Getty Images A question: I think I need a financial advisor. I am 61 years old and plan to retire at 70. I am a flight attendant and will have a pension of just over $900 a … Read more

A new study indicates that mice move to a musical rhythm just as humans do

When a good song comes along, people can’t help but move with the music, nodding their heads or tapping their feet in time with the beat. It was previously believed that this ability to perceive and move in sync with strikes is only present in humans and Small group of other species. But mice can … Read more

Regulators are looking to reduce the treasury market’s dependence on major bank dealers

organizers Looking to expand trading In the massive $24 trillion market for US Treasury securities, a potential shift of power away from the small club of big banks that has dominated the market for decades, according to a federal report released Thursday. Regulators have been on high alert about market stability since March 2020, when … Read more

Iron ore prices fluctuate as China’s real estate market continues to stagnate

Adelaide, Australia – Iron ore prices have fallen to their lowest level in three years sharp deceleration In Chinese home construction it combines with Beijing’s zero-Covid strategy to reduce the demand for the commodity of the steel industry. The record price of iron ore – one of the world’s most traded commodities – fell 17% … Read more

These are the $30,000 questions you need to ask yourself if you want to get richer, says personal finance expert Ramit Sethi (and PSST: Pros say he’s got a point)

When it comes to building wealth, entrepreneur Ramit Sethi says it’s important to focus on the bigger picture. Getty Images No, it’s not about the latte – well, at least according to Ramit Sethi, entrepreneur and author of The New York Times Best Seller I will teach you to be rich. He says we shouldn’t … Read more

Warner Bros. Discovery Discovery Married Hurt Due to High Debt and Low Morale

David Zaslav declared it a “bright bright day” after his cable programming merger deal with Discovery Inc. AT&T a company T 0.44% Warner Media unit Closed last April. As of Tuesday’s close, the stock is down about 46% since the deal closed on April 8, and the company revealed it expects to incur As much … Read more

Penguin seeks Simon and Schuster’s support to fight for the faltering book merger

Book publishing giant Penguin Random House wants to appeal a federal judge’s decision Prevent acquisition from Simon & Schuster, but the first step is ensuring that her potential deal partner stays in the legal battlefield. Penguin dad Bertelsmann SE held talks with owner Simon & Schuster Paramount Global Para -12.42% About offering incentives, including cash, … Read more

20 dividend stocks that might be safer if the Fed causes a recession

Investors cheered when last week’s report showed the economy expanded in the third quarter after successive contractions. But it’s too soon to be excited, because the Federal Reserve has so far given no indication that it is about to stop raising interest rates at the fastest pace in decades. Below is a list of dividend … Read more