Record low number of consumers say now is a good time to buy a home

Prospective home buyers tour a model home at the PulteGroup Mirehaven housing development in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sergio Flores | Bloomberg | Getty Images Consumers are feeling far more negative about the housing market this winter, as home prices continue to rise and now mortgage rates move higher as well. A monthly survey from Fannie … Read more

Congress moves toward short-term funding bill to prevent shutdown

The US Capitol building in Washington, DC, on December 2, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Congressional leaders are moving toward passing a stopgap bill as early as this week to prevent a government shutdown as negotiations continue on a full funding deal. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Said the House will … Read more

Tesla held nearly $2 billion worth of bitcoin at the end of 2021

SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. Michele Tantussi | Reuters Tesla said Monday in a filing with the SEC it was holding nearly $ 2 billion in bitcoin at the end of last year. The … Read more

Meta threatens to shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe

The Facebook and Instagram logos are displayed on a smartphone with the Meta Platforms logo pictured in the background. Igor Golovniov | SOPA pictures | LightRocket | Getty Images Meta has threatened to shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe if it can not continue to transfer user data back to the US The social … Read more

These small caps could outperform during tough environment for the group, Goldman says

Goldman said some small-cap names still have the potential to beat the market, and investors should look for companies with fast growth and high profit margins.

Social Security may be a ‘treasure trove’ of wealth for your family

Sporrer / Rupp | Image Source | Getty Images When it comes to retirement, you probably have a lot of questions about whether or not you’re making the right financial moves. That may include uncertainty about investing and the best way to get the nest egg you think you’ll need. Chances are, you are potentially … Read more

Buy stocks like Whirlpool — not NFTs, asset manager says

Workers assemble washing machines at the Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing facility in Clyde, Ohio, US Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investors should be looking to pick up stocks like Whirlpool and avoid assets like CryptoPunks NFTs, according to Jeff Henriksen, CEO and founder of Thorpe Abbotts Capital. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on … Read more

First-generation Black wealth builders have to put themselves first

Klaus Vedfelt | DigitalVision | Getty Images The wealth gap between Black and white Americans has been persistent. That gap, of course, reveals the effects of accumulated inequality and discrimination. Despite certain gains in income and wealth for Black families in America, white families often have a net worth up to 10 times higher. Discriminatory … Read more

PriceRunner sues Google for $2.4 billion over alleged antitrust breach

The Google logo displayed on a smartphone alongside a shopping cart. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images A Swedish price comparison website is suing Google for 2.1 billion euros ($ 2.4 billion) over allegations that it manipulated search results in favor of its own competing shopping service. PriceRunner said Monday that … Read more