‘It’s nuts’: Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City’s hot rental market

'It's nuts': Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City's hot rental market

Renting an apartment in New York City this summer? Say hello to sky-high prices and a fight to the finish. Amid the heat and the occasional rain, there’s a mad scramble to rent affordable apartments in Gotham, which has been undersupplied for many years. Real estate agents describe the mayhem when it comes to prices. … Read more

Only 20% of US workers in office three days or more: IBM CEO

Only 20% of US workers in office three days or more: IBM CEO

As major American corporations began to welcome workers back in the spring, they were surprised by what they saw: fewer employees than they expected who wanted to return to offices. That was the case at Ford, which told CNBC back in April that the initial numbers were “lower than we expected,” and more recent comments … Read more

Nike (NKE) earnings Q4 2022 earnings

Nike (NKE) earnings Q4 2022 earnings

Nike Air Jordan shoes are seen in the store in Krakow, Poland on August 26, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Nike on Monday topped Wall Street’s earnings and sales expectations for the fiscal fourth-quarter, as the company overcame a Covid lockdown in China and tougher climate for consumers in the US Shares … Read more

The housing market slowdown is showing up in shipping data from China

The housing market slowdown is showing up in shipping data from China

Spending cutbacks by the consumer already led to a decrease in Chinese manufacturing orders by US importers of 20-30%, as recently reported by CNBC, and more recent data from US shippers shows the housing market slowdown is now showing up in the Asian supply chain data too. “We are seeing the impact and slowdown across … Read more

Turkish lira whipsaws following new loan ban that’s set to affect thousands of companies

Turkish lira whipsaws following new loan ban that's set to affect thousands of companies

A money changer holds Turkish lira and US dollar banknotes at a currency exchange office in Ankara, Turkey December 16, 2021. Cagla Gurdogan | Reuters Turkey’s currency, the lira, enjoyed a much-welcomed boost on Monday and the preceding Friday after the country’s banking regulator announced a ban on lira loans to companies holding what it … Read more

Trump SPAC deal threatened by criminal probe

Trump SPAC deal threatened by criminal probe

Former US President Donald Trump applauds during the National Rifle Association (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, US May 27, 2022. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters A federal criminal investigation is threatening the proposed merger between former President Donald Trump’s social media enterprise and a special purpose acquisition company, a deal that would give the combined … Read more

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) faces deadline to repay loans or default

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) faces deadline to repay loans or default

Billions of dollars of value have been wiped off the cryptocurrency market in the last few weeks. Companies in the industry are feeling the pain. Lending and trading firms are facing a liquidity crisis and many firms have announced layoffs. Yu Chun Christopher Wong | S3studio | Getty Images Three Arrows Capital, a crypto-focused hedge … Read more

Tencent wants to be foreign automakers’ go-to company for EVs in China

Tencent wants to be foreign automakers' go-to company for EVs in China

BMW’s iX electric SUV in China was the first global car brand to include the automobile version of Tencent’s WeChat messaging app, according to the Chinese tech company. Tencent BEIJING — Chinese internet giant Tencent wants to sell technology which the company says will help foreign automakers that want to sell cars in China’s massive … Read more

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

How to find a hidden spy camera in hotel rooms and rental homes

Nearly 60% of Americans said they were worried about hidden cameras in Airbnb homes in 2019. And 11% of vacation home renters said they had discovered a hidden camera during a stay, according to a survey by the real estate investment company IPX1031. Spy cameras are not a new problem. In South Korea, more than … Read more

Oversold global stocks that analysts think are ripe for a rebound

Oversold global stocks that analysts think are ripe for a rebound

Market watchers have been reluctant to call the bottom on the sell-off in global stocks this year, but some assets are now looking oversold — and could be ripe for a bounce. The stock market has tumbled into a bear market in the first half of this year amid fears that an overly aggressive rate … Read more