Nordic Walking Is Pretty Badass, Actually

Nordic Walking Is Pretty Badass, Actually

Photo: pixelrain (Shutterstock) I was skeptical of Nordic Walking when I first heard of it. It seemed like a try at commodifying taking a stroll, like, “You’re not really walking until you’re doing it with these expensive walking poles,” but after looking into the research behind it, my mind was changed completely. Nordic walking is … Read more

Car Sales to Go Down 17 Percent Despite Strong Demand: Report

Car Sales to Go Down 17 Percent Despite Strong Demand: Report

A person walks by a car dealership on June 10, 2022 in New York City. The Labor Department announced on Monday that consumer prices rose 8.6% last month from a year earlier. Inflation has risen to its highest level in four decades, raising the cost of airfare, hotels, vehicles, gas, and food. Image: Photo By … 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

At $7,500, Is This 1994 Lincoln Town Car a Good Deal?

At $7,500, Is This 1994 Lincoln Town Car a Good Deal?

While some people may marry that size doesn’t matter, the interior space afforded by today’s Nice Price or No Dice Town Car proves that bigger can sometimes be better. Let’s decide if this classy Lincoln’s price is right-sized as well. We looked at one of Nicholas Cage’s former motorcycles last Friday, a 1999 Ducati ST4 … Read more

Airlines aim to shift blame for flight problems to FAA

Airlines aim to shift blame for flight problems to FAA

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines under scrutiny for widespread flight disruptions are renewing their criticism of the government agency that manages the nation’s airspace, saying that understaffing at the Federal Aviation Administration is “crippling” traffic along the East Coast. Airlines for America, which represents the largest US carriers, said Friday it wants to know FAA’s staffing … Read more

Carnival Stock Surges as Second-Quarter Revenue Rises Sharply

Carnival Stock Surges as Second-Quarter Revenue Rises Sharply

text size A large Carnival cruise ship docked at port in turquoise blue water. Dreamstine Shares of carnival were rising Friday after the cruise line posted second-quarter revenue that rose sharply from the first quarter of 2022. carnival (ticker: CLC ) reported a GAAP loss of $1.61 a share, wider than analysts’ estimates for a … Read more

I Regret to Report That the Most American-Made Car Is a Tesla

I Regret to Report That the Most American-Made Car Is a Tesla

Photo: Associated Press Tesla seems to be leading the pack when it comes American-made cars, Senator Joe Manchin killed your hope of getting a bonus tax credit for EVs made with domestic union labor, and General Motors is hitting the pause button at the Hummer EV factory… but it’s a good thing. More: my cat … Read more

Hundreds of Southwest pilots picket in Dallas amid summer travel crunch

Hundreds of Southwest pilots picket in Dallas amid summer travel crunch

DALLAS — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline for … Read more

SpaceX FCC broadband feud vs. Dish, Michael Dell increases affiliates

SpaceX FCC broadband feud vs.  Dish, Michael Dell increases affiliates

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaking about the Starlink project at MWC hybrid Keynote during the second day of Mobile World Congress on June 29, 2021 in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Tuesday ramped up a battle over broadband regulations with Dish Network and an affiliate of … Read more

Elon Musk joins the growing chorus fearing a US recession. But there are stocks for that.

Elon Musk joins the growing chorus fearing a US recession.  But there are stocks for that.

Look out above, the dip buyers are back in town. Stocks are soaring — for now — as Wall Street returns from a long holiday weekend, with Fed Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifying in front of Congress this week. The buying mood comes after the S&P 500’s worst week since March 2020, including its fall … Read more