The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is at 3.45%, the lowest in more than three years, potentially boosting the U.S. housing market as it enters the crucial spring selling season.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar criticized former Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s comments on impeachment and compared his newcomer status to President Trump’s, saying “look where it got us.” Businessman Tom…
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The U.S. ambassador to Israel warned that any unilateral move by Israel to annex territory in the West Bank could jeopardize future U.S. recognition of Israel’s sovereignty in the occupied areas.
Governments have spent billions of dollars studying fusion, an emissions-free energy source. Now, private ventures are building smaller, faster, cheaper reactors.
Exor, the holding company of Italy’s Agnelli family, is in advanced talks to sell reinsurance company PartnerRe to French insurer Covéa Coopérations in a deal that could value PartnerRe at…
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Mattel said it has closed two factories in Asia and plans to close one in Canada, as it reduces its sprawling manufacturing footprint to cut costs.
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, who is about to testify before Congress, has held around 140 meetings with lawmakers since becoming the central-bank chief two years ago.
Two on-duty New York Police Department officers were shot in the Bronx within hours of each other over the weekend, in two incidents that police and city officials called assassination attempts.
Forget the old-school Jewish comics from the Borscht Belt. These days, a new wave of Jewish jokesters are making their mark in New York City clubs and other venues.
New York City tech companies are sending their own workers into college classrooms to make sure students have the skills they need after graduation.
Head count at businesses with fewer than 20 employees was essentially unchanged in 2019, even as larger businesses continued to expand their payrolls for a record 10th straight year.
Only 80 CEOs in the S&P 500 reduced personal holdings in the businesses they led during 2019, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis—and the majority of them did so during a company buyback.
The combination of weak global growth and a strong U.S. currency raises the possibility that earnings this year could be disappointing again.