Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE The reopening story is now getting very real, at least for Wall Street. Today’s crop of earnings reports are chock-full of companies reporting earnings above expectations and, most importantly, raising guidance. Take steel maker Nucor, which reported what CEO Leon Topalian called the
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The first three months of 2021 saw the strongest quarter for Hamptons home sales in six years, continuing the trend of suburbs and rural vacation areas seeing record growth and a lack of inventory during the pandemic. There were 509 home sales in the Hamptons, up nearly 50% from 343 sales in the first quarter
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Russia’s defence minister has ordered tens of thousands of troops recently deployed close to the border with Ukraine to return to their bases in a move likely to ease immediate fears of a conflict and tensions with the west. Moscow had moved as many as 100,000 troops, alongside tanks, military aircraft and naval ships, to
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Municipals were steady on Wednesday as the focus remained on the primary with secondary trading light and high-grade municipal scales and U.S. Treasury yields both unchanged while investors again poured in billions into municipal bond mutual funds. “Munis continue to rest comfortably in their range as bulge bracket deals hit the primary,” Jeffrey Lipton, head
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Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, and many other similar services have rapidly become staples of the real estate and larger business worlds. We have all learned to videoconference. But videoconferencing may produce some awkward surprises if we aren’t careful. Videoconferencing software often allows the conference to be recorded. Once recorded, the resulting data files can
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The US justice department will investigate whether there is a pattern of unlawful policing at the Minneapolis police department in the wake former officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction on charges of murdering George Floyd. The probe was announced by US attorney-general Merrick Garland less than 24 hours after a jury in Minneapolis found Chauvin guilty of
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