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Opinion | The Humbug Economy

There’s an old story about Charles Darwin, which may or may not be true but seems appropriate to our current economic moment. According to the tale, two boys glued together pieces of various insects — a centipede’s body, a butterfly’s wings, a beetle’s head and so on — then, as a gag, presented their creation […]

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10 U.S. real estate markets that are cooling the fastest

David Ryder | Getty Images After staggering growth during the pandemic, the U.S. housing market is starting to cool — and it’s happening fastest along the West Coast. The quickest-cooling real estate market is San Jose, California, according to a new Redfin analysis, which ranked U.S. metropolitan markets based on median sales prices, year-over-year inventory […]

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Why War Risk and Inflation Are Battering International Business Leaders’ Confidence, Per a New Beazley Report

Beazley’s recently released report shares top geopolitical risks that businesses are currently facing. Global events in 2022 have significantly altered business leaders’ perceptions of the geopolitical risks they face. Similar concerns are expressed over the businesses’ ability to respond to those risks, which has fallen dramatically since 2021. So says a Risk & Resilience report […]

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