Emerging Markets Economics

‘If it has a pool, it's a free-for-all': Las Vegas housing market sizzles

52 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

Las Vegas' housing market is in overdrive. Homes are selling rapidly, prices are setting record highs and many buyers are paying cash.
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Pelosi Teases New ‘Human Infrastructure' Details And Blasts Republican Criticism As ‘Ridiculous'

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

"Less than 6% of this proposal is actually focused on infrastructure," one Republican lawmaker said in response to Pelosi.
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Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the greatest risk to the US economic rebound is another wave of the coronavirus

Fed Chair Jerome Powell says the greatest risk to the US economic rebound is another wave of the coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the US economy is about to start growing "much more quickly," but a resurgence in COVID-19 cases could derail...
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Fed Reserve chairman gives rosy economic forecast as Pelosi pushes back

Fed Reserve chairman gives rosy economic forecast as Pelosi pushes back

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

He cautioned that the biggest risk to the economy is if COVID-19 cases begin to surge again if people stop wearing masks and maintain safe social distances.
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What Is The History Of U.S. Immigration Policy?

3 hours ago   |   FOX News

This week, Laura Collins , Director of the Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative, joins Abby in the classroom to help with her lesson plan on American immigration...
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Buttigieg Concedes That Biden's Infrastructure Plan Will Create 2.7 Million Jobs-Not 19 Million As Falsely Claimed

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

The on-air fact-check comes one week after White House officials touted the false claim on three network news shows.
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How baseball card mania is colling with the NFT boom to revive Topps and change the game for dealers

6 hours ago   |   CNBC

Topps' announcement this week that it plans to go public through a SPAC puts the company at the center of three emerging investment trends.
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Russia ready to supply LNG to fuel-hungry Pakistan

Russia ready to supply LNG to fuel-hungry Pakistan

6 hours ago   |   RT

Russia has offered Pakistan liquefied natural gas supplies, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavov has revealed, as the South Asian nation is facing more gas shortages in the near...
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The Ever Given Mocks A Fallacy-Riddled Economics Profession In Total

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

Keep the massive container ship in mind the next time some self-serious economist starts drooling about output gaps, overheating, and other fallacious notions so popular inside...
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Bad press around founder Mike Lindell may ultimately boost business for MyPillow, analysts say

Bad press around founder Mike Lindell may ultimately boost business for MyPillow, analysts say

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In the space of just a few months, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been blocked from Twitter , sued by voting-machine company Dominion , and cut off by...
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Evander Holyfield set for boxing return - but not against Mike Tyson

Evander Holyfield set for boxing return - but not against Mike Tyson

First came Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. Now Evander Holyfield is jumping back in the ring, continuing this bizarre trend of retired boxers fighting again. Holyfield will meet... Read more ...

Trump drags 'stone cold loser' Mitch McConnell for not helping overturn election

Trump drags 'stone cold loser' Mitch McConnell for not helping overturn election

PALM BEACH, Florida - Former President Donald Trump is taking swipes at former ally, Senate Minority Leader Mitchell McConnell - for what Trump says was a failure to fight... Read more ...

The Times' high school baseball rankings

A look at the top 25 high school baseball teams in the Southland. Read more ...

Legislation Reintroduced To Expand African Burial Ground Memorial

Efforts are underway to further preserve a part of lower Manhattan that is embedded in the fabric of American history. According to AM New York , elected officials have... Read more ...

Iran calls blackout at underground atomic facility 'nuclear terrorism.'...

Iran calls blackout at underground atomic facility 'nuclear terrorism.' Israeli outlets blame an Israeli cyberattack

Summary List Placement Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, described a Sunday morning blackout at its Natanz uranium enrichment facility as an act... Read more ...

40K US children have lost a parent to COVID-19, study finds

40K US children have lost a parent to COVID-19, study finds

As many as 43,000 US children 17 or younger have already lost at least one of their parents to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, according to a newly released study. As of... Read more ...

Will COVID hysterics ever let our children live normal lives?

Will COVID hysterics ever let our children live normal lives?

The end of the pandemic is nigh. Americans continue to get vaccinated at a rapid clip. Life will be moving on. Except, it seems, for children. For more than a year, they have... Read more ...

Arizona congressional aide dies, wife rescued in Death Valley National Park

Arizona congressional aide dies, wife rescued in Death Valley National Park

An Arizona congressional aide was found dead and his wife rescued after the pair went missing on a camping trip to Death Valley National Park in California, officials said... Read more ...

Mask-wearing could prevent up to 14,000 COVID-19 deaths by August, model...

The model predicts about 618,523 people will die from COVID in the US by August 1. If 95% of the US population wore masks, the projection drops to 604,413 deaths. Read more ...

Electric vehicle battery makers strike deal in trade dispute

WASHINGTON - Two big South Korean electric vehicle battery makers said Sunday they have settled a long-running trade dispute that will allow one company to move ahead with... Read more ...