Economy News

Ben Winck
04 Aug 2021, 23:21

5 charts show that Americans are deciding it's a raw deal to buy a house

5 charts show that Americans are deciding it's a raw deal to buy a house

5 charts show that Americans are deciding it's a raw deal to buy a house

Buyer sentiments sit at record lows, spending is down, and builders are bracing for a pullback in demand.Steven Senne/AP.

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One chart shows the explosion in high-paying work-from-home jobs during the pandemic
Andy Kiersz
04 Aug 2021, 22:06

One chart shows the explosion in high-paying work-from-home jobs during the pandemic

Data from career site Ladders shows a more than tenfold increase since March 2020 in listings for jobs paying six figures that allow remote work.

A Trump economic official said that 'the best way to make people homeless is to make housing free'
Juliana Kaplan
04 Aug 2021, 22:05

A Trump economic official said that 'the best way to make people homeless is to make housing free'

Casey Mulligan, an economic official in the Trump administration, told the Washington Post that the new order could disincentivize building more.