Cost of Living

Annual inflation rate resilient at 2.8%

OTTAWA — The country's annual inflation rate eased to 2.8 per cent in August as still-rising gasoline prices advanced at a more-moderate pace, …

Bank of Canada

Audi’s new subscription service lets you swap vehicles twice a month

A flat rate of $1,395 a month<p>Audi is the latest luxury automaker to launch a subscription-based service to get customers who want to have access to a fleet of fancy cars but don’t necessarily want to own or lease one. The German car company’s service is called Audi Select, and it launches …

Automotive Industry

If a Recession Occurs, Here's Why Home Prices May Actually Rise

A recession may actually be good for the real estate market.<p>That's the assessment from "Million Dollar Listing New York" star Ryan Serhant, author of …

Real Estate

More people are moving out of Denver than into it, study says

DENVER — More people are looking to leave Denver than move in, according to a new report by real estate company Redfin.<p>Denver was 6th on a list of …

House Prices

America's Most Livable Cities for All Ages

The nation's population continues to age--the number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to more than double in the next few decades.<p>Many …

Retirement

Texas Is the Best Place to Live In America Right Now. Here's Why

It has a lot to do with jobs, homes and sunshine.<p>Frisco, Texas, is the best place to live in America right now, but the rest of the Lone Star State …

Employment

A decade after the financial crisis, the government fuels another housing bubble

Ten years ago this month marks the anniversary of one of the most dramatic events of the 2008 financial crisis: the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the …

U.S. Politics

Vancouver, Cincinnati Show Cities Can Improve Land-Use Regulations

Housing affordability is a big issue in cities across the country. Numerous officials at all levels of government want more public funding to build affordable housing, but money alone won’t solve the problem. Land-use regulations that restrict where and how housing can be built are a big reason why …

Regulation

Temecula Area Gas Price Rises to Highest Amount Since July 21

Prices have reached their highest level in months, data shows.

Gasoline

CPI(M) to woo podu, tenant farmers in Wyra

Issues concerning ‘podu’ cultivators and tenant farmers are likely to dominate the electioneering in the ST reserved Wyra Assembly constituency …

Consumer Price Index

10 tips for successful downsizing in retirement

Free Preview<p>For full access, or Subscribe Now and get 4 weeks free!<p>When planning for retirement one of the primary decisions every retiree has to …

Financial Services

Petrol price rises to Rs 82.44 in Delhi, near Rs 90 in Mumbai

Representative image<p><b>New Delhi</b>: Retail fuel price rose on Saturday with petrol becoming costlier in the national capital by 12 paise to Rs 82.44 while …

Gasoline

The Inflation Tamer: Medical Care Inflation Lowest In 68 Years

Savers, investors and retirees especially, would welcome a return to a time when low risk assets would once again yield a higher rate of return than …

Consumer Price Index

Vancouver is desperate for a new mayor who is unafraid to make unpopular decisions – now

Not that long ago, the idea of a sitting council in Vancouver jamming through a change that allows duplexes in virtually all of the city’s low-density, single family neighbourhoods would have been considered electoral suicide. But times change. So do political agendas.<p>Not to be petty here – …

Housing Market

XRP Shot Up 75% During Friday's Bullish Trading Session

The price of XRP spiked as high as 75 percent above its opening price at one point during Friday's trading session amidst a broader market bull …

Trading

Investors Cheer Strong Consumers, Moderate Inflation

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>By Horizon Investments Optimistic consumers and lower-than-expected inflation characterized much of the economic news in the U.S. last week. The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment gauge for September beat expectations by a wide …

Price Index

The Once Dull Hong Kong Dollar Keeps On Thrilling: QuickTake

Pegged to the U.S. dollar since 1983, most of the time the Hong Kong dollar is the dullest currency around. But this past year or so has been …

Hong Kong

Fixing affordability: Mayoral candidates in Burnaby, Vancouver and on the North Shore have plenty of ideas

When renters with good jobs find their income is mostly going to housing, politicians are under the gun to find solutions.<p>Accountant Lotfi Fetoui and …

Burnaby

The housing bubble, the credit crunch, and the Great Recession: A reply to Paul Krugman

Author<p>Why was the Great Recession so deep? Certainly, the collapse of the housing bubble was the key precipitating event; falling house prices …

House Prices

What has happened a year after the California Legislature passed a package of housing affordability laws

Earlier this week, the city of Cupertino approved a massive new housing, retail and office project on the site of a mostly empty mall.<p>The project had been stalled for years, and only moved forward with the help of new state legislation designed to force cities and counties to approve developments …

House Prices

Buoyant stocks lift US household wealth, mainly for affluent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.<p>The value of Americans' stock and mutual fund portfolios rose …

Stock Markets

Where Is the Indian Economy Headed?

Growing concerns on the current state of the Indian economy, which have been met with responses filled with assurances and proposals from official …

Business (India)

Ripple Passes Ethereum to Claim Number Two Ranking on CoinMarketCap

Altcoin Ripple (XRP), which has seen an explosive amount of growth over the past week, has overtaken Ethereum (ETH) to be ranked number two by total …

Market Capitalization

Sajad Lone’s party to contest J&K polls

Sajad Lone’s Peoples Conference on Friday became the first regional party to announce its participation in the coming urban local bodies and …

Democratic Party

Should you buy a house or keep on renting?

< back<p>Assumptions and other considerations<p>Assumptions and other considerations.<p>This calculator provides a rough comparison between buying and …

Freddie Mac

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff: Housing market 'is starting to slow a little bit'

The housing market is beginning to shift in favor of buyers. In recent months, a number of key indicators have revealed that the market is slowing down, and one real estate executive agrees.<p>The housing market “is starting to slow a little bit,” said Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff at the Yahoo Finance …

Housing Market

White: Measuring urban growth

The key to city building is linking vision with the realities of the current market, economy and desired quality of life, as well as anticipating the …

Inner Cities

Almost 25,000 homes sold in the first half of 2018. Here's where they all are

New analysis from MyHome.ie has found that the number of homes being sold is rising across the country.

The Commuter

This chart shows the haves and have-nots of the housing market, and it’s getting worse

More than a decade after the housing crisis, homeowners have been made whole — and then some. But the amount of mortgage debt that Americans owe …

Housing Market

Mayawati may dump Congress in Rajasthan too

After stumping the Congress in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati is likely to join the third front, formed by the …

Madhya Pradesh