Month: June 2021

Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones told CNBC on Monday that he’s paying close attention to the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week in light of recent economic data showing higher consumer prices. “If they treat these numbers — which were material events, they were very material — if they treat them with nonchalance, I
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Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Rising consumer costs have helped push the latest estimate for next year’s Social Security cost-of-living adjustment to 5.3%. Whether that will actually be the bump retirees see to their monthly checks in 2022 depends a lot on the economy, including whether the Federal Reserve decides to raise interest rates. The
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Housing markets across the United States are on fire; skyrocketing values may be the death of the 20% down payment. Especially for first-time home buyers, the challenge of coming up with a 20% mortgage down payment can be nearly impossible, especially when continuing to save for other financial goals like retirement. Waiting for a larger
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it will keep its benchmark interest rate near zero despite signs the economic recovery is well underway. But it’s clear rates won’t stay near rock-bottom forever. Recent data showing higher consumer prices and lower unemployment will pave the way for unwinding last year’s bond buying and near-zero interest rates. “Being 7.8 million jobs
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The Internal Revenue Service today updated its Child Tax Credit information page with FAQs and a new online tool to reach low-income people who don’t normally file tax returns. The American Rescue Act’s enhanced child tax credit basically means that 36 million families with kids get more money in their pockets earlier this year—instead of
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There’s no public real estate listing for Penthouse B atop London’s super luxury high-rise One Hyde Park. The 18,000-square-foot mega-apartment in the city’s ultra-exclusive Knightbridge section is quietly being offered for sale as a whisper listing. Details of the hushed sale are currently only shared by brokers to prospective buyers via word-of-mouth or discovered in
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