Tag: polls

Here’s why now is a good time to buy overseas

According to a survey by the University of Michigan, only 29% of Americans think now is a good time to buy a home. The number hasn’t been this low since 1982. In 1982 the rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 15.13% compared with just 2.86% today. If it’s so much cheaper to get a […]

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The U.S. economy is still plowing ahead despite delta, new surveys show

A pair of new surveys of the economy show the U.S. is still expanding at a rapid pace, but ongoing labor and supply shortages are still acting as a drag on growth. Business leaders at U.S. manufacturing and service-oriented companies are still optimistic about the near future, a new poll showed. Yet the inability to […]

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Litecoin hoax highlights crypto market vulnerable to scams: ‘Walmart has no relationship with litecoin,’ says big box retailer

An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated John Wu’s affiliation with Ava Labs, where he is president. Ava Labs was founded by a group including Emin Gün Sirer. Fake news appeared to give holders of virtual currencies very real agita on Monday, as a hoax news release sent litecoin briefly soaring before crumbling back […]

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Poll finds GOP supports Trump, even though nearly half of Republicans want another candidate in 2024

A new poll says nearly half of Republicans think someone other than Donald Trump should lead the GOP presidential ticket in 2024. But the CNN poll released Sunday, and conducted by SSRS, also found that nearly two-thirds of Republicans want Trump to continue leading the party, reflecting division over the future of the GOP. In […]

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Back to school with the threat of the delta variant — some parents are again calling for remote learning

Last fall, as large school systems across the country announced they wouldn’t be bringing students back to school in person, parents worried about the impact on their children’s educational progress and their own ability to work. Some clamored to bring students back to school buildings. Others — if they could afford it — sought alternatives […]

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Is the Fed overdoing it on stimulus? A majority of business economists think so

For the first time since the pandemic began a majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve is providing too much stimulus, a marked shift from last spring that reflects growing worries about high U.S. inflation. Some 52% of those surveyed by the National Association of Business Economists said the Fed is “too stimulative”, a […]

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