Tag: Real Estate/Construction

All-Star Johan Santana Selling $6M Florida Mansion, but He Isn’t Moving Far

The pitcher responsible for the first (and only) no-hitter in the history of the New York Mets is longing for a hit with the sale of his southwest Florida home. Now, the 9,121-square-foot home on about a half-acre of lakefront property is on the market for $5,995,000. It offers the ultimate in seclusion. “He had […]

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How COVID is slowly killing the open house

This article is reprinted by permission from The Escape Home, a newsletter for second homeowners and those who want to be. Subscribe here. © 2021. All rights reserved. Open houses used to be the main way that realtors sold properties. Now, realtors can do without. This year, 10% of buyers purchased homes without physically seeing […]

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Wall Street ignores these ‘orphan’ stocks, but they’ve beaten the S&P 500 over 20 years

Wall Street is in the business of selling stocks. But it ignores some of them, and some of the “orphan stocks” ignored by analysts have been incredible long-term performers. When an investment bank (which is probably also a brokerage firm) underwrites a new offering of stock, it has the job of selling those shares to […]

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Opinion: History shows spending on infrastructure doesn’t always end well

Over the past two centuries, federal, state and municipal governments across the U.S. have launched wave after wave of infrastructure projects. They built canals to move freight in the 1830s and 1840s. Governments subsidized railroads in the mid- and late 19th century. They created local sewage and water systems in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and […]

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20 stocks for maximum growth as the world switches to clean energy

If you would like your investments to help protect the Earth, you might as well go in for the long term and try to make a lot of money as companies specializing in low-emissions and sustainable energy technologies grow. Below is a screen of alternative-energy companies expected to produce the fastest revenue growth over the […]

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