Tag: Residential Building Construction

These 20 stocks performed the best over the first 100 days of Biden’s presidency

(Updates story with closing prices through April 30, President Biden’s 100th day in office.) Joe Biden has had a spectacular run — especially in the stock market. Friday was his his 100th day in office. During the new president’s first 100 days in office, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.54% rose 8.6% and the […]

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Opinion: Government policies segregated America, and we could harness that same force to reverse the damage

I am the author of a book, “The Color of Law,” that disproves the myth of de facto segregation. In truth, we are residentially segregated, not naturally or from private bigotry, but primarily by racially explicit policies of federal, state, and local governments designed to prevent African-Americans and whites from living as neighbors. These 20th-century policies […]

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My wife had a baby 3 months ago. She has $160,000 in student loans — and just asked for my ‘blessing’ to work part time

My wife and I had our first baby 3 months ago. As the breadwinner, my wife just returned to work after 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave. Our savings are a bit low and she is now “asking for my blessing” to work part-time. This is distressing to me for several reasons. We do fairly […]

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