Popular zip codes | Cary, Durham Named Among Most Popular ZIPs in America

Popular zip codes |  Cary, Durham Named Among Most Popular ZIPs in America

Two Triangle places score high in a new ranking for the most popular zip codes in the United States. Cary was ranked number 11 and Durham came in at number 30 on Realtor.com’s annual list. The report noted that the latest median price in Cary is $442,000, slightly more than Raleigh’s. Stephanie Jabusch bought her … Read more

Bear market bottom or false dawn? This is what a strategist says

Bear market bottom or false dawn?  This is what a strategist says

Major US indices maintained their resilience in the second half with another solid week of gains last week, raising hopes that the bear market may be over. But strategist Victoria Fernandez is not yet mentioning the bottom, as she continues to monitor several key indicators for signs that the market has bottomed out. “We’re not … Read more

Syria: Missiles strike near Green Village base, detain US troops without causing injuries

Syria: Missiles strike near Green Village base, detain US troops without causing injuries

CNN — A number of missiles struck Monday night near a military base in northeastern Syria, which houses US troops, but caused no injuries, according to US officials and a statement from the US-led coalition. Major General John Brennan, the commander of the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the US-led operation … Read more

Stock Futures TK After Walmart, Home Depot Helps Build On Recent Rally

Stock Futures TK After Walmart, Home Depot Helps Build On Recent Rally

Traders trade during the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wall Street in New York City on August 16, 2022. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Stock futures were little changed Tuesday night after two of the country’s big box chains, Walmart and Home Depot, pushed the Dow and S&P … Read more

Least Affordable Housing Markets in the US

Least Affordable Housing Markets in the US

The housing market appears to be cooling off somewhat. But that doesn’t mean houses are becoming more affordable everywhere. According to RealtyHop’s home affordability index, many cities in the US are still hard to afford. Of the 100 cities in the index, the average American should spend at least 40% of their income on owning … Read more

Putin claims US wants to ‘extend’ war in Ukraine

Putin claims US wants to ‘extend’ war in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin seen during the plenary session at the Saint Petersburg Economic Forum SPIEF 2022, on June 17, 2022 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the US and the wider West, claiming on Tuesday that America wants to delay the war in Ukraine. “The situation in Ukraine shows … Read more

Stock futures just after Monday’s gains

Stock futures just after Monday’s gains

US stock futures were flat on Monday evening after all three major averages were achieved during the daily trading session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are down 45 points, or 0.13%. On Monday, the 30-stock index closed above the 200-day moving average for the first time since late April. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 … Read more

Suspect accused of shooting coach during youth soccer game in Dallas turns himself in

Suspect accused of shooting coach during youth soccer game in Dallas turns himself in

CNN — The suspect in a shooting that killed a 43-year-old coach during a weekend youth football game outside Dallas, turned himself in on Monday. Yaqub Salik Talib, 39, brother of former NFL star and Super Bowl winner Aqib Talib, pulled out a gun after opposing coaching staff disagreed over leadership during Saturday’s game in … Read more

Shares Drop After Four Consecutive Weeks of S&P 500 Gains

Shares Drop After Four Consecutive Weeks of S&P 500 Gains

US stocks were lower on Monday, putting Wall Street on course to take a breather after another positive week as traders braced for big retail gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 150 points, or 0.45%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite fell 0.46% and 0.23% respectively. Monday’s moves come after disappointing economic data from … Read more

Premium products are a priority as companies battle the cost of living

Premium products are a priority as companies battle the cost of living

“As we make more premium drinks, it’s going to be harder for customers to replicate it at home, and we think that helps with the concept of commerce,” Starbucks CFO Rachel Ruggeri told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Aug. 3. Gary Hershorn / Contributor / Getty Images Personalized coffee, “prestige” skincare and “lofty” sauces and spreads … Read more