Young adults don't seem to be in a hurry to get married, have kids -- or buy a home. In fact, many of them are still living with their parents. And that has pushed the homeownership rate among this group to a new low of 13.2%, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data.
These ten American families are the wealthiest billionaires behind some of the biggest household brands we all know and love every day...Read more: 10 American Billionaire Families Who Control Humongous Corporations/Brands
This issue of the HFD explores the surprising relationship between risk and reward, as achieved in the real world by monitored investment newsletters. The investment implication is to reduce your portfolio risk, regardless of whether you think a market correction is imminent.
Three years ago, the last time an issue of Hulbert On Markets was devoted to the for-profit education industry, no stocks within the sector were recommended by any of the top performing advisers. With the black eye the industry received this week with the announcement that the U.S. would be suing Corinthian Colleges, the industry is even more out of favor. D […]
Aug 18 - Lauren Bush Lauren discusses the latest findings on hunger in the U.S. from a survey conducted by an organization she represents. The granddaughter of President George H.W. Bush and niece of President George W. Bush also discusses her famous family.
An Englishwoman proves it is possible to manage a business in 21st century Britain and make a modest living, without the use of modern-day technology. Hayley Platt looks at Dani Church's ferry business on the Suffolk coast, which has been in her family for 125 years.
Arizona-based company World View Enterprises says it has taken a major step towards launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, with a successful unmanned test flight that reached an altitude of about 23 miles. The company hopes to begin taking tourists to near space in 2016 with advanced technology it says will open up a new view of the Earth […]
The remote Fijian island of Cicia has launched a novel business in organic produce that could prove to be a template for other developing communities around the world. The island declared itself chemical free and fully organic eight years ago and is now producing food that's attracting the interest of foreign buyers. Tara Cleary reports.
June 18 - A bipedal robot modelled on the now extinct Velociraptor, can run faster than Usain Bolt, according to its developers. The Jamaican sprinter holds the 100 metres world record with a time of 9.58 seconds but South Korean researchers say their robot could leave him in the dust. Rob Muir reports.
June 16 - With attention focused on the world's greatest soccer stars in Brazil, conservationists are working hard to promote the plight of the animal being used as the official World Cup mascot. Known as Fuleco on posters and banners throughout the country, the three-banded armadillo is in decline, and conservation groups say FIFA and the Brazilian gov […]
June 15 - A community in East Java, Indonesia, is turning methane from the local garbage dump into gas for more than 400 homes. Local authorities have set up a system where methane produced by rotting waste is extracted and pumped to villages nearby, turning greenhouse gas emissions into useful energy. Tara Cleary reports.
June 13 - A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists. Jim Drury has more.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
Sept. 18 - China's slumping property market is causing real worry. Breakingviews crunched the numbers and found instead of one property crisis the country has many regional woes, John Foley breaks it down.
Summary: Blue chips hit a record high and the S&P 500 was not far behind as Fed Chair Janet Yellen says rate hikes are still far away; FedEx, Lennar rise on earnings; Louder call for DuPont break-up. Conway G. Gittens reports.