Ford’s first quarter sales fall 17% as automaker battles chip shortage

An employee works on the 40 millionth Ford Motor Co. F-Series truck on the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant on January 26, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Ford Motor’s US sales of new vehicles declined 17% during the first quarter, including a 26% slide … Read more

Jamie Dimon says inflation, Ukraine war may dramatically increase risks for US

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York, January 16, 2019. Carlos Allegri | Reuters Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of the biggest US bank by assets, pointed to a potentially unprecedented combination of risks facing the country in his annual shareholder letter. Three forces are … Read more

Treasury yields invert ahead of Fed minutes

US Treasury yields inverted on Monday morning, with investors remaining focused on Federal Reserve policy, ahead of the central bank’s latest meeting minutes due out later in the week. The yield on the 2-year Treasury yield was up less than basis point to 2.4384 at 4:25 am ET, while the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose … Read more

Stock futures are flat after S&P 500 notches third straight week of gains

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 25, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock index futures were flat during overnight trading Sunday, after the S&P 500 posted a third straight week of gains. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slide 14 points. S&P 500 futures were flat, while Nasdaq 100 futures declined … Read more

The 15 worst places to own a home if you want it to increase in value

Where you live can drastically affect the long-term value of your home, according to a recent SmartAsset study. SmartAsset examined home prices dating back to 1997 across 400 metropolitan areas in the US and ranked each based on home value growth and price stability, which is the probability that a home will experience a price … Read more

Treasury yields invert stoking recession fears

5-year and 30-year US Treasury yields inverted once again on Friday morning, stoking fears that a recession could be in the cards. The yield on the 5-year Treasury bond had jumped 11 basis points to 2.5318% at 4:30 am ET, while the rate on the 30-year Treasury bond had jumped 6 basis points to 2.5144%. … Read more

United States men’s World Cup qualification the stats that defined their road to Qatar

6:43 PM ET Ryan O’HanlonESPN.com writer Facebook Twitter facebook messenger pinterest E-mail Sure, it happened in just about the most uninspiring way imaginable: a 2-0 loss at Costa Rica that saw los ticos fans chanting”¡Ole!“as their defenders passed the ball to each other. But the United States men’s national team did the thing that they … Read more

Signs of a housing bubble are brewing

US home prices have soared to new heights and keep on climbing, and now some researchers and economists are saying they have seen signs of a housing bubble brewing. Home prices are rising faster than market forces would indicate they should and are becoming “unhinged from fundamentals,” according to a new blog post written by … Read more

How hackers and geopolitics could derail the planned energy transition

This image shows an onshore wind turbine in the Netherlands. Mischa Keijser | Picture Source | Getty Images Discussions about the energy transition, what it means and whether it’s actually underway at all, have become major talking points in recent years. How the transition — which can be seen as a shift away from fossil … Read more