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How to fix the housing affordability crisis: Build more homes

47 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A slowdown in housing construction is one of the big factors in the current affordability crisis. Jenn Austin-Driver/Getty Images The housing market is cooling off, but home...
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3 reasons some highly paid professionals like doctors and lawyers still have 7 figures in student debt they can't pay off

59 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Getty Images A criticism of broad student-loan forgiveness is it may benefit typically high earners, like doctors. Because of the system's structure, some advanced-degree...
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Workers forced to take time off because of COVID have lost $28 billion in wages

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images During the first two years of the pandemic, a lot of workers had to call out for work. Workers were absent for illness, childcare, and other...
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I flew on United's aging Boeing 767-300ER from Boston to London in economy and the updated cabin made the plane feel like new

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Flying on United's 767-300ER. Taylor Rains/Insider United Airlines has held onto its Boeing 767 aircraft and is retrofitting them with an upgraded cabin. The fleet is primarily...
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Manufacturing capital utilisation, firm dynamics and wage inequality

13 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper examines the short- and long-run effects of manufacturing capital utilisation on income distribution and social welfare of an economy. A rise in...
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Germany proposes cooler office temperatures to save gas as Russia curbs flow

19 hours ago   |   Fortune

The energy crisis, one of Europe's worst in modern history, is stoking inflation and threatening to tip some of the region's largest economies into recession.
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Student-loan payments are set to restart in less than 3 weeks. It's the closest Biden has ever been to the deadline without giving borrowers an update

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

President Joe Biden seen at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Student-loan payments are set to resume after August 31. With less than 3...
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July retail sales is the next big economic data point and a beat could calm recession fears but hurt stocks as the Fed pushes forward on its hawkish path

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Tourists carrying shopping bags walk through Times Square on August 10, 2021 in New York City. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images July retail sales are the next big macro data point...
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Many retirees could get an extra $1,900 next year thanks to inflation's impact on Social Security. It would be the highest cost of living adjustment in 30 years

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Even a conservative projection puts next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment as the highest since 1981, when the US was in a recession. JGI/Tom Grill/Getty...
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Meet a nurse who quit 2 jobs and has given up on the promises of the Great Resignation offering workers more power: 'That is absolutely not true'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Nurses face tough conditions despite an abundance of jobs. ozgurdonmaz/Getty Images Jade, a 24-year-old nurse in Georgia, worked in a small emergency room when the pandemic...
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3 reasons some highly paid professionals like doctors and lawyers still have...

Getty Images A criticism of broad student-loan forgiveness is it may benefit typically high earners, like doctors. Because of the system's structure, some advanced-degree... Read more ...

An 18-year-old who's netted over $1 million selling Bored Apes toys just...

Ricky da Luz meeting Vitalik Buterin in August. Ricky da Luz/IsmToys Ricky da Luz, 18, started making free Bored Ape toys for NFT holders last year, and has generated $1... Read more ...

Trump sent cryptic message to Merrick Garland before warrant was unsealed...

Attorney General Merrick Garland, former President Donald Trump. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images, Brandon Bell/Getty Images Trump wanted to tell AG Garland that people around the... Read more ...

How to stop rats from living under your hood, ruining your car and leaving...

A Norway rat. Wolfram Steinberg/Getty Images Rats are taking refuge in cars, chewing through wires and leaving owners with big repair bills. One expert says pet owners may be... Read more ...

These cities have the fastest-growing housing prices, according to Redfin

These cities have the fastest-growing housing prices, according to Redfin

Even though recent data shows the housing market could be cooling, sales prices are still surging in several major cities. According to a recent ranking from real estate... Read more ...

Everything I own was stolen from the Uhaul I rented for a cross-country...

After the entire content of our lives was stolen, I was forced to redefine my relationship to the things I own. I've come to realize that it's not silly to place value of stuff. Read more ...

Why The Chainsmokers invested in smart credit card X1

Since rolling out to a limited waitlist-only beta in October, X1 has become the fastest growing challenger credit card of all time. Read more ...

NH Business: How will NH benefit from new climate legislation?

NH Business: How will NH benefit from new climate legislation?

Fred Kocher is joined by Tom Burack and Sam Evans-Brown to learn how provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act could benefit the Granite State Read more ...

High turnover and mounting losses are plaguing Goldman Sachs' Marcus...

Hi, I'm Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider. Welcome back to Insider Weekly, a roundup of some of our top stories. On the agenda today: High turnover and... Read more ...

Most airlines are now much smaller than they were before the pandemic. See...

Southwest Airlines. Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock Airlines worldwide have been on a rollercoaster of schedule and operational challenges since March 2020. Carriers have shrunk... Read more ...