Made-in-Vietnam Electric Vehicles Are Heading to the US Market

Vietnam’s Vingroup JSC became a corporate juggernaut in its home country, operating everything from luxury resorts to hospitals, shopping malls and supermarkets. Now, it wants to break into the US car market with a little-known electric-vehicle startup, called VinFast, that has a novel way of pricing its models.

Ivana Trump Dies at 73. She Was Donald Trump’s First Wife and Mother to Donald Jr., Ivanka, and Eric

Ivana Trump, former President Donald Trump’s first wife, has died, her family said. She was 73. Ms. Trump was well-known for decades in New York social circles after she married Mr. Trump, then a brash businessman, in the late 1970s. She left the former Czechoslovakia, where she was born, then found fame as a New … Read more

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Dow down more than 500 points as brutal first half comes to close

US stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday following the release of closelywatched inflation data, while Wall Street was headed for its worst first half of the year in more than 50 years. How are stock-index futures trading? The S&P 500 dropped 72 points, or 1.9%, to 3,746. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 509 points, … Read more

Record Home Prices Force Prospective Buyers to Rent

Steeper borrowing rates and high prices in the housing market are leading many buyers to give up. That is welcome news for owners of single-family rental homes. Prospective home buyers face affordability issues that are likely to get worse before they get better. Existing-home sale prices reached a median record of $ 407,600 in May, … Read more

‘It’s nuts’: Real estate agents describe chaos in New York City’s hot rental market

Renting an apartment in New York City this summer? Say hello to sky-high prices and a fight to the finish. Amid the heat and the occasional rain, there’s a mad scramble to rent affordable apartments in Gotham, which has been undersupplied for many years. Real estate agents describe the mayhem when it comes to prices. … Read more

Bidding Wars Overheated the Home-Buyer Market, Now They’re Coming for Renters

When Donna Jones and her husband looked to rent a home in Northern Virginia in February, they often received the same response: Sorry, but someone else offered to pay more rent. “We did not even know you could do that,” Ms. Jones said. Bidding wars have long been a staple of hot housing markets, where … Read more

Bidding Wars Overheated the Home-Buyer Market, Now They’re Coming for Renters

When Donna Jones and her husband looked to rent a home in Northern Virginia in February, they often received the same response: Sorry, but someone else offered to pay more rent. “We did not even know you could do that,” Ms. Jones said. Bidding wars have long been a staple of hot housing markets, where … Read more

Emma Stone’s Malibu Home Closes a Month After Hitting the Market

Actress Emma Stone has sold her Malibu home for $ 4,425 million after putting it on the market last month. Ms. Stone listed the three-bedroom Midcentury Modern for $ 4,295 million. She received about five offers, and the house went into contract roughly a week after listing, said buyer’s agent Rochelle Maize of Nourmand & … Read more

Bonds have not protected you from the bear market in stocks. But this one asset class could have

Would you be interested in an asset class that produces long-term returns that are nearly as good as the stock market but is as uncorrelated with the stock market as bonds are? Of course you would. But does such an asset class exist? Yes, and it’s right under our noses – literally: Residential real estate. … Read more