Janet Yellen calls stock market, real estate valuations ‘high’ in last interview before exit as Fed chief

Janet Yellen, whose last day at the Fed was Friday, told CBS that stock market valuations are “high,” though she’s not sure if they’re in a bubble. The comments came amid an aggressive market sell-off that saw the Dow industrials lose 666 points Friday. Yellen has ended a 14-year career at the Fed, the last […]

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Abbas Angry at Trump for Cutting Funds to UNRWA and Private Plane Budget

After UNRWA Funding Cut Uproar, PA Buys $50 Million Private Jet for Abbas The plane was reputedly paid for out of the PA budget ($20 million) and from the Palestinian National Fund ($30 million). Despite widespread financial fear about funding and the outrage at cuts to terror-backing UNRWA funds, Hadashot news reported today that PA Chairman Mahmoud […]

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Is Britain Still America’s Closest Ally? Plans to Continue to Fund UNRWA

Britain will continue to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) as well as “Palestinian refugees” across the Middle East, the country’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, stated on Sunday night. Burt said in a statement quoted by Haaretz that his country also […]

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Real estate researcher: ‘We are in a long cycle, not boom or bust’

By: Anne Wallace Allen Remember how the millennials were all moving to the city, eschewing automobiles and prompting apartment growth? Well, that generation – born in the 1980s and early 1990s – is growing up, and now they’re headed to the suburbs. And not just any suburbs, either – they’re looking for suburbs that offer a […]

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Trump announces plan to cut tax rates, double deductions

President Trump promised drastic tax cuts Wednesday as he touted Republicans’ newly unveiled tax reform plan, arguing the push to re-write the tax code would fuel “America’s economic comeback.” “These tax cuts are significant,” the president said during a speech at the Farm Bureau Building in Indianapolis. “There’s never been tax cuts like we’re talking […]

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Obamacare Imploding: Millions brace for double-digit health insurance increases

WASHINGTON — Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the “Affordable” Care Act (AKA: Obamacare) are bracing for another year of double-digit premium increases, and their frustration is boiling over. Some are expecting premiums for 2018 to rival a mortgage payment. What they pay is tied to the price […]

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