Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez unveil $180 billion plan to overhaul public housing through Green New Deal

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to rehabilitate the country’s housing stock as part of their proposed “Green New Deal.” The two lawmakers introduced the Green New Deal Public Housing Act on Thursday, the first piece of legislation tied to their Green New Deal proposal, a broad plan to address climate change by…

This number provides the most compelling reason to add emerging-market stocks to your portfolio

Emerging-market stocks have been hot lately, as anticipation builds that there will be a real trade deal between the U.S. and China after many misfires. But that may not be your best reason to consider EM stocks for your portfolio. Andrew Mathewson, a portfolio manager of the Martin Currie Emerging Markets Fund, argues that lower…

Sorry, those $2,500 tickets to visit Santa at the famed London department store Harrods are already sold out

As Dickens had Ebenezer Scrooge say in “A Christmas Carol” in 1843: “Bah! Humbug!” Harrods, on Brompton Road in London’s posh Knightsbridge district since 1849, has been the target of some curmudgeonly displeasure for several days now. That is, since the U.K. media got wind of the fact that not just anyone can visit Santa…