Biden infrastructure, clean energy plan may be windfall for investors

US President Joe Biden speaks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 31, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s infrastructure initiative — and the measures it contains to curb climate change — may be a tailwind for investors in so-called sustainable or ESG funds, according to financial advisors. If signed into law, … Read more

Here’s what it costs to work remotely in 4 global hotspots

Google may be calling people back into the office, but many other companies — not to mention entrepreneurs — are still committed to remote work. From Croatia to Barbados, destinations provide vastly different experiences for foreigners who wish to work from new shores. The weather is usually better (save hurricanes), and costs can be cheaper … Read more

Easy and elegant cocktail recipes for celebrating the holidays at home

This is not the year for big Christmas parties, but that doesn’t mean that holidaymakers can’t create their own festivities at home with the help of seasonal cocktail recipes from around the globe. From sweet treats to serious spiced drinks, here are CNBC Global Traveler’s picks for simple yet chic cocktails that can be prepared … Read more

The CDC banned evictions. Tens of thousands have still occurred

For close to a decade, the Honeycutts lived in the brick house with white shudders on Patterson Street in China Grove, North Carolina. Vicki Honeycutt and her husband, James, a disabled Gulf War veteran, loved to sit out on the front porch, drinking Pepsis or sweet tea. Vicki’s favorite space in the three-bedroom house was … Read more

Fed’s Rosengren says next 6 months will be ‘pretty choppy’ despite vaccine news

A United States Postal Service (USPS) worker works in the rain in Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York, April 13, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters LONDON — The next six months will remain turbulent as the global economy keeps grappling with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Eric Rosengren, … Read more

Carlos Ghosn wired $860,000 to alleged escape plotters: US

New York: Former Nissan Motor chief Carlos Ghosn transferred more than $860,000 in October to a company managed by one of two Massachusetts men accused of helping him escape criminal charges in Japan two months later, US prosecutors said. Ghosn wired the money in two installments to Promote Fox LLC, a company managed by Peter … Read more