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

How soon new $1,400 stimulus checks and other coronavirus relief could arrive

President Joe Biden is forging ahead with his plan to provide $1.9 trillion in additional coronavirus pandemic relief. One bit of aid for individuals — $1,400 stimulus checks — could be subject to further negotiation. Meanwhile, another initiative, raising the $15 per hour federal minimum wage, seems to be off the table for now. And … Read more

China rental company’s shares have cratered 76% this year as the shine of debt-fueled growth fades

The app of Danke Apartment is displayed on the screen of a mobile phone on November 18, 2020 in Yichang, Hubei Province of China. (Photo by/VCG via Getty Images) Liu Junfeng | VCG | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — A more than 76% share price collapse for its parent company since its initial public offering … Read more

CEO of Century 21 parent says suburban home search is up across the country, following New York’s lead

As New York City goes, so goes urban centers across the U.S., according to Ryan Schneider, chief executive of Realogy Holdings. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed city dwellers and potential homebuyers to flee dense areas like New York and parts of California for suburban locations as Americans spend more time at home than before. While … Read more