Political Capital

Alex Tanzi


The prices of the most expensive homes in Miami are increasing at a faster pace than the rest of the market there.

Photograph by Mark Elias/Bloomberg

The prices of the most expensive homes in Miami are increasing at a faster pace than the rest of the market there.

Movin’ On Up in Seattle, Miami

Trying to buy a piece of the pie in Miami or Seattle is becoming more expensive at a faster pace than the rest of the market. The prices of the most expensive homes in Seattle and Miami are increasing at a...

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Job seekers reflected in a mirror during a fair sponsored by National Career Fairs in San Diego.

Photograph by Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg

Job seekers reflected in a mirror during a fair sponsored by National Career Fairs in San Diego.

Jobless Race to 8% and Under: Gallup Seeing Break in Clouds?

Since January 1948, The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has collected monthly unemployment data — collecting 776 months of data. The unemployment rate has stood at 8 percent or higher in three periods: for 12 months in 1975, for 27...

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The beach in Belmar, New Jersey.

Photograph by Jin Lee/Bloomberg

The beach in Belmar, New Jersey.

Vacation. It’s the New Black.

Americans have had enough personal austerity and are going on vacation. In a sign of confidence in personal finances, 2,666,000 million people missed work by taking a vacation in April, according to the data from the Current Population Survey conducted by the...

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