Lumber falls after mortgage rates solidify their move above 6% amid hawkish Fed rate hikes

A discounted batch of planks is seen as people shop for lumber at a Home Depot store in Alhambra, California on May 4, 2022. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Lumber prices extended their 2-day decline to 10% after the Fed hiked interest rates by 75 basis points on Wednesday. The aggressive interest rate hike […]

Why AI has yet to solidify its role in health care

GUEST: If you’re searching for an industry that’s defined by innovation and technological progression, look no further than health care. The health care industry is the poster child for the application of new technology. Despite heavy regulations and high barriers to entry, it continues to be a sector where major breakthroughs happen on a regular […]

How Putin clings onto phony nationalism to solidify power in Russia

Pool/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin is not a classic Russian ruler. He is something new. Like most despots, Putin fears his own people, and projects intense nationalism and anti-Western sentiment to rally up supporters and consolidate his own power. By latching on to anti-American and anti-Western rhetoric, Putin has a convenient enemy, which lets […]