It has been a year since Amazon.com made its big announcement that rather than to build two new headquarters facilities in New York’s Long Island City and northern Virginia, it would go only with the latter.
You might not be surprised that Amazon’s AMZN, -0.27% decision strengthened the residential property market in northern Virginia, but the numbers are shocking and readers are having their own substantive debate, which you can join.
Thoughtful presents for people you love
Ahead of the holidays — and the associated pressure of coming up with ideas about what to give family and friends — here’s a series of articles about gifts that pay off:
How much do you really pay for TV streaming?
Answering this question may not be as simple as you expect. Here’s a new streaming subscription cost calculator.
Small investors are left behind by Wall Street
Jeff Reeves explains how so much money is made by private investors before and after companies go public — at the expense of the average investor.
How to book a bargain cruise
These ‘winter’ stocks may perform well
Michael Brush offers a list of natural gas companies he expects to benefit from colder-than-usual weather.
A review of ESG performance
Mark Hulbert points out the pitfalls of looking only at certain periods for performance comparisons between socially conscious mutual funds and broader funds, while also considering whether ESG investing is worth it.
These colleges have the best returns on investment
In the midst of the national student-debt crisis, people naturally wonder whether it’s worth shelling out so much money for higher education. A new survey ranks colleges by returns on tuition paid for associate and bachelor degrees at thousands of private and public schools.