Matter is what makes the universe, but what matters? This question has long been difficult for those who think about it – especially for physicists. Reflecting recent trends in physics, my colleague Jeffrey Eisen and I have described an updated way of thinking about matter. We propose that matter is …Read More »
The 2020 NFL season is fast approaching, which means Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn will have some important decisions to make in the coming weeks. Before week 1, the team will have to reduce its roster from 80 players to just 53. With four years of experience with grid …Read More »
The numbers: Sales of new single-family homes increased sharply for the second consecutive month in June, taking the sales rate to its highest level in 13 years, according to data released on Friday. The annual sales pace for new home sales in the United States increased 13.8% last month to …Read More »
Existing home sales rebounded sharply in June from the lows fueled by the pandemic, but will the recovery be sustainable in the long term?
The counts: Previously owned home sales increased 20.7% in June when states reopened their economies following coronavirus-related blockades. Existing home sales occurred at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.72 million, the National Association of Real Estate Agents reported Wednesday. It was a big rebound from May, when sales fell …Read More »
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Americans have much more free time, and they spend that time at home. Earlier in the health crisis, economists predicted that spending on renovation projects would actually sink in much of the country. But recent data shows that there has been a definite increase in …Read More »