One name notably left out of DeSantis’s 2024 campaign launch on Twitter Spaces? Trump.

Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.Alex Wong/Getty Images; Marta Lavandier/AP Gov. Ron DeSantis officially kicked off his 2024 campaign with a live Q&A on Twitter. He was asked about everything from the government’s response to COVID-19 to his feud with Disney. But notably left out of the conversation was his main GOP … Read more

UN conference pledges $2.4 bn to head off Horn of Africa famine

Meteorologists and aid agencies have warned of an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe in the Horn of Africa A United Nations-backed conference raised $2.4 billion Wednesday to prevent famine in the Horn of Africa, which is reeling from its worst drought in decades as global temperatures rise. The money will provide life-saving assistance for nearly 32 million … Read more

Dow Inc. (DOW) Stock Forecasts

Summary Alternative investments often are added to portfolios in order to hedge against stock and bond market weakness, and to reduce the riskiness of returns. At least that’s what the textbooks say. Real-time market performance can often be another matter. The most popular alternatives include gold, real estate, commodities and, in recent years, Bitcoin. In … Read more