It’s Complicated to Retire Abroad. Here Are 4 Considerations Before Diving In.

Beau Henderson, founder of RichLife Advisors, is working with a 65-year-old woman near Atlanta who hopes to retire in Mexico. She is researching the social aspects, including finding a community she likes, consulting with other expatriates, and renting a place for an extended stay. He is looking into factors that normally an advisor wouldn’t have … Read more

It’s Complicated to Retire Abroad. Here Are 4 Considerations Before Diving In.

Beau Henderson, founder of RichLife Advisors, is working with a 65-year-old woman near Atlanta who hopes to retire in Mexico. She is researching the social aspects, including finding a community she likes, consulting with other expatriates, and renting a place for an extended stay. He is looking into factors that normally an advisor wouldn’t have … Read more

Improving the US-Saudi Relationship Is Key to Stabilizing Oil Markets

Text size An employee at the Khurais Processing Department in the Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia. Maya Siddiqui/Bloomberg About the authors: David H.Rundell is the author of Vision or Mirage, Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads and a former chief of mission at the US in Riyadh. Ambassador Michael Gfoeller is a former political advisor … Read more

Airbnb to Transfer China Home Listings to Rivals as Part of Market Exit

By Anniek Bao Airbnb Inc. will offer to move its existing Chinese homeowners and rental listings to rivals, including Meituan and a unit of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., as it winds down its domestic operations in China. The home-rental giant said in a statement Friday that homeowners on its Chinese platform can apply to list … Read more

China Isn’t the Biggest Movie Market Anymore. Blame Pandemic Lockdowns.

Text size China has lost its top spot as the world’s largest moviegoing market. Here: people watch a movie in 2020 in China when cinemas reopened. STR/AFP via Getty Images After two years as the world’s largest moviegoing market, China has lost its top spot to North America, thanks to Covid restrictions in Shanghai, Beijing, … Read more

China Isn’t the Biggest Movie Market Anymore. Blame Pandemic Lockdowns.

Text size China has lost its top spot as the world’s largest moviegoing market. Here: people watch a movie in 2020 in China when cinemas reopened. STR/AFP via Getty Images After two years as the world’s largest moviegoing market, China has lost its top spot to North America, thanks to Covid restrictions in Shanghai, Beijing, … Read more

How a Strong Dollar Hits Microsoft, Other Big US Companies

Microsoft Corp. MSFT 0.79% on Thursday cut its sales and earnings guidance, citing the US dollar’s gains in foreign-exchange markets. Here’s why the dollar has climbed so much this year and what that means for companies and stocks. The US Dollar Index, which tracks the currency against a basket of others, has risen roughly 13% … Read more

Starbucks, eBay, and 29 Other Stocks for a Bear-Market Rally

Text size Starbucks stock has gained 9% from its lowest close of the year in early May. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The stock market’s recent bounce could be good news for Starbucks , eBay , and other companies with the largest profit swings—if the rally continues. Tea S&P500 has gained just over 8% from its intraday … Read more

S&P Global Is Worried About Lower Debt Issuance. Why the Market Doesn’t Need To.

Text size Corporate debt outstanding by nonfinancial companies is at an all-time high of nearly $12 trillion today, according to Wells Fargo Spencer Platt/Getty Images S&P Global has a gloomy outlook for the primary corporate debt market, calling conditions “extraordinarily weak.” The credit ratings giant cited deteriorating macroeconomic conditions and market volatility for the rapid … Read more

GameStop Earnings Miss Forecasts. Stock Market Doesn’t Know What to Make of It.

Text size GameStop stock could see renewed interest after the company reports earnings. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images GameStop reported a wider-than-expected net loss for the first quarter and once again declined to provide an outlook. Its stock has fallen, gained and settled in close to unchanged in after-hours changing. The videogame retailer reported an adjusted net … Read more