Airlines are facing a severe shortage of pilots as the summer travel season approaches

Carolina Larson was in her mid-30s working at an investment bank in New York City when she overheard a co-worker talking about flying lessons. Soon she was taking lessons at the same flight school and planning to change her profession. “I emptied my 401(k) and maxed out my credit card and borrowed money from friends,” … Read more

The ‘Vengeance Journey’ started in 2021, but really comes back with revenge in the summer of 2022

The term “revenge travel” has become a popular way to describe consumers dusting off their itineraries that have been halted by the pandemic, but 2022 is poised to be an even bigger payoff for dog days in 2020. That’s because travel and all of its incidental spending is back even stronger compared to last year, … Read more

Tech futures rise after tough trading week

US stock futures are higher, suggesting that markets may see a comfortable rush at the end of a week of losses across the major indexes. S&P 500-related futures rose 1.2% on Friday, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 0.9%. The high-tech Nasdaq 100 contracts jumped 1.8%. Stocks closed Thursday mixed after major indexes saw … Read more

Tricks to find summer travel bargains

The majority of Americans — 7 out of 10 — plan to travel in the next 12 months for leisure, according to a February NerdWallet poll. Many Americans are looking to travel this summer, and most are hoping to find a good deal. Air travel is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. The number of travelers … Read more

As calls to leave Russia continue, some US tech companies are choosing to stay

Facing pressure to cut all ties with Russia — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky offered another such piece of advice this week — some US companies continue to hire IT staff in the region, even as others close their operations. “Leaving the Russian market is a must,” Mr. Zelensky said, addressing the Wall Street Journal’s chief … Read more

2 stocks to buy amid tech wrecks

font size Tens of billions of investor capital have been funneled into some of the major tech hedge funds. It could be the fastest dollar collapse in hedge fund history. dream time Warren Buffett once said, “You never know who’s been swimming naked until the tide goes out.” Well, the trend has been cut short … Read more

As calls to leave Russia continue, some US tech companies are choosing to stay

Facing pressure to cut all ties with Russia — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky offered another such piece of advice this week — some US companies continue to hire IT staff in the region, even as others close their operations. “Leaving the Russian market is a must,” Mr. Zelensky said, addressing the Wall Street Journal’s chief … Read more

Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cashback. Answer this 5-question quiz to see if the Travel Rewards Card is right for you

Is a Travel Rewards Credit Card the Right Choice for You? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you might be wondering if it’s time to apply for a credit card with travel privileges. But just … Read more

US venture capital pours into Canadian tech startups

US investors are pouring money into Canadian IT startups, which last year raised a record $13.6 billion in venture capital, more than double the previous record set in 2019, according to researcher PitchBook Data Inc. Many are drawn to the North by the booming tech hubs in places like Toronto and Vancouver, where in recent … Read more

What is the stock market doing today? Tech stocks lag while bond yields rise.

font size Shares rebounded in early afternoon trade on Monday after bond yields hit fresh highs. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Stocks were rebounding on Monday from earlier losses that came along with bond yields hitting new highs. In the afternoon trading, Dow Jones Industrial Average Gained 74 points, or 0.2%. The Standard & Poor’s … Read more