• Tech Stocker, Canada
  • September 16, 2019

The Pied-a-Terre Tax Is Making A Comeback. Is The Third Time The Charm?

The pied-a-terre tax has reared its head again, with New York Senator Brad Hoylman announcing a renewed fervor to see his bill through to fruition.  The tax, which would add an …

3 Questions To Ask If You’re Deciding Between An Adjustable-Rate Or Fixed-Rate Mortgage

When you’re applying for a mortgage, your interest rate can have a huge effect on your monthly payment. With home loans, there are two different ways that your interest rate can …

Priced Out Young Adults Shop for Investment Homes Far Away

Millennials who have been priced out of their local housing market are jumping online and searching for investment properties to buy elsewhere, Curbed.com reports. “We find that millennials see the investment …

Italy migrants: Pressure builds over Lampedusa rescue ship

Pressure has mounted on Italy after the UN and the European Commission called on Rome to end to its stand-off with a migrant rescue boat. The Sea-Watch 3 reached the Italian …

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question for now

The US Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration from adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census for the time being. The White House has argued that the question …

Democratic debate: Heavyweights Biden and Sanders duel

Democratic White House front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are offering starkly diverging visions for America in a TV debate. Mr Biden, a moderate, and Mr Sanders, an ultraliberal, are battling …

Trans Mountain: Canada approves $5.5bn oil pipeline project

Canada has approved the Trans Mountain expansion project after a federal court sent it back for review last summer. The decision could pose a challenge for PM Justin Trudeau as he …

Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out

US President Donald Trump has announced his choice for defence secretary has withdrawn, shaking up the Pentagon at a time of rising Middle East tensions. He tweeted that Patrick Shanahan has …

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze amid housing pressure

Berlin’s left-wing government has approved a plan to freeze rents in the German capital for the next five years. Rents have risen sharply in the city and there have been rallies …

Germany’s Angela Merkel ‘fine’ after seen shaking in heatwave

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is fine, after she was seen trembling as she greeted Ukraine’s president on a boiling day in Berlin. Mrs Merkel, 64, was visibly struggling …

Donald Trump formally launches 2020 re-election bid

US President Donald Trump has formally launched his re-election campaign, urging supporters to “keep this team in place” for four more years. The Republican president made his case before thousands of …

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