The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
Family and friends lend out about $89 billion in cash each year. More than a third of that total is used to help finance a new business while 6% of first-time home buyers get help from (usually) their parents. About a quarter of those loans were never paid back at all and more than 40% were only paid back partially.
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Hywind wind farm concept. Five turbines will be placed off the east coast of Scotland, near Peterhead. They will each be anchored with three suction anchors and linked together to send electricity to shore to power 22,000 households. Source: Statoil.
Seeking Alpha contributor Michael Fitzsimmons has summarized Statoil’s (NYSE:STO) Q2 results, which he suggests show that the company....More>>>
The company said Tuesday that it plans to stop buying chickens from farms that grossly mistreat them.
By 2024, the chain plans to purchase only chickens raised according to welfare standards established by the animal advocacy group Global Animal Partnership. The company says it will reduce the suffering of millions of chickens.
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Staples Inc(NASDAQ:SPLS) stock has been on a tear over the last few days amid rumors of a potential buyout.According toThe Wall Street Journal, the company is in talks with private-equity firms to sell itself after regulators blew up its planned merger withOffice Depot(NASDAQ:ODP)last year.
The office supply industry has been under pressure for several years, as the internet and....More>>>
Optimism was high as trading closed March 9 and investors waited for the fourth-quarter earnings report from Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) — especially after e.l.f. Beauty Inc (NYSE:ELF), another cosmetics company, rose 12% after reporting earnings the day before.
Kanye West, the headline-grabbing entrepreneur and rapper, shared with his 14.9 million Twitter followers this weekend just how much he loves his Tesla. He even garnered the attention of Tesla Inc. (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, who returned the love in retweet form and reignited the "bromance" be
Analysts predict that Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) will post sales of $231.21 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Container Store Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $230.11 million to $232.30 million. Container Stor