&l;p&g;&l;img class=&q;dam-image getty size-large wp-image-493057015&q; src=&q;https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/dam/imageserve/493057015/960×0.jpg?fit=scale&q; data-height=&q;638&q; data-width=&q;960&q;&g; The holiday buying season is getting underway at the Maine Mall as stores are beginning to promote their Christmas discounts. The new Bon Ton store in the Maine Mall was the first to....More>>>
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has $116 billion in cash, and the Oracle of Omaha told shareholders in his latest annual letter that he is itching to make “one or more huge acquisitions.”
So what could Berkshire buy? How about an airline?
Buffett said in an interview with CNBC Monday morning that he “wouldn’t rule out owning an entire airline.”....More>>>
What a silly stock market. There I was on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. waiting for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to crash 1,700 points as Trump verbally ripped Iran to shreds (and pulled out of the Iran deal). The Dow instantly tanked 80 points one sentence into Trump’s latest global spectacle. But then the Blue Chip index rallied back as Trump continued to hit Iran, and actually finished the....More>>>
Retirees should favor companies that operate in stable industries and offer their shareholders a predictable stream of income. So which stocks in particular do we think can fulfill their needs? We asked a team of Motley Fool investors to weigh in, and they pickedSenior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH),Prologis(NYSE:PLD), and 3M (NYSE:MMM).
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Bitcoin prices are down 15% so far today, as the price slides farther away from $20,000 and closer to $10,000.
Right now, there appear to be several reasons why we’re seeing the price of Bitcoin drop…
The biggest reason appears to be concerns that the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) will ban cryptocurrency trading.
According to a report today (Jan. 16, 2018)....More>>>
We’ve noted before that for all the attention Macau gets, the real action for casinos these days is in Las Vegas. In a report issued today, Gabelli’s Adam Trivison touts the importance of Nevada for Boyd Gaming (BYD) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which have large Nevada footprints, and for Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which don’t:
Global gold demand in 2017 fell by 7 per cent to 4,071.7 tonne compared to 2016 due to lower inflow into ETF, according to a World Gold Council (WGC) report.
The overall demand in 2016 was 4,362 tonne, WGC said in its latest Gold Demand Trends report.
Even as inflows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continued steadily throughout the year, it was 202.8 tonne, around one-third of 2016’s....More>>>
Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) (+98%, +4.21%, +14%, +0.44%), the U.S. and Macau gaming company, was the largest contributor to the Fund’s 2017 performance with strong earnings growth in Macau and Las Vegas. Industry gross gaming revenues (GGR) in Macau accelerated in the second half of 2017 well beyond full year GGR growth expectations. With major infrastructure projects moving closer to completion,....More>>>
The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite some of the uncertainty, a handful of dividend stocks delivered clear messages with payout raises.
By Sherri Snelling, Next Avenue Contributor
It all started with a fifth-grade class project. Scott Tarde, CEO of George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, which has operated dementia day care facilities in California’s San Diego county for 35 years, was amazed at his 12-year-old daughter’s enthusiasm over her Junior Achievement “BizTown” field trip.