null Getty “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” So goes the familiar adage that usually starts every company planning session you’ve ever attended. Face it. This is a planning session. The good news, however, is that it’s not about some bland organization. It’s about something you’ll find much
Welcome to Las Vegas Getty Earlier this week, MGM Resorts International (MGM) said it was selling two of its prized casinos. The combined price tag… was just over $5 billion. As part of a continued restructuring, MGM opted to maintain control of the Bellagio resort by selling the $4.25 billion property and leasing it back
DHAKA (Reuters) – At least four people were killed and about 50 injured on Sunday in clashes with police in Bangladesh over a Facebook post that offended Muslims, officials said. The clashes in the southern district of Bhola, 195 km (120 miles) from the capital Dhaka, broke out when angry crowds protested against a Facebook
Getty Images Flexibility has become the No. 1 priority for workers today as advances in technology make it more challenging than ever to maintain a work-life balance. In fact, a recent survey by online job platform FlexJobs revealed that 71% of millennials have considered leaving a job because it did not offer flexible work arrangements.
Shares of Netflix surged 8% in premarket trading after the company late Wednesday released its earnings report for the third quarter. The company reported mixed results, with an earnings beat and a miss on domestic subscriber adds, while revenue slightly missed analysts’ expectations. Here are the results vs. expectations: Earnings per share: $1.47 vs. $1.04
Federal Reserve policymakers don’t have their minds made up about where interest rate policy is headed and will weigh conditions as they unfold, central bank Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said Friday. With the Fed less than two weeks away from a meeting at which markets expect another rate cut, Clarida said decisions will be made
Sunrun installer putting up solar electric panels on a residential rooftop in California. Source: Sunrun Hedge fund Tiger Global Management is making a big bet on continued expansion at San-Francisco-based Sunrun, which has grown into the nation’s largest residential solar company. The fund, headed by Julian Robertson protégé Chase Coleman, has been steadily increasing its
Stephanie McKire, 60, knows how expensive cancer can be. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2012, McKire, now retired and living in Detroit, was a quality engineer with employer-sponsored health insurance. She soon found that, even with insurance, the copays and costs of medication and therapies added up to thousands of dollars.
Getty If you or a member of your family have experienced elder abuse in a highly flawed guardianship system, you should be aware that you’re not an isolated case or a helpless victim. Elder abuse by opportunistic court guardians is one of those issues in American society that has reached critical mass in recent years,
The office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration is one of over sixty federal IG offices, but it is one that shows up in the news more than most. Most recently it was mentioned in the New York Times as investigating the handling of the request for President Trump’s tax returns. There is
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin This 1200 square foot house, designed by Craig Race Architecture suits a young family well in … [+] Toronto, Canada, built very energy efficiently and sustainably. Photo courtesy of Robert Watson Photography for the upcoming Downsize: Living Large In a Small House published by Taunton Press
Boris Johnson has sent a request to the EU for a delay to Brexit – but without his signature. The request was accompanied by a second letter, signed by Mr Johnson, saying he believes a delay would be a mistake. The PM was required by law to ask the EU for an extension to the
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia in the dugout during a game between the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers on August 25, 2019 at Dodger Stadium. Brian Rothmuller | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images As C.C. Sabathia walked off the field at Yankee Stadium after warming up before Game 4 of the
IBM shares moved 5% lower after the company issued weaker-than-expected third-quarter revenue on Wednesday. Here’s how IBM did: Earnings: Excluding certain items, $2.68 per share, vs. $2.67 per share as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $18.03 billion, vs. $18.22 billion as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. IBM’s revenue has now dropped for
Stocks will try in the week ahead to break the all-time highs set earlier in the year as a slew of S&P 500 companies get set to report. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average are both around 1% below their all-time highs while the Nasdaq Composite is about 2% away from its record.
Denver money manager Fred Taylor of Northstar Investment Advisors. Source: Northstar Investment Advisors Managing investments in a year fraught with headline risks requires a sound strategy and the conviction to stand by it, but also the flexibility to take advantage of fast-changing market conditions. Denver money manager Fred Taylor has long focused on companies that
When you’re just starting out, life insurance may not be your first concern. Putting it off may cost you. Research shows that millennials, who are saddled with hefty student loan bills, have struggled to set money aside for other purchases — from life insurance to buying a home. On average, about 7 in 10 seniors
If you own closed-end funds (CEFs), I have great news: equity CEFs are doing exactly what we want them to: crushing the market while handing us 7%+ dividends, (And if you’re not yet in CEFs, or want to bulk up your CEF holdings, sit tight: I’ll name a fund you can buy shortly. It has
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Michael Jordan’s Utah retreat features panoramic views of the Glenwild Golf Course and Wasatch … [+] Mountains. Realtor.com Michael Jordan now has two luxury homes on the market. In addition to his Chicago-area home, which has been on the market for over seven years, Jordan recently
LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a delay to Brexit but he also sent another message in which he stated he did not want the extension, a government source said. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to head for the