Sports betting ruling sets DraftKings and FanDuel up for cash windfall

In Business On May 15, 2018 0 42 0

It’s not just sports fans celebrating the Supreme Court decision to allow states to legalize sports gambling as fantasy brands DraftKings and FanDuel look to cash in on the ruling. Matt Kalish, co-founder of DraftKings, the Boston-based fantasy sports company, told FOX Business earlier this month that it has been...

Best and worst large cities to start a business

In Business On May 2, 2018 0 76 0

Small businesses account for nearly half of U.S. economic growth, but not all cities are created equal for Americans looking to start a business. Oklahoma City is the best large city to start a business in 2018, according to a WalletHub study. The capital city of Oklahoma ranked eighth in...

Tax Day 2019: Why you should start prepping now

In Business On April 25, 2018 0 91 0

As many Americans wrapped up filing for the fiscal year 2017 tax season this week, experts say it’s not too early to start thinking about next year. “With all of our clients, starting last autumn, we were already focused [on 2018] … what to be thinking about in context of...

‘Boom time’ for US oil, gas producers

In Business On April 20, 2018 0 107 0

Oil prices have skyrocketed since the end of 2016, reaching a 3 1/2-year high this week and natural gas prices are at a 3-year high. One of the more painful downturns for the domestic petroleum business is now turning into a distant memory. After losses for a number of years,...

Southwest challenged engine maker over speed of safety checks

In Business On April 20, 2018 0 77 0

Southwest Airlines Co clashed with engine-maker CFM over the timing and cost of proposed inspections after a 2016 engine accident, months before the explosion this week of a similar engine on a Southwest jet that led to the death of a passenger, public documents showed. The proposed inspections would have cost $170 per...

Baseball teams bring food wars to MLB ballparks

In Business On April 6, 2018 0 125 0

Roughly 70 million people will attend a Major League Baseball game during the 2018 season. By the time the last pitch is thrown, fans will consume a staggering 19 million hot dogs, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council. But hot dogs barely scratch the surface of what...

China tariffs could undermine US-North Korea progress

In Business On April 6, 2018 0 112 0

The proposed U.S. tariffs on more than 1,300 Chinese products could turn the rising tensions between Washington and Beijing into more of a geopolitical than economic issue and undermine progress with North Korea. President Donald Trump’s administration published on Tuesday a proposed list of imported Chinese products that could face...

Nearly 51 Million Americans to Travel This Thanksgiving, Highest Volume in a Dozen Years

AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase over last year. The 2017 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005 with 1.6 million more people taking to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways...

Mass Layoffs Coming to ESPN

ESPN will lay off more than 100 employees later this month, according to a Thursday report in Sports Illustrated. The layoffs will affect a wide range of staffers, from on-camera personalities to employees in the technology department, but SportsCenter will be the hardest hit, SI reports. This isn’t the first...

KEEPING HIS WORD: Trump Reaches Deal With Carrier to Keep 1,000 Jobs in US

President-elect Donald Trump seems to already be making good on his campaign promise to work to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States. His incoming administration and United Technologies (UTX) reached an agreement that will keep roughly 1,000 jobs at Carrier Corporation in Indiana. Carrier, owned by UTX, had plans to move...

U.S. Housing Starts Surge to 9-Year High in October

In Business On November 17, 2016 0 1.6K 0

U.S. housing starts surged to a more than nine-year high in October as builders ramped up construction of both single and multifamily homes, offering hope that housing will contribute to economic growth in the fourth quarter. Groundbreaking jumped 25.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.32 million units, the highest level since August...

Why Your Retirement Savings May Be a Pipe Dream

In Business On November 14, 2016 0 1.6K 0

  Many people plan for retirement with the assumption that they will retire around age 65 and live to be 85 years old or so, leaving about 20 years to stretch out their retirement savings.  Sounds reasonable, right?  Financial advisors, however, say people tend to underestimate how long they will...

3 Things: Employment – Obama’s Victory Lap Premature

President Obama Creates 15M Jobs In a recent op-ed by President Obama for the economist wrote that his team has created a “more durable, growing economy” with “15 million new private-sector jobs since early 2010.” No. Not Really. But, hey let’s give him, and the mainstream media that recirculated this overly-optimistic spin, an “A”...

Wall St. Drops Amid Worries Over North Korea Test, Rate Outlook.

In Business On September 9, 2016 0 1.4K 0

By Caroline Valetkevitch | NEW YORK   U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, giving the S&P 500 its worst day since June as investor nervousness increased following a nuclear test by North Korea and Federal Reserve officials’ comments lifted rate hike bets. The CBOE Volatility index .VIX closed at its highest level since...

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WHY MAINSTREET ISN”T BUYING OBAMA’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY STORY

In Business On August 1, 2016 0 1.6K 0

The real problem for Hillary Clinton, besides her “trustworthiness rating,” is the state of the real economy for the bottom 80% of the population. When voters head to the polls it is their “pocket book” that tends to pull the lever. Read more: https://realinvestmentadvice.com/why-mainstreet-isnt-buying-obamas-economic-story/ ...

Yahoo Sold To Verizon

U.S. Internet firm Yahoo is being acquired by American telecom giant Verizon. Yahoo will be combined with AOL, another past internet star, purchased by Verizon last year. The price tag  is well below the  $44 billion Microsoft offered for Yahoo in 2008 or the 125 billion it was worth during...

Fox News CEO Out Due to Sexual Harrasment Allegations

Beleaguered Fox News chairman Roger Ailes resigned effective immediately Thursday amid growing allegations of his sexual harassment of on-air talent. The long-time head of Rupert Murdoch’s $2 billion cable news operation will be replaced by his 85-year-old boss atop Fox News, according to a release from 21st Century Fox. Ailes...

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Breakout or Market Melt up?

Written by Lance Roberts: Click here to view article “Technically Speaking” is a regular Tuesday commentary updating current market trends and highlighting shorter-term investment strategies, risks, and potential opportunities. Please send any comments or questions directly to me via Email, Facebook or Twitter. Back in April, as the market surged off of the February lows,...

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Technically Speaking: What Has The Fed Wrought

Technically Speaking: What Has The Fed Wrought Given the markets were closed on Monday, the analysis from this past weekend’s missive did not change. The important takeaway from that analysis was: “A couple of week’s ago I discussed the rather clear “head and shoulders” technical pattern that we developing in the market. These patterns...

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In Financial On January 29, 2016 0 2.1K 0

Deals for Croping and editing Positions Pros that Work from your home HelpResume.com supplies on line editing and enhancing employment in a different industries, things, and styles. There exists a huge selection of shoppers from individual college students to international enterprises who choose many hundreds of tasks. Should you be...