Las Vegas casinos have no takeover in sight

After the year Las Vegas casinos had in 2020, investors can hope for a recovery to materialize in the second half of 2021, and accelerate next year. Yet, based on the available data, there does not appear to be much to support this conclusion. Sure, widely distributed COVID-19 vaccines and …

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How to write a resignation letter

Gone are the days when workers kept the same job until they were ready to retire. These days, it’s not uncommon for a given employee to work for five, eight, or even ten different companies throughout their career. But moving on isn’t just a matter of applying for a new …

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Wynton Marsalis: How Music Makes a Difference

There is, unsurprisingly, no trace of lock neglect like the picture of Wynton marsalis appears on my laptop screen. The jazz maestro is known for the sharpness of his appearance as well as his playing, and here he is dressed in a suit and tie for our early evening conversation, …

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Here’s what emerges from the Starbucks earnings report

We recently reviewed Starbucks fourth quarter results (NASDAQ: SBUX), and the numbers were pretty impressive all around. But there were two stats in particular that stood out for some of our contributors. In this fool live Video clip, recorded January 28, Fool.com contributors Matt Frankel, CFP and Brian Withers discuss …

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Homeowners of color benefit less from forbearance programs

US borrowers benefit in large part from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) law, which grants up to 12 months of forbearance to homeowners with federally guaranteed mortgages. However, since the CARES law foreclosure moratorium does not cover borrowers with mortgages not granted by an agency, they are …

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How are employee stock options taxed?

Employee stock options are a great incentive that can be built into many compensation programs. Often, employees are able to buy the company’s shares at a discount, providing a great opportunity to accumulate wealth if the shares behave well. But the other piece of the puzzle is trying to understand …

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How much of airline revenue comes from business travelers?

Airlines are in business to make money and although they can sometimes benefit from government bailouts, most of their income comes from travelers. Besides the cost of the tickets themselves, airlines can also collect fees from passengers that help increase their profit margins. But how much do the airlines earn? …

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The embarrassing question of missing cosmic antimatter

As beautiful as the universe is, astronomers still cannot explain why it is so. the … [+] the universe should be uniform, without galaxies as seen here. getty A physics paper published in November 2020 explores a proposed answer to the question of potentially cosmic importation. Large amounts of antimatter …

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Best Exercise Equipment Deals on Amazon, Walmart, Target

Many of the businesses featured on Money advertise with us. The opinions are ours, but the compensation and extensive research determines where and how companies can appear. Learn more about how we make money. It’s understandable if you’ve been hanging out on your New year’s resolutions. After all, it’s the …

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Trump administration cuts protection for wild birds

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The Trump administration on Tuesday finalized changes that weaken the government’s enforcement powers under a century-old law protecting most U.S. wild bird species, dismissing warnings that billions of birds could die of it. Federal wildlife officials have acknowledged that the move could lead to more deaths …

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4 things I do to save for a big summer vacation

Summer 2020 has been fun for my family considering everything that is going on. We spent a lot of time at the beach, at our neighbor’s pool, and exploring the local sites. But from a travel standpoint, it was a huge disappointment. My husband and I spent most of 2019 …

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Pinstripe purgatory: Staten Island Yankees said they felt like the red-haired stepson of a big league team

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The author is a published sports reporter who gives readers a first-hand account of the Staten Island Yankees’ difficult relationship with the New York Yankees, their unprecedented lawsuit against MLB and the Yankees, dating and financial struggles, internal strife within the franchise, and deteriorating groundwork.Angles of human interest, …

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NASA-NOAA satellite tracks record tropical storm Paulette

PICTURE: On September 8, NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Paulette in the central North Atlantic Ocean. view After Credit: Credit: NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical …

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Close Brothers leans on the tripod

Volatility Leads to 223% Increase in Business Line Operating Profits CEO remains cautious about the outlook for credit losses Close brothersThe decades-long track record of uninterrupted rising dividends (CBGs) may have come to an end last year, but with the help of its tripod-like business model, the group appears to …

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Gunvor tests commodity loan offer

Through Mi Wong dog, Mirzaan Jamwal, LPC * Loans: higher margin reflects growing unease among lenders with the industry HONG KONG, May 22 (LPC) – Gunvor Group offers a 20bp higher margin on its latest syndicated loan targeted at Asia, in the first test of new price levels for the …

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Where to donate to bolster a quiet art scene

As we move into April, treating people sick with Covid-19 and preventing others from becoming so remains a priority in New York, as it does across the country. But how can we pay attention to others particularly affected by the crisis? The city-wide shutdown of non-essential services has devastated the …

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Spotify target artists, labels for ad revenue

POLAND – 2020/02/23: In this photo, a Spotify logo is displayed on a smartphone. … [+] (Photo Illustration by Omar Marques / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Despite complaints from artists about meager royalty payments, Spotify is approaching them and the …

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UK lender Provident braces for increase in bad debts

(Reuters) – UK lender Provident Financial PFG.L sank into a first-half loss and suspended dividend payments as he set aside £ 240m ($ 316m) for an expected increase in bad debts amid the economic slump caused by coronaviruses. However, the company’s shares – already down around 50% this year – …

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Israel had secret talks with Arab countries: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel has had secret talks with several Arab countries to normalize relations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “There are a lot more undisclosed meetings with Arab and Muslim leaders,” Netanyahu said in a joint address here on Sunday alongside Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, …

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Industry recedes from 2020 recession

APRA’s year-end banking record is dismal, but hopeful. In 2020, a year of crisis and Covid, a point of difference for the Australian banking sector is that it is not the Australian general insurance sector. Insurance profits last year were zero, at least for general insurance, as provisions and losses …

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Democrats Block CCC Funding In Interim Bill | 09/21/2020

Democratic leaders in Congress have refused to allow the replenishment of a key Agriculture Department account, accusing the White House of using it as a “political slush fund.” The Trump administration and farm groups had asked Congress to include a provision in an interim financing bill to top up Commodity …

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Costco is the best retail apocalypse stock of 2021

While a number of retailers have struggled or closed stores over the past year, there is one. discretionary consumption a business that will survive and even prosper in a context of increasing competition and economic volatility. Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST) is a smart bet for investors looking for a stable …

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How to choose an airline credit card

The first step in choosing a airline credit card determines if this is the right type of card for you. After all, you have other options, including a general travel credit card, that earns travel rewards without tying you to a single airline to earn and spend miles. And general …

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Why EHang Holdings’ stock fell 15% in one day

What happened Aviation investors electric vehicle (aka “air taxi”) manufacturer EHang Holdings (NASDAQ: EH) have an … exciting week. The adventure began on Tuesday, when short seller Wolfpack Research unleashed a plank at EHang, accusing the company of being “an elaborate stock promotion” that signs “bogus sales contracts for the …

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Adventures by Disney suspends tours until the end of 2020

Cancellations include Adventures by Disney River cruise itineraries. Photo: Disney. Adventures by Disney has suspended departures until the end of the year due to COVID-19. This includes Adventures by Disney and AmaWaterways river cruises. All Rhine, Rhone, Seine and Danube cruises and their associated escape trips to Amsterdam, Budapest and …

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Please keep me safe

Dear Facebook, I’ve heard quite a few people say that Facebook kept them sane during the global pandemic. They can see pictures of their children and grandchildren, they can communicate with their friends, and they can show off their new cooking and baking skills. For me, you can replace the …

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How to improve your credit score for buying a home

A good credit rating is very important when buying a home. Here’s why: It has long been established that most South Africans struggle with the weight of debt. Individuals and households continued to search loans and credit facilities in order to finance their daily expenses and to pay off debts …

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90% of mortgages are back – but there’s a catch

Updated January 8, 2021 6min read Updated January 8, 2021 6min read First-time buyers can move up the property ladder again with a down payment as low as 10%. However, the interest rates they are currently facing could exceed 5%. Are there still affordable first mortgages? Article by Nick Green. …

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Credit card debt carries special stigma, survey finds

The average American household in debt owes $ 15,355 on credit cards – but don’t expect people to openly admit to having this type of debt. According to a NerdWallet survey, 70% of Americans believe there is more stigma surrounding credit card debt than any other type of debt.

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Low-income students to get the most out of college admissions reform

Student protest against how A-grade grades were awarded this year – until the government returns … [+] take teachers’ predictions more into account (Photo by Dominika Zarzycka / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Students from low-income backgrounds stand to benefit the most from university admissions reforms, according …

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Commercial provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

COBRA healthcare coverage Section 9501 – Employees have new options for extending COBRA health care coverage. Former unemployed employees can get bonus assistance from April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021. Rental assistance to tenants – Indirect assistance to landlords Section 3201 – Low-income tenants may be eligible for Emergency …

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Why IMAX stock jumped 9.8% today

What happened Actions of entertainment technology specialist IMAX (NYSE: IMAX) jumped to 9.8% higher on Tuesday. The company reported strong results for the Chinese New Year holiday this weekend, followed by some bullish analyst notes. So what IMAX projections grossed a record $ 25 million over the Chinese New Year …

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