Month: October 2019

DES MOINES, IA – AUGUST 10: Former mayor of New York City, and Everytown for Gun Safety founder, … [+] Michael Bloomberg speaks during a forum on gun safety (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) Getty Images Whatever else they do, the wealth taxes proposed by senators and Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie
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McDonald’s has canceled a promotion for a “Sundae Bloody Sundae” ice cream that was available in Portugal for Halloween. The term “Bloody Sunday” was used to describe a massacre in Northern Ireland that took place January 30, 1972. It is considered one of the most significant events of “The Troubles,” a conflict in the region
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A Dunkin’ location in Brooklyn, New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly same-store sales in its namesake donut and coffee chain on Thursday, as it struggled to attract diners in a crowded breakfast and coffee market in the United States. However, the company raised its full-year earnings per share estimates
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A Biogen Idec lab technician Suzanne Kreiter | The Boston Globe | Getty Images Biotechnology stocks are emerging as the standout performers in October. The Biotech ETF (IBB) is up 8% in October, while the S&P 500 is up about 2% in the same month. The IBB is on pace for its best month since
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The Pentagon warded its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract to Microsoft late last week. The JEDI contract is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years, but just as valuable as the money, it’s also worth bragging rights and street cred. This was supposed to be Amazon’s contract to lose. Amazon practically invented enterprise cloud
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Spencer Platt | Getty Images Apple on Wednesday evening reported stronger-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter and analysts mostly put out glowing reviews. Yet the stock is barely higher Thursday morning. That’s because of a report on Thursday revealed China is doubtful about reaching a comprehensive long-term trade deal with the
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Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Financial advisors and wealth managers counsel others on money matters. Doling out financial advice is their bread and butter. And like doctors who turn to other physicians when they’ve got their own aches and ailments, financial advisors often rely on others’ opinions when planning their own finances. And, in some
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Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is interviewed at the Silicon Slopes Tech Conference on January 19, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. George Frey | Getty Images Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, is taking the lead on a new proposal aimed at fixing funding shortfalls for Social Security, Medicare and the nation’s
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The Fed indicated it would pause the rate-cutting cycle. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Topline: In a widely expected move, the Fed continued its “mid-cycle adjustment” by cutting interest rates to the 1.5% to 1.75% range on Wednesday, but also indicated that it would pause the monetary easing
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Rendering of Hope on Alvarado, a new modular housing concept created by HBG Construction Corp, KTGY … [+] Architecture + Planning, and Aedis Real Estate Group. KTGY Architecture + Planning Los Angeles, Calif. — Slated to open in early 2020, Hope on Alvarado is a pioneering concept in affordable housing created by HBG Steel, KTGY Architecture +
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A Jeep Renegade 4×4 e is presented at the Geneva Motor Show March 5, 2019. Signage in the background says”‘FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles,” to which Jeep belongs. Uli Deck | picture alliance | Getty Images Peugeot (PSA) and Fiat Chrysler on Thursday confirmed their intention to merge, in what would be a 50-50 share swap.
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A regenerative medicine company in Vancouver, British Columbia that focuses on treatments for nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases announced it will begin Phase 1 studies in early 2020 on a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. NervGen Pharma wants to advance its proprietary therapeutic technology platform, currently in development for spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis
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We are entering the giving season when the majority of charitable donations are made. Most affluent individuals make charitable donations, but the vast majority continue to simply pay cash. That’s the most expensive and inefficient possible method to benefit their charitable causes. It’s easy to write a check or pull out your credit card, but
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