The New York auto show typically attracts at least a few fast cars, which speak to the tastes of the city’s wealthier car enthusiasts.This year, viewers can see everything from luxury supercars, high-end electrics, and special editions of favorites. Here is a list of some of the quickest and fastest rides debuting at the show,
Investors will soon apply environmental, social and governance standards to global governments as the role of ethics grows in the investing world, according to Paul O’Brien, the former deputy CIO of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which manages more than $700 billion in assets. “People [are] taking a more ethical approach to their investing. That
Although former Yankee first baseman Mark Teixeira earned a fortune on the baseball diamond, he’s always preached the value of living on a budget. “There’s many jobs out there that you can do forever. … Baseball’s not one of them,” the Major League All-Star said. Originally drafted in 2001 by the Texas Rangers, Teixeira later
Houston, TX, USA – February 8, 2015: Monopoly Board Game – money around the car, dice, houses and hotels Getty If I was redesigning a new Monopoly game, I would include a set of spaces called Opportunity Zones. This new type of property could be extremely valuable, even more so than Boardwalk and Park Place.
Photographer: Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP America should stop providing aid to Pakistan, which ends up supporting the country’s rich and powerful. It should let China and Saudi Arabia do it. Providing financial aid to poor countries around the world makes a great deal of sense for America, both on humanitarian and geopolitical
Strong home price appreciation last year led many to wonder if housing was unsustainably strong. I thought not and in November 2018 wrote Housing Forecast: Not A Bubble In 2019. This update shows that housing will continue to soften, though not quite so much as previously expected. The most important factor determining housing construction and
Pressure is mounting in Washington D.C. to take action against Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg for the company’s handling of customer data. Two Democratic senators voiced support for Zuckerberg to be held personally responsible for the company’s privacy fumbles following a Washington Post report that claimed the Federal Trade Commission is considering how to hold
Netflix fell about 1% after reporting its first-quarter earnings after the bell Tuesday. The company posted quarterly revenue that beat estimates but included light guidance for the following quarter. Here are the numbers Netflix reported compared to Wall Street’s expectations: Earnings per share: 76 cents, vs. 57 cents expected, per Refinitiv consensus estimate. Revenue: $4.52
Check out the companies making headlines midday Thursday: Zoom Video Communications — Shares of the videoconferencing software company Zoom surged 80% on Thursday, its first day of trading. The stock traded as high as $66, compared with its initial price of $36. The bump gave Zoom a market cap of $16.7 billion. Pinterest — Pinterest
The debuts of Pinterest and Zoom Video Communications on public markets also came with froth, which could lead to a market peak, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday. Froth is a condition that usually precedes a market bubble. “The top of the market always comes when there is tremendous euphoria, and today we saw that euphoria
Health insurance can get pretty complicated. Typically, the point is to pay some money every month so that when you have an accident or get sick, your medical costs aren’t so expensive that they bankrupt you. Two of the most important terms in health insurance are premiums and deductibles. Your premium is that monthly cost.
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin If your “retirement plan” is to continue working longer, turn your plan into reality by taking steps to make it happen. Getty If working longer is part of your retirement plan, to make it a realistic plan, you need to take some smart steps to make
Say it ain’t’ so, Karl! No less than Karl Rove, longstanding Republican kingmaker, recently made big news by concluding that Bernie Sanders – self-declared “Democratic Socialist” – has a real shot at unseating Donald Trump in the White House next year. Amazingly, Sanders staked this claim on no less than the Fox News Network, drawing
What does the Halifax House Price Report really mean? Adobe Stock UK homeowners have often found themselves ‘earning’ more from the increasing value of their property than from their take-home pay. But new research today from Halifax suggests that this historic trend might be reversing. For many in the property market, this is welcome news.
When Instagram exploded in popularity, so did posting photos of food. Restaurants took note of the free marketing possibilities and invented eye-catching concoctions like rainbow bagels and Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino. But now the Instagram trend has evolved to include more expensive investments — from customized tiles to handmade tables. “I feel like Instagram is basically
United Continental Holdings, the parent company of United Airlines, reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday that beat Wall Street profit expectations but fell shy of revenue estimates as the airline grapples with the prolonged grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets. Here’s what the company reported versus what analysts polled by Refinitiv expected: Adjusted earnings per share: $1.15
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Intuitive Surgical plummeted more than 6 percent in extended trading Thursday following the release of the company’s disappointing first-quarter earnings. Intuitive Surgical posted earnings per share of $2.61, missing Refinitiv estimates of $2.70. Revenue was in line with estimates at $974 million. Pinterest shares
Signet Jewelers Ltd.: “I think Signet’s really gotta find its calling. It needs to find out its calling, ’cause it sure wasn’t calling in that last quarter. We gotta wait.” Funko Inc.: “The reason why they’re all over the place [is] ’cause they have some of the absolute best toys … I’m not just saying
Step aside, Florida. New Mexico is the new top retirement destination. Those were the findings from a survey by United Van Lines. The relocation company polled 26,998 of its customers who moved last year, through Nov. 30, 2018. Among those who moved to New Mexico, 42% said they did so because of retirement, making the
© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Rather than boycotting products manufactured in China, China is urging Indians to work long hours to catch up with them in manufacturing. That’s according to a recent Globaltimes article, in response to Indian protests against Chinese-manufactured products. “Many Chinese workers have embraced the “9-9-6” culture, while many billionaires in China