Attorneys in the case against George Zimmerman will be back in a Seminole County Courthouse on Monday trying to seat a jury.
ESPN is laying off about 100 employees, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, in a purge designed to focus the sports network on a more digital future. The cuts will trim ESPN's stable of on-air talent and writers by about 10 percent. The 37-year-old network has been squeezed by rising fees to broadcast live events at the same time hordes of cord-cutting TV viewers have been canceling their ESPN subscriptions.
The question of whether you'll be paying more in taxes under President Donald Trump may hinge on how much you use tax deductions now. The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled the broad outlines of his campaign promise to overhaul the sprawling U.S. tax code with a simpler system that lowers tax rates. It remains to be seen how deeply the plan cuts into the most widely used deductions, which cost the government hundreds of billions of dollars in lower taxes.
The air freight industry has some major players whose stocks are trading in very different ways. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) fell at the start of the year and has been in a three-month range since. With earnings on Apr. 27, a breakout could occur relatively quickly. FedEx Corp. (FDX) didn't sell off much at the start of the year, but it too has key levels to watch as it has been ranging for the last four months. Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (EXPD) is currently the strongest of the group, posting a multi-year high on April 25. The chart of United Parcel Service is in a precarious position. The decline between December and February was larger than the last rally higher (November
Update, 4/25/2017: After great interest in the posting, it appears that the listing for work-from-home positions is no longer available on Hilton's career website. Original, 4/24/17: Hilton has announced that they are hiring full-time remote employees in 29 states. Answer the telephone and greet prospective guests in a friendly manner to create a superior guest experience.
California lawmakers pushed forward Wednesday with a proposal that would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by replacing insurance companies with government-funded health care for everyone. The idea known as single-payer health care has long been popular on the left and is getting a new look in California as President Donald Trump looks to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. could suffer a "thickening" border as the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalate. Trudeau commented a day after the announcement of new U.S. duties of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber entering the U.S. from Canada. Trudeau, leader of Canada's Liberal Party, said the two countries are economically interconnected, but it's not a one-way relationship.
By Adam Jourdan and Ben Blanchard SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to raise its military capabilities to protect its growing overseas interests, its foreign minister said following the launch of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, while vowing not to pursue expansionism. China launched the carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and regional worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea and its broader military modernization program. "Under this new environment, China has ample reason to raise its own national defense capability to effectively protect its fair rights that are increasingly extending overseas," Wang said in response to a question on the new carrier, according to a statement on the ministry's website on Thursday.
There's a great piece in The Wall Street Journal about how Wall Street's masters of the universe invest their money through family offices, and how that can sometimes raise eyebrows across the industry. It's not hard to see why family offices can be a problem. Big-time investors are supposed to be putting their clients' interests first, and The Journal report suggests that if they're investing for themselves, they might get distracted from their work.
Wynn Resorts (WYNN) plans on starting construction on the first phase of its $1.5 billion Paradise Park as early as December, CNBC reports. The company's board of directors has approved the project and indicated construction will start in six or seven months, CEO Steve Wynn said. "We've got all these great ideas that are going into this lagoon and this beach front property," Wynn added. Paradise Park will be a white sand lagoon waterfront property located in Las Vegas. The park will feature a "20-odd acre lagoon in the middle of it and then we would build our meeting space, leave room for our new tower that could be a couple of thousand rooms," the Casino mogul said. (What will move markets
Goldman has figured out the trick to making money off Amazon 8 Hours Ago | 00:39 Goldman Sachs gave its clients the best way to trade Amazon's stock and it basically came down to this: buy the shares when CEO Jeff Bezos takes out his wallet and ramps up spending. The firm cited its analysis of the company's previous three large investment cycles. It revealed shareholders saw a 44 percent return, on average, if they bought Amazon when its trailing 12-month capital expenditure spending growth first increased, versus a much lower 12 percent return if they bought when investment spending growth decreased. "While these stretches have often raised investor questions around long-term profitability,
In this excerpt from the Glass Case Of Emotion Podcast, Kyle Larson reacts to Dale Jr.'s decision to retire from driving. You can catch the full episode of the Glass Case Of Emotion Podcast every Wednesday on NASCAR.com/podcast.
A good portion of that move can be attributed to Nintendo's newest console, the red-hot Switch. In a note circulated to clients on April 24, Morgan Stanley analyst Masahiro Ono resumed coverage of Nintendo stock with an "Overweight" rating and ¥33,000 price target, implying 18% of upside for the stock. Ono believes the Switch is on its way to being a big hit, maybe even as big as the original Wii.
Nearly 70 percent of adults have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts . To help you evaluate, we've rounded up seven warning signs that could indicate you need to start setting aside more. You probably have a good idea of how much money is coming in each month, but just how much is flowing out, towards coffee, Uber , subscriptions and delivery?
After a rally last week in the wake of President Donald Trump's announcement that he would be kick starting a probe into imported steel, steel stocks tumbled Wednesday as weak earnings and slashed guidance from United States Steel (NYSE:X) sent worries through the sector. U.S. Steel reported a quarterly loss of $1.03 per share, according to Thomson Reuters. Released after the bell Tuesday, the earnings report sent U.S. Steel's stock into a 26 percent nosedive Wednesday.
Barrons.com’s Income Investing blog helps readers find undervalued securities that offer attractive yields, with an emphasis on dividend-paying stocks, preferred shares, bonds, REITs, Master Limited Partnerships and closed-end funds. Amey Stone is Barron’s Income Investing blogger and Current Yield columnist. She was formerly a managing editor at CBS MoneyWatch, MSN Money and AOL DailyFinance. Her responsibilities included overseeing market coverage and personal finance topics. Prior to those roles, she was a senior writer at BusinessWeek where she authored the Street Wise column online and contributed to the magazine’s Inside Wall Street column. Topics covered included economics, corporate finance,
In a move that further cements Russia's control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas after the Ukrainian government cut off power because of a heavy backlog of unpaid bills. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the decision as a humanitarian mission helping to keep an estimated 3 million people out of darkness in rebel-held areas in the Luhansk region along Russia's border. The rebels are backed by Russia.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) shares have been drifting mostly sideways since Goldman Sachs issued a Sell rating and $11 price target for the stock back on April 6. Prior to the Goldman Sell rating, AMD had been one of the hottest stocks
Bizarrely, Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) stock has more than doubled since early February despite mounting evidence that the company is stuck in a death spiral. However, last Friday, Sears gave investors even more reasons to run for the hills. First, Sears revealed that sales have continued to plunge since the beginning of fiscal 2017. It also provided ugly earnings guidance for the first quarter. Furthermore, another top executive just bailed out. And to top things off, it looks as if Sears' real estate monetization efforts are losing steam. Another terrible investor update During 2016, Sears Holdings' comparable-store sales declined 7.4%. In theory, this performance should create easy comparisons
A Google spokeswoman confirmed Foster's departure, but declined to comment further. At Amazon, he led development of Kindle tablets, the Echo voice-activated speaker and other devices. He was a marquee hire for Alphabet Inc.'s Google, made just as the internet search giant unfurled the first wave of its own branded devices. Foster didn't immediately respond to a LinkedIn message seeking comment.
It's that time again! Jim Cramer rang the lightning round bell, which means he gave his take on caller favorite stocks at rapid speed: Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC): "OK, Bank of America was up in one of the, what, top four yesterday in the S&P? It
To simplify that process, jobs platform Monster analyzed 943,008 job postings using CEB TalentNeuronTM's tool to figure out what "hard skills" — those that are specific, measurable and teachable — employers most want from candidates. Many of this year's most desired hard skills can lead to high-paying jobs in the industries with the biggest job growth , like tech and healthcare. Learning an in-demand hard skill while in college can be the easiest way to find a job, but online platforms like edX also offer free training in courses built by top universities.
2017 has started out well for Altria Group (NYSE:MO), and the tobacco stock saw a double-digit percentage rise in value early in the year before giving back a portion of those gains over the past couple of months. Yet over the long run, Altria is still navigating the difficult environment of falling cigarette demand, and investors want to know whether its strategy of raising prices will continue to work indefinitely. As investors prepare for Altria's first-quarter financial report on May 2, many admit that the tobacco giant's growth is likely to be sluggish. Yet they still hope that the company will be able to come up with a long-term strategy to expand and improve the health of the business
Ask five people what it means to retire early and you're likely to get five different answers. Some would consider leaving work before age 65 as early retirement, while others would argue that it has to happen before age 45. Regardless of how you quantify “early,” saying adios to work isn't necessarily the solution to a happy and fulfilling mid-life experience. Many people who long for early retirement may have never known true job satisfaction. A better goal for some may be to shoot for a mid-life career change instead of an early retirement. Why People Retire Early Why do people retire early? Sometimes it's unplanned: a layoff, a long-term illness or caring for a loved one. In these cases,
According to Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew, authors of "The New Rules of Work," it's not only possible to find out why the company turned you down — it's often advisable. Cavoulacos and Minshew are the cofounders — and COO and CEO, respectively, of careers advice and job listings site The Muse. In the book, they recommend following up with the hiring manager to ask for feedback on your interview skills.