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Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:17:00 -0500
Las Vegas Strip News: Steve Wynn Acquires Another Big Plot of Land

Las Vegas Strip News: Steve Wynn Acquires Another Big Plot of LandWynn Resorts could have its sights set on another megaresort after buying 38 acres of land on the north side of the Las Vegas Strip.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:10:23 -0500
Omarosa Just Left the White House. Here's What She Was Doing - And How Much Money She Made

Omarosa Just Left the White House. Here's What She Was Doing - And How Much Money She MadeThe former reality star earned the White House's top salary.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:21:00 -0500
Forget Bitcoin: Stellar Lumens Is Up 6,300% Since March and Is Aiming for Big Blockchain Partners

Forget Bitcoin: Stellar Lumens Is Up 6,300% Since March and Is Aiming for Big Blockchain PartnersA major multinational Dow component is already testing Stellar's unique blockchain technology.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:36:07 -0500
Denver shuts down 26 legal pot businesses, makes arrests

Denver shuts down 26 legal pot businesses, makes arrestsDENVER (AP) — Denver authorities shut down 26 legal marijuana businesses Thursday and arrested 12 people suspected of illegal distribution of pot after a yearlong criminal investigation.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:32:11 -0500
Here's what you can expect now that the FCC has killed net neutrality

Here's what you can expect now that the FCC has killed net neutralityThe Federal Communications Commission is widely expected to vote 3-2 Thursday to scrap all of its existing net-neutrality rules.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:15:00 -0500
Tesla responsible for slide in U.S. home solar sales

Tesla responsible for slide in U.S. home solar salesSolarCity's third-quarter installations fall 42 percent.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:20:45 -0500
Pogue's holiday picks: 8 cool, surprising tech gifts

Pogue's holiday picks: 8 cool, surprising tech giftsYahoo Finance's David Pogue has some offbeat tech ideas for the holidays.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:59:00 -0500
There's a very simple thing most people get wrong about taxes

There's a very simple thing most people get wrong about taxesThe Republicans' proposed tax bill would change income tax brackets in 2018. In the midst of the political maneuvering, we've calculated how President Donald Trump's tax plan could affect you if tax reform is signed into law. By looking at what Trump's tax plan means for Americans' take-home pay at different income levels, our team at Business Insider got a number of emails that made us realize something important: Most people don't understand how tax brackets actually work.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:17:56 -0500
Delta has agreed to buy $25 billion worth of Airbus jets (DAL)

Delta has agreed to buy $25 billion worth of Airbus jets (DAL)Delta Air Lines has agreed to a firm order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets. Delta Air Lines announced a firm order for 100 Airbus A321neo airliners on Thursday with a list value of $12.7 billion. "This is the right transaction at the right time for our customers, our employees, and our shareholders," Delta CEO, Ed Bastian said in a statement.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:15:29 -0500
FBI, Mueller credibility attacks propaganda coming from Trump administration?

FBI, Mueller credibility attacks propaganda coming from Trump administration?"The Five" host Juan Williams on concerns over allegations of politicization of the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:34:47 -0500
California issues 1st licenses for legal pot market

California issues 1st licenses for legal pot marketCalifornia's legal marijuana market is finally, fitfully, taking shape. The state on Thursday issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use pot, just 18 days before ...



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:52:19 -0500
Roy Moore Won't Concede the Alabama Senate Race. But He Might Not Be Able to Afford a Recount

Roy Moore Won't Concede the Alabama Senate Race. But He Might Not Be Able to Afford a RecountRoy Moore Won't Concede the Alabama Senate Race. But He Might Not Be Able to Afford a Recount



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:10:25 -0500
Some Serious Math Problems for the GOP Tax Plan

Some Serious Math Problems for the GOP Tax PlanA day after saying they had a deal on a final tax bill, House and Senate Republicans leaders were still scrambling Thursday to resolve some math problems complicating their rush to unveil the legislation on Friday and set up votes for next week. One Big Question: How to Pay for All the Tax Cuts? The tax writers have been moving rates higher and lower in an effort to meet the demands from within their party while staying below the $1.5 trillion cost limit set by the Senate.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:23:36 -0500
Will 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Beat 'The Force Awakens' Box Office Records?

Will 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Beat 'The Force Awakens' Box Office Records?Will 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Beat 'The Force Awakens' Box Office Records?



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:15:00 -0500
Harley-Davidson's Sports Glide Returns After 25 Years

Harley-Davidson's Sports Glide Returns After 25 YearsThe ninth new model of the 100 motorcycles it plans to debut 10 years looks like a winner.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:45:42 -0500
How George Clooney Made 14 of His Closest Friends Instant Millionaires

How George Clooney Made 14 of His Closest Friends Instant MillionairesLoyalty pays. Big time.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:15:00 -0500
CAD renderings appear to show new mid-engine Chevy Corvette

CAD renderings appear to show new mid-engine Chevy CorvetteIt looks like it still uses a naturally-aspirated engine.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:52:56 -0500
Possible Paul Ryan resignation could signal trouble for GOP

Possible Paul Ryan resignation could signal trouble for GOPWall Street Journal associate editor John Bussey and RealClearPolitics national political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns weigh in on Politico’s report that Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will retire after the 2018 midterm elections.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:02:00 -0500
Better Buy: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP vs. Kinder Morgan

Better Buy: Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP vs. Kinder MorganA U.S. energy storage and distribution giant and a global infrastructure leader -- both have great prospects, but one is the better long-term investment.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:00:00 -0500
Lexus LC 500 stands apart from the go-fast sport luxury crowd

Lexus LC 500 stands apart from the go-fast sport luxury crowdLexus doesn't pretend the LC500 has any business setting a Nurburgring time. And that's great.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:02:17 -0500
IBM teams up for quantum computing, Ford denies Fusion reports, Wells Fargo hands out pinks slips

IBM teams up for quantum computing, Ford denies Fusion reports, Wells Fargo hands out pinks slipsIBM, Ford, Wells Fargo and Walmart are among the companies to watch.



Yahoo! - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:20:00 -0500
Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya: Uber is 'the great American tragedy playing out'

Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya: Uber is 'the great American tragedy playing out'Over the course of 2017, Uber went from one of the most admired companies in Silicon Valley to one of the most vilified. Many executive heads have rolled including former CEO Travis Kalanick. The wave of scandal and controversy that washed over Uber this year has been nothing short of spectacular.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:13:02 -0500
Eric Holder warns GOP over Twitter not to remove Mueller

Eric Holder warns GOP over Twitter not to remove MuellerAttorney Alan Dershowitz on former Attorney General Eric Holder’s tweet that warned Republican lawmakers not to remove special counsel Robert Mueller.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:01:00 -0500
2018 Volvo XC40 First Drive Review | The Masspirational crossover

2018 Volvo XC40 First Drive Review | The Masspirational crossoverVolvo's driver assistance package gets extra credit for being smooth and highly functional. It instills confidence that you are actually driving, but it asserts that it can help when you want it to.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:43:02 -0500
4 Top-Ranked Biotech Stocks Under $20 With Room for Growth

4 Top-Ranked Biotech Stocks Under $20 With Room for GrowthWe take a look at the biotech stocks with a potential for growth keeping in mind that the industry has witnessed a rebound in 2017 from last year's challenges.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:51:00 -0500
Here's what Trump's tax plan means for people making between $300,000 and $10 million a year

Here's what Trump's tax plan means for people making between $300,000 and $10 million a yearRepublican leaders reached an agreement on their final tax bill on Wednesday, making it look more likely that tax reform will be passed before the end of the year. This final bill is the product of a conference committee to reconcile differences between the House and Senate versions that Republicans in those chambers passed. Tax reform is being billed as a boon for America's middle class by Republicans and the White House.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:58:00 -0500
Walmart employees should use the new early pay policy as a last resort

Walmart employees should use the new early pay policy as a last resortWalmart is rolling out a new policy that allows its 1.44 million employees claim earned salary before payday. Financial experts caution that it could encourage impulsive spending.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:25:26 -0500
China's Vivo will put a fingerprint scanner under its next smartphone display

China's Vivo will put a fingerprint scanner under its next smartphone displayThere's an arms race between Samsung and other phone makers to move away from physical fingerprint scanners to unlock your phone, to ones that can sit under the screen. Apple reportedly tried to put the feature into its $999/£999 iPhone X but didn't have the tech ready in time, and is now committed to facial recognition. Now Chinese smartphone maker Vivo will be the first to show off an in-screen fingerprint display in its next phone, according to an analyst who's seen a pre-production device.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:33:00 -0500
Disney and 21st Century Fox used 4 words that should make employees nervous (DIS, FOXA)

Disney and 21st Century Fox used 4 words that should make employees nervous (DIS, FOXA)Disney has agreed a deal to buy much of 21st Century Fox's studio and television production assets for $52.4 billion. The companies said in a press release that the acquisition would result in at least $2 billion in "cost savings from efficiencies," which could mean layoffs. Disney has agreed a deal to acquire much of 21st Century Fox's studio and television production assets for $52.4 billion.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:32:00 -0500
4 Things That Could Send Bitcoin Soaring to $100,000

4 Things That Could Send Bitcoin Soaring to $100,000The right catalysts could propel bitcoin to a six-figure price tag.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:26:02 -0500
Apple Inc.’s Latest Acquisition Says a Lot About Snap Inc Stock

Apple Inc.’s Latest Acquisition Says a Lot About Snap Inc StockSnap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) got punched in the gut Dec. 12 and the pain inflicted on those owning SNAP stock is palpable. Shazam had also been targeted by Snap Inc. Snapchat stock was making progress over the last month — up 25% from its 30-day low of $12.17 —  prompting some to ask whether SNAP stock was/is a good buy?



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:20:00 -0500
2 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

2 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next DecadeIf you measure your holding period in decades, then you want great companies. Here are two that you should be looking at today.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:10:00 -0500
3 High-Yield Stocks at Rock-Bottom Prices

3 High-Yield Stocks at Rock-Bottom PricesThese three high-yield stocks are on sale and could deliver long-term wins for your portfolio.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:43:17 -0500
Singapore Airlines CEO on A380 Fleet, Business Review

Singapore Airlines CEO on A380 Fleet, Business ReviewDec.14 -- Facing growing competition from Mideast rivals Emirates and Etihad, Singapore Airlines is stepping up its game and investing $850M to refit all of its Airbus SE A380 jets. Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong spoke exclusively with Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin at Changi Airport in Singapore.



Yahoo! - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:40:00 -0500
The premium-fuel secret: You almost never need it

The premium-fuel secret: You almost never need itBut definitely use premium if the cap says it's "Required."



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:59:59 -0500
US shale recovery will push oil market into a surplus early next year, IEA says

US shale recovery will push oil market into a surplus early next year, IEA saysRising shale oil production in the United Sates is set to leave OPEC nations with a challenging 2018, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:58:25 -0500
Janet Yellen nails how investors should think about stock market valuations

Janet Yellen nails how investors should think about stock market valuations"The fact that those valuations are high doesn't mean that they're necessarily overvalued," Yellen said.



Yahoo! - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:35:00 -0500
Americans are about to lose a tax deduction worth over $500 billion every year — here's what to do now before Trump's tax plan goes into effect

Americans are about to lose a tax deduction worth over $500 billion every year — here's what to do now before Trump's tax plan goes into effectPresident Donald Trump's tax plan could go into effect as early as January 1, 2018, if Republicans manage to pass their final tax reform bill. Ahead of the looming changes, taxpayers can make end-of-year tax moves now, such as pre-paying their property taxes for next year. If your property tax bill is greater than $10,000, you'll be able to deduct more by paying next year's bill early.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:11:22 -0500
Ky. lawmaker accused of assault dies in apparent suicide

Ky. lawmaker accused of assault dies in apparent suicideDan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the basement of his home, died in an apparent suicide Wednesday night, ...



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:30:00 -0500
When working into retirement can come back to cost you

When working into retirement can come back to cost youMany older workers are interested in working during retirement, yet that extra income can cost you if you're not careful.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:16:00 -0500
3 Gold Stocks to Buy Even If Gold Doesn't Rise

3 Gold Stocks to Buy Even If Gold Doesn't RiseGold spot prices rise and fall, but these companies have what it takes to thrive no matter what.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:09:00 -0500
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ hits theaters to rave reviews ...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ hits theaters to rave reviews ...CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports on “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hitting theaters overnight, and what the film’s projected box office haul means for Disney.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:39:44 -0500
Bannon, undeterred, under siege from GOP after Alabama loss

Bannon, undeterred, under siege from GOP after Alabama lossFormer White House strategist Steve Bannon is catching blame from fellow Republicans for coughing up a safe Senate seat in deep-red Alabama and foisting damaging political advice on President Donald Trump. ...



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:54:02 -0500
New Strong Buy Stocks for December 14th

New Strong Buy Stocks for December 14thNew Strong Buy Stocks for December 14th



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:02:21 -0500
Best Dividend Stock Picks

Best Dividend Stock PicksMears Group is one of our top dividend-paying companies that can help boost the investment income in your portfolio. These stocks are a safe way to create wealth as theirRead More...



Yahoo! - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:03:00 -0500
3 Embarrassingly Cheap Dividend Stocks

3 Embarrassingly Cheap Dividend StocksHigh-yield dividend stocks don't necessarily have to come from risky companies and these three stocks are about as stable as dividends get.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:26:30 -0500
Costco Wholesale Corporation Stock Is Set to Fall After Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corporation Stock Is Set to Fall After EarningsCostco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) is slated to slip into the earnings confessional after the close of trading this afternoon. COST stock is on fire heading into the report, rallying more than 22% off its October bottom. By the numbers, Costco is is expected to report a quarterly profit of $1.34-per-share, up from earnings of $1.17-per-share a year ago.



Yahoo! - Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:27:00 -0500
The FCC repealed net neutrality — here's what that means for you

The FCC repealed net neutrality — here's what that means for youIn a Thursday vote, the Federal Communications Commission repealed the net-neutrality rules it put in place in 2015. A repeal is good news for large telecommunications and internet companies. In a move that could fundamentally reshape the internet — and spur a new wave of legal wrangling — the Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal its net-neutrality rules.



Yahoo! - Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:23:40 -0500
U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loom

U.S. regulators ditch net neutrality rules as legal battles loomThe U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal in a 3-2 vote marked a victory for internet service providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and hands them power over what content consumers can access.



Yahoo! - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:50:00 -0500
RBC: Nvidia can’t profit from bitcoin anymore — but the boost from cryptocurrencies is just getting started (NVDA)

RBC: Nvidia can’t profit from bitcoin anymore — but the boost from cryptocurrencies is just getting started (NVDA)Some have argued that the boost Nvidia has seen from cryptocurrency mining is over, but one analyst thinks differently. Alt-coins have been exploding in value and could provide another big boost to Nvidia's bottom line. Some analysts have already called for the end of the crypto boom for Nvidia, but Mitch Steves, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, thinks differently.