In this article PSTH Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (PSTH) Business: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings is a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”). The firm does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition,
In this article PLAY ZM SNOW VRTX Signage is seen ahead of the IPO for Chewy at the New York Stock Exchange, June 14, 2019. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Snowflake – Shares of the cloud computing company dropped nearly 4%. The firm presented its financial targets
If you’re looking for a slice of Palm Springs in Los Angeles, the newly listed Lynch Residence in Studio City checks all the boxes. The midcentury gem was designed and built in 1955 by Harold B. Zook, and remains a stellar example of the architect’s mastery of form that follows function. It’s for sale at
Charlie Eaton Courtesy: Charlie Eaton The odds of student loan forgiveness happening have never been greater, experts say. Yet a number of large obstacles stand in the way, some practical and others ideological. Does the president have the authority to cancel the debt? Officials at the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of
Municipal bonds were firm Friday as the market prepares for a healthy dose of new-issue supply while the Federal Reserve gets ready to decide the course of monetary policy in the face of rising inflation. Yields on top-quality munis were flat on the AAA scales Friday; on the week, muni yields were as much as
In this article TSLA AMZN CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday suggested the U.S. impose a surtax on billionaires following this week’s ProPublica report on how some of the richest people on the planet are avoiding taxes. In recent years, billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and businessman Michael Bloomberg, investors Carl
Traders working at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), on May 19, 2021. NYSE Is the great value rotation over? The S&P 500 is at a historic high, but investors who earlier this year overweighted their portfolios into reopening stocks like Caterpillar and banks, and away from tech and other growth stocks, appear to be
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks to reporters after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates in an emergency move designed to shield the world’s largest economy from the impact of the coronavirus, during a news conference in Washington, March 3, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Stocks could trade sideways as investors await the outcome
High-quality automated shading slashes lighting energy use, while at the same time enhancing occupant comfort. Modern LED lighting with advanced controls also greatly cuts lighting energy use, and offers superior results. These are among key findings of research undertaken by the Portland, Ore.-based New Buildings Institute (NBI). The insights should provide commercial real estate owners
In this article RDFN The CEO of real estate brokerage Redfin told CNBC on Friday there’s been a much-needed cooling in the booming housing market recently. “For the past couple of weeks, housing has been hot instead of blazing hot, and it’s actually probably good for the market. We’ve been running too hot for too
The private operator of Puerto Rico’s electric transmission and distribution systems has been plagued by outages and protests since it took over June 1, culminating in a 900,000-customer outage Thursday. LUMA Energy’s takeover of these systems is a central part of the Puerto Rico Oversight Board’s plans to transform the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
Financial services for cryptocurrency holders have been growing as a subset of the fintech industry for years. Now, crypto 401(k)s are entering the mix. A small 401(k) provider called ForUsAll is now allowing participants to allocate up to 5% of their retirement funds into cryptocurrency. The offering includes 50 different crypto assets including bitcoin, which
In this article CHWY VRTX PLAY A dog hi-fives it’s owner in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during Chewy Inc.’s initial public offering (IPO) in New York, U.S., on Friday, June 14, 2019. Michael Nagle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Chewy — Shares of Chewy
Singer Gloria Gaynor, whose voice helped define the disco era with the ultimate breakup anthem, “I Will Survive,” is seeking a buyer for her New Jersey mansion, which is on the market for $1.249 million. Gaynor, who released a string of disco hits that have gone on to become classics, including “Never Can Say Goodbye,”
Helen H. Richardson | Denver Post | Getty Images Homeowners are getting richer and richer as prices keep soaring – and the numbers are staggering. Those with mortgages — about 62% of all properties — saw their equity jump by 20% in the first quarter from a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. This represents a
The pandemic has highlighted the importance of basic functional infrastructure, budget management and affordable housing to the vitality of cities. That’s the takeaway from the 2021 State of the Cities report released Thursday by the National League of Cities. Nearly 600 cities, towns and villages were surveyed along with 57 mayoral speeches that provided additional
In this article CLOV CLNE VIRT The frenzied activity involving so-called meme stocks is being driven by more than just retail investors, the CEO of market maker Virtu Financial told CNBC on Wednesday. “There’s a lot of institutions, professional traders, speculators, whatever you want to call them, engaged in this in both the cash equities
Inflation has been warming up this spring, and it’s expected to hit historical levels for the month of May. The consensus forecast for the core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, is 3.5% on a year-over-year basis, according to Dow Jones. That’s the fastest annual pace in 28 years. Economists expect both core
Like its neighbor to the south, Canada’s real estate market is expected to see continued growth in 2021, particularly in the luxury sector. In Toronto, an emerging global hub, residential sales of $5 million or more have increased by more than 8% year-over-year, while sales of $2 million or more have increased by about 10%.
A new housing model is rising from the dirt in Valencia, California, and potentially raising the bar for real estate developers hoping to reduce their carbon footprints. More than 21,000 homes are going up in a brand-new community that, its developer says, will be the largest net-zero community in the nation, and potentially the world.
Tax-exempt bond advocate Rep. Jackie Walorski of Indiana is the new Republican co-chair of the congressional Public Finance Caucus. Walorski, a former member of the Indiana Legislature, is a co-sponsor of two bills in the current Congress to expand the use of private activity bonds in financing public buildings and affordable housing. She succeeds former
By James Zdralek, Senior Usability Design Expert, SAP What if the world ran on new classes of digital currency that are inflation resistant, create price stability, discourage bubbles and deflationary spirals? What if they could protect citizen’s savings without reducing liquidity when they save rather than spend? Rapid change will continue due to ongoing digital transformation.
An artist’s rendition of a Terran R rocket launching to orbit. Relativity Space 3D-printing specialist Relativity Space raised $650 million to step up work on a fully reusable rocket that will attempt to challenge Elon Musk’s SpaceX in less than three years, the company announced on Tuesday. The money will be used “to accelerate some
In this article CLOV SFIX WEN A person skateboards past Biogen Inc. headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Monday, June 7, 2021. Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stitch Fix — Shares of Stitch Fix jumped 12% after the online styling service reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter results. The company posted a loss of 18 cents
Generation after generation of one household from the village of Orléat in central France has walked the same grounds for some 400 years. This sand-colored stone castle in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region has been passed down within the family since it was built in the 17th century. Over the years, events put on by the owners
Lumber industry veteran Kyle Little told CNBC on Tuesday that it’s a sensible decision to hold off on beginning discretionary building projects due to high wood costs. “The jobs that you have coming up, don’t expect us to go back to what we saw the previous 10 years. That being said, if you can wait,
The Treasury is generously allowing all state and local jurisdictions to use an assumed 4.1% rate of growth in calculating their revenue shortfalls to qualify for federal aid under the American Rescue Plan. That’s good news for jurisdictions that don’t normally achieve that growth rate. But for faster growing communities there’s a problem with the
At long last, Brazil is back and it will blow Mexico away next year as a relatively safe bet for growth in 2018, analysts from Morgan Stanley suggested in a report dated Dec. 8. Mexico’s been doing quite well, thanks to the strong U.S. economy that it depends on for nearly all of its exports.
A sign hangs in front of an AMC theater on January 27, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Shares of AMC Entertainment more than quadrupled today as investors continue their buying spree on heavily shorted stocks. Scott Olson | Getty Images Insider-selling activity at AMC Entertainment ramped up like never before during the recent explosive rally driven
In this article KDP AMC BIIB COUP MRVL SFIX Katrina Lake, CEO of Stitch Fix Adam Jeffery | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Stitch Fix — Shares of Stitch Fix surged 15% in extended trading after the online styling service reported fiscal third-quarter results beating Wall Street expectations. The company