Month: November 2019

Pedestrians carry Bloomingdale’s shopping bags while walking in New York. Craig Warga | Bloomberg | Getty Images Consumers are likely to have increased their spending in October, after a surprising pullback in September. The government’s October retail sales report, due at 8:30 a.m. ET Friday, is one of the most important data releases of the
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Belle Meade Plantation is dressed up for the Christmas holiday Courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp Everyone loves Nashville for the music, the hot chicken and the vibrant neighborhoods. Students of historic architecture find a lot to love in Music City, too: Nashville is home to a number of house museums well worth the
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is joined on stage by Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during the Climate Crisis Summit at Drake University on November 9, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen Maturen | Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will unveil legislation on Thursday that provides $180 billion over 10
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Vanguard Value ETF (NYSE:VTV) with $87 billion in total assets is one of the largest exchange traded funds offering investors diversified exposure to a basket of large-cap U.S. ‘value’ stocks with an industry low 0.04% expense ratio. Value stocks are typically defined as shares in companies that trade with lower valuation multiples relative to the
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Smartphone developer HTC plans to provide support for Binance Chain with a new special edition version of its blockchain mobile. The company announced Tuesday that it would release an EXODUS 1 smartphone that integrates with crypto exchange Binance’s namesake blockchain, providing support for its decentralized exchange and token. The EXODUS 1 Binance edition will integrate
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A realtor, at right, shows prospective buyers a property in Newport Beach, California. Jamie Rector | Bloomberg | Getty Images Competition in the fall housing market is falling. Just 10% of offers written by Redfin agents for their clients in October faced a bidding war, down from 39% a year ago, according to the Seattle-based
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The top position at the Treasury Department overseeing municipal finance tax issues is temporarily vacant following the departure of John Cross III. John Cross, former U.S. Treasury associate tax legislative counsel Brian Tumulty Cross, who served as associate tax legislative counsel at the Office of Tax Policy until Friday, said in an email Wednesday that
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Investment thesis Welcome to Orchid’s Palladium Weekly report, in which we discuss palladium prices through the lenses of the Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF (PALL). PALL has experienced a violent sell-off since November 8, driven by long liquidation in the palladium futures market on hefty trading volumes. While this defies our Q4-19 bullish view,
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Regulated blockchain company Paxos has launched a product allowing crypto exchange customers to more easily fund their accounts with traditional money. With its new Fiat Gateway service, Paxos said Tuesday that users will be able to execute simple swaps between U.S. dollars and stablecoins, including the firm’s own Paxos Standard (PAX). Notably, Binance, the world’s largest
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Owning and maintaining beachfront property has always come with a different set of considerations than inland homes. For starters, beachfront properties require mandatory flood insurance and often have higher property taxes and management costs. These additional expenses are well worth it for many homebuyers. The positive effects of coastal living are backed by science .
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Courtesy: NYPD The New York City Police Department released video footage on Tuesday showing a group of men who they say ransacked a mansion belonging to billionaire real estate mogul Don Ghermezian, stealing $140,000 worth of luggage and jewelry. The footage shows several unidentified male suspects walking past a security camera on Saturday evening outside
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Main Thesis The purpose of this article is to evaluate the iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF (ICF) as an investment option at its current market price. Over the past few months, real estate has taken a bit of a breather, after helping drive market gains over the last year and a half. While funds
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LiteLink Technologies Inc. (CSE:LLT) (OTC:LLNKF) and its subsidiary uBUCK Technologies announced some exciting news this week that will offer the digital wallet and payment platform a major edge on its competition. uBUCK announced that it has signed an alliance agreement to form a strategic commercial relationship with Deltec Bank & Trust, a diversified independent financial institution that
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Bakkt is ready to store customers’ bitcoin. Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin subsidiary announced Monday it would provide custody services for institutional clients. Pantera Capital, Galaxy Digital and Tagomi have already signed on as initial customers for “Baakt Warehouse,” with other “marquee firms” expected to join over the next few weeks. When it first launched, Bakkt was only
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