Month: June 2021

In this article ZM 6694.T-JP Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, revealed he is fond of Zoom, saying the videoconferencing software will keep thriving even as life goes back to normal after the pandemic. “I have fallen in love with Zoom,” Munger said during an interview with Becky Quick on CNBC’s special “Buffett & Munger:
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Institutional investors rushing in to buy properties is not a main reason for the ultra-hot U.S. housing market, Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman told CNBC on Tuesday. In an interview on “The Exchange,” the real estate executive acknowledged the potential for institutional buyers to add further pressure on prices, as they look for potential hedges against inflation,
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Municipal triple-A benchmarks were little changed Tuesday while primary deals saw bumps in repricings as U.S. Treasuries and equity markets were also little changed on light economic data. It was all about the primary in the municipal market Tuesday, with several large deals from various credits and structures priced and sold competitively to good demand.
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Updated rankings are out. Go to Best ETFs 2017: Long-term Bonds. In this category the iShares ETF family lands in the top spot for cost efficiency, with its 7-10 Year Treasury Bond fund (IEF), and in the lead for assets, with iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond (LQD). Long bonds offer some prospect of real
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A GameStop store is pictured in New York, January 29, 2021. Carlo AllegriI | Reuters GameStop shares climbed after the videogame retailer said it sold five million additional shares, raising $1.13 billion in capital to accelerate growth. The original Reddit favorite meme stock jumped 9% in premarket trading on Tuesday after the company announced the
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In this article .AD.IXIC An ASL Airlines Boeing 737-400 freighter landing at Milan Malpensa airport. Fabrizio Gandolfo | LightRocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Intellia Therapeutics – Intellia shares surged 56% after the company announced positive results from a phase one study, along with partner Regeneron, of a gene-editing
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This is the time of year when your love for fried chicken clashes most acutely with your love for pool time and fun summer selfies. Air frying can potentially help. As Linda Larsen, author of the Complete Air Fryer Cookbook, explains in its opening pages: “Air frying is better for your health. In fact, most
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British designer Thomas Heatherwick is designing Google’s new buildings in California and London. Getty In 2012, British designer Thomas Heatherwick found himself having dinner with Google co-founder Larry Page at the billionaire’s house in California. Page wanted to discuss the future of Google’s sprawling headquarters in Mountain View, as well as some of the company’s
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A lot of financial advisors like to talk about “insurance” for their clients’ investments. Often, however, this takes the unlikely form of highly risky counter-investments. For instance, an advisor might choose a broad selection of blue-chip stocks. They pay a nice dividend and, assuming they are not too tightly concentrated, are pretty safe from causing a
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Puerto Rico’s government may soon adopt a 24% increase in the island’s minimum wage, with local observers saying it would raise costs for businesses and actually cut employment participation. On Tuesday the Puerto Rico Senate approved a bill raising the minimum wage to $9 per hour from the federal $7.25 per hour. The Puerto Rico
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Many value investors underperformed as the market soared over the past several years, but the tables may soon turn for quality, large-cap, liquid stocks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research analysts said this week. “These days, value investing has been replaced by a preference for ‘growth at any price. But over the very long
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Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft Unity during a glide flight test in New Mexico. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic — Virgin shares soared more than 36% after it announced the Federal Aviation Administration has given it the green light to fly paying customers into space. It’s the first such license approved by the FAA. The company has
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Horse ranches, expansive estates, premier vineyards, and boutique wineries define California’s Santa Ynez Valley. Located over the San Marcos Pass about 26 miles from downtown Santa Barbara, the rolling hillside landscapes of the region are dotted with vineyards, olive trees, Scrub oak, and early California-style architecture under impossibly blue skies. A population of around 23,000
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Getty Images Amid the recent real estate bull market, one fact has been often overlooked: More than half of home ownership growth over the past decade has come from the Latino population. That trend is expected to continue. A study by the Urban Institute forecasts Latino buyers will comprise 70% of home ownership growth from
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Steven A. Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management has made a big bet on Square, the payments processing startup created by Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey. The over $11 billion family office for Cohen’s fortune disclosed on Friday it now owns nearly 6.7 million Square shares, or 5.4% of the company’s outstanding stock. Most of Point72’s investment in
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Los Angeles home prices aren’t the only thing hitting new heights these days. Even condominiums—long an afterthought of L.A.’s housing market—are now seeing prices soar upwards, matching the recent appetite for single-family homes. On the heels of Matthew Perry’s sale at the Century Tower, the Presidential Penthouse at The Wilshire, one of the most exclusive
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A building in Massachusetts where some tenants are not paying rent. Source: Howard Simon The one-month extension of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium was welcome news for tenants but another nail in the coffin for some struggling landlords. Groups representing landlords had been lobbying hard to end the moratorium and now
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