Rebounding casino and new online gambling tax revenues will give Detroit’s general fund a boost this year and in the coming ones as it tackles looming pension contribution pressures. The city’s estimating conference revised general fund projections for the fiscal 2022 which began July 1 to $1.1 billion from $995 million thanks mostly to $66
6 Primary Risks in the Stock Market: 1 – Trade Risk: What you put on the trade 2 – Market Risk: What can happen in the market 3 – Margin Risk: If you are borrowing money on margin. 4 – Liquidity Risk: stocks that you can not get out of quickly 5 – Overnight Risk:
The Puerto Rico Oversight Board reiterated its position on pension cuts in the Plan of Adjustment Friday, the biggest source of tension it has with the local government, but was unclear on how willing it was to accommodate the government’s demands. Puerto Rico Gov. Pedro Pierluisi and many of the legislators have called for zero
Australia has been thrust into the limelight after signing a trilateral defence partnership with the US and the UK that is set to provide its navy with nuclear-propelled submarines. But the intention behind Aukus goes far beyond those submarines and Australia. The new pact is an essential building block in Washington’s attempts to prevent China
The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Reserve has a big meeting on tap next week, one that will be held under the cloud of an ethical dilemma and a policymaking committee that finds itself with fairly pronounced
In this article TMO FANG X IVZ Moderna’s sign is seen outside of their headquarters in Cambridge, MA on March 11, 2021. Boston Globe | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Thermo Fisher Scientific — The maker of scientific equipment saw shares jump more than 8.5% after it said earnings
Something is brewing, and those with finely tuned noses can smell it. As traders have come to expect, Bitcoin (BTC) is doing “Bitcoin things” by bouncing around between the usual “key” support and resistance levels, and to be honest, it’s all starting to feel a bit boomerish. Bitcoin’s long-awaited “moon” depended on institutional investor buy-in,
This month, Village Properties marks its 25th Anniversary as Santa Barbara’s leading locally-owned independent brokerage. It’s been an upward trajectory for the company since it was founded in 1996. As of August 2021, Village properties has sold $1.8 billion worth of real estate across 12,000 transactions. Last year, the brokerage held a 16% market share. That’s quite
An Emirati woman paddles a canoe past skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Christopher Pike | Bloomberg | Getty Images Abu Dhabi’s property market is showing signs of steady growth, as the oil rich capital of the United Arab Emirates recovers from the deep blows of the coronavirus pandemic.
El Salvador now hosts the third-largest network of crypto ATMs after the United States and Canada, amounting to 70% of all crypto ATMs in South America. According to data from Coin ATM Radar, El Salvador has exceeded United Kingdom’s crypto ATM count after deploying 205 crypto ATMs to date to facilitate local Bitcoin transactions and
Municipals were a touch softer Friday as U.S. Treasuries rose and equities sold off as global concerns over China and COVID were heightened and participants prepared for the FOMC meeting and potential for tapering next week. Triple-A benchmark yields rose a basis point beginning in 2028 while UST were off another three to four on
One of the familiar themes seen in previous crypto market cycles is the shifting market caps, popularity and ranking of the top 10 projects that see significant gains during bull phases, only to fade into obscurity during the bear markets. For many of these projects, they follow a recognizable boom-to-bust cycle and never return to
Many people don’t understand that you can actually sell option contracts without having the stock, or without owning the other option side of the trade. Selling options is more popular among professionals than buying option contracts. That is because when you sell option contracts, you can allow the time decay to work in your favor.
What is the Mortgage Interest Deduction and how can you use it to help save money on your federal income taxes? In this episode of Personal Finance 101, Madeleine Johnson walks you through the basics. She also helps explain how this popular deduction was changed by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
The Louisiana State Bond Commission this week approved the sale of $50 million in revenue bonds to help the Calcasieu Parish School Board resume work on those schools damaged last year by two hurricanes. Construction has been halted because of delays in reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. A tree lays on a damaged
France has recalled its ambassadors from Washington and Canberra for consultations, in a diplomatic protest against a new security pact under which Australia will buy nuclear-powered submarines from the US and cancel its existing contract with Paris. Jean-Yves Le Drian, French foreign minister, issued a statement on Friday night saying he had been told to
[This webcast is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. EDT. Please refresh the page if you do not see the video player above.] SpaceX is broadcasting a livestream from orbit on Friday, with the crew of the historic Inspiration4 mission giving an update during their second day in space. Commander Jared Isaacman, pilot Sian Proctor,
Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Reserve’s much-anticipated meeting in the coming week may not be quite as exciting for markets as some investors had been expecting in the
When shopping for a new home, some people get excited about a giant walk-in closet with built-in shelving; Others daydream about a private outdoor space with panoramic views. But what you think sells a home is different from what actually sells a home. The room that tends to make the biggest impact and tip homebuyers
Brick-and-mortar real estate may seem like the only tangible thing left in an increasingly virtual world, but it too is being taken over by artificial intelligence. Some of the biggest names in the business, such as Compass, Zillow and LoanSnap, are now employing AI to help find buyers the perfect mortgage and the perfect home.