Month: May 2018

Delta Air Lines is investing $1.9 billion in terminal renovations at Los Angeles International Airport over the next five years. “We’re out of capacity,” CEO Edward Bastian told CNBC’s Phil LeBeau on “Power Lunch” on Thursday. “We can’t bring any more customers through until we redevelop the terminals and the experience for the local Angelenos.”
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With an entire generation on the cusp of retirement, the rules governing retirement plan administration need to be modernized to make it easier for employers to offer savings programs for the men and women they employ. In particular, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, also known as ERISA, should be updated to facilitate
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The sketches were featured in A.A. Milne’s famed series of children’s books chronicling the adventures of Winnie the Pooh and have not been seen in more than half a century. The most noteworthy of which includes a 1926 sketch of the original map of the fictional “Hundred Acre Wood” mentioned in the books, which is
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Investors betting on buying in bulk have been rewarded this year. Shares of wholesale retailer Costco have jumped more than 7 percent this year, outperforming retail stocks and the broader market in that time; the S&P retail ETF (XRT) has risen more than 4 percent in 2018. Some strategists say the stock can continue to
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Shannon Stapleton | Reuters A man enters a Dollar Tree discount store in Garden City, New York. Discount store operator Dollar Tree on Thursday reported first-quarter same-store sales that missed analysts’ estimates as performance at its namesake and Family Dollar banner lagged due to colder-than-normal spring weather. Sales at established stores open for more than
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Dollar General missed Wall Street forecasts for same-store sales on Thursday as the discount store chain faced weaker demand for apparel and home products because of cold weather. The news drove the company’s shares down 6.4 percent to $90.35 in premarket trading. Customer traffic at established stores was hit by unseasonably cold and damp weather,
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Source: Sotheby’s International Realty | YouTube The childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in McLean, Virginia. The government Saudi Arabia just bought the sprawling Virginia estate that was once the childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The purchase price: $43 million, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The estate, called Merrywood, in
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James Lauritz | Getty Images In the absence of a coherent strategy, multiple advisors may put a client into the same investment multiple times. Tax-related decisions may also suffer. In addition, this strategy may cause advisors to compete for all the assets and take undue risk to outperform the competition “People have money spread all
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Women are making great strides in education, pay and promotions. But there is one economic arena where women are slipping further behind men: billionaires. Women make up only 11.7 percent of the world’s billionaires, according to a study by Wealth-X, the wealth research firm. That’s down from 11.9 percent in 2015. The number of self-made
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