Shares of Caesar’s Entertainment nearly doubled in the casino operator’s public debut Wednesday and closed up 70%.
U.S. stocks edged higher Wednesday as investors remained focused on Greece, where the government is scrambling to secure more bailout funds and avoid a default.
Dave Schowalter, the son of a former gold miner, hit a gold mine of sorts when he started manufacturing specialty oval-shaped sterling beads.
Greek political leaders were meeting Wednesday to hammer out an agreement on austerity reforms as the nation scrambles to avoid a default.
Add one more venue where the legend of Marilyn Monroe lives and her voice beckons: Twitter.
Dean Popplewell is OANDA’s chief currency strategist. This commentary first appeared in OANDA’s MarketPulse FX blog.
McDonald’s extreme-green shamrock shake is going nationwide for the first time, the fast food franchise revealed on Wednesday.
“In the fall of 1974 I was in graduate school at USC taking a portfolio-management investment course. The financial markets were in difficulty, and I didn’t understand how securities were being sold at such depressed levels. I had only recently discovered Security Analysis by Graham and Dodd when we had a guest lecturer come in named Charlie Munger, who went on about this idea of value investing. After the class was over, I walked up to Charlie and asked him if there was one thing that I could do that would make me a better investment professional. His answer was, ‘Read history, read history, read history.’ And so I became a good historian, reading both economic and financial history as well as general history.
Time Warner Inc. reported fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday that rose from a year earlier and beat Wall Street’s expectations, largely due to the final Harry Potter movie.
The iPhone may be great for consumers, but takes a nasty toll on wireless carriers’ bottom line.