September 16, 2019

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 billion deal

Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc would buy the Canadian firm in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal.
September 16, 2019

Oil surges, stock futures slip after attack on Saudi facility

Oil prices surged to six-month highs on Monday while Wall Street futures fell and safe-haven bets returned after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's crude facilities knocked out more than 5% of global oil supply.
September 15, 2019

Take a look inside Walmart’s newest health clinic that’s just the start of its push into healthcare

Walmart on Friday opened up its first Walmart Health center in Dallas, Georgia. The location is located next to a Walmart Supercenter, with a separate door for those looking to use the health services.  The new clinic is...
September 15, 2019

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here’s why they’re striking (GM)

The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down. GM's 49,000 UAW-represented workers could take to the picket lines. The UAW has been bristling for a strike since...
September 15, 2019

If you shop at Amazon, make sure you’re using a credit card that earns you bonus points or cash back. Here are 4 of the best options.

Amazon sells just about everything. If you frequently make purchases with the retailer, you should use a credit card that earns you bonus rewards or cash back on your spending. One top option is the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa ...
September 14, 2019

Global spare oil capacity in U.S. hands after Saudi outage

An attack on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday is believed to have disrupted half the country's production capacity, making the United States the only real holder of the global supply cushion via its ability to raise own output or to soften sanctions ag...
September 14, 2019

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself

Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday.
September 14, 2019

With Tesla’s Elon Musk and Rivian’s RJ Scaringe, we have the Henry Ford and Alfred Sloan of electric vehicles (TSLA, GM, F)

Henry Ford created the Great American Car and the first Great American Car Company. Alfred Sloan made General Motors into the Great American Corporation. Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe could revive that busine...
September 14, 2019

White Claw, Aperol Spritz, and canned rosé have all been dubbed the ‘drinks of the summer,’ and it makes perfect sense with who millennials tell the world they are

Spiked seltzer is the drink of summer 2019. It follows in the same path as drinks of summers past, such as Aperol Spritz and rosé. While people of all ages are enjoying these beverages, millennials are largely behind their p...
September 13, 2019

If you’ve ever considered refinancing your student loan, now is probably the right time to do it

According to loan-comparison site Credible, interest rates for student loan refinancing have hit a 12-month low.  If you've been thinking about refinancing or consolidating your student loans, now could be a great time t...