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What Can We Learn From Four Stadium Deals That Don't Suck?

What Can We Learn From Four Stadium Deals That Don't Suck?

6 days ago   |  

Whenever professional economists are asked about stadium and arena deals, they invariably explain, for the hundredth time, that these “almost never” work out to the benefit of...
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A ticking time bomb in China has global markets looking really shaky right now

A ticking time bomb in China has global markets looking really shaky right now

8 days ago   |  

Reuters/CHINA STRINGER NETWORK Global markets are jittery in recent days as fears about growth in China take hold. "The larger the stimulus used by China to offset the trade...
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Drop in Chinese visitors disturb Thailand

Drop in Chinese visitors disturb Thailand

13 days ago   |  

Chinese tourist arrivals in Thailand are plummeting, pulling down visitor growth in general in the Southeast Asian nations and dimming the purview for an economy that depends...
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Travel Trends Index: Domestic Travel a Bright Spot, but Int'l Inbound Projected to Decelerate

Travel Trends Index: Domestic Travel a Bright Spot, but Int'l Inbound Projected to Decelerate

14 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.8 percent year-over-year in August, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends Index -marking the industry's 104th...
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Montenegro forum discusses China's expanding tourism market

26 days ago   |  

The Milocer Development Forum in Cetinje, Montenegro saw discussion by economic experts and stakeholders in tourism across the Balkans discussed the development model based on...
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Spare change investing app Acorns is working with an economist that wants you to skip your Starbucks latte to save for retirement

Spare change investing app Acorns is working with an economist that wants you to skip your Starbucks latte to save for retirement

27 days ago   |  

Acorns/Facebook Micro-investing app Acorns has appointed a behavioral economist, Shlomo Benartzi, to chair its Behavioral Economics Committee. Benartzi will lead an innovative...
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A 'classic topping formation' that has shown up in every stock-market peak over the past 5 decades is rearing its head once again

A 'classic topping formation' that has shown up in every stock-market peak over the past 5 decades is rearing its head once again

27 days ago   |  

A potential "double top" is forming in the S&P 500, according to Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist and Strategist David Rosenberg. At the same time, volume and stock-market breadth...
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Trump's newest strike in the trade war with China will catch US consumers in the crossfire

Trump's newest strike in the trade war with China will catch US consumers in the crossfire

28 days ago   |     |   4 articles

Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump's newest round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods adds a new element to the trade...
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Wall Street needs to find the next generation of economists and traders - and the search needs to start in middle school

Wall Street needs to find the next generation of economists and traders - and the search needs to start in middle school

29 days ago   |  

Henny Ray Abrams/AP In this op-ed, CME Group CEO Terry Duffy argues that 10 years after the financial crisis, many are still distrustful of the financial services industry and...
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The Brexit price squeeze is back as UK inflation unexpectedly jumps for a second month

The Brexit price squeeze is back as UK inflation unexpectedly jumps for a second month

29 days ago   |  

Reuters/Marcos Brindicci CPI inflation increases to 2.7% in August, up from 2.5% in July, confounding economists forecasts. Inflation has now unexpectedly risen for two...
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Saudi Arabia paid the US $100 million on the same day Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to discuss Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

Leah Millis/Pool via AP The US received a payment of $100 million from Saudi Arabia on the same day that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh to meet with Saudi... Read more ...

A few pictures of the fire damage at Mittry Lake

A few pictures of the fire damage at Mittry Lake

When I wrote the last blog I couldn't find all the pictures I took of the fire at Mittry Lake, I still can't upload pictures in Windows 10...last I checked blogger wouldn't... Read more ...

Trimet Parkrose/Sumner Transit Station - The good, bad and ugly

Trimet Parkrose/Sumner Transit Station - The good, bad and ugly

During my recent trip to the Portland International Airport for a trip to Los Angles, I took pictures of the three Red Line stations that only serve the Red Line to the... Read more ...

The 10 Best Deals of October 17, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of October 17, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals , but these were our ten favorites today. Read more ...

Neighborhood Legend: Give Away 30 Full Sized Candy Bars This Halloween For $14

Neighborhood Legend: Give Away 30 Full Sized Candy Bars This Halloween For $14

This deal isn't some bag of fun size chocolate. These are full sized candy bars. The good stuff. The Halloween giveaway that was foretold. The candy that trick-or-treaters in... Read more ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the photos will melt your heart

Ian Vogler/Pool via AP Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged in some PDA on the second day of their ongoing royal tour. On Wednesday, the duke and duchess attended a community... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

AP Photo/Anis Belghoul There is increasing evidence Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has been a critic of the crown prince. After... Read more ...

Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Riverton, Utah High 89 Low 61 It has been a little cooler and yesterday the air was a lot clearer. Today is another story, as it is very smoky again. We can't see the mountains... Read more ...

The Porsche Taycan Will Cost Less Than a Panamera to Challenge the Tesla Model S

The Porsche Taycan Will Cost Less Than a Panamera to Challenge the Tesla Model S

The upcoming all-electric Porsche Taycan is clearly meant to be a challenger to the Tesla Model S , but any assumptions that it would sit as a flagship model over the entire... Read more ...

Small Group Adventure in Indochina

Small Group Adventure in Indochina

Offering curated small-group tours designed to deliver transformative experiences, Trails of Indochina celebrates its 20 th anniversary in 2019 with a March excursion to... Read more ...