March 23, 2018: Markets opened slightly higher Friday but the major indexes couldn’t hold onto their gains in the face of China’s first retaliatory shot in a trade war kicked off by Trump yesterday. China’s opening salvo did not hit soybeans or Boeing, two big and easy targets. The president signed the $1.3 trillion spending bill that will keep the government funded through September....More>>>
Stocks fought off weakness to end marginally higher on Tuesday as energy shares rebounded in concert with oil prices. But market sentiment remained cautious ahead of a meeting later this week between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
Investors also are awaiting Fridays jobs report.
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We’ve noted before that for all the attention Macau gets, the real action for casinos these days is in Las Vegas. In a report issued today, Gabelli’s Adam Trivison touts the importance of Nevada for Boyd Gaming (BYD) and MGM Resorts International (MGM), which have large Nevada footprints, and for Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), which don’t:
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CBS CEO: Streaming “very important” to our future Last year CBS CEO Les Moonves was bullish about his company’s talks with Apple about a possible game-changer in TV.
“Apple TV is trying to change the universe a little bit,” he said last May.
“Apple is having conversations with everyone about doing their own streaming services,”....More>>>