St. Louis County, Missouri, takes competitive bids Wednesday on $114 million of special obligation bonds that will provide its long-stalled share of public financing for the expansion and renovation of the downtown convention center. The bonds mature from 2034 to 2047. Columbia Capital Management LLC is advising the county. The bonds are rated AA rating
In this article BRK.A PARA In this photo illustration, Paramount+ (Paramount Plus) logo is seen on a smartphone against its website in the background. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Shares of Paramount Global jumped Tuesday after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway revealed a new stake in the media company. The stock
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Walmart (WMT) – Walmart slumped 7% in premarket trading after missing bottom-line expectations for the first quarter. The retail giant earned $1.30 per share, 18 cents a share below estimates as inflationary pressures offset the positive impact of better-than-expected sales. Home Depot (HD)
Winston Churchill’s statement to “never let a crisis go to waste” can be applied across many aspects of society, including the recent carnage seen in the crypto market. Last week’s volatility is likely to have newer investors and those who took on heavy losses questioning the future of the burgeoning asset class, but in every
Pocket Network, a relay infrastructure middleware protocol, announced a service integration to improve the network bandwidth of NEAR blockchain while enabling faster deployment times for Web3 developers. According to Pocket Network, the latest integration with NEAR allows native developers to deploy their applications on other supported blockchains, including Ethereum, Solana, Fuse, Avalanche, Harmony and Polygon.
The Biden Administration just announced its Housing Supply Action Plan with 19 immediate steps. Their top priority is to reform local zoning. On the upside, the Plan focuses on new funding for new construction instead of new funding for buying existing houses which just increases house prices and makes housing less affordable. On the downside,
Contractors work on concrete slabs in the Cielo at Sand Creek by Century Communities housing development in Antioch, California, on Thursday, March 31, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Builder sentiment in the market for single-family homes fell sharply in May, as mortgage rates shot higher and building material costs showed no
The tiny Portuguese island of Madeira has “adopted” Bitcoin (BTC) — but what does that mean? The announcement made during the Bitcoin Miami Conference in 2022 has spurned confusion and misinformation. The President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, hopped onto the stage in April to announce that he believes in the “future
The government has sent $110 billion of infrastructure funds to states and local governments in the six months since President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. “Just in the last six months, this group behind us on behalf of the President of the United States has pushed out $110 billion of funding,”
Elon Musk said his agreed $44bn purchase of Twitter “cannot move forward” until the social media platform provides proof over the number of fake accounts, just hours after he warned the takeover might fall through. On Tuesday morning, Musk hit out again at Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal for refusing to provide proof over the
Twitter said it plans to enforce the $44bn takeover agreement with Elon Musk, just hours after the Tesla boss declared the purchase “cannot move forward” unless the social media company can certify the number of fake accounts. The San Francisco-based group made the comments in a detailed filing on Tuesday, outlining the whirlwind weeks in
Even as federal infrastructure money begins to flow, cities are facing fallout from rising construction costs, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at the outset of National Infrastructure Week 2022. “We’re seeing an impact on RFPs that are being released,” the mayor said. “We may get no bidders or we get one bidder, or we
New York City got some good news just as it prepares to come to market with more than $1 billion of general obligation bonds next week. Fitch Ratings revised the outlook on the city’s AA-minus rated GOs to positive from stable citing improved revenue performance as the city sees a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brussels is set to cut its growth forecasts further and lift its inflation outlook as the energy crisis triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine exacts its toll on the EU economy. Both the EU and euro area are forecast to expand by 2.7 per cent this year, well shy of the previous expectation of 4
In this article ZI COST CI COUR GDOT Megan Leonhardt | CNBC Friday’s rally gave investors a bit of respite from the latest bout of stock market tumult, but more volatility is likely ahead. It doesn’t help that inflation continues to bite, and the Federal Reserve’s move to raise rates has created further uncertainty. Wall
In this article TWTR AFRM HOOD TOST MSTR Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Twitter (TWTR) – Twitter tumbled 14.6% in premarket trading after Elon Musk tweeted that his deal to buy the company was “temporarily” on hold, as he awaits details on the number of fake and spam accounts on the
Albi, set on the Tarn River in the south of France, has many claims to fame. The Episcopal city boasts the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Cecilia with its fortress-like brick exterior and lavish interiors. The consistent French Gothic architecture earned the cathedral, built over 200 years from the 13th and 15th centuries, a UNESCO World
A newly sold home is shown in Houston, Texas. Brandon Bell | Getty Images It could be more listings on the market, or perhaps just fear that interest rates will move even higher, but homebuyers are showing more demand for mortgages. They are, however, turning even more to adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), which offer lower rates.
Goldman Sachs Senior Chairman and former CEO Lloyd Blankfein has warned that companies and consumers should prepare for a recession in the U.S. He stressed that it’s a “very, very, high risk.” Goldman’s Blankfein Warns About a Recession Lloyd Blankfein, a former Goldman Sachs CEO who is now the firm’s senior chairman, warned about an
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester backed raising interest rates by half percentage points at the central bank’s next two policy meetings in order to tamp down surging inflation. “Unless there are some big surprises, I expect it to be appropriate to raise the policy rate another 50 basis points at each of