As you can see in the following chart, the iShares Gold Trust ETF (IAU) has pulled back somewhat over the past few weeks in line with a correction in the price of gold. It is my belief that now is a strong time to buy gold. Not only is this the case, but I also
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Why Work at Google? Google (GOOG) has consistently claimed top spots on Glassdoor’s annual list of the 50 best places to work, as well as Fortune magazine’s annual list of the 100 best companies for whom to work multiple times over the years. In 2020, Google was listed as number 11 on Glassdoor’s Best Places
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Two organizations are suing the CDC over an eviction moratorium. getty The National Apartment Association (NAA) announced today that it is taking legal action against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its nationwide eviction moratorium, joining the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) in its lawsuit challenging the legality of the federal agency’s action.
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Several cities throughout the country have larger-than-average apartments. getty The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating demand for spacious apartments as renters seek a new lease on life with extra rooms, a dedicated place for an office and more outdoor space. RENTCafe looked at the 30 most populous metro areas to determine where the largest apartments are
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Reopening public schools for in-person instruction has proven highly complex and visceral for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration. Family emotions, union pushback, fears of a new COVID-19 wave, cost drivers and data fluctuations are all at play. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, and schools chancellor Richard Carranza, right, show off school
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A deal struck between New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and state lawmakers for a tax increase on millionaires isn’t expected to make a material difference toward combating the state’s steep fiscal challenges, analysts said. Murphy announced the agreement with legislative leaders Thursday to increase income taxes on those making over $1 million to 10.75% from
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A tanker truck sits near a Parker Drilling Co. oil rig in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Alaska’s Ballot Measure 1 would increase oil production taxes on fields in the state’s North Slope.Bloomberg News Multi-billion dollar referendums in California, Illinois and Alaska highlight the 119 statewide ballot issues facing voters around the nation on Election Day. Voters
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Diminished reserve levels that were compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic drove Buffalo’s second credit downgrade in a one-year span. Fitch Ratings lowered New York State’s second largest city one notch to A from A+ Wednesday citing “substantially” weakened reserves largely caused by the virus-induced recession. It also revised the city’s credit outlook to negative from
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A recent settled enforcement proceeding highlights the Securities and Exchange Commission’s attention to so-called municipal bond flipping more than two years following the announcement of charges linked to a years-long scheme to circumvent the retail order process. On Monday, Roosevelt & Cross, Inc., as well as its CEO Thomas Vigorito and President William Welsh agreed
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TikTok will be removed from US app stores from midnight on Sunday as Washington moves to implement executive orders from President Donald Trump that will also target WeChat, a Chinese social media app, according to a person briefed on the plans. The US commerce department, which issued the orders on Friday, stopped short of forcing Apple
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Chime CEO Chris Britt Source: Chime The fintech world has a new heavyweight. Chime, the start-up that delivers banking services through mobile phones, has closed a fundraising that values the company at $14.5 billion, CNBC has learned exclusively. That lofty figure makes Chime the most valuable American fintech start-up serving retail consumers. Robinhood, the popular
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Smart home technology can benefit from disassociating from the term smart and focusing more on … [+] helpful. Adobe Smart home technology is a term that we have been using for more than a decade. It’s become common place. But, let’s take a look at its meaning. Why smart? Does smart home technology make you
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Check out the companies making headlines in the premarket Friday: Home Depot (HD), Lowe’s (LOW) — An analyst at Oppenheimer downgraded both of the home improvement companies to “perform” from “outperform.” He also lowered his price targets on the two stocks, noting that, near term, “we’re increasingly concerned that the market is becoming too lax toward chances
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Adam oversees ArborCrowd’s corporate growth strategies including business development, digital technology and sales initiatives. getty 2020 is shaping up to be a year that most people will want to forget. It has been particularly challenging for the nascent real estate crowdfunding industry, which — like many others — has been affected by Covid-19. This resulted in
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2020 is a remarkable year for investors across the globe for a few reasons. First, despite the coronavirus and all the damage that the counter-Covid-19 measures have inflicted on the global economy, the U.S. market has fully erased its March losses and touched an all-time high, which left many macro-focused bears confused and disappointed. At
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Healthcare jobs topped the list of the highest-paying occupations, and the sector’s future is very bright. According to the BLS, employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15% from 2019 to 2029—adding about 2.4 million new jobs. This growth “is mainly due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for healthcare services,” according
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti asked city managers to construct plans for a “potential layoff scenario” after revenues came in $87 million below expectations for July and August. Garcetti’s four-page memo was sent to city managers Sept. 11 after City Administrative Officer Richard Llewellyn released a report showing that revenues had failed to meet expectations.
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