Month: May 2020

Key Takeaways Noncurrent assets describe a company’s long-term investments/assets that have useful lives of at least one year. Noncurrent assets traditionally include real estate properties, manufacturing plants, equipment, and other tangible or fixed physical items that are highly illiquid because they can’t be expeditiously sold for cash. In some cases, noncurrent assets also include intangible
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Sonya Carp and her husband own two short-term rental properties in Florida, and they have decided to list one for sale as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Sonya Carp Consolidation is hitting the market for short-term home rentals as the coronavirus pandemic has curtailed travel dramatically this year. Small landlords and venture-backed
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The rising tensions between the U.S. and China could continue to hang over the technology sector, even though President Donald Trump on Friday stopped short of threatening Beijing with more trade actions. The president said the U.S. was ending its preferential treatment of Hong Kong and terminated the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization
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Market activity fees will be temporarily waived for dealers conducting transactions through the Federal Reserve’s short-term muni note purchase program. The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board filed Thursday to amend its Rule A-13, on underwriter and transaction assessments for dealers. The change, filed for immediate effectiveness, will temporarily waive fees associated with the Fed’s Municipal Liquidity
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The municipal market concluded the final trading session of May on steady footing, with secondary yields remaining flat Friday amid a pickup in issuance. Meanwhile, New York City will begin to reopen starting June 8, the mayor and governor said Friday. Generic municipal yields have held at steady levels, though some sources said that is
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The California Public Utilities Commission approved PG&E’s bankruptcy reorganization plan Thursday, clearing one hurdle to its exit from Chapter 11. The investor-owned utility entered bankruptcy in January 2019 weighed down by more than $30 billion in liabilities for a series of wildfires in California that killed more than 100 people and scorched thousands of acres.
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Spending by U.S. consumers fell a record 13.6% in April as the COVID-19 pandemic slashed demand for goods and services. The Labor Department reported on Friday that personal consumption expenditures fell $1.89 trillion last month while personal outlays dropped $1.91 trillion. Real personal consumption expenditures decreased 13.2%. The PCE price index fell 0.5%; excluding food
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Zillow CEO Richard Barton told CNBC on Friday that the online real estate company has not observed a dramatic spike in people moving out of dense, urban areas due to the coronavirus pandemic.  “We’re all searching for our data to confirm our bias, or our theory, that people are moving out of the city into the suburbs,” Barton said
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell defended aggressive action to shield the economy as the coronavirus pandemic took hold and said the central bank was “days” away from launching its Main Street Lending Program. “We crossed a lot of red lines that had not been crossed before,” Powell said Friday during an online event hosted by
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he’s concerned the stock market’s rally from its March lows may run out of steam unless Congress approves additional coronavirus relief measures.  “Without another package, I know it’s trillions of dollars, we’re just going to kind of sputter out,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” ”I get worried. It’s just too many people that
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Kevin O’Leary told CNBC on Friday the coronavirus crisis has shown that remote working is good for employees and a business’s bottom line.  “Productivity is significantly higher when you give people what they want,” the “Shark Tank” investor said on “Squawk Box.” ”Maybe they’re taking care of an aged parent, maybe they’re raising kids, maybe they don’t want to
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Both of these brokers have features built to appeal to buy-and-hold investors who take a long view. Vanguard built its reputation on mutual funds, and it is the world’s top provider of index funds. The brokerage was launched in 1983. Merrill Edge started operations in 2010 following Bank of America’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch, so
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Cindy Harris, chief financial officer for the Iowa Finance Authority, said her agency has a $90 million to $95 million exposure to Libor as well as a line of credit that will expire before the end of 2021. Brian Tumulty, The Bond Buyer The COVID-19 pandemic will not delay the phaseout of Libor at the
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