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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Dow drops bigger than 100 seventy points on rising price fears in largest decline of the year to this level

Dow drops bigger than 100 seventy points on rising price fears in largest decline...

Stocks fell after hitting record highs in the previous session. The benchmark 10-year yield broke above 2.7 percent to reach its highest level since April 2014. This is a major week for Wall Street, with major earnings, a Fed announcement and a jobs report all slated for release. U.S. stocks posted the biggest drop of…
Running out of sand: in numbers

Running out of sand: in numbers

A dredger takes sand from the Yangtze River in Chongqing Municipality, China, 2007 [China Photos/Getty Images] Sand and gravel are the most-extracted materials in the world. The UN believes that sand and gravel, or aggregates, account for up to 85 percent of all mining activity around the world, measured in weight. "It's almost become like…

Total Electric earnings are coming — right here’s what the Avenue expects

General Electric is expected to report its first-quarter earnings before the bell Friday. The industrial conglomerate has had a tumultuous start to the year. GE shares recently dropped to the lowest level since July 2009 and the company is under two federal investigations. show chapters First quarter earnings will be GE's moment of truth: Former…
Trump financial consultant Kevin Hassett: Tax decrease financial savings will construct their draw into the inventory market

Trump financial consultant Kevin Hassett: Tax decrease financial savings will construct their draw into...

Evan Vucci | AP Kevin Hassett, economist. Investors get to keep more of their paychecks because of the GOP tax overhaul and some of that money over time should find its way into the stock market, a top economic advisor to the president told CNBC on Tuesday as the meltdown on Wall Street entered its…
Q&A: South Africa’s ruling ANC faces ‘a deep crisis’

Q&A: South Africa’s ruling ANC faces ‘a deep crisis’

Zuma's ANC government has been dogged by allegations of corruption [Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters] Johannesburg, South Africa - It is being called a battle that will determine the future of South Africa. This weekend, about 5,000 delegates will descend on Johannesburg to vote for the future leader of the African National Congress (ANC). The two leading candidates, Cyril…
Tronc reaches a deal to promote the Los Angeles Times: Sources

Tronc reaches a deal to promote the Los Angeles Times: Sources

show chapters Tronc reaches deal to sell LA Times: Source    26 Mins Ago | 01:58 Tronc on Wednesday said it has struck a deal to sell the Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune, and other titles in the California News Group to billionaire biotech investor Patrick Soon-Shiong. The company also announced that Ross Levinsohn…

Safety threat breaks up FCC vote on web neutrality guidelines

The vote on net neutrality rules was broken up by a security threat. FCC commissioners were ready to revoke net neutrality rules before being forced into recess. Getty Images Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a commission meeting December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. The FCC is scheduled to vote on a proposal…
Saudi king orders payouts, bonuses to soften observe hikes

Saudi king orders payouts, bonuses to soften observe hikes

The government said the measures are meant to "ease the burdens" of price hikes on citizens On Jan.1, the government introduced a 5 percent value-added tax on goods and services, raised the price of electricity and reduced subsidies on gasoline, nearly doubling the price at the pump Faisal Al Nasser | Reuters Saudi King Salman…
ETF investors can protect winning gigantic in 2018 as price wars wage on

ETF investors can protect winning gigantic in 2018 as price wars wage on

This year was a record-breaking year on all fronts for the ETF business: inflows of $476 billion, and assets under management swelling to $3.4 billion. For 2018, investors will continue to pour money into low-cost index ETFs. Where did all this money come from? Dave Nadig, CEO of ETF.com, says the answer is pretty simple:…
‘Three names we care for’ in tech after final week’s wipeout, in accordance to Susquehanna

‘Three names we care for’ in tech after final week’s wipeout, in accordance to...

show chapters Volatility returns to market in a wild week for stocks    6:18 PM ET Fri, 9 Feb 2018 | 04:22 After last week's nasty sell-off, it's time to sort through the debris to pick the names best equipped to rally off these lows. One strategist has already scavenged. "Broadcom, Amazon, Micron — three names…