Month: June 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic certainly accelerated e-commerce, from groceries to household goods, and now you can even buy a new construction home fully online. Two major public homebuilders, Taylor Morrison Home and PulteGroup, recently piloted programs in which buyers can choose, design and finance a new home virtually and just put it in their shopping cart.
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In this article DRI A take-out order from a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden location is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Darden Restaurants on Thursday reported that its fiscal fourth quarter same-store sales nearly returned to 2019 levels as states rolled back dining restrictions. Shares
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In this article SPCX Andreessen Horowitz partner Marc Andreessen Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Andreessen Horowitz is launching a multibillion-dollar fund to invest in a volatile ecosystem it’s betting will be as influential as the internet. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm, founded by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, announced its new $2.2 billion cryptocurrency-focused
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Older couple meeting with a financial advisor Getty Images Rising inflation has alarmed many Americans worried about their cost of living.  The May consumer price index, representing food, housing, gasoline, utilities and other goods, spiked by 5% from the previous year, according to the Labor Department.  As day-to-day expenses creep higher, many investors are seeking
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Loss carryover provisions allow businesses to either deduct current year losses against future profits (carryforwards) or current year losses against past profits (carrybacks). Many companies have investment projects with different risk profiles and operate in industries that fluctuate greatly with the business cycle. Carryover provisions help businesses “smooth” their risk and income, making the tax
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British designer Thomas Heatherwick is designing Google’s new buildings in California and London. Getty In 2012, British designer Thomas Heatherwick found himself having dinner with Google co-founder Larry Page at the billionaire’s house in California. Page wanted to discuss the future of Google’s sprawling headquarters in Mountain View, as well as some of the company’s
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This summer’s Tokyo Paralympics present an opportunity for businesses to embrace a vastly underrepresented segment of the workforce and aid the global coronavirus recovery, experts said. The decades-old Games, which showcase the sporting talents of leading disabled athletes, have been instrumental in removing taboos around often “shunned or excluded” members of society, International Paralympic Committee
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He predicted tech’s recent comeback, and now Oppenheimer Asset Management’s John Stoltzfus believes Wall Street can avoid an unnerving summer setback. He attributes tech’s latest outperformance as a key reason why it could be a positive summer for investors. “That might be possible,” the firm’s chief investment strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “Fundamentals
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The Anthem music venue in Washington, D.C. pleading with the Small Business Administration to release aid for shuttered independent venues. CNBC The Small Business Administration plans to process most of the aid applications from its Shutter Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program by early July, Sen. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., said Wednesday. More than 14,000 small businesses
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday called on billionaires in the U.S. to more vocally support reforms to the nation’s tax code, in attempt to stave off more-liberal legislative proposals from politicians in Washington. “This administration doesn’t like you, so come up with something proactively that makes it so you are not being taxed in the way [Sen.]
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