- The owner of the Bourbon Square Casino in downtown Sparks is selling the property to a local developer, who says it will close by the end of next week, but first there must be approval by gaming regulators.
- Hackers accessed the online banking accounts of local business Consign Furniture on Monday. The bank caught the breach in time but the owner of that business is advising other businesses to keep a close eye on their accounts.
U.S. Economy Hits Speed Bumps The U.S. economy entered 2015 on the most robust streak of consumer spending in years, yet when the first growth figures for 2014 came out they underscored the lack of vigor in the current expansion.
U.S. Pending Home Sales Stumble A gauge of pending home purchases fell in December, a sign of somewhat softer demand in the U.S. housing market headed into 2015.
China Tops U.S. in Foreign Investment China became the world’s top destination for foreign investment in 2014, edging the U.S. out of the top position for the first time since 2003. The change comes after years in which China has been gaining ground.
Japan Output Modestly Improves Japan’s output improved modestly in December thanks to strong exports to the U.S., but domestic demand still lacked strength and inflation again slowed.
IPO Sizzles as Shake Shack Tests Big Chains Shares of fast-casual chain Shake Shack, rocketed up 119% on their first day of trading from their initial public offering price of $21 each, ending at $45.90 and giving the operator of 63 restaurants a valuation topping $1.6 billion.
A Super-Bowl Ad Is Just Half the Battle For marketers, Super Bowl commercials are just part of the blitz for the big game. Ad executives say it is equally important to make a splash with eye-catching displays at retail stores to reinforce a brand’s message.
Dish Surprise Winner in Spectrum Auction AT&T topped all bidders in the government’s record setting auction of wireless licenses, but it is Dish Network that may have pulled off the biggest coup, collecting more licenses than any other rival.
States Dash to Regulate E-Cigarettes As the Food and Drug Administration continues to figure out how to regulate the rapidly accelerating use of electronic cigarettes, states are taking matters into their own hands.
Chevron Earnings Hit New Low Chevron posted its lowest quarterly profit in five years and said it would trim its ambitious spending plans and halt share buybacks as the collapse in oil prices erased billions of dollars in cash flow.
Mattel's New CEO Vows Urgency Toy maker Mattel confirmed a decline in sales and profit during the crucial holiday-shopping quarter, and said it would act with urgency to improve results.
China Regulator in Spotlight Over Counterfeits Alibaba Group’s public fight with the Chinese government over fakes is putting a spotlight on a little-known but increasingly aggressive regulatory agency that is seeking greater sway over the country’s vast e-commerce market.
Pom's Ads Were Deceptive, Court Says A federal appeals court upheld Federal Trade Commission findings that pomegranate-juice maker Pom Wonderful made false and misleading claims its products were effective in fighting heart disease and prostate cancer.
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