Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands exploring sale of Vegas casinos

Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands exploring sale of Vegas casinos

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Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. is exploring the sale of its casinos in Las Vegas, according to people with knowledge of the matter, a move that would mark the mogul’s exit, for now, from the U.S. gambling industry. The world’s largest casino company, Sands is working with an advisor to solicit interest for the […]

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US Senate confirms Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court

US Senate confirms Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court

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Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed by the US Senate on Monday night in a vote largely along party lines, giving President Donald Trump his third Supreme Court justice just a week before election day. The conservative jurist’s appointment gives the court a 6-3 majority of Republican-appointed justices just in time to rule on election-related cases […]

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Older Workers Need To Stand Up As Covid-19 Knocks Them Down

Older Workers Need To Stand Up As Covid-19 Knocks Them Down

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A man checks-in at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images The Covid-19 pandemic and recession hits older workers from two sides. First, older people are more likely to get sick so being in the labor pool raises their risk of dying from Covid-19. Second, New School […]

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The character of US democracy is on the ballot

The character of US democracy is on the ballot

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It is an awkward fact that Joe Biden owes much, if not all, of his poll lead to Donald Trump’s mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic. It would be good to say that America had soured on Mr Trump after having weighed his overall record since 2017: the Ukraine pay-for-play schemes that resulted in his impeachment […]

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Ant Group’s Term Sheet Released

Ant Group’s Term Sheet Released

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ant group Key News Asian equities started the week largely off on weak volumes with Hong Kong closed for Chung Yeung Festival. Hong Kong traders might have enjoyed a nice three-day weekend, but that is not the case for Hong Kong investment bankers as the big news overnight is the release of Ant Group’s IPO […]

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Grammy-winning songwriter Andy Paley lists Los Feliz charmer

Grammy-winning songwriter Andy Paley lists Los Feliz charmer

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Andy Paley, the veteran songwriter known for his collaborations with Brian Wilson and his 1970s power pop duo the Paley Brothers, just listed his longtime home in Los Feliz for $1.25 million. That’s nearly quadruple the $325,000 he paid for the property in 1988, records show. The hillside home was built in 1928 by sculptor […]

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China’s Ant Group set to raise more than $34bn in record IPO

China’s Ant Group set to raise more than $34bn in record IPO

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Ant Group is set to raise more than $34bn after setting the price of shares in its initial public offering, putting the Chinese payments group on track to top Saudi Aramco as the biggest ever market listing. The financial technology company, controlled by Alibaba’s billionaire founder Jack Ma, will sell shares in a dual listing […]

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A Guide To Being Ethical With Your Money

A Guide To Being Ethical With Your Money

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getty This week’s Good Money Week (24 to 30 October) is all about giving your money an ethical overhaul. With up to 40% of us planning to revamp our finances since the pandemic, it sets out how to make ‘cleaner, greener’ choices in your banking, pensions, savings and investments. Changing times From recycling rubbish to […]

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Apollo investor revolt grows over Leon Black's Epstein ties

Apollo investor revolt grows over Leon Black’s Epstein ties

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It keeps getting worse for Leon Black. Over the last week, Black’s giant investment firm, Apollo Global Management Inc., has confronted one question after another about his decades-long relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. First, his own board ordered an external review prompted by Black himself. Then a Pennsylvania pension fund paused new investments […]

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