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  • Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer Scale will matter for success of New York casinos as gambling expands into crowded market Showboat casino closes after 27 years of Mardi Gras on Atlantic City Boardwalk Renewable-energy advocates hail panel's rejection of new fee for solar homes in Utah

  • Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 2:24 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36- year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel. Revel will be the second of three Atlantic City casinos to close in a two-week span.

  • Asian stocks rise on Wall Street record, China stimulus hopes after manufacturing growth fades China manufacturing growth slowed in August on sluggish global demand for exports $2.4 B Revel Casino Hotel starts shutdown Monday after just over 2 years in Atlantic City Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage Unions knew concessions were necessary but say FairPoint isn't playing fair in labor talks States' bidding war for $5 B Tesla Motors battery factory like a game of high-stakes poker A look at incentives that 5 states competing for huge Tesla Motors' battery factory can offer Scale will matter for success of New York casinos as gambling expands into crowded market Showboat casino closes after 27 years of Mardi Gras on Atlantic City Boardwalk Renewable-energy advocates hail panel's rejection of new fee for solar homes in Utah

  • Norwegian Cruise nears $3B Prestige deal: Sources Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 3:40 PM ET

    Norwegian Cruise is in advanced talks to acquire peer Prestige Cruises International for around $3 billion, according to sources.

  • Aug 31- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, the world's third largest cruise operator, is in advanced talks to acquire peer Prestige Cruises International Inc for around $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 3:04 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel. It was one of three casinos closing within the next two weeks as Atlantic City deals with the impact of increasing competition from casinos in neighboring states. There are too many jobs being pushed out of Atlantic City due to corporate greed. "

  • South American food chains use Florida as US gate Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    MIAMI— When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of home. Some came from Tampa and Orlando, "says Juan Mario Patino, a vice president of 4 JS Management, the company's U.S. franchisee.

  • A history of casino revenue, jobs in Atlantic City Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:. Dec. 29, 1979: Bally's Atlantic City opens. Aug. 13, 1980: Sands Casino Hotel opens.

  • Scottsdale, Arizona- based Store Capital buys real estate from large tenants, such as chain restaurants, supermarkets and health clubs, and leases the properties back to the tenants. Reuters reported in July that Store Capital had hired banks to explore a potential offering that could raise $300 million to $500 million and value the company at about $2 billion.

  • American Airlines fares back on Orbitz after deal Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz. Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its websites.

  • Revel closing, but property fight goes on Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The three-story brick house on a mostly deserted street in the shadow of the failed $2.4 billion Revel Hotel Casino was Charlie Birnbaum's father's livelihood. It's those memories that keep him from accepting a buyout from the state agency in charge of redeveloping Atlantic City as the resort city's casino industry shrinks.

  • VIP in Vegas with Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    From alligator heads to the "Rat Pack" experience, see what Daymond John of "Shark Tank" loves about the new SLS Las Vegas.

  • Darden delays shareholder meeting Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla.— Olive Garden's parent company Darden Restaurants said it is postponing its annual meeting to give shareholders enough time to review its proxy materials.

  • The rise and fall of Atlantic City Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    Atlantic City hotel and casino Revel will shut its doors next week. As casinos continue to shut down, what's the future hold for A.C.?

  • Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:42 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.

  • Aug 27- New Jersey's Atlantic County, which includes the struggling gambling mecca of Atlantic City, saw the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas in July compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary U.S. Labor Department data on Wednesday.

  • Owner says Showboat will definitely close Sunday Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The owner of the Showboat Casino Hotel says the property will definitely shut down on Sunday. Katie Daugherty, a spokeswoman for Caesars Entertainment, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that despite expressions of interest from potential purchasers, the casino will be closed at 4 p.m. Sunday.

  • Beware of these hotel fees     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Are hotels getting fee-happy? Bjorn Hanson, New York University professor, discusses the rising trend of U.S. hotels charging excessive fees and surcharges to guests.

  • So Buffett's participation in fast-food chain Burger King Worldwide Inc's purchase of coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc- complete with relocation of Burger King's domicile to Canada- might at first blush raise questions about his patriotism.

  • Business Highlights Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 5:41 PM ET

    Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons. Burger King said Tuesday it will buy Tim Hortons in an $11 billion deal that would create the world's third largest fast-food chain.