GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Top News & Analysis Nevada

More

  • NEW YORK— SuperValu said Tuesday that it may spin off its discount grocer Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly traded company as competition in the industry intensifies. Shares of SuperValu Inc. jumped more than 10 percent in late trading Tuesday. SuperValu Inc. has been getting smaller in recent years, selling its Albertsons, Jewel-Osco and other chains.

  • BUCHAREST, Romania— Romanian prosecutors have searched dozens of home and offices looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs. A statement from the anti-corruption agency Tuesday said that 61 homes and offices were searched in Bucharest and in the northwest...

  • Google, Apple, Goldman Sachs and 10 other well-known companies joined the White House in launching the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, a campaign that the White House said would inject $140 billion in low-carbon investments into the global economy. Mindy Lubber, president of environmental investor group Ceres, applauded the announcements but said...

  • NEW YORK, July 27- A professional racecar driver is in talks to settle a U.S. regulator's lawsuit accusing him of participating in a deceptive payday lending scheme, as federal prosecutors decide whether to bring criminal charges, according to court filings. Lawyers for Scott Tucker, who competes on U.S. and European circuits, said in a filing on Friday in Las Vegas...

  • WENDOVER, Utah— A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of salt at speeds that can top 400 mph. "The main international racetrack used to be 13 miles in length," said Stuart Gosswein with Save the Salt, a group of race...

  • Las Vegas hotel reopens pool where fire started Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | 1:55 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— A Las Vegas high-rise hotel has reopened its rooftop swimming pool a day after a fire sent patrons running and black smoke billowing above the Strip. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas says the Bamboo Pool on the 14th floor reopened at 10 a.m. with full service except for its West Bar. Hotel officials said in a statement that an area affected by the fire has been...

  • WASHINGTON— State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. Hawaii's marketplace, the latest cautionary tale, was awarded $205 million in federal startup grants. Twelve states and the District of Columbia fully control their markets.

  • LAS VEGAS— Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil got back his social media passwords after suing a consultant he hired to manage the accounts and accusing her of posting online without his consent, a lawyer for the rocker said Friday. Kristy Sinsara handed over the passwords and the case was dismissed in early June, attorney James Kohl confirmed.

  • Boyd reports 2Q loss Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 5:18 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Boyd Gaming Corp. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $6.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 10 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $549.9 million.

  • LAS VEGAS— A deal involving Pinnacle Entertainment is the latest example of a casino company separating its gambling operations from its real estate to generate cash. Las Vegas- based Pinnacle announced this week it would sell most of its casino-hotels to a real estate investment trust, Pennsylvania- based Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc., in an all-stock...

  • July 22- Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp's said cost cutting at its Macau properties helped it post better second-quarter earnings, compared with the first quarter, sending its shares up about 4 percent. Las Vegas Sands performed well in a tough Macau environment, Morningstar analyst Dan Wasiolek said. Las Vegas Sands said net income attributable to the...

  • Las Vegas Sands misses Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 5:45 PM ET

    Still, Las Vegas Sands CEO and Chairman Sheldon Adelson called the quarterly results a solid set of financials considering the challenges the company has faced in Macau where a government corruption crackdown has led to a significant downturn in gambling in the Asian enclave. That train has left the station, "he said of competitors and what sets Las Vegas Sands...

  • Monarch Casino beats Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 4:57 PM ET

    RENO, Nev. _ Monarch Casino& Resort Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $5.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $48.7 million.

  • Judge: Caesars can be sued while unit in bankruptcy Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 4:53 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— A Chicago bankruptcy judge has ruled he won't stop pending lawsuits against Caesars Entertainment Corp. while its debt-heavy subsidiary is in bankruptcy. Judge Benjamin Goldgar decided Wednesday that the casino giant won't be immune to litigation, unlike its Caesars Entertainment Operation Co. unit which filed for bankruptcy in mid-January...

  • UPDATE 1-Caesars faces bankruptcy after losing key ruling Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 3:41 PM ET

    CHICAGO/ WILMINGTON, Del., July 22- Caesars Entertainment Corp may be closer to joining its operating unit in bankruptcy after a federal judge refused to protect the casino company from creditor lawsuits seeking up to $11 billion, sending its stock plummeting. Caesars and its private equity backers Apollo Global Management LLC and TPG Capital, said staying...

  • Getting married in Las Vegas just got more expensive Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 8:45 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Getting hitched in Las Vegas? Clark County spokesman Erik Pappa says commissioners voted unanimously to increase the price to $77. The extra $14 earned from each license will be spent promoting Las Vegas as a wedding destination to other in-love couples.

  • LAS VEGAS— The bankruptcy of Caesars Entertainment Corp.' s debt-heavy subsidiary has racked up nearly $47 million in professional fees and expenses in about 4 1/ 2 months. In filing for bankruptcy in mid-January, Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. has been trying to shed about $10 billion of its $18.4 billion in debt. The company is due in Chicago bankruptcy...

  • ANNAPOLIS, Md.— The main contractor in Maryland's initially flawed health care exchange website has agreed to repay $45 million to avoid legal action over its performance, officials announced Tuesday. Maryland's website crashed right after opening Oct. 1, 2013, as part of President Barack Obama's health care law, and it wasn't the only state to have problems.

  • More kids live in poverty now than during recession Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Olivia Calhoun, 9, stands outside the Crossing in Denver, CO September 19, 2014. Olivia and her family have lived at the Denver Rescue Mission's transitional program for families, since June 2013.

    Twenty-two percent of American children were living in poverty in 2013 compared with 18 percent in 2008, according to the latest Kids Count Data Book.

  • ST. PAUL, Minn.— A new report on child welfare that found more U.S. children living in poverty than before the Great Recession belies the fanfare of the nation's economic turnaround. The report, released Tuesday from the child advocacy group the Annie E. Casey Foundation, showed some signs of slight improvement, including high school graduation rates at an all-time...