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  • NEW YORK, Oct 12- Months after he lost millions when an esoteric corner of financial markets cratered in February, former Target Corp store manager Seth Golden is betting against volatility again. Golden, who says wagers on market calm earned him millions in the past six years, is among the investors who have kept trading complex financial products linked to the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 12- Months after he lost millions when an esoteric corner of financial markets cratered in February, former Target Corp store manager Seth Golden is betting against volatility again. Golden, who says wagers on market calm earned him millions in the past six years, is among the investors who have kept trading complex financial products linked to the...

  • Cristiano Ronaldo runs for the ball during a Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid CF game on April 26, 2015.

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been left off Portugal's national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming as the soccer great fights rape allegations in the U.S.

  • "The hearts of our vehicles used to be drivetrains, in the future it will be their hard drives," Kaellenius said in a speech at the Consumer Eletronics Show in Las Vegas this year, an appearance which appeared to signal that he represented the new face of high-tech Mercedes-Benz. Kaellenius joined Daimler as a trainee in 1993 and moved to work in corporate...

  • Stormy Daniels sits for a televison interview on April 17, 2018.

    President Donald Trump likely had a free-speech right to make a Twitter comment disputing allegations by adult film actress Stormy Daniels, a federal judge said on Monday.

  • EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa., Sept 14, 2018- School bus driver Michael Payne was renting an apartment on the 30th floor of a New York City high-rise, where the landlord's idea of fixing broken windows was to cover them with boards. Located about 80 miles northwest of New York City in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, their home resides in one of the sickest real estate markets in...

  • Sept 13- The United States will be the biggest regulated market for Europe's leading gambling companies within five years, GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue. GVC and rivals William Hill and Paddy Power have switched their focus to the other side of the Atlantic, signing...

  • Today, old industrial cities such as Pittsburgh, Buffalo and Cleveland are among those offering the greatest returns. "Even at their peak in terms of home flipping profits, these two markets never came close to the potential returns available now in Pittsburgh," said Daren Blomquist, senior vice president at real estate tracking firm ATTOM Data Solutions.

  • LAS VEGAS, Sept 11- Diane Han is trying to leave the Las Vegas of her childhood behind. Han, 25, grew up in Las Vegas, but went to college in the Bay Area for college and spent a year there working as a biochemist. Few cities were hit as hard as Las Vegas by the 2008 financial crisis and recession, which eroded consumer spending on the sort of fast thrills the city had to offer...

  • "Protecting our employees and the millions of guests who stay in our hotels each day is of paramount importance to the industry," Katherine Lugar, president and chief executive of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, told reporters at an industry event in Washington. Brands for those five companies comprise 45 percent of all hotel rooms in the United...

  • Shares of Charlotte, North Carolina- based Albemarle fell less than 1 percent to $95.86 on Wednesday, in line with broader markets. Philadelphia- based FMC, primarily a pesticides maker, said in February it would launch a $500 million initial public offering in October of a stake in its lithium business. Albemarle executive Eric Norris, who heads the company's...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 29- Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday increased former tycoon Nochi Dankner's prison sentence to three years after rejecting his appeal against his conviction for securities fraud related to the IDB group he once controlled. Dankner, 63, was found guilty in 2016 of manipulating his company's shares ahead of a planned stock issue and was...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 28- You might think you make really good money decisions. Learning how to deal with random factors you cannot control, and maybe turn them to your advantage, fascinated author Karla Starr, who came up with a few solutions in her new book, "Can You Learn To Be Lucky? Think of it like a card counter in Las Vegas.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 27- VMware Inc will acquire CloudHealth Technologies as part of the information technology company's continued push into cloud-based software services, the company announced on Monday. The Palo Alto, California, company will pay approximately $500 million for the Boston- based startup, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Mike Francesa

    Sports fans with money riding will watch more games and keep closer tabs on their favorite teams and leagues, WFAN host Mike Francesa suggests.

  • Lyft launched its self-driving service in January in Las Vegas, where passengers can take a ride in an autonomous BMW to and from some 20 different pick-up and destination spots around the city's casino-laden Strip. The Las Vegas service is available to all Lyft passengers, who get a prompt asking if they agree to ride in a self-driving car.

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 10- Def Con, one of the world's largest security conventions, served as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines on Friday, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections. We think it's important, "said Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary of cybersecurity and...

  • LAS VEGAS, Aug 10- Def Con, one of the world's largest hacker conventions, will serve as a laboratory for breaking into voting machines this week, extending its efforts to identify potential security flaws in technology that may be used in the November U.S. elections. The three-day "Voting Village," which opens in Las Vegas on Friday, also aims to expose...

  • *China retaliates to U.S. tariffs. Aug 8- U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as a steep fall in crude oil prices hit energy shares, more than offseting gains in technology and bank stocks. It is about half a percent away from the all-time high it hit on Jan. 26.

  • LONDON, Aug 8- Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that has put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters. But researchers from Austria's Graz Technical University told Reuters they have figured out a way to exploit the Meltdown...