Top News & Analysis Nevada

  • Nov 9- A liberal-leaning California- based federal appeals court that has often ruled against President Donald Trump dealt him another setback this week in a major immigration case and soon could be asked to weigh in on a pipeline project he has championed. The 9th Circuit would hear any appeal by Trump's administration of the ruling late on Thursday by a...

  • Nov 9- Germany has earmarked 1 billion euros to support a consortium looking to produce electric car battery cells and plans to fund a research facility to develop next-generation solid-state batteries, three sources told Reuters. Below are details of plans to establish electric vehicle battery plants in Europe:. A Northvolt spokesman said the company was...

  • Nov 7- Nevada voters have blocked efforts supported by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson to open up the state's electricity market, delivering welcome news to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.. A state constitutional amendment supported by Republican donor Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corp, would have forced legislators to break up control...

  • Nov 7- Voters in Colorado, Arizona and Washington states rejected ballot initiatives that sought to curb fossil fuels use by restricting drilling, putting a fee on carbon emissions and mandating wider use of renewable energy. In Colorado, an initiative to limit new drilling near populated or vulnerable areas, which would have heavily curtailed the industry,...

  • Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, stands for a photograph inside the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Mound House, Carson City, Nevada, on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. 

    Republican Dennis Hof, a Nevada brothel owner and former reality TV star who died last month, is elected posthumously to a legislative seat representing a rural southern portion of the state.

  • Former Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev.

    Democrat Steven Horsford beat Republican Cresent Hardy, another former congressman, for the open seat in Nevada's 4th Congressional District, according to NBC News.  

  • RANDGOLD CEO SAYS FOCUS AFTER BARRICK MERGER WILL BE SIMPLIFYING AFRICA STRUCTURE, BOOSTING NEVADA PROFITS.

  • *FAANGs lead rebound after rough month. Oct 31- U.S. stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday, as investors snapped up beaten-down technology favorites and strong results for General Motors and a host of other companies lifted spirits at the end of a torrid month for global equities. "It seems to be back to risk-on this morning, especially with the FAANGs leading the...

  • *Facebook up, sees costs moderating after 2019. *ADP shows highest private payrolls rise since Feb. Oct 31- U.S. stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday, as investors snapped up technology favorites and strong results for General Motors and a host of others lifted spirits at the end of a torrid month for global equities.

  • *Q2 profit at Y95.2 bln vs Y112.6 bln analyst view. TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's Panasonic Corp on Wednesday reported a 15 percent fall in second-quarter operating profit, missing analyst estimates, weighed down by investment in Tesla Inc's battery plant in Nevada. Panasonic, the exclusive battery cell supplier for new electric vehicles made by Tesla, posted profit of...

  • Oct 29- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and investor Warren Buffett are set for a desert showdown over electricity next week as the two billionaires' interests collide on election ballots in Nevada. Unlike previous western duels, both sides in Nevada are showing up with cash. So far, the dueling Nevada interests have poured in more than $96 million to the...

  • How large a threat a slowdown in China's economic expansion poses could come into sharp relief as Wynn Resorts Ltd, chip makers and other companies that rely on China for growth post quarterly score cards. General Motors Co has suffered from shrinking Chinese auto sales and Volvo on Friday warned it expects truck demand in China to fall about 13 percent as the...

  • How large a threat a slowdown in China's economic expansion poses could come into sharp relief as Wynn Resorts Ltd, chip makers and other companies that rely on China for growth post quarterly score cards. General Motors Co has suffered from shrinking Chinese auto sales and Volvo on Friday warned it expects truck demand in China to fall about 13 percent as the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it temporarily suspended trading in shares of American Retail Group after the company claimed SEC approval as a custodian for cryptocurrency trading. Nevada- based American Retail Group, also known as Simex, Inc., claimed in August it had partnered with an SEC- qualified custodian for...

  • ELKO, Nev/ MOSCOW, Oct 21- President Donald Trump said Washington will exit the Cold-War era treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons due to Russian violations, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. "Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement so we're going to terminate the agreement and we're going to pull out," Trump told...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a 'Make America Great' rally in Missoula, Montana, on October 18, 2018.

    President Trump launches another salvo in the immigration debate as Mexico tried to prevent a thousands-strong migrant caravan from flooding its border.

  • LAS VEGAS, Oct 19- With Ford Motor Co's stock at nearly a nine-year low and the company squeezed by tariffs and trade tensions, Chief Executive Jim Hackett sought to restore confidence among dealers gathered in Las Vegas this week, days ahead of announcing the automaker's third-quarter results. After Morgan Stanley on Friday cut its price targets for Ford and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 19- The pressure is on for Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft as they prepare to report quarterly results at a time when confidence in those market leaders looks increasingly fragile and in danger of derailing Wall Street's rally. "The equity market is at a critical point here," said Kurt Brunner, portfolio manager, Swarthmore Group in Philadelphia,...

  • LAS VEGAS, Oct 19- With Ford Motor Co's stock at nearly a nine-year low and the company squeezed by tariffs and trade tensions, Chief Executive Jim Hackett sought to restore confidence among dealers gathered in Las Vegas this week, days ahead of third-quarter results. "I feel better after seeing the product," said Jim Seavitt, owner of Village Ford in Dearborn,...

  • Dennis Hof, a legal brothel owner and recent winner of the Republican primary election for Nevada State Assembly District 36, gets a kiss from Misty Matrix, his girlfriend and a legal prostitute, at his Moonlite BunnyRanch legal brothel in Mound House, Nevada, June 16, 2018.

    A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in November, his campaign manager predicted on Wednesday.