Why you should buy a TV antenna. Yes, really.

When I was a kid, I had a 13-inch TV with old-school rabbit ear antennae sticking out the back. When my family finally got cable, my brother and I promptly broke the antennae off and used them to hit each other. More than 20 years later, I’m ordering an HDTV antenna on Amazon to connect […]

A flawed argument used by Warren Buffett could be setting stocks up for ‘one of the worst disasters in history’

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Billionaire investor Warren Buffett made a lot of people feel better about historically stretched stock prices earlier this month. Speaking in an interview with CNBC on October 3, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway said, “Valuations make sense with interest rates where they are.” The investment community breathed a sigh of relief. After all, […]

In the NFL, owners hold the power — might one challenge Trump?

Two weeks after an initial “show of unity,” when NFL players and, in many cases, their team owners, linked arms on Sept. 24 after President Donald Trump slammed the NFL the night before, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones flipped the script. At a press conference on Sunday after the Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers, Jones suggested the […]

Millennial homebuyers struggle the most, according to new data

If you’re a millennial looking to buy a home, put on your boxing gloves: The market is competitive. August housing sales fell to a 2017 low, dropping 3.4% from July’s numbers, according to the US Census Bureau. But while there are fewer homes on the market, there are more people looking to buy. This means the […]

7 ways to make extra holiday cash

Ready to start tackling your holiday gift list? Join the shopping frenzy—this year, holiday retail sales are expected to top $1 trillion, according to estimates by Deloitte. “People are feeling pretty good about things, incomes are rising, people have jobs, they’re in the spirit to spend and they’re going to spend,” said Vera Gibbons, a […]

How to meet your money goals by the end of the year

You may have made a financial resolution for 2017—but did you keep it? Thirty-six percent of Americans made a financial resolution this year, according to Fidelity. The most popular resolutions? Save more, pay off debt and spend less overall. As the year comes to a close, it’s common for our resolutions to fall by the wayside. […]

Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source

(Reuters) – Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks. If no deal is reached, 16.6 million subscribers of Charter’s Spectrum service will lose Viacom’s networks, which include Comedy […]

Gold eases on firm dollar, stronger equities

By Apeksha Nair REUTERS – Gold slipped on Monday on a firmer dollar and stronger Asian equities, but stayed above the key psychological level of $1,300. The metal gained about 0.9 percent on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned he might ultimately end a 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and after data showed underlying […]

Busy IPO Season Beckons for Cairo as Reforms Seen Bearing Fruit

At least six Egypt companies plan to list by end of next year Franklin Templeton says state company IPOs would boost market Egypt’s stock market is shaping up to be the Middle East’s hot spot for initial public offerings next year. At least six companies plan IPOs by the end of 2018, following two sales […]