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Multimillion-Dollar Manhattan Panoramas

Mike Tauber, a photographer, shoots luxurious homes for architects, real estate companies and developers.


Investors look for trough in profit downturn

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As earnings season shifts into high gear next week in what is expected to be the weakest U.S. quarterly results reporting period since 2009, the hope among some is that this is as bad as it's going to get.


5 Banks Growing Faster Than Bank of America

Legendary Wachovia CEO John Medlin described a successful bank as a three-legged stool. First was credit quality, second was profitability, and third was growth. A bank needs all three to survive, and today, we're going to talk about growth.


China stock swoon could boost US real estate

Chinese investors purchased $8.6 billion in U.S. commercial real estate assets in 2015, according to CBRE, a global real estate services and investment firm.


Goldman trims S&P 500 earnings forecast: Here's why

Goldman Sachs has lowered its S&P 500 (INDEX: .SPX) earnings forecast and highlighted key issues for 2016 that investors should watch out for in the year ahead.

Goldman's U.S. equity team, led by chief U.S. equity strategist David Kostin, said in a note late on Thursday that it was lowering its S&P 500 earnings per share (EPS) forecast by $3 to $106, $117, and $126 for 2015, 2016, and 2017.


Shares of Ralph Lauren drop on weak 3Q results

NEW YORK (AP) — Ralph Lauren Corp.'s fiscal third-quarter net income fell 9 percent as the company spent more on opening new stores and marketing while revenue stayed nearly flat.


U.S. existing home sales plunge; new rules seen as drag

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales posted their sharpest drop in five years in November, a potential warning sign for the health of the U.S. economy although new regulations on paperwork for home purchases may have driven the decline.


Staples buys Office Depot to fight internet competition

US office supply store Staples has announced it will buy rival Office Depot for $6.3bn (£4bn) in an effort to fend off competition from internet retailers such as Amazon.


Yahoo soars on Alibaba spinoff

Marissa Mayer must be pretty proud of herself.


Look out: Big week ahead for stock market

Buckle up for a big week in the stock market. Investors get to check Corporate America's pulse as over 140 S&P 500 companies report earnings this week and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2015.


Buffett's Record Gain on Kraft Heinz Masks Stock Market Lapses

Warren Buffett is about to show how getting one big investment right can overshadow several laggards.


Oil prices sink further in Asian trade

SINGAPORE (AFP) - Oil suffered fresh losses in Asia Wednesday, sinking to new multi-year lows as dealers watch Russia's ruble crisis and await the latest US crude supply report, analysts said.


EB-5 Investors: Hard to Find 'Good' Deals

Over the last 2 years, the EB-5 program's popularity has grown exponentially.  As of June 2, 2014, USCIS had approved approximately 579 regional centers.  And yet, investors today are often complaining of a lack of "good" deals available to them.


Chinese Are Piling Money Into Stocks Instead of Buying Cars

The stockbroker is beating the car salesman in the battle for Chinese wallets.


China's Billionaire Actress Zhao Wei

The world’s wealthiest working actress is a former kindergarten teacher with such keen investing acumen that she’s been nicknamed “China’s show-business Buffett” by her country’s media.


Will EB-5 Keep the Rays in Tampa Bay?

There is no question in anyone’s mind in central Florida that the Tampa Bay Rays need a new stadium. Politicians, residents and, especially, baseball fans agree. The problem they have is how to finance a new stadium.


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