Oil prices rise on report of Russia, Saudi output cut talks

Oil prices rise on report of Russia, Saudi output cut talks

Gasoline stocks rose by 1.9 million barrels, compared with analysts expectations in a Reuters poll for a 2.3 million-barrel drop. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 3.5 million barrels, versus expectations for a 2.6 million-barrel decline, the EIA data showed. Russia’s TASS news agency, citing an unnamed source, reported that the […]

Dow rises 200 points as Berkshire and bank shares climb, Nasdaq falls

Dow rises 200 points as Berkshire and bank shares climb, Nasdaq falls

Dow rises 200 points as Berkshire and bank shares climb, Nasdaq falls  CNBC This is what happened the last time Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought back stock  MarketWatch Wall Street lifts its price targets for Berkshire Hathaway  Yahoo Finance US Stocks Rise as Banks and Health Care Companies Climb  U.S. News & World Report Full coverage Source link

If you're planning to retire in 2019, here's how to make sure you're prepared

If you're planning to retire in 2019, here's how to make sure you're prepared

Once you reach age 65, you’re eligible for Medicare. So if you retire at or past that age, the government program generally is there for you. However, it doesn’t cover everything; for example, dental, vision and long-term care (e.g., help with daily living, such as bathing and dressing) are not included. The amount you pay […]

Berkshire Hathaway operating profit nearly doubled in third quarter

Berkshire Hathaway operating profit nearly doubled in third quarter

Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett, on Saturday said its quarterly operating profit nearly doubled from the year prior due to stronger insurance results and lower taxes. Helping the company’s massive insurance operations were lower estimated liabilities from property and casualty insurance in prior years and lower taxes. The year prior […]

US Added 250000 Jobs in October; Unemployment at 3.7%

US Added 250000 Jobs in October; Unemployment at 3.7%

The last official snapshot of the economy before Americans vote on Tuesday offered another reminder of the labor market’s persistent strength. Hiring is up. Wages are up. The total number of workers and job searchers is up. “It’s really the strongest part of the broader economy at the moment,” Michelle Girard, chief United States economist […]

Breaking Down the 3 New Tiers of Economy Fares

Breaking Down the 3 New Tiers of Economy Fares

In the quest to ring out as many pennies as possible from customers and compete with budget airlines, three U.S. carriers—American, Delta and United—now offer three distinct levels of Economy class tickets, and the differences between the tiers are potentially equal to hundreds of dollars in ticket fares. The biggest differences between the three Economy […]

Sprint says call outage issues in portion of country have been resolved

Sprint says call outage issues in portion of country have been resolved

Sprint had some customers in the Midwest having issues with calls Wednesday, but the company said in a statement that the issues have now been resolved. “The intermittent voice issue has been resolved and service is fully restored in Midwest and other markets,” Sprint said on their Twitter page late Wednesday. “Maintaining reliable service is […]