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August 08, 2018 - 10:51 am
A realty group says home prices in southern Nevada have leveled off but they're still much higher than they were last year.
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Caesars Palace
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August 01, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Caesars Entertainment's stock fell sharply Wednesday after the casino titan said it expects weak results in the current quarter because of fewer scheduled events and lower room rates in Las Vegas.
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union vote
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May 23, 2018 - 8:53 am
Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts.
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Las Vegas Strip
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May 09, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Up to 50,000 unionized workers at Las Vegas casino properties will hold a strike vote later this month, just before their union contract is set to expire.
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FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a sale signs stand outside a home on the market in Denver. On Friday, Oct. 19, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in September. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
October 19, 2018 - 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales declined 3.4 percent last month, the biggest drop in 2 ½ years, to a seasonally...
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FILE- In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo specialist James Denaro works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 19, 2018 - 7:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Strong earnings are sending U.S. stocks higher Friday at the end of a choppy week of trading. Consumer products maker Procter & Gamble is surging after reporting strong sales of beauty products in its latest quarter, while credit card company American Express and payment...
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In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, photo, a worker walks by the container ship docked at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders who are fighting a mounting tariff battle with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)
October 19, 2018 - 3:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — China reported economic growth sank to a post-global crisis low as finance officials launched a media blitz Friday to shore up confidence in its sagging stock market. Growth in the quarter that ended in September slipped to 6.5 percent over a year earlier from the previous quarter's...
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A Chinese man monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Asian stock markets sank Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 19, 2018 - 3:05 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street declined on losses for tech stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX lost 0.6 percent to 11,549.06 and France's CAC-40 sank 0.6 percent to 5,082.63. London's FTSE 100 added 1 point to 7...
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Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria, left, and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici meet the media during a press conference in Rome, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Italian leaders say the budget plan will boost economic growth through higher spending, but other EU countries are concerned it will add to Italy's already heavy public debt load. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
October 19, 2018 - 2:56 am
MILAN (AP) — Italy's financial markets are shaken following the European Union's stinging rebuke of the new populist government's budget bill, which pushes the deficit far beyond previously agreed levels. Italy's government borrowing rose, with the yield on the benchmark 10-year bond on Friday...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2008 file photo a StarKist brand product is seen on a grocery store shelf in Boston. Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a maximum fine of $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge and paid a $25 million fine. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole,File)
October 18, 2018 - 9:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The DOJ said StarKist faces up to a $100 million fine when it is sentenced. Prosecutors...
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