New Lehigh Valley Cybercon to showcase virtual reality – Allentown Morning Call

The world of virtual reality will be showcased along with other gaming, comics and cosplay at the new Lehigh Valley Cybercon noon-5 p.m. Saturday at the South Mall in Allentown. VR Cafe in Palmer Township and Imagine Event Concepts organized the free event, which is similar to Itz-A-Con pop culture event held at the mall […]

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How Will the Fed Meeting Affect Precious Metals? – Market Realist

How Will the Fed Meeting Impact Precious Metals? PART 2 OF 5 By Meera Shawn  | Sep 20, 2017 1:43 pm EDT FOMC meeting Besides the dollar changes, investors are also closely watching the ongoing Federal Reserve Open Market Committee or FOMC meeting for a directional change in precious metals. The markets may take clues from […]

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How Precious Metals Are Moving Versus the US Dollar – Market Realist

How Will the Fed Meeting Impact Precious Metals? PART 1 OF 5 By Meera Shawn  | Sep 20, 2017 1:43 pm EDT Reaction of precious metals Among the four precious metals, gold (GLD) traded almost flat on Tuesday, September 19, after retreating for two days. Gold has lost almost 1.7% over the last five trading days. […]

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Make sure clients don't romanticize real estate investing – Financial Planning

The prospect of real estate investing has an alluring pull for clients, but advisors caution that those romantic notions can obscure some of the pitfalls that arise when purchasing investment property. “For all the millionaires and billionaires real estate has created over the years, there are also a lot of lost fortunes because of real […]

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A Greenwich hedge fund is behind the mysterious buyer of the NYC 'Taxi King's' medallions – Business Insider

Amanda Macias/Business Insider A Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund that focuses on distressed credit and special situations is behind the purchase of a block of 46 taxi medallions that were snapped up in a foreclosure auction this week. The medallions — the metal plates on yellow cab hoods allowing them to legally pick up street-hails — have […]

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Chinese Investment in US Real Estate Likely to Slow – Commercial Property Executive

Samantha Ahuja, Partner at Morris, Manning & Martin LLP Following the Chinese government’s announced restrictions on outbound capital flow, the country’s investors have been finding it more difficult to purchase U.S. real estate. The effects are already showing, as total volume of Chinese foreign investment in the first six months of the year declined 46 percent […]

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'Turd, a-hole': Players' feud brewing over unsigned baseball cards – New York Post

There are stories about aggressive autograph hunters hounding athletes for their signatures. Now, there’s a story about aggressive baseball players doing it on the field. Salty Rockies reliever Pat Neshek tore apart Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke on an online sports memorabilia forum after the “turd” refused multiple attempts to sign baseball cards at a recent […]

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