Monthly Archives: May 2014

Insider trading inquiry links Carl Icahn, Billy Walters, Phil Mickelson

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 30, 2014
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Federal authorities are examining a series of well-timed trades made by golfer Phil Mickelson and gambler William "Billy" Walters, focusing on trading in ...

Nevada Supreme Court reverses Adelson defamation ruling

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 30, 2014
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The Nevada Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, has ruled that casino mogul Sheldon Adelson can be sued for defamation for calling one of his former executives a ...

Nevada Supreme Court reverses Adelson defamation ruling

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 30, 2014
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The Nevada Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision, has ruled that casino mogul Sheldon Adelson can be sued for defamation for calling one of his former executives a ...

Medical marijuna biotech company moves headquarters to Las Vegas

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 30, 2014
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A biotechnology company specializing in the manufacture of products to grow pharmaceutical-grade marijuana today announced its relocation to Las Vegas. GrowBLOX Sciences Inc. said in a news release it moved its headquarters from Orlando, Fla., “to build upon the momentum of the company's …

Vegas Retail Center Changes Hands

Posted by Globe Street on May 30, 2014
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LAS VEGAS--Grocery-anchored Southwest Marketplace sold by LBG and partner for $30.4 million.

Borrowers Tap Their Homes at a Hot Clip

Posted by WSJ on May 30, 2014
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A rebound in house prices and near-record-low interest rates are prompting homeowners to borrow against their properties, marking the return of a practice that was all the rage before the financial crisis.

Borrowers Tap Their Homes at a Hot Clip

Posted by WSJ on May 30, 2014
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A rebound in house prices and near-record-low interest rates are prompting homeowners to borrow against their properties, marking the return of a practice that was all the rage before the financial crisis.

The D settles with unions; 5 downtown casinos face prospect of strike

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 30, 2014
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Negotiators for the Culinary and Bartenders unions and the D Las Vegas reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract today, leaving five downtown casinos still facing a strike by union workers this weekend. News of the agreement with the D was announced on the unions' website. The settlement contains the same key elements as earlier announced deals with the...

Dad Opens Up His … Rolodex

Posted by WSJ on May 29, 2014
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Some families pass massive property portfolios from one generation to the next. Leonard Boxer did the next best thing: He helped his three sons by introducing them to big-name developers, brokers and financiers.

Dad Opens Up His … Rolodex

Posted by WSJ on May 29, 2014
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Some families pass massive property portfolios from one generation to the next. Leonard Boxer did the next best thing: He helped his three sons by introducing them to big-name developers, brokers and financiers.