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U.S. stocks mostly trade higher as energy sector rises

Stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday in another cautious day of trading. Energy companies climbed in tandem with the price of oil, but technology companies fell ...

Stung by low oil prices, Exxon loses ‘AAA’ rating from S&P

Low oil prices have helped cost Exxon its pristine "AAA" credit rating from Standard & Poor's, a label it held for over six decades ...

Boyd Gaming revenue grows but earnings fall in 1st quarter

An exterior view of the Orleans, 4500 W Tropicana Ave., in Las Vegas Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

The biggest developments on Boyd’s radar right now are its recently announced acquisitions of three casinos: the Aliante in North Las Vegas, and the valley’s two Cannery properties. The company ...

Apple reports iPhone sales down; 1st revenue drop since 2003

New iPhone SEs displayed at a product launch event in Cupertino, Calif., March 21, 2015.

Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company ...

Nacho Daddy, Hot N Juicy Crawfish coming to Miracle Mile Shops

Miracle Mile Shops.

The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is adding two popular restaurants over the next six months. Nacho Daddy is set to open its fourth Las Vegas Valley store ...

Startup airline that could feed Las Vegas idles on California runway

Entrepreneur Ted Vallas, 95, at the McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif., April 14, 2016. Vallas has waited for years for federal approval of his startup carrier, California Pacific Airlines, to serve the booming population north of San Diego with routes to cities including Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

In the late morning on a weekday, the terminal at McClellan-Palomar Airport calls to mind a ghost town. The building is vacant, the flight board blank. Six rocking chairs in the waiting area sit motionless. The only sign of life is the whirring of a small plug-in fan operating in the men’s restroom. But if Ted Vallas gets his way, the cozy airfield ...

Boyd Gaming buying Cannery casinos in valley for $230 million

The Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway.

Boyd Gaming Corp., fresh off its announcement last week that it would acquire the Aliante casino, said it has reached an agreement to buy the Las Vegas assets of ...

Boutique studio puts its spin on fitness

Ginger Melien and Jennifer Barnet of XCYCLE at Boca Park will be ready to officially open in several weeks.

Ginger Melien and Jen Barnet recently opened their boutique fitness studio, which focuses on cycling, with the aim of promoting a “nonjudgmental but intense atmosphere” that invites people of all fitness levels to get active.

The Data: April 24-30

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The List: Available commercial space, April 24, 2016

Find out about available commercial space. This week, we rank them by available square feet as of April 18.

Medical technology ‘just scratching the surface’

In-office laser treatment, Dr. Lynn Kowalski says, “is an entirely new direction for our practice.” (bill hughes/special to vegas inc)

The author and and gynecologic oncologist at Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care talks about a new procedure offered to women, her inspiration for writing “Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy” and a pediatrician in Michigan she admires.

The Notes: April 24-30

In the Notes: David Peterson, Jim Holt, Mark Andrews, Allison Raskansky, Darren Strahl, Gina Mann, Pavy Mueller, Dr. Kathleen Gates, Angela Berg and more ...

For Hispanic business community, there’s strength in numbers

Peter Guzman is president of the Latin Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas.

Peter Guzman, the president of the Latin Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, talks about the roadblocks Hispanic businesspeople face, and how to overcome them, as well as his priorities with the chamber and the Hispanic community’s growing influence in local and national politics.

Companies must find a way to keep top talent

Many employers need to recognize the fundamental shift in the labor market. The unemployment rate is falling. Wages are increasing as the war for talent heats up.

Mexican version of bingo attracts new faces to local casinos

La Bonita pitchman Victor Flores holds a sign for “El Arbol” (The Tree) during a game of lotería at Texas Station.

Las Vegans Alex and Marco Ponce have fond memories of lotería, a game their Mexican-born parents taught them and that the brothers grew up playing in Huntington Beach, Calif. Texas Station and Boulder Station began offering nightly lotería this month. If the response is high enough, it could become a staple ...