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Sands China a bargain after battering on high-roller revival

In this photo taken Nov. 23, 2014, visitors walk across the road in front of the Venetian Macao casino resort in Macau.

Cashing in on the tourists and recreational bettors who flock to the gambling enclave of Macau had long been Sands China Ltd.’s recipe for success, but ...

Home foreclosure cases raise questions about SolarCity policies

Workers from Solar City install photovoltaic panels on the roof of a house on Dec. 9, 2013, in San Leandro, Calif. The company, owned by Tesla, relies on monthly payments from solar panel customers. But foreclosures can halt those payments, and SolarCity relies on only one credit check to vet customers.

SolarCity, the nation’s leading installer of rooftop solar panels and a renewable energy darling, has pitched its value to investors on a simple premise: Once customers sign up to ...

County Commission lets builder's plan near Red Rock go forward

A packed house listens in as speakers make their points before the Clark County Commission taking up Blue Diamond housing project near Red Rock on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

After hearing hours of passionate public comment, Clark County commissioners voted 5-2 today to let a Las Vegas developer move forward with plans for a community of more than 5,000 homes near the scenic Red Rock National Conservation Area. Gypsum Resources will now conduct studies into specifics regarding infrastructure, design and development of the project on ...

How major US stock market indexes fared on Wednesday

US stocks ended mostly lower Wednesday, but the Dow notched its 9th straight gain. Energy companies stumbled, but basic materials makers rose as investors hoped two large deals ...

Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade

This Tuesday, May 24, 2016, file photo shows a home for sale in Andover, Mass. On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, the National Association of Realtors reports on October sales of existing homes.

Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007 ...

E-sports enthusiasts get boost with Neonopolis arena

A view of the 200-seat arena during a tour of the Millennial E-Sports facilty under construction at the Neonopolis Mall in downtown Las Vegas Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.

Gamers are about to get the major league treatment with the addition of a state-of-the-art facility downtown aimed at showcasing the best in the e-sports world. Millennial Esports in Neonopolis is set to open a 15,000-square-foot e-sports arena on March 3 with a three-day Halo tournament. ...

MGM Resorts to launch responsible-gaming program

The exterior of The MGM Grand seen from Rivea at Delano Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2016.

When the fun stops and gambling becomes a problem for an individual, seeking help could be difficult for some. In an attempt to provide better access to help, MGM Resorts International and ...

Faraday Future says plan is to resume work on Nevada plant

A retention pond glistens in the sun as the foundation work is currently proceeding on at the Faraday Future site in North Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.

Upstart electric vehicle company Faraday Future says it plans to resume construction soon on a $1 billion southern Nevada manufacturing plant where ...

Las Vegas Sands CEO says Japan casino-resort could cost up to $10 billion

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.

A resort hosting casinos in Japan could cost up to $10 billion to build, Las Vegas Sands Corp's chief said, as the casino operator looks to win operating rights in what is ...

Burger King, Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdings

A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed on St. Laurent Boulevard in Ottawa, Canada, on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

he parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain. Such a move fits Restaurant Brands International's strategy of ...

Aristocrat names Wilson new managing director

Aristocrat Technologies named Matt Wilson managing director of the Americas on Tuesday. ...

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount

This Monday, July 25, 2016, file photo shows the Yahoo and Verizon logos on a laptop, in North Andover, Mass.

Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts. The revised agreement, announced Tuesday, eases investor worries that ...

Southern Nevada sees increase in rental rates

Construction continues on apartments near Stephanie Street and Interstate 215 in Henderson this month.

As it becomes more expensive to buy a house in Southern Nevada in early 2017, home and apartment rental rates creep upward as well. RentRange’s final quarterly report for 2016 showed that the average monthly rent for a three-bedroom home in the Las Vegas area bumped up to ...

Federal agency begins inquiry into auto lenders’ use of GPS tracking

Auto loans to Americans with poor credit have been booming, and many finance companies, credit unions and auto dealers are using technologies to track the location of borrowers' vehicles in case they need to repossess them.

They can figure out when you leave town and see where you parked your car. They can see how many times you went to the grocery store or the health clinic. Auto loans to Americans with poor credit have been ...

Tesla hiring while Faraday aims to start construction

Rendering of planned Faraday Future auto plant in North Las Vegas.

Tesla is hiring up to 200 employees monthly while electric car company Faraday works to start construction in Nevada. The Nevada Appeal reports Steve Hill, who directs the governor's economic development office, spoke ...