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Despite Record Penthouse Sale, Manhattan Real Estate Market Continues To Slip

Uncertainty about the Manhattan real estate market led to the number of first quarter closed sales in Manhattan reaching its lowest level in a decade.  GETTY While hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin’s record $238 million purchase of a penthouse at 220 Central Park South helped push the average sale price up nearly 10%, the Manhattan real estate market continued to soften, with the ... Read More »

LG posts healthy Q2 profit despite mobile setback

LG Electronics saw its second quarter profit rise 13.6 percent from a year ago, backed by strong home appliance and TV sales. The company posted operating profits of 664 billion won ($590 million), as announced in its preliminary guidance earlier this year, a rise of 13.6 percent from a year ago. However, the mobile business posted an operating loss of 132.4 billion ... Read More »

Internet Sales Tax Issue Still Lives Despite Activist Claims

The so-called Internet Sales Tax isn’t dead, despite what you may have heard. Here’s what happened: Last week, a millennial advocacy group called Generation Opportunity planned a so-called “Facebook bomb” of Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.). Rep. Goodlatte happens to be the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which is considering the Internet Sales Tax (known officially as the Marketplace Fairness ... Read More »

Some Samsung Fans Hot to Keep Note 7 Smartphones, Despite Recall

Some Samsung Fans Hot to Keep Note 7 Smartphones, Despite Recall San Francisco Bay Area risk consultant Gil Oliva is willing to risk that his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone might catch fire, shrugging off a global recall that has damaged the South Korean manufacturer’s reputation and raised questions about its future. The stylish Galaxy Note 7, which boasts a ... Read More »