The Best Credit Card for Buying Starpoints

The Best Credit Card for Buying Starpoints Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Starbucks tells employees to let anyone use the restroom after the arrests of 2 black men who tried to use one without buying anything

AP/Elaine Thompson Starbucks has told employees to let anyone use the restroom — even if they haven’t bought anything — as it reviews its policies. The coffee chain said it wants all customers who come in “to feel welcome.” The decision follows the arrests of two black men who were asked to leave a coffee […]

One group of traders is on pace to shatter performance records — here’s what they’re buying

Scott Olson / Getty Images Amid the turbulence that’s rocked the stock market this year, one group of traders is on pace for its best year on record. Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows just how well they’re doing so far in 2018, and explains which specific investment decisions have contributed to their success. As […]

Google will verify the identity of those buying US political ads

Following similar moves from Facebook and Twitter, Google has now announced how it will be handling political ads going forward. All three have been compelled to address the issues that arose from the last US presidential election, during which Russian groups purchased election ads aimed at sowing political discord. In a blog post, Google Senior […]

Police across the US are buying an affordable iPhone cracker

More and more authorities in the US are getting access to an affordable device that can unlock iPhones, according to Motherboard. The publication’s investigation has revealed that a number of local and regional police forces, including Maryland’s and Indiana’s, have either already bought or are thinking of buying a new piece of iPhone-cracking technology called […]

Apple’s HomePod is too expensive, too limited, too late to market, and few people are buying it (AAPL)

Apple / BI Apple has cut manufacturing orders for HomePod. The smart speaker is more expensive than its rivals but has fewer functions. Apple missed the expected Christmas launch date, and now Amazon and Google’s speakers are leaving it in the dust. Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is too expensive, its functions are too limited, and […]

Global trade jitters are producing some good buying opportunities

Thomson Reuters Oil and Gold performed well in quarter 1, and could still be good buying opportunities.  Large cap American stocks may have gotten hit with trade news recently, but look past the short-term noise.  Small caps outperformed mid and large caps. After being mostly absent in 2017, volatility has made a comeback. The S&P […]

UK Property: House prices hit new high but will new rules make buying and selling easier?

GETTY – STOCK Average house prices hit a new high in March According to the data, the new average property price is now £227,871, up from £224,353 in February and slightly increased on the previous highest average value which was recorded in November last year, at £226,408. Overall, property prices in the first three months […]