Daily Archives: November 26, 2018

Sports product managers to get an online degree of their own

The University of Oregon has received approval for an online version of its master's degree in Sports Product Management. The university announced tentative plans to create an online version of the program in September. Last week the university recei...

By | 2018-11-26T23:18:47+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Charlotte area’s first toll road opens Tuesday morning, ushering in more projects

The Charlotte region’s first toll road opens Tuesday morning — but that’s not the last of the pay-to-use lanes planned here. The Monroe Expressway opens after 10 a.m. ceremonies in Union County that will include officials from the N.C. Turnpike Authori...

By | 2018-11-26T19:53:53+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

CVS set to close $69B Aetna merger after final state approvals

CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. are set to close on their $69 billion merger this week after receiving final regulatory approval for the deal on Monday. CVS (NYSE: CVS) said in a federal filing that it expects the deal with Aetna (NYSE: AET) to close ...

By | 2018-11-26T19:17:47+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Here’s how much better insiders have profited from this year’s IPO boom

If you bought one share at the IPO price of each of the Bay Area companies who went public this year, your portfolio would be up 37 percent on the year. But you would only have a 3 percent return if you bought all of those shares at their opening marke...

By | 2018-11-26T19:03:13+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Wreck-It Ralph, Creed punch Thanksgiving box office to record high

Two tough guys duked it out for the top spot at the weekend box office, driving record Thanksgiving ticket sales. In the end it was no contest: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” was No. 1 on the domestic charts with an estimated $84 million over the five-da...

By | 2018-11-26T18:07:11+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Springer’s ‘Judge Jerry’ expected to air in Cincinnati

Jerry Springer, whose daytime talk show ceased production this year, will debut next fall as "Judge Jerry," and is expected to air on Cincinnati television, WVXU reports. NBCUniversal Television Distribution announced Monday that the half-hour weekday...

By | 2018-11-26T17:57:00+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Cost of gifts in “12 Days of Christmas” unwrapped

True Loves better lay in some serious cash, according to PNC Bank's 35th year of computing the cost of the gifts in the “12 Days of Christmas.” The PNC Christmas Price Index, released on Thursday, said the price tag is $39,094.93, up $450 or 1.2 perce...

By | 2018-11-26T15:39:37+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Ohio’s largest credit union to offer marijuana-related services

Ohio’s medical marijuana program is getting assistance from Wright-Patt Credit Union. The Dayton-based credit union will offer limited banking services to qualified, licensed and legally operating businesses involved in medical marijuana.  It made t...

By | 2018-11-26T15:30:13+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Trail Blazer Evan Turner invests in footwear startup featured on ‘Shark Tank’

This story originally appeared on BostInno. Professional athletes rarely miss the chance to invest in sports startups. Last year, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal partnered with home security startup Ring to promote neighborhood safety. CoachUp, the B...

By | 2018-11-26T13:42:56+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|