BC-Money & Markets Extra Digest
For the week ending Saturday, May 4, 2019
MONEY MATTERS-MAX FLIGHTS
The grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets likely means that fare increases this summer will be larger than already expected.
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Fed signals neither a rate hike nor a cut is likely soon; Beyond Meat goes public; Many college grads feel their grip on middle class loosening.
How to start financial planning when a family member has special needs.
WIRELESS & CASHLESS
Snapchat is letting video game developers adopt its popular Bitmoji feature, which lets you personalize a cartoon avatar.
SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR
Owners of small businesses need to get their companies ready for staffers to take vacations.
Walgreens’ first year as part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average hasn’t been good for Walgreens, or for the Dow. The drugstore chain’s share price has plunged 20 percent since it was added to the index late last June.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk must clear his statements about the company before making them public; New York City will no longer allow alcohol advertisements on city property; PetSmart’s online pet store Chewy plans an initial public offering.
OFF THE CHARTS-MILLENIAL HOMEBUYERS
The competition to buy that first home will be even tougher over the next decade as the biggest crop yet of millennials enter prime home-buying age.
Questions and answers with Denise Zheng, vice president at the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of major U.S. companies. Zheng oversees the technology and internet innovation committee.
If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?
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