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Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif.
Netflix’s stock plunges as subscriber growth lags
Oct. 15, 2014
This is a sequel that Netflix shareholders never wanted to see: The world's largest Internet video service has once again turned off potential viewers with a price increase that is punishing the company's stock price. The backlash surfaced in a third-quarter earnings report that ...
Specialists Robert Tuccillo and Frank Masiello work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.
A nauseating day for Wall Street as stocks plunge
Oct. 15, 2014
Fear drove Wall Street to one of its most dramatic, nauseating days in years on Wednesday. Investors fled stocks and poured into bonds as worries about a global ...
Diverse, ‘dynamic women’ to be focus of UNLV forum series
Oct. 15, 2014
Harriet Barlow, assistant vice president of the Office of Diversity Initiatives at UNLV, talks about the college's Diversity Leadership Forum Series, which will kick off Friday and focus on women ...
Dignity Health, parent company of the St. Rose Dominican hospitals network, plans to build an outpatient medical center at the northeast corner of Galleria Drive and Gibson Road in Henderson. The project site is pictured above on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.
Hospital group has renewed interest in Henderson medical campus
Oct. 15, 2014
Last year, Dignity Health executives backed out of building a hospital at Union Village, throwing a big wrench in the planned Henderson health care complex. But now ...
A view of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in the Symphony Park development in downtown Las Vegas Monday Feb. 28, 2012.
Chamber of Commerce finds new home in downtown Las Vegas
Oct. 14, 2014
After leaving its offices at Town Square last year, a Las Vegas business group has found a new home in an unlikely place. The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is moving into the ...
Bob Elkins, shown Friday, March 28, 2014, is the former CEO of the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada.
Clash with board led to shakeup at Gay and Lesbian Community Center
Oct. 14, 2014
A year after hiring a new chief executive, the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada has already replaced him with a new top ...
People pack a street in Downtown Summerlin during grand opening festivities Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Grand opening events continue through Sunday.
Downtown Summerlin makes splashy entrance; Haze plans party-like exit
Oct. 13, 2014
After years of delays and construction, a massive array of shops, restaurants and entertainment options has made a splashy entrance in Summerlin. Meanwhile, new restaurants add flavor to ...
The Data: Oct. 12-18
Oct. 12, 2014
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
The Notes: Philanthropy, Oct. 12-18
Oct. 12, 2014
In the notes: City National Bank, Three Square Food Bank, Bank of Nevada, Dress for Success Southern Nevada, Nevada State Bank, America First Credit Union, MGM Resorts International, SBE Foundation, Allstate, Society for Information Management, Margaret "Poco" Davis, Caesars Foundation, Juliana McRae, Goodie Two Shoes Foundation and more ...
Jacob Bailey has created a haunted house in a hospital parking lot to benefit local nonprofit groups.
He puts a good scare into people — for the kids, of course
Oct. 12, 2014
Though he’d rather keep the focus on the Undead Maze and the organizations it benefits, Jacob Bailey said his own struggles with poverty have motivated him.
Franchising physical therapy is a ‘win-win’ for Las Vegas business owner
Franchising physical therapy is a ‘win-win’ for Las Vegas business owner
Oct. 12, 2014
The owner of the former Werner Institute of Balance and Dizziness, now Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers, explains why joining a national franchise is beneficial for him as a businessman as well as for the clients he serves.
Pinot's Palette, a sip-and-paint studio located in the District at Green Valley Ranch, Thursday Oct 2, 2014.
Not an artist? Not a problem. You can still paint a masterpiece
Oct. 12, 2014
Paint. Drink. Have fun. Those are the core values of Pinot’s Palette, a place where people can create their own wall-worthy masterpieces under the guidance of professional artists, in a casual atmosphere intended to engender a fun experience for customers who don’t consider themselves artists.
Development company Triple Five is trying to sell a 5.4-acre property on the north Strip for $16 million per acre, as pictured Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.
For sale: Blighted Strip land, only $246 million
Oct. 12, 2014
The prices are stark reminders that Strip real estate values have plunged since the boom years but still vastly outpace the rest of the valley.
President and CEO John Sullivan is shown at First Security Bank in Las Vegas Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
Southern Nevada financial industry paranoid about pot business
Oct. 12, 2014
Although medical marijuana was legalized in the state, few so far have been willing to support the industry ...
Trader Phil DeMarco, left, and specialist Peter Elkins, center, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.
U.S. stocks close out worst week since May 2012
Oct. 10, 2014
Investors avoided another roller coaster day on Wall Street Friday. What they got instead was a steady, moderate decline that left the market with its worst weekly performance since May 2012. Technology shares were especially hard-hit. Semiconductor makers ...

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