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1:45 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
SeaWorld reports narrower-than-expected loss, as attendance and guest spending rise above forecastsSeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported Thursday a fifth straight quarterly loss, but beat bottom-line expectations for the first time in six quarters, as revenue, attendance and guest spending all beat forecasts. Thje stock was still inactive in premarket trading. The fourth-quarter net loss widened to $45.5 million, or 58 cents a share, from $24.2 million, or 31 cents a share, in the year-ago period. The FactSet consensus was for a per-share loss of 71 cents. Revenue fell 48.3% to $154.1 million, but was well above the FactSet consensus of $122.1 million. Attendance dropped 52.8% to 2.2 million but beat the FactSet consensus of 2.0 million, while admission per capita rose 9.4% to $41.44 to beat expectations of $40.80 and total revenue per capita increased 9.4% to $69.40 to top forecasts of $68.30. The company currently has eight of its 12 parks open, at limited capacity, and is planning to have all 12 of its parks open for the 2021 season. "Guests showed a continuing desire and interest to visit our parks, especially during our Halloween and Christmas events," said Chief Executive Marc Swanson. " As we enter 2021, we are pleased that guests are returning, including for our popular food and music festivals." The stock has rallied 42.4% over the past three months, while the S&P 500 has gained 8.2%.
8:33 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How real Americans are living the 'Nomadland' lifeMany older Americans, faced with debt and high housing prices, are living in RVs and working odd jobs on the road, as portrayed in the film starring Frances McDormand.
7:27 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Muted Mardi Gras: Closed bars and barricaded Bourbon Street in the pandemicCoronavirus-related limits on access to Bourbon Street, shuttered bars and frigid weather all were expected to prevent what New Orleans usually craves at the end of Mardi Gras season — streets and businesses jam-packed with revelers.
12:03 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The 10 best U.S. cities for remote workers in 2021Millions of newly remote workers are pondering a move. If you're one of them, these cities have everything you need to thrive.
9:38 p.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch
Remy Cointreau confirms guidance as sales soarRemy Cointreau's revenue rose sharply for its third quarter, bringing the result for the nine-month period up to almost flat as cognac sales increased in key markets, the French drinks group said Friday.
7:50 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Biden signs flurry of orders to tackle pandemic that has now cost more than 407,000 American lives Fauci addresses board of World Health Organization with promise that U.S. will join international response to crisisThe global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 edged above 97 million on Thursday with the U.S. accounting for 24 million of those cases, as President Joe Biden wasted no time in implementing his plan to address a crisis that has caused the loss of more than 407,000 American lives.
5:20 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
U.K.'s venerable Glastonbury festival canceled for second year due to coronavirus pandemicBritain’s Glastonbury music festival has fallen victim to the coronavirus pandemic for the second year in a row.
1:03 p.m. Jan. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Khashoggi documentary goes to on-demand after proving too controversial for streaming servicesEven before “The Dissident” made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, director Bryan Fogel had a sense that his explosive Jamal Khashoggi documentary was going to be a tough sell.
6:11 a.m. Dec. 29, 2020 - By India Stoughton
Beirut’s Creatives Rebuild Four Months After Devastating BlastArtists, gallery owners, and designers face an uphill battle to find funding and pick up the pieces
10:29 a.m. Dec. 19, 2020 - Barrons.com
‘I Keep Finding These Things to Look Forward To.’ The Plaza Theatre Hopes a Sundance Bump Pays Off. The theatre’s owner is optimistic that the event will draw more business during the film festival itself, but also generate excitement and awareness around the Plaza in the weeks and months that follow.
10:21 a.m. Dec. 17, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Should you Airbnb your vacation home? Here's what you need to know firstA recent report on second homes finds that of current second homeowners, about half use their home for personal use only, and 42.5% sometimes rent out their home as a short-term rental
12:01 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Some people can earn as much as $60,000 a year with this pandemic side hustleWhen Tim Frye found himself saddled with a very expensive vehicle in his yard, he decided to rent it out. And when the pandemic hit, it became the king of side hustles.
7:27 a.m. Dec. 4, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Why cinema will survive the coronavirus pandemic In the end, our emotional attachment to moviegoing will fuel a recovery from 2020’s coronavirus-driven slumpCinema will survive the 2020 pandemic, but the uncertain outlook will create casualties.
7:21 a.m. Nov. 29, 2020 - By Syd Stone
With deep discounts and free shipping, artists aim to make the Sunday after Thanksgiving into Black Friday for artThousands of artists and organizations across the country are coming together to encourage people to shop art Nov. 29
10:55 a.m. Nov. 24, 2020 - By Fang Block
David Ross to Loan ‘Portrait of Sir David Webster’ Back to the Royal Opera HouseThe British businessman paid £12.865 million for the painting, created in 1971 by David Hockney, at a Christie's auction in October
10:36 a.m. Nov. 20, 2020 - By Michael Kaminer
Great Escapes: Just for Laughs President Bruce Hills’ Online Comedy PicksKevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network, Twitter, Earwolf Podcast Network, and more
6:54 a.m. Nov. 19, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Sen. Tom Cotton complains ‘revisionist charlatans of the radical left’ won’t celebrate the Pilgrims’ coming to America The Arkansas Republican spoke for 10 minutes about the Mayflower on a day when U.S. COVID deaths passed 250,000The Arkansas Republican spoke for 10 minutes about the Mayflower on a day when U.S. COVID deaths passed 250,000
7:00 p.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
China gears up for world's largest online shopping festivalChinese consumers are expected to spend tens of billions on everything from fresh food to luxury goods during this year’s Singles’ Day online shopping festival, as the country recovers from the pandemic.
8:46 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Catey Hill
We get $2,470 a month from Social Security and want a warm, friendly city near the ocean. Where should we retire? Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email chill@marketwatch.com for suggestions. Here are three spots to consider.
9:17 a.m. Oct. 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
Power Provider Aggreko Is Sparking Growth Aggreko's stock should benefit from rising demand from oil and gas customers and powering some live events that are likely to take place.
12:04 a.m. Oct. 20, 2020 - By Sally French
10 theme parks where Halloween is still happening Here’s a guide to the best spots if you still want to celebrate Halloween, and how to get there on pointsIs Halloween canceled this year? It might be in your neighborhood, but it’s not canceled everywhere.
12:56 p.m. Oct. 9, 2020 - By Ellie Ismailidou
What virtual concerts amid the pandemic mean for tech companiesHarvey Mason Jr, interim President and CEO of the Recording Academy, which hosts the annual Grammy Awards, talks to MarketWatch about how the live entertainment landscape is shifting amid the pandemic.
11:30 a.m. Oct. 5, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow ends 465 points higher after Trump cleared to leave hospital after 3-night stayU.S. stock indexes closed higher Monday on optimism about President Donald Trump's response to COVID-19 treatments and hopes for additional fiscal stimulus, both potentially poised to blunt the the pandemic's toll.
10:01 a.m. Oct. 5, 2020 - By Fang Block
London’s Royal Opera House Selling David Hockney’s Painting to Raise FundsOffered at Christie’s, ‘Portrait of Sir David Webster’ could fetch more than £11 million
8:02 a.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
'Every day has a new set of struggles' — cold weather means more challenges for restaurants across the U.S.U.S. restaurants are moving warily into fall, hoping their slow recovery persists despite the new challenge of chilly weather and a pandemic that's expected to claim even more lives.
9:29 a.m. Sept. 28, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global death toll inches toward 1 million as hot spots emerge in India, Europe, South America and Israel U.S. confirmed cases top 7 million as President Trump gears up for update on testing strategy; CDC head says new task force member is spreading misinformation, NBC reportsThe global death toll from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 edged closer to a million on Monday, and India marked the grim milestone of more than six million confirmed cases, placing it second to the U.S. by case numbers.
12:59 a.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - By Sadagopa Iyengar
‘Buses are packed, as are shops and markets’: India’s rising COVID-19 infections are rapidly catching up with the U.S. ‘The police have mopped up a tidy sum by way of fines for mask-wearing noncompliance, though social distancing is not being enforced’‘The police have mopped up a tidy sum by way of fines for mask-wearing noncompliance, though social distancing is not being enforced.’
9:29 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Michael Kaminer
Worldwise: Montreal-Based Chef Paul Toussaint’s Favorite ThingsThe Haitian-born 33-year-old recent opened the pan-Caribbean restaurant Kamúy
12:27 p.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump and Biden youth-voter outreach efforts complicated by public health crisis Many traditional venues for attracting volunteers and registering voters — music festivals, campus events and sports — are off the table this yearMany traditional venues for attracting volunteers and registering voters are off the table this year.
7:23 a.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - By Michella Ore
Good Company: BlackStar Projects Turns the Spotlight on Filmmakers of Color as Festival Enters Ninth YearRunning Aug. 20-26, the annual event promotes work from Black, brown, and Indigenous creators
12:02 a.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
6 reasons to give up the big city life Many Americans have already moved because of COVID. If the concrete jungle is wearing you down, here’s some places to go insteadIt’s not just COVID. Why you might want to leave big city life behind, and where to live instead.
10:32 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
Here’s why college towns are among the most economically resilient places in the country These 5 college towns may have enough industry diversity to help them weather economic woesNot even university towns are pandemic-proof. Here are 5 college towns with enough industry diversity to make a rebound.
6:59 a.m. July 17, 2020 - Barrons.com
Netflix Erases Recent Gains on Soft Outlook. Analysts Are Bullish. Netflix is projecting just 2.5 million net new subscribers for the September quarter, less than half of what had been the Street consensus view. But most analysts are still positive on the company.
2:47 a.m. July 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Stock Market Soars Because Good News Comes in Threes The fight over monuments escalates, coronavirus science faces a fresh setback, a new projection for Covid’s economic toll, and other news to start your day.
12:40 p.m. July 3, 2020 - By Archie Mitchell
‘Let the music play’: Eric Clapton, Iron Maiden and Ed Sheeran and 1,500 leading musicians tell U.K. government Chart-topping singers have banded together to call for a government rescue for live musicEd Sheehan, Iron Maiden and Eric Clapton are among 1,500 U.K. musicians urging the government to support the live music industry.
3:07 a.m. July 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: An Unhappy 4th of July Bracing for economic whiplash, Hong Kong police crack down on protesters, states move to contain virus spread, and other news to start your day.
2:57 a.m. July 2, 2020 - By Dawn Pennington
What a long, strange trip summer vacation will be this year Social-distancing prudence means we’ll drive or stay at home, and we’ll use media more than ever Social-distancing prudence means we’ll drive or stay at home, and we’ll use media more than ever, writes Dawn Pennington.
10:29 a.m. June 27, 2020 - By Brittany Anas
Rethinking big city life? Here are 8 smaller places that still have the urban perks 8 up-and-coming small metros where you can enjoy a slower pace but still be near a large cityReady for more space but still want the perks of a big city? These small cities offer the best of both worlds.
3:53 p.m. June 24, 2020 - Associated Press
So seriously, what’s up with the fireworks everywhere these days? From bored kids to police conspiracies, theories aboundThey’ve become a nightly nuisance ringing out from Connecticut to California, angering sleep-deprived residents and alarming elected officials.
9:59 a.m. June 15, 2020 - Associated Press
2021 Oscars ceremony postponed to April 25 from Feb. 28 because of pandemic Previous Academy Awards postponements followed severe flooding in Los Angeles in 1938, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, and the assassination attempt against President Ronald Reagan in 1981Previous Academy Awards postponements were because of flooding in Los Angeles in 1938, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, and the assassination attempt against President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
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