Black Rock

25 Incredible Hiking Trails in Nova Scotia

Seated on the Atlantic Ocean, the Maritime provinces exude a windswept beauty. From the Bay of Fundy to the Cape Breton Highlands, one of the best …


Homes That Sold for Around $750,000

<b>Westchester | $820,000</b><p>28 Gard Avenue, Yonkers<p><b>6 WEEKS</b> on the market<p><b>$849,000</b> list price<p><b>3% BELOW</b> list price<p><b>SIZE</b> 3 bedrooms, 3½ baths<p><b>DETAILS</b> This 102-year-old house in the Armour Villa enclave has a living room with a fireplace, a family room with French doors to a deck, and a guesthouse in a converted …

Real Estate

Valley of Fire: A spectacular day trip from Las Vegas

Located 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert, Valley of Fire State Park features spectacular red-sandstone spires, arches and other rock formations. Once home to the Anasazi people, the area is marked with 3,000-year-old petroglyphs and other ancient artifacts. There are hiking …

National Parks

72-year-old missing hiker found safe in Sequoia National Park

A 72-year-old Southern California man was found safe Saturday afternoon after he had been missing three days in Sequoia National Park.<p>Thomas Jackman …

National Parks

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods over the past month, she has been transported back to those losses.<p>Memories and emotions overcame the …


US has higher potential growth than Europe, analyst says

Scott Thiel, deputy chief investment officer of global fundamental fixed income at Blackrock, discusses the latest policy decisions from major …

Central Banks

Intesa CEO talking to several investors over wealth management deal: Reuters

<b>Intesa SanPaolo</b> (ISP.MI) is still in the early stages of looking for an investor in its wealth management unit and is talking to several potential …


BlackRock ETF gives Turkish equities biggest boost in 7 years

© Reuters. Traders walk on the floor of the Borsa Istanbul<p>By Abhinav Ramnarayan and Alasdair Pal<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Turkish equities recorded their …

Stock Markets

Draghi's Job Tougher Than Powell's Amid `Murky' Data, BlackRock Says

Marilyn Watson, BlackRock Inc.'s head of fundamental bond strategy, discusses the contrasting challenges facing European Central Bank President Mario …

European Central Bank

Tigard students take H&R Block Budget Challenge

View Comments<p>Program helps high school students gain a better understanding of money matters.<p>They came bearing gifts.<p>In an eighth-period Wealth …

Portland, OR

BlackRock Targets Wealth Managers With Risk Analytics Software

Almost three decades ago, <b>BlackRock</b> (BLK) created software to obsessively monitor the then-fledgling firm's financial risks. Now, after turning it …


Coastguard helicopter landed at Blackrock beach yesterday evening

The coastguard helicopter landed on Blackrock beach yesterday evening during a search and rescue operation.<p>The helicopter was dispatched from Dublin …


Complimentary HAPPY HOUR at Galerie Pact every Thursday

This past May, I wrote about a world renowned artist – Michael Bevilacqua – who was coming to Buffalo to exhibit his works. Yes, that happens all the …


Investors have re-priced emerging market risk: Expert

Sergio Trigo-Paz of BlackRock says changes for risk assessments for emerging markets were underway before the Federal Reserve rate hike.


Agra Fort in Agra, India

Its construction along the bank of the Yamuna River was begun by Emperor Akbar in 1565. Further additions were made, particularly by his grandson Shah Jahan, using his favourite building material – white marble. The fort was built primarily as a military structure, but Shah Jahan transformed it …


ECB rate guidance slightly dovish, analyst says

Michael Krautzberger, head of European fixed income at BlackRock, discusses the European Central Bank’s monetary policy decision.

European Central Bank

7 ATVs stolen from Black Rock warehouse

Seven ATVs were reported stolen earlier this week from a warehouse in Black Rock, according to a Buffalo police report.<p>The burglary at 133 Tonawanda …


'Human waste dumped' on award-winning Gwynedd beach

Claims that motorhome owners have emptied toilets on a Blue Flag beach could lead to a ban on vehicles parking there overnight.<p>Locals say overnight …

News (Wales)

RESTAURANT DEMOLITION: Say goodbye to Don Pablo’s, and hello to something new to Dayton

The restaurant that most recently housed a Don Pablo’s Mexican restaurant in front of the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek is headed for the …

Black Rock

Elliott Taps BlackRock's Marshall to Form CLO Entity

Elliott Management tapped BlackRock Inc.’s Adrian Marshall to run a new investment entity that the hedge fund is seeding in a bid to expand into the …

Hedge Funds

Talent management at BlackRock: A conversation with Larry Fink

The most important component of good management is ensuring ‘diversity of mind,’ says the CEO of the world’s largest asset manager.

Talent Management

UPDATE 1-Long bonds could face more pressure as rates rise -BlackRock's Rieder

Rieder@ (Adds quotes, market action)<p>NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's chief investment officer of global fixed income, Rick Rieder, on …

Interest Rates

Hamilton, American chambers unite over tariff opposition

Chambers of commerce from both sides of the border are standing together in opposition of recently-imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports by …

Chamber of Commerce

Bi-national business leaders call tariffs a cross-border barrier

Business leaders from Buffalo and Hamilton, Ont. warned newly imposed U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel will cause economic harm to both …

Chamber of Commerce

Cities in the U.S. With Really Clean Air

Air pollution is a fact of life, but it can have serious effects on human health.<p>Air pollution, made up of things like noxious gases and fine …

Personal Finance

Hyderabad: Official who earned Rs 8.50 lakh, spent Rs 11.11 crore!

Express News Service<p>HYDERABAD:Peddasetty Durga Prasad, field officer of Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank’s Isnapur branch in Patancheru near here, …


FIA World Land Speed Records

FIA World Records are the fastest recognised official speeds achieved by any wheeled vehicle on land - excluding motorcycles, for which records are …


BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Sells Manhattan Pad for $12M

The buyer of the three-bedroom apartment is Alexander Acquavella, whose family owns a notable art gallery on the same street<p>Larry Fink, co-founder …

Real Estate

Trump, Kim document a step in the right direction, strategist says

Wei Li, head of iShares EMEA investment strategy at BlackRock, discusses U.S.-North Korea relations and emerging markets.

Emerging Markets

As Wine Loses Its Stodgy Rep, Will Buffalo’s Scene Find Its Legs?

Maybe it’s our blue-collar roots or our fondness for drinking heavily on the cheap, but beer- and liquor-loving Buffalo has long lacked a vibrant, …