Why Helios and Matheson Analytics Stock Just Dropped 29%

What happened Shares of Helios and Matheson (NASDAQ:HMNY), majority owner of all-you-can-eat movies purveyor MoviePass, are getting rocked this morning — and you can blame its archenemy, movie theater chain AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) for the trouble. This morning, AMC announced that it will launch a service to compete with MoviePass. Helios and Matheson investors are panicking,…

Canadian pot sector may see new deals following legalization

The Canadian marijuana sector is expected to see a new wave of capital inflows from investors and a surge in deals among the companies involved, now that the industry has received the green light to legalize recreational use, according to Eight Capital analyst Graeme Kreindler. Royal Assent, a ceremonial approval from the Governor General and…

Laws to deter asylum-seekers, aid workers passed in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary –  Hungarian lawmakers voted to tighten the country’s asylum eligibility rules and threatened Wednesday to incarcerate people who help asylum-seekers, votes that coincided with a United Nations’ observance dedicated to refugees. The approved changes include a constitutional amendment making it more difficult for refugees to qualify for asylum depending on how they reached…

Spa signs new race deal until 2021

7:38 AM ET The future of the Belgian Grand Prix has been secured until the end of 2021 after F1 signed a new contract with Spa Grand Prix. The race takes place on one of the calendar’s most fearsome and impressive circuits — Spa-Francorchamps — and its current contract was due to expire after this…

WORLD CUP 2018 LIVE #FansEyeView #FootWall

The next-best thing to being here. Russia 2018 has already exceeded everyone’s expectations. Ask any fan. Or better still, watch them live here. Hordes from around the world are taking to the streets to support their teams in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, bringing a party atmosphere to the biggest event on Earth. Watch our…

Are video game transactions too much like gambling?

By Nelanthi HewaThe Canadian Press Tues., June 19, 2018 TORONTO—”Loot boxes.” Until recently, the only people likely to have heard of them were gamers. But loot boxes and other similar microtransactions in games are earning the industry billions of dollars, and they’re now generating a new controversy in the mainstream. They’re small, scintillating boxes in…