caption Rob Lowe’s Gold Card. source ABC McDonald’s is giving away a “McGold Card” that grants free fast food for the rest of the holder’s life. McDonald’s franchisees, founder Ray Kroc, and, in rare cases, the company headquarters, have all been known to give away these mythic Gold Cards. Mitt Romney, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates are all among the ranks of people with cards that allow them to get a lifetime of free McDonald’s. McDonald’s is allowing a random person to join a club that counts Mitt Romney, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates as its members: those who have access to free McDonald’s for life. Every day you order from McDonald’s between August 10 and August 24, you are automatically entered in the sweepstakes to win free McDonald’s for life as part of the McGold Card Sweepstakes. In the ad for the giveaway, a voiceover refers to the McGold Card as an “ancient … [Read more...] about A random person has the chance to win a McDonald’s Gold Card and a lifetime of free fast food. Here’s the real story behind the mythic card in Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffett’s wallets.
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caption McDonald’s is giving away free fast food for life. source McDonald’s McDonald’s is offering a lifetime of free fast food with the McGold Card Sweepstakes. Anyone who orders using the chain’s mobile app from August 10 to August 24 is automatically entered to with a lifetime of free McDonald’s. McDonald’s “Gold Card” is the stuff of myths, with people including Bill Gates and Warren Buffett having received the card over the years. McDonald’s is about to offer one lucky person a lifetime of free fast food. Starting Friday, any person who orders from McDonald’s using the mobile order-and-pay app is entered to win the McGold Card sweepstakes, which guarantees the winner free fast food for the rest of their lives. Every day you order from McDonald’s from August 10 to August 24, you are automatically entered in the sweepstakes to win free McDonald’s for life. Customers are … [Read more...] about McDonald’s is giving away a chance to join the ranks of people like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett and get free fast food for life. Here’s how to enter.
By NATHANIEL POPPER The New York Times Fri., May 11, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO—Some of the biggest names on Wall Street are warming up to bitcoin, a virtual currency that for nearly a decade has been consigned to the unregulated fringes of the financial world. The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange has been working on an online trading platform that would allow large investors to buy and hold bitcoin, according to emails and documents viewed by the New York Times and four people briefed on the effort who asked to remain anonymous because the plans were still confidential. The news of the virtual exchange, which has not been reported before, came after Goldman Sachs went public with its intention to open a bitcoin trading unit — most likely the first of its kind at a Wall Street bank. Read more: Bitcoin miners generate backlash after spiking electricity rates for cities Article Continued Below Women claim their stake in blockchain tech … [Read more...] about Wall Street considers trading bitcoin on virtual exchange
caption Warren Buffett recommends investing in a low-cost S&P 500 index fund. source Getty/Chip Somodevilla Warren Buffett has long championed low-cost investing, often recommending Vanguard’s S&P 500 index fund for the average investor. New fintech – financial technology – companies are attracting users for their convenience and sleek interfaces, but the fees associated vary between apps. We looked at the fees and the expense ratios for eight fintech investing companies on the Forbes Fintech 50 2018 list. Investing can be a difficult process. Deciding what to invest in can take hours of research – but before you get to that point, you have to decide where you plan to invest. Billionaire and legendary investor Warren Buffett has long championed Vanguard’s low-cost investment options. Vanguard primarily offers index funds – passive investments that allow … [Read more...] about Warren Buffett says low-cost investments are essential for the average investor — here’s how much it costs to use 8 common investing apps
By Frederic Tomesco Bloomberg Wed., Feb. 21, 2018 MONTREAL—Canadian National Railway Co., the longtime paragon of efficiency for North American railroads, is losing some of its lustre as it struggles to catch up with a surprise surge in demand. A jump in volumes is causing persistent network congestion, prompting a public rebuke last week from customer Halliburton Co., which said service delays would hurt its earnings. The problems have dented investor enthusiasm for Canadian National, dragging shares to this year’s biggest decline among the continent’s six biggest publicly traded railroads. Read more: Rail crunch leaves oil, wheat stranded on Prairies Article Continued Below “They’ve always been the gold standard for railroads, but these last few months have been pretty rough,” said Mario Mainelli, a portfolio manager at Caldwell Investment Management in Toronto, which oversees about $1 billion in assets. “If the … [Read more...] about Canadian National’s ‘gold standard’ reputation dulled amid rail crunch