Ferrari Land is the second theme park built as a homage to the supercar brand, with the first one opening back in 2010 in Abu Dhabi, points out Motor Authority. Relax, Ferrari ( RACE ) shareholders, the company isn’t footing the bill for these parks — each is operated by an investment firm that licenses all the Ferrari graphics and logos. Yes, the park’s main rollercoaster goes from 0 to 112 mph in a mere five seconds (see below) The real thrill, nonetheless: shares of Ferrari have raced 60% higher over the past year. A post shared by karimathys (@karimathys) on Apr 18, 2017 at 3:02am PDT Aren’t any other stocks driving the stock market: The 10 largest stocks in the S&P 500 have powered roughly 53% of the S&P 500’s 4.7% increase this year, reports The Wall Street Journal. Tech stocks have led the charge, with Apple ( AAPL ) up more than 22% this year, Facebook ( FB ) up about 23% and Amazon ( AMZN ) rocketing 20%. Combined, shares of these three tech giants represent one-third of the S&P 500’s year to date advance, notes WSJ. Only 10 stocks are driving the rally in the S&P 500 via @WSJ pic.twitter.com/z3peO6N30P – Brian Sozzi (@BrianSozzi) April 18, 2017 Go figure, Chipotle shares are rocking: Couldn’t agree more with research firm Bespoke on being surprised Chipotle’s ( CMG ) stock is now at a 52-week high. A couple of things powering the move: (1) latest round of price increases spurring hope for a second quarter profit boost; (2) with Panera Bread ( PNRA ) being swallowed up by JAB Holdings, Chipotle could be next, given its clean food message, growth characteristics and how far the stock has plunged post E.coli crisis; and (3) the brand staged a traffic rebound in the first quarter amid aggressive marketing. If you believe all of those things, I have a bridge to sell you in China.
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Gruber, a 36-year-old attorney who has been second-in-command to county administrator Gary Kubic since 2014, is a superstar, Town of Fort Myers Beach Vice Mayor Tracey Gore said after last weeks interview session. Councilman Bruce Butcher said, I found (Gruber) to be super professional, an excellent communicator with a lot of energy. However, members of the board expressed concerns about Grubers long-term commitment to the town manager job. Locating Advice On Products Of Online Training For Medical InterviewCouncilwoman Joanne Shamp said the position in Fort Myers Beach which has roughly 7,000 residents may be a stepping stone on the path toward a bigger job. During his interview, Gruber told council members that if he were offered the job he would need some time consider and discuss the move with his family before accepting. My family is my first priority, he told the council. Shamp said that while Gruber is qualified and prepared, Im not sure that his heart is in taking this job and relocating his family here. Gruber has long been considered a potential replacement for Kubic when he retires Dec. 31. He said Monday that he is proactively keeping (his) options open at this point so I can see what may or may not happen after Kubic retires. He said he expects Beaufort County Council members to begin the search for Kubics replacement within the next few months, and they have encouraged me to participate. Kubic said Monday, I am leaving, and council should logically consider (Gruber) as my replacement. But I encourage all my staff members to pursue all the opportunities they can. he said.
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