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  • Stricter tax inversion rules punish stocks of firms mulling such moves

    The Obama administration's tougher rules on offshore corporate inversions had an immediate effect Tuesday, pushing down the stock prices of companies considering such moves. But the highly technical changes to the tax code did not appear to go far...
  • On The Trail of Chambourcin

    On The Trail of Chambourcin
    “Wine,” Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “is like bottled poetry.” If that’s true, then the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is like a chapbook: a collection of vinaceous poetry that artfully describes the rolling hills and shale-...
  • Financial Firm Profits When Companies Need More Money Than Banks Will Lend

    Financial Firm Profits When Companies Need More Money Than Banks Will Lend
    AVON — When you haven't saved up enough profits over the years to put your business expansion plan into action, how do you get the money? Business owners can borrow from a bank, but banks are reluctant to lend more than two times the free cash...
  • Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot

    Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot
    The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...
  • Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando

    Uber, Lyft may have to raise prices to operate in Orlando
    Uber, Lyft and other high-tech "ride-sharing" companies are closer to gaining the legal right to operate in Orlando — but only if they agree to be more expensive than the traditional taxi companies they're competing against. Uber and Lyft have...
  • Fairbanks Avenue businesses entitled to makeover money

    Fairbanks Avenue businesses entitled to makeover money
    The city’s Economic Development Advisory Board is recommending that Winter Park use its existing business fašade program to provide a boost to the look of the Fairbanks Avenue commercial corridor. “We’ve historically had a business...
  • Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'

    Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees'
    Online-education company Udacity said Wednesday it had raised $35 million and was offering its first "nanodegree" course, which aims to teach a skill but at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. The credential aims to provide a way for students...
  • Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn

    Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for Quinn
    The battle for women voters in the Illinois governor race reached a new level Tuesday, as First Lady Michelle Obama led a Democratic rally for Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner blamed the governor for the deaths of child-abuse...
  • German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service

    German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service
    Courts in Berlin and Hamburg upheld bans on online transportation service Uber on Friday, saying the company did not comply with German laws on the carriage of passengers. U.S. start-up Uber had appealed against the bans in Germany, the latest front in...
  • Nursing home trial focuses on confusing sale

     Nursing home trial focuses on confusing sale
    TAMPA, Fla. — A federal bankruptcy trial is focusing for a second day on how the shell of a financially troubled chain of nursing homes launched by Bruce Rauner's GTCR investment firm legally ended up in the hands of an elderly graphic artist....
  • Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths

    Rauner blames Quinn for DCFS child deaths
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today said he blames Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for the deaths of child-abuse victims whose families previously had contact with the state’s child-welfare agency. “Yes,” Rauner said when asked...