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  • Peer-to-peer lender Lending Club picks NYSE for IPO: FT

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lending Club, the world's largest online marketplace directly connecting borrowers and investors, has chosen the New York Stock Exchange for its initial public offering, the Financial Times reported Sunday. The FT, which cited...
  • Why Technology is the Friend, Not the Enemy, of Hollywood (Guest Column)

    Like many Hollywood stories, mine started with Harvey Weinstein. Well, sort of. In 2004, during my freshman year of college, I was lucky enough to land a summer internship at Miramax in New York. As a film school reject, this was the holy grail, and...
  • Businesses prepare for the winter struggle

    Businesses prepare for the winter struggle
    Last winter—season of the fabled Polar Vortex, Chiberia and countless Instagram videos of people tossing boiling water into subzero air—was brutal. This upcoming winter could be nearly as bad, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. People...
  • Ebola scams spreading as fears mount

    Ebola scams spreading as fears mount
    I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm. Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
  • Industrial market booms in Baltimore

    Industrial market booms in Baltimore
    Work will begin Monday on a massive new warehouse in Aberdeen for which the developer has not signed a tenant. The 571,000-square-foot project at the Perryman Logistics Center is one of six new buildings Chesapeake Real Estate Group has in the works,...
  • Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch

    Shuttered health clinics plan relaunch
    Some former employees are questioning a plan to resurrect the shuttered People's Community Health Centers as a unit of a for-profit company while they remain unpaid. Several dozen people who worked for the nonprofit People's are seeking wages that...
  • Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality

    Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality
    I saw the state kill a man once. It was in Virginia, not Connecticut, but most people would have thought he had it coming. He'd assaulted a 61-year-old woman with an umbrella and slit her throat. The punishment, in the electric chair, was grotesque...
  • Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses

    Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses
    The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Clarke Shores and the village of Golf all have given...
  • Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations

    Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations
    The rush to delay or stop medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Coconut Creek and Lighthouse Point have given at least initial approval to moratoriums that...
  • Morgan Stanley, armed with cash from fixed income dump, goes shopping

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley , which has spent three years throwing out bad apples from its fixed income trading portfolio, now wants to put the freed up money into businesses that bear healthier fruit. It is reinvesting capital previously held...
  • Will private industry follow Obama's lead on credit-card security?

    The Obama administration did its part to speed the switch to more secure credit cards Friday when the president signed an executive order requiring government agencies to start switching to the next generation of cards by January. How much effect this...