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  • A trade policy for the millenials [Commentary]

    A trade policy for the millenials [Commentary]
    Leaks are bedeviling trade negotiations. In October, the European Commission leaked its position papers for the US-EU free trade agreement talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement or T-TIP. In November, Wikileaks...
  • Emanuel promotes Chicago in China trip

    Emanuel promotes Chicago in China trip
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in China to promote Chicago business opportunities on a trip paid for by the city's economic development agency. During the two-day trip that wraps up Monday, Emanuel is expected to sign an economic partnership agreement with eight...
  • Why Obama lied about Obamacare

     
    Friday print column updates (and includes the comments on) an earlier blog post making this same point. We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period.......
  • Don't over-extend your warranty

    Don't over-extend your warranty
    Buying a new car can be a joyous event. Before you leave the dealership, however, you'll find yourself in the finance office with a pitch for an extended warranty. Before you sign up, consider some expert advice. "Extended warranties, offered at the time...
  • The X Factor

    The X Factor
    Since its debut in 2004, THE X FACTOR has remained the U.K.'s #1 program for the last seven years, peaking with an audience of 21 million for its 2010 finale. The format swiftly broke similar records around the world, where local versions have...
  • Regulators pressure life insurers to help beneficiaries collect their due

    Regulators nationwide are pushing life insurers to do a better job of tracking when policyholders die and locating the beneficiaries — an effort that could reap billions of dollars for consumers. Insurers regularly monitor Social Security's Death...
  • Car buyers should know their rights when getting financing through an auto dealer

    Car buyers should know their rights when getting financing through an auto dealer
    Imagine showing off your new car to friends and family only to get a call from the dealer — sometimes weeks later — saying your financing has fallen through. You're given the option of returning the car or signing a new sales agreement with...
  • Fiber optics a boon, from classroom to operating room

    Fiber optics a boon, from classroom to operating room
    Leasing office space in this economy can be a challenge, especially in older buildings, but Taylor Fields is working on getting an edge: a super-fast fiber-optic broadband connection. "One of the first things [prospective tenants] ask is what kind of...
  • Bully-cide...A New Term Every Parent Should Know

    Bully-cide...A New Term Every Parent Should Know
       Another week, another dramatic and disturbing case of bullying goes viral on YouTube.  This time, a tween from Australia slamming a kid about 20 pounds lighter to the ground.  And, HE'S the one being hailed a hero.  The bully was the little guy.  Who...
  • Office Depot says it will create jobs, or pay the county

    Office Depot says it will create jobs, or pay the county
    In a July 18 letter to Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson, Office Depot said it expects to meet its incentives requirement with the county to retain and create jobs. "We believe we will continue to meet these requirements for the remainder of...
  • Palm Beach County checks in with Office Depot on employee retention

    After confirming Monday that it plans to outsource 80 finance jobs to Guatemala and India, Office Depot is under the watchful eye of Palm Beach County's assistant administrator Shannon LaRocque. Boca Raton-based Office Depot agreed to retain at least 1,...