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  • 'Buy what you know' can be dangerous

    Legendary investor Peter Lynch, whose investment management skills helped attract billions of dollars into the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 until 1990, once famously advised small investors, "Buy what you know." The concept was simple: If you buy what...
  • Chicago Home Depot cited for OSHA violations

    A Home Depot on North Kimball Avenue in Avondale has been cited for OSHA violations, including lackof training and maintenance for industrial vehicles, and could face a fine of up to $110,700, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The Occupational...
  • Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness

    Miami's Virginia Key transforms from desolate hammock to tropical wilderness
    MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife. Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
  • Gadgets to aid in sleuthing

    Gadgets to aid in sleuthing
    Spy technology has become so widespread and smartphone-ready that sleuthing, like golf, can be played by almost anyone. Not everyone can own a Stingray II, the controversial surveillance device from Harris Corp. that gathers cellphone data from targeted...
  • Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony

    Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony
    Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen. Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
  • A 'baker's dozen' makes every day Father's Day at the Foleys

    Herb and Evelyn Foley have built a house of love. It is filled with an 8-week-old baby, toddlers, little ones, a big one who is 20, two dogs and a parrot. It is a place of laughter and joy and happy endings for children who once were throwaways,...
  • Why Chelsea Clinton is worth $600,000 to NBC and you aren't

    Why Chelsea Clinton is worth $600,000 to NBC and you aren't
    Just what should a job pay? Or, put another way, was Chelsea Clinton worth $600,000 a year for her work as a journalist at NBC? Yes, folks, life and the 24/7 news cycle intersect in mysterious ways. Let me explain: Just this morning, as my wife and I...
  • Historic London Town and Gardens keeps on growing and going

    Historic London Town and Gardens keeps on growing and going
    Rod Cofield has the building. Now he needs the tools. Cofield's team at Historic London Town and Gardens has built a reproduction of a carpentry shop at the Colonial site in Edgewater. Now, to show how carpenters worked at the site in the 1700s, he...
  • A bourgeois sport no more

    A bourgeois sport no more
    Eight years ago, Du Sha cashed out his chain of home-improvement centers — the first superstores of their kind in China — with a sale to Home Depot for $100 million. Today, with a net worth of more than $600 million, the former economics...
  • Chinese investors buying up U.S. golf courses

    Chinese investors buying up U.S. golf courses
    Eight years ago, Du Sha cashed out his chain of home-improvement centers — the first superstores of their kind in China — with a sale to Home Depot for $100 million. Today, with a net worth of more than $600 million, the former economics...
  • Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby

    Start the Presses: Crafted morality at Hobby Lobby
    The old Orchard Supply Hardware in Burbank sits half a mile from my former home on Reese Place. Despite its convenient location, it never failed to have more than half of what I needed for any project, forcing me to trudge another couple miles to the Home...