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  • Greece, EU creditors in open dispute over demands to forgive debt, ease reforms

    Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens. Greece's five-day-...
  • Berlin's Audit Committee Recommends Fiscal Policy Study

    BERLIN — Recent cases in which employees stole from municipal governments underscore why the town should proceed with a study of fiscal policies, the town's audit committee decided. "We will recommend to the town council that they consider having...
  • Bond Premiums Best Used On Capital Projects

    Bond Premiums Best Used On Capital Projects
    As state treasurer, I am charged with managing the state's bonding programs in a manner that minimizes the cost of the borrowing we undertake. And where there are opportunities to get more bang for our buck, so to speak, then I will fight for it. I am...
  • City National increases lending as economy grows

    City National increases lending as economy grows
    Profits, laons and deposits grew at City National Bank of Florida in 2014 as the South Florida economy strengthens. The Miami-based bank, with $5.4 billion in assets, has focused on lending in Broward and Palm Beach counties as part of its expansion....
  • Congressman proposes temporary, voluntary ban on Washington political money raising

    Congressman proposes temporary, voluntary ban on Washington political money raising
    U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch has an idea that's unnatural and nonsensical in the political word: take a temporary, self-imposed break from the constant drive to raise campaign cash. During what he's calling "Fundraising Free February," Deutch said he won't...
  • Energy companies fight proxy access

    PITTSBURGH Not long after New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said in November that he would file identically worded shareholder resolutions with 75 companies seeking the right of shareholders to nominate corporate directors, many of those...
  • Brazil orange baron becomes billionaire as Florida output sours

    The tang of Jose Luis Cutrale's orange juice factory permeates the air in the Brazilian town of Araraquara. For visitors who make the 173-mile trek northwest from Sao Paulo, the aroma is a welcome respite from the stench that normally emanates from the...
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cheshire has named a new chief executive, David L. Hallal, to replace current CEO and company founder Dr. Leonard Bell, effective April 1. Bell will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, the company...
  • Russia cuts key interest rate to help economy, but depriving ruble of support

    In a surprise decision, Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate, which it had raised sharply last month to support the collapsing ruble, in order to help the fading economy. The move triggered a drop in the ruble, which was down more...
  • State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds

    State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds
    HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation. McCord's surprise departure notice came at 10:57 a.m. in an emailed news release. It said the resignation is...
  • Putin's dancing daughter said to run fund backed by dad's allies

    MOSCOW Russian executives close to Vladimir Putin are backing an ambitious startup incubator and science center next to Moscow State University that may prove lucrative. Given the nature of Russian business under Putin, that's not a huge surprise. The...