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  • 09/15: Business events

    09/15: Business events
    Chamber Winter Park: Small Business Education Series, 8 a.m. Sept. 19; Winter Park Welcome Center/Chamber of Commerce, 151 W. Lyman Ave. Cost: free to Chamber members, $10 for nonmembers. Details: 407-644-8281. East Lake County: Networking Breakfast,...
  • Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Maryland, Baltimore expect millions from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    The Baltimore Running Festival consistently generates about $40 million in economic impact each year, according to official estimates, and at its peak, the Grand Prix of Baltimore pumped $47 million into area hotels, restaurants and stores. Organizers...
  • China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome

    China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome
    The city of Wuhan is considering building skyscrapers coated with a high-tech substance that can "eat" air pollutants. An artist is offering to suck particulates out of Beijing's dirty skies using a giant vacuum-cleaner-type device and sell jewelry made...
  • Baseball stadium deal faces $30 million cost crunch

    Baseball stadium deal faces $30 million cost crunch
    A $30 million hurdle may put the price of attracting two more Major League Baseball spring training teams too far out of Palm Beach County's ballpark. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have proposed a $140 million deal that calls for...
  • Hardest yet to come for France's Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) - A bitter public attack by a jilted ex-partner, a cabinet melt-down and the admission of broken economic promises have meant an uncomfortable three weeks for Francois Hollande. But the hardest is yet to come for the French president, who...
  • Fresh sanctions will freeze big foreign oil projects in Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Fresh U.S. and EU sanctions imposed on Moscow will bring an abrupt halt to exploration of Russia's huge Arctic and shale oil reserves and complicate financing of existing Russian projects from the Caspian Sea to Iraq and Ghana. On...
  • More lenders are offering student-loan consolidations

    Dear Liz: I have four private student loans that I would love to consolidate so that I can have one medium-size monthly payment instead of four large ones. How do I go about finding a company that will consolidate them? Answer: If you have good credit...
  • Will Congress renew tax relief for homeowners' debt forgiveness?

    Congress is back from its summer vacation, so the burning financial question on thousands of homeowners' minds right now is this: Are you guys finally going to help out consumers who are underwater on their mortgages, many of whom face crushing federal...
  • Senate candidate in Kansas is a serial business and political entrepreneur

    Greg Orman once lent money to actress Debbie Reynolds. Reynolds and her son wanted to turn her large collection of Hollywood memorabilia into a museum in Tennessee. Orman liked the idea and lent their company more than $1.6 million in 2002. But the...
  • World waits for white smoke from U.S. Fed

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve may give clearer hints on when it will hike the cost of borrowing in the United States in the coming week, as struggling Europe braces for a tight vote in Scotland on whether to leave the United Kingdom....
  • Central banks inflating 'elevated' asset prices: BIS

    LONDON (Reuters) - Financial asset prices are at "elevated" levels and market volatility remains "exceptionally subdued" thanks to ultra-loose monetary policies being implemented by central banks around the world, the Bank for International Settlements...