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  • U.S. growth is strongest in a decade

    The U.S. is rolling into the new year with impressive strength as plunging oil prices have ignited consumer spending and helped fuel the best stretch of growth in more than a decade — even as economies around the world are struggling. A...
  • Bank dealmakers set for bonus cheer, bond traders not so much

    Investment bankers working on corporate takeovers and share issues can expect good news on bonuses when they return from the holidays after a buoyant year, but bond and currency traders face lower payouts. Investment banks will finalize bonuses over...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 12/24/14

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • How to talk to parents about money

    As families come together for the holidays, the last thing anyone may be thinking is, "Gee, I should talk to my folks about their financial situation!" But with busy lives, these gatherings may be a good time to at least broach the topic and to schedule a...
  • Ukraine's Finance Ministry eyes 4.3 percent GDP contraction in draft 2015 budget

    Ukraine's Finance Ministry submitted on Tuesday a 2015 draft budget to parliament that envisaged the economy contracting 4.3 percent next year, slightly less than an earlier forecast. Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said 30 percent of next year's budget...
  • India slashes health budget, already one of the world's lowest

    The Indian government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 percent in its 2014/15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains, putting at risk key disease control initiatives in a country whose public spending on health is already among the lowest in the world....
  • Thinking of a retirement account rollover? Think twice

    John Turner wondered if he should roll over his federal government retirement account into an individual retirement account. So he called 15 IRA providers to get some guidance. That may sound like overkill, but Turner wasn't really contemplating a...
  • Dallas-Fort Worth is startup central

    DALLAS Noel Geren remembers how alone he felt when he started his first company. "It was 1998 and back then, there was no entrepreneurial community," said the Frisco serial entrepreneur who last year created a smart irrigation system called Sprinkl, with...
  • Hampton eyes tourism tax breaks

    Hampton eyes tourism tax breaks
    Hampton may soon ask the General Assembly's permission to create a series of tax breaks for private developers who build entertainment and tourism-based projects. The breaks are given as part of the state's tourism zone program, which Newport News...
  • Development Agency Seeking Another $60 Million From State For Hartford Apartments

    Development Agency Seeking Another $60 Million From State For Hartford Apartments
    HARTFORD — The Capital Region Development Authority will seek another $60 million from the state for housing development in downtown to build on the latest wave of new apartment construction. CRDA has requested that $30 million be included in...
  • Americans need crash course in retirement economics

    A new study finds that most Americans know precious little about the financial aspects of retirement. The American College of Financial Services randomly surveyed people aged 60 to 75 with assets exceeding $100,000 (excluding their home) regarding...