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  • Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley

    Upcoming business events in the Lehigh Valley
    THURSDAYSEPT. 4 GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host a lunch and live taping of "Business Matters" with congressmen Louis Barletta, Charlie Dent, Matthew Cartwright and Leonard Lance at St. Luke's West End Medical Center, 501 Cetronia...
  • Productivity goes negative as China slips toward middle-income trap: study

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese productivity growth has gone into reverse for the first time since the Cultural Revolution tore the country apart in the 1970s, according to a new study, highlighting the failure of recent reforms to set China on a sustainable...
  • Lights off on Singapore's billionaire row as luxury house prices plunge

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - There's an eerie silence at night in Sentosa Cove, the man-made island resort billed as Singapore's answer to Monte Carlo and the only place in the country where foreigners can buy landed property. Dozens of houses - complete with...
  • Why 'unretirement' might be your best retirement strategy

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chris Farrell has a hot retirement investing tip for you, but it's not a stock or bond. Farrell wants you to invest in yourself. In his new book, "Unretirement" (Bloomsbury Press), he argues that developing skills that can help you...
  • Go further! Get the federal government out of the road business altogether

    OAKLAND, Calif. There are good reasons for financing roads through tolls instead of federal fuel taxes, but there is no case for the federal government to collect such tolls. This just adds to the overall cost and places planning and management decisions...
  • States clear way for crowdfunding

    Creating a startup company takes a lot of time and effort. It also takes money, which is something that entrepreneurs like Henry Schwartz know all too well. Schwartz is co-founder and president of MobCraft Beer, a craft brewery in Madison, Wis. His...
  • Emanuel allies send loyalty scorecard to aldermanic challengers

    A political fund backing Mayor Rahm Emanuel has assembled a scorecard for would-be Chicago City Council candidates to gauge their views on key issues such as property taxes, public schools and the minimum wage. The six-question form was sent via email...
  • Middletown Council Committee Rejects School Board's Request For Extra Funding

    MIDDLETOWN — The common council's finance and government committee rejected a request from the board of education to release a $200,000 year-end surplus on Wednesday night. School administrators wanted to use the money initially for a software...
  • The Mortgage Professor: The CFPB is now a consumer complaint clearinghouse: Will that help consumers?

    Markets for financial services often don't work well for consumers. The trial and error technique that consumers rely on in navigating many markets, such as food and clothing markets, does not work well when transactions are large and infrequent....
  • Italy aims to thin out local utilities, form big national firms

    MILAN (Reuters) - Italy is planning legislation to prise hundreds of public utilities from the control of local authorities in a move toward consolidating a highly fragmented sector to create big, national companies, according to ministry sources and...
  • China Huarong says Goldman, Warburg, others to buy $2.4 billion stake

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Huarong Asset Management Co Ltd, the country's biggest bad-debt manager, said on Thursday regulators have approved a deal for it to sell a 20.98 percent stake to a consortium of eight investors for 14.5 billion yuan ($2.4...