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  • Modi's BJP makes big gains in Indian state polls

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party has made big gains in two Indian state elections, results showed on Sunday, an endorsement likely to encourage him to step up the pace of economic reforms. Modi's Bharatiya...
  • Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer

    Nappier Battles Herbst For State Treasurer
    With sole authority over the state's $29.7 billion pension fund, the state treasurer wields enormous power and responsibilities for state retirees and their beneficiaries. Democratic treasurer Denise Nappier has overseen the pension fund for the past 16...
  • Fidelity Contrafund loads up on Facebook and it pays off

    Fidelity Contrafund loads up on Facebook and it pays off
    The $108 billion Fidelity Contrafund continues to have a big appetite for Facebook Inc's stock, adding to its position in the social media company during the third quarter and praising its mobile ad revenue growth and "visionary management." The fund,...
  • 10/20: Business events

    10/20: Business events
    Chamber East Lake County: Networking Breakfast, 8 a.m. third Saturday, Lisa's Kountry Café, 23911 State Road 46, Sorrento. Details: http://www.elcchamber.com or 352-383-8801. West Orange: networking groups, 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Mimi's Cafe, 3130 Daniels...
  • CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind

    CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind
    Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year. The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
  • Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts

    Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts
    The Democrats' quest to regain their supermajority in the state Senate could be decided next month in an ethnically diverse section of Orange County and a large swath of farmland and rural towns about 300 miles away in the Central Valley. Those two...
  • Fund managers fasten seatbelts after a week of wild markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - Even the wildest markets nearly always draw opportunists looking for profitable ways to play them. But recent volatility has hit such a level that the strongest-nerved are thinking twice. This week saw enormous swings across global...
  • Market action reinforces need for policy patience: Fed's Rosengren

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told...
  • Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation

    Vote YES on Amendment 1 to support land and water conservation
    Floridavoters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...
  • Investing: When to call in an investing pro

    In a perfect world, everyone would make his or her own investing decisions. But sometimes even savvy investors need help. "You have to know the limitations of your own abilities," says Jeff Reeves, editor of the investing-advice Web site InvestorPlace....
  • Credibility meets compromise in Europe's bank stress test

    LONDON (Reuters) - When Europe announced its latest health check of top banks early last year it promised a "comprehensive assessment" of how well prepared they were to withstand another financial crisis. In practice, a spirit of comprehensive compromise...