| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:19 PM
I was reading about Burger King wanting to buy a Canadian restaurant chain and moving its tax base by shifting it offshore and avoiding USA tax laws.
Some politicians are upset that many major companies have resorted to this way of avoiding taxes....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Toms Shoes Inc., the Los Angeles company known for giving away a pair of shoes for every pair it sells, has agreed to sell a 50% stake to investment firm Bain Capital.
The shoemaker said Wednesday that Toms founder Blake Mycoskie would keep a 50%...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:01 PM
ENFIELD — The federal law that governs about $6.2 billion in job training funds, job programs for disadvantaged youth, and support for job seekers was revised last month. It's not entirely clear how those revisions will be implemented, but Tuesday,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:58 PM
The Weather Channel wants DirecTV to waive its steep cancellation fees for customers seeking to drop the satellite service because it no longer carries the network.
The request is being made in an open letter being sent to DirecTV's board of directors...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Scott Verner is President and CEO of Nipro Diagnostics, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of diabetes management solutions. Since moving to Broward County five years ago, Scott has been an active leader in the county's economic development...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:15 PM
SAN JOSE – Avoiding the controversial issue of domestic spying, President Obama told a gathering of liberal activists Thursday that they may not always agree with him, but their shared work on causes such as the overhaul of the nation’s...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Entertainment and marketing veteran Sandy Grushow is joining the board of the Weather Co., parent of the Weather Channel cable network and Weather.com
A former chairman of the Fox Television Entertainment Group where he oversaw both Fox Broadcasting and...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Some heavy storms may be headed toward the Weather Channel.
DirecTV, the El Segundo satellite broadcaster with more than 20 million subscribers around the country, has quietly started distributing a network called WeatherNation just as its deal to carry...
| Nov 7, 2012
Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history.
Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:32 PM
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The man who surreptitiously recorded Mitt Romney making the comments that sent his presidential campaign reeling came forward Wednesday evening.
Scott Prouty, a bartender at a...
| Jul 15, 2012
The dog days of July were once a slow time in our presidential campaigns, a time when candidates could take vacations and voters could take a break. The party conventions were still a month or more away; aside from fundraising and backroom strategizing,...