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  • What would Thomas Piketty think of affirmative action?

    Reading the Supreme Court's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, I couldn't help thinking of Thomas Piketty's controversial new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Where would Piketty stand on affirmative action?...
  • Africa: an investment opportunity [Commentary]

    When President Barack Obama convenes nearly 50 African leaders in Washington next week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the grand scale of the event could fill television screens for days. The real action, however, will be the behind-the-scenes,...
  • CNL discloses more about $300M buying fund

    CNL discloses more about $300M buying fund
    Orlando-based CNL Commercial Real Estate is moving ahead with a plan to make $300 milllion in acquisitions over the next 18 months. In April, CNL closed on the first acquisition for its CCRE Sponsor Equity Fund I – a $45 million purchase of the...
  • Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel

    Dov Charney intensifies effort to regain control of American Apparel
    Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week. Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
  • Surging tourism drives sales of hotels

    Tourists aren't the only ones flocking to South Florida. As hotels fill up, investors are scooping up the properties, buoyed by higher room rates, the economic recovery and the loosening of lender financing, lodging real estate specialists say....
  • Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over

    Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over
    EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin? Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
  • Shrinking would untangle regulation: Front Burner

    The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...
  • Orlando investment bank censured, fined

    Orlando investment bank censured, fined
    An investment bank based in downtown Orlando has been censured and fined for distributing misleading information about a high-risk investment, according to recent discipline actions from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Michael Maurice Ward...
  • Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope gets $120,000 bonus

    Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope gets $120,000 bonus
    The head of Gov. Rick Scott's business-recruitment efforts received a $120,000 bonus on Thursday. The Enterprise Florida Board of Directors approved the bonus for Gray Swoope, president and chief executive officer. His base salary went up by $45,000...
  • Morgan Stanley sells off entire Potbelly stake: filing

    Morgan Stanley sells off entire Potbelly stake: filing
    Morgan Stanley’s investment management arm appears to have sold all of its shares of Potbelly Corp., according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Friday. At the end of March, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. held more than 2.7 million...
  • Suit alleges Vanguard Group wrongly avoids paying taxes

    Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its "unique" structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's own mutual funds, which are owned by millions of...