| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Florida is back in the top 10 states for winning venture capital investment with South Florida enjoying half the money, according to Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater.
From April to June, $94.8 million was invested in 11 business ventures in...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:14 PM
After confirming Monday that it plans to outsource 80 finance jobs to Guatemala and India, Office Depot is under the watchful eye of Palm Beach County's assistant administrator Shannon LaRocque.
Boca Raton-based Office Depot agreed to retain at least 1,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 2:12 PM
As they approach retirement age, many older adults realize they could benefit from gaining professional financial guidance. But they have little idea of where to turn for truly objective and unbiased advice in growing their assets.
For an increasing...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup.
The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
| Jun 27, 2011
When news of Chief Executive JamesTyree's death spread through the 12 floors of Mesirow Financial late on March 16, several dozen employees converged on President Richard Price's office to console each other.
"There seemed to be a magnetic pull to...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:53 AM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
I am proud to enjoy a very successful career in the hotel industry. I was selected by my colleagues as Hotelier of the Year in...
| Sep 19, 2011
It was past 7 p.m. when Ventas Inc. CEO Debra Cafaro emerged from her last meeting. Her voice echoed in the halls of the mostly empty offices on the 48th floor of 111 S. Wacker Drive.
As she spoke, the last rays of sun disappeared behind the West Loop...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Federal securities regulators allege an executive at Eastern Savings Bank in Hunt Valley participated in a fraudulent short-selling scheme involving his personal brokerage firm, according to a complaint filed Monday.
In an administrative case, the U.S....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Harford County's AAA bond rating was reaffirmed by rating agencies Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, Harford County Executive David R. Craig announced Tuesday.
The two agencies upgraded the county in 2010, and the confirmation of the AAA...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 5:00 PM
In coming years your community bank may be merging with a rival, closing branches and redesigning the interiors of branches that remain, says Columbia-based banking consultant Anita G. Newcomb. With nearly three decades of experience running banks,...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Facebook filed paperwork Wednesday to allow it to go public this spring, a deal being closely watched internationally — and especially at Baltimore's T. Rowe Price Group, which holds a stake of about $400 million in the social-networking behemoth...