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  • The Bernanke legacy [Editorial]

    The Bernanke legacy  [Editorial]
    Outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60, probably won't win many popularity contests. He's frequently been vilified by the political left for doing too little and by the right for doing too much. Most Americans probably have no idea what he...
  • It's report card time for electric companies, for their performance during Hurricane Sandy

     
    The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
  • Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks

    Apple sparks renewed interest in dividend-paying stocks
    Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad. The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
  • Florida regains its Top 10 status in attracting venture capital

    Florida regains its Top 10 status in attracting venture capital
    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...
  • Palm Beach County checks in with Office Depot on employee retention

    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,...
  • Regional investment bank aims for a reprise

    Regional investment bank aims for a reprise
    Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before. "We call this Act Three," he told me one day recently from the Westside high-rise office of Intrepid Investment Bankers, his new firm devoted to mergers and acquisitions in the regional middle market...
  • Financial guidance without conflicts of interest

    Financial guidance without conflicts of interest
    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...
  • Under Armour's rookie strategy for endorsement deals

    Under Armour's rookie strategy for endorsement deals
    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...
  • Big loss thrusts 39-year veteran into new role at Mesirow

    Big loss thrusts 39-year veteran into new role at Mesirow
    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...
  • District 12: Jason Curtis

    District 12: Jason Curtis
    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...
  • Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT
    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...