| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:01 PM
People like rich, tasty food — and sweet, smooth desserts.
That's a recipe the Cheesecake Factory Inc. has been following for more than three decades.
The company's roots can be traced to the home kitchen of Evelyn Overton, who ran a small baked...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:13 AM
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...
| May 7, 2013
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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
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...
| 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,...
| May 18, 2011
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...
| 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...