| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
There's no question that the U.S. is the engine of global economic growth. But that doesn't mean that investors (especially those with intestinal fortitude) can't find good buys abroad. Europe is fertile bargain-hunting ground. "The sell-off in Europe has...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Hospitals and health insurers have reaped a financial windfall from the 2014 rollout of the federal health law, even beyond what was expected.
Now, employers and consumers are seeking a share of the Obamacare dividend.
For years, insurance companies...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A politically connected businessman already twice convicted of fraud pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in financing on luxury car leases at his now-defunct suburban leasing agency.
Marc Zaransky, 51, faces up to about...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's senior editor Anne Kates Smith recently interviwed Kristina Hooper, the U.S. investment strategist for Allianz Global Investors, on the outlook for stocks in 2015.
Kiplinger's: Where do you see stocks headed in 2015?
Hooper: It depends on...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Lori Belles made it home before Christmas.
She had been living with friends and relatives for two months, she said, because her house in Emmaus was uninhabitable due to mold caused by water problems in the foreclosed home next door.
She moved back...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A strong jobs report boosted U.S. and European stocks Friday, and leaving the Dow Jones industrial average just short of the 18,000 mark.
The main focus in the markets was the monthly hiring numbers. The Labor Department said U.S. employers added 321,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Promotions, hires and recognition at South Florida employers.
Angel León was appointed executive chef of Modern Garden, a hot stone and crudo lounge, in Miami, owned by Carlos and Maryam Miranda. In addition, Chef León will oversee their...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Record-setting investor withdrawals from Pacific Investment Management Co.'s flagship Total Return Fund slowed in November to $9.5 billion, the giant Newport Beach money manager said Tuesday. Returns, meantime, were strong.
The outflow was about a third...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Downtown Allentown is getting a $1 billion face-lift, but even the leaders of companies occupying all those shiny new buildings acknowledge that if the city's struggling urban core is to make a comeback it must include one important ingredient: education....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:35 PM
As a Holocaust survivor, Abraham Maisner, 85, of Boca Raton, has endured enough agony for one lifetime.
Born in 1929 in Warsaw, Poland, Maisner was removed from his family at 10 years old and was forced to live in the Warsaw ghetto. The rest of his...