| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:47 PM
November's unemployment report on Friday brought tidings of good cheer.
Florida's unemployment fell to its lowest level since the recession, with Broward County's rate at 4.8 percent and Palm Beach County's 5.2 percent, the state said Friday.
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Your generally good article by Irwin Curtin about skiing in the West has several large holes in it ["Getting a Lift," Dec. 7]. Ignoring Brian Head in Utah, which happens to be the closest Utah resort to Southern California, is one thing.
Another is that...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Hector Rabellino was named sales team manager with the Astor Real Estate Group in Miami.
Susan Finn Alpert has joined NAI Miami to handle business development.
Alejandra Anzola was named in-house sales executive at Astor Real Estate...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Federal investigators on Monday identified the man behind a string of recent attempted and successful bank robberies — including two in Burbank — and are seeking the public’s help in finding him.
Authorities issued a federal arrest...
| 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 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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| 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 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 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 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 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...