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  • 5 years after the Great Recession: Where are we now?

    It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s. Over 19 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars of wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
  • T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role

    T. Rowe Price chairman to give up portfolio management role
    The chief investment officer and chairman of T. Rowe Price will step down next year as portfolio manager of one of the company’s biggest investment funds. Brian C. Rogers, who has managed the Equity Income Fund since its start in 1985, will remain...
  • Despite lackluster performance, don't purge bonds from portfolio

    Common stock investors have certainly been pleased with the overall stock market performance over the last five years. For example the S&P 500 index increased 19.1 percent in that period; Vanguard's total stock market index fund has increased 19.6...
  • I-Drive plan for iSquare Mall downsizes after hitting density limits

    I-Drive plan for iSquare Mall downsizes after hitting density limits
    A plan for a large, 31-story resort and mall on International Drive has been downsized by 50 feet and about 200 hotel rooms, after bumping up against the city’s density limits for its location. The project, called iSquare Mall & Hotel, was on an...
  • Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses

    Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses
    It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it. It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
  • Berlin Packaging may be up for sale

    Berlin Packaging may be up for sale
    Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC is looking to sell Chicago-based Berlin Packaging LLC in a deal that could value the U.S. packaging distribution company at around $1.3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Investcorp...
  • 'Saturday Down South' sports news website expands

    'Saturday Down South' sports news website expands
    A cofounder of Longwood-based sports news website Saturday Down South says he’s hiring up to 15 new employees after attracting new investment. The company recently accepted a $5 million valuation with a 10 percent capital investment of $600,000,...
  • Citizenship questions threaten ACA coverage

    Thousands of Floridians who signed up for Obamacare health insurance might have citizenship or immigration issues that require them to file additional paperwork by Sept. 5, federal officials announced. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
  • Port reports operating deficit in fiscal year 2014

    Port reports operating deficit in fiscal year 2014
    Despite seeing a surge in container traffic, and mounting interest from business prospects, the Port of Virginia continues to operate at a loss — albeit not nearly as large as first anticipated. Officials with the Virginia Port Authority announced...
  • L.A. commercial property landlord Evoq is sold for $357.4 million

    Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. Evoq owns several downtown Los Angeles properties including vacant land ripe for...
  • Shrinking would untangle regulation: Front Burner

    The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...