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  • Orlando in running for regional veterinary lab

    Orlando in running for regional veterinary lab
    A California-based veterinary-services company is considering Orlando as the site of an advanced laboratory hub for the Southeast, company and city officials confirmed last week. Los Angeles-based Antech Diagnostics also is eyeing potential sites in...
  • Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations

    Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations
    The CEO of a Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which has a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the U.S., was awarded $7.3 million in compensation for 2013, a year that the firm’s returns placed it among...
  • Today's episode of 'Ask the Nobel Laureate': What is a 'bubble'?

    Is Silicon Valley in a "bubble"? When you start asking that question of people, the first reply you inevitably get is: Well, what do you mean by 'bubble'? To which I reply: Well, um, er... After fumbling around for an answer, I decided to call up...
  • Think California is bad for business? Think again.

     Think California is bad for business? Think again.
    Some critics say the recent decisions by Toyota and Occidental Petroleum to move their U.S. headquarters from Southern California to Texas are just the latest signs of how toxic the state's business climate has become. Yet the state continues to attract...
  • Brown attributes Toyota's Texas move to the dynamism of capitalism

    Brown attributes Toyota's Texas move to the dynamism of capitalism
    In his first public remarks on the shift of 3,000 Toyota Motor Corp. jobs from California to Texas, Gov. Jerry Brown chalked up the loss on Friday to “the creative destruction of capitalism.” “I put the emphasis on creative,”...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • Broadway Review: 'Rocky' the Musical

    Whatever your expectations going into "Rocky," you come out rocking the technology. No mystery about where the $16.5 million capital investment went in this musical iteration of the 1976 movie that made an iconic hero of Rocky Balboa. Stephen Flaherty and...
  • Make money the way Keynes did, by investing wisely

    John Maynard Keynes is recognized as one of the great historical economists. Aside from his theoretical work, though, he accomplished something few other academic economists have: He was a successful investor. Keynes used his expertise to build a...
  • What would Thomas Piketty think of affirmative action?

    Reading the Supreme Court's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, I couldn't help thinking of Thomas Piketty's controversial new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Where would Piketty stand on affirmative action?...
  • Is life insurance a good way to invest?

    When the stock market does well, it becomes easier for life insurance companies to sell "permanent life" products that grow in value in step with general increases in the stock market. Unlike term life policies, which only pay when the insured person dies...
  • Entra en vigencia acuerdo de protección de inversiones entre Chile y China

    Entra en vigencia acuerdo de protección de inversiones entre Chile y China
       Un acuerdo suplementario del tratado de libre comercio vigente entre Chile y China, orientado a proteger las inversiones entre ambos países, comenzó a regir hoy, según informó el Gobierno. Esta disposición incluye normas de alto estándar para la...