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  • Investment firms curbing their home buying in California

    Investment firms curbing their home buying in California
    This time last year, investment firms raced to buy dozens of single-family homes in neighborhoods from Fontana to South Los Angeles to lease them out, transforming the mom-and-pop rental business into a Wall Street juggernaut. The flood of cash helped...
  • Harford Water Authority status moving along, county executive reports [Letter]

    As you are aware, Harford County has joined with the Cities of Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and the Town of Bel Air to consider the formation of a Regional Water Authority. I would like to take the opportunity to provide the citizens of this county with...
  • New apartment complex rising near Cerritos Towne Center

    New apartment complex rising near Cerritos Towne Center
    Construction is underway on a $74.3-million apartment complex across the street from the Cerritos Towne Center shopping and entertainment mall. The 198-unit apartment community called Aria is being built by Picerne Group, a real estate investment firm...
  • Letter: Court should interpret charter's intent

    As a Glendale resident and GWP rate-paying customer, I have been very interested in the Forum letters about how revenues from GWP are distributed — for water and electricity purchases, repair and upgrading of infrastructure, operating expenses,...
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • Imax China Sells Stake to Investment Firm in Preparation for IPO

    Imax Corp. is selling a 20% stake in its China operation to a Chinese investment firm, an $80 million deal that will pave the way for an initial public offering. Imax said Tuesday that the investment by CMC Capital Partners would be paid over two...
  • Media Investment Firm Station 12 to Raise $251 million

    LONDON -- Patrick Bradley, the former CEO of Ingenious Ventures, has launched media investment company Station 12, and is aiming to raise £150 million ($251 million) of capital. London-based Station 12 claims to be the only investment firm to focus...
  • Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale

    Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale
    A huge former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles is being sold to a New York real estate investment firm that intends to pump new life into the old building and its rebounding neighborhood. The century-old flagship of the May Co....
  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...
  • 1st Mariner Bank heads to auction

    1st Mariner Bank heads to auction
    The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week. A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
  • 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...