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  • Jeweler Daoud gets house arrest, probation for helping to hide Rothstein diamond

    Jeweler Daoud gets house arrest, probation for helping to hide Rothstein diamond
    Well-known Fort Lauderdale jeweler Patrick Daoud was sentenced to ten months of house arrest and two years of probation on Friday for helping to hide a huge 12.08 carat yellow diamond that Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's wife was attempting to conceal...
  • Shock fall in industry output, exports deepen India's economic gloom

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's economic gloom deepened on Friday with a surprise contraction in industrial output, a fall in exports and a jump in the trade deficit, underscoring the enormity of challenges awaiting a new government that takes over in May....
  • 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...
  • Reviving investment is key, says man tipped to be India's finance minister

    BOHARU, India (Reuters) - Massaging his swollen feet after campaigning in the villages of Punjab, the man tipped to be India's next finance minister says he wants the government that takes office next month to approve five big-ticket investments quickly...
  • UN climate panel to advise on preventing global warming

    BERLIN The advent of every new report from the UN panel on climate change triggers certain rituals. Grim-faced experts flash power point presentations on the wall, with graphics and tables that hammer home the same point: If humanity doesn't get...
  • 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....
  • Outside Opinion: High-frequency traders are like digital piranhas

    Famed financial author Michael Lewis' new book, "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt," has shined a spotlight on high-frequency traders, who profit by using computer algorithms to trade stocks in fractions of a second. Lewis claims high-frequency trading has...
  • British investors demand banks stick to lockups on share sales

    LONDON (Reuters) - British investors have called upon investment banks to stick closer to lock-up agreements on sales of company shares after a major transaction, saying it would ensure more stable markets. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) -...
  • Norway's $860 billion oil fund needs study before buying new types of assets: minister

    OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $860 billion oil fund, the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund, is not ready to invest in new types of assets and needs a year to study whether to buy infrastructure or unlisted assets, Finance Minister Siv Jensen said on...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coldwell Banker Sales Team; Nehemiah Community Reinvestment Fund - Roofs For Troops

    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is pleased to announce that the James Macchio Executive Realty Team, a sales team affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Glastonbury, presented keys to the first Roofs for Troops recipient...
  • 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...