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  • 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...
  • Design Interactive adding 20 high-wage jobs in Orlando

    Design Interactive adding 20 high-wage jobs in Orlando
    Design Interactive, a training and evaluation software company, plans to create 20 high-wage engineering and support positions and move to a larger space in Orlando. The company also considered locations in Virginia and Washington D.C. but decided to...
  • Orlando investment bank censured, fined

    Orlando investment bank censured, fined
    An investment bank based in downtown Orlando has been censured and fined for distributing misleading information about a high-risk investment, according to recent discipline actions from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Michael Maurice Ward...
  • United Internet buys stake in Rocket Internet

    German Internet service provider United Internet AG is investing 435 million euros ($582 million) for a 10.7 percent stake in venture capital group Rocket Internet, the companies said on Friday. Berlin-based Rocket Internet aims to create the largest...
  • Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope gets $120,000 bonus

    Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope gets $120,000 bonus
    The head of Gov. Rick Scott's business-recruitment efforts received a $120,000 bonus on Thursday. The Enterprise Florida Board of Directors approved the bonus for Gray Swoope, president and chief executive officer. His base salary went up by $45,000...
  • Crowdfunded real estate: Tips for small investors

    Crowdfunded real estate: Tips for small investors
    Crowdfunding has found real estate. More than a handful of outfits have sprung up to collect small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance their deals. One New York company is even selling stock in a single building in the nation'...
  • Deloitte confirms 1,000 new jobs in Lake Mary

    Deloitte confirms 1,000 new jobs in Lake Mary
    Deloitte, the world’s largest accounting firm, confirmed Monday that its Deloitte Consulting arm is opening a new tech center in Lake Mary, with 1,000 new jobs. Seminole County and the City of Lake Mary are planning to vote on a $1.7 million...
  • Suit alleges Vanguard Group wrongly avoids paying taxes

    Vanguard Group Inc. stands atop the mutual fund business, and credits its "unique" structure: The largest mutual fund company is owned, not by for-profit investors, but by more than 100 of Vanguard's own mutual funds, which are owned by millions of...
  • 1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors

    1st Mariner Bank to be sold to investors
    The parent company of 1st Mariner Bank said Monday that it has signed a deal to sell the bank after years of regulatory demands that it increase its capital, potentially ending the company's long struggle to right itself after the mortgage crisis. A...
  • How and why to roll over your 401(k)

    In 2013 and 2014, both my husband and I left our jobs with large companies and are now faced with the question of what to do with our old 401(k)s. There are basically three options: Cashing the account out, leaving it where it is, and rolling it over....
  • 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...