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  • American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default

    American Apparel backer buys $10-million loan, helps prevent default
    A New York investment group has bought a $10-million loan as part of its efforts to shore up  American Apparel Inc.'s finances and keep it from teetering into bankruptcy. Standard General, which controls a nearly 44% stake in the Los Angeles clothing...
  • Allentown developers cultivating political influence

    The two men who have bankrolled much of the billion-dollar transformation of downtown Allentown are hoping to convert that commercial revival into a political force. City Center Investment Corp. co-owners Joe Topper and J.B. Reilly have launched a...
  • Real estate notebook: Discount brokerage planned for South Florida

    Real estate notebook: Discount brokerage planned for South Florida
    Two entrepreneurs say they're preparing to launch a new discount real estate listing service for Palm Beach and Broward counties. Tony Gibbons and Greg Sullivan expect to open ByOwner.com in Boca Raton in the next 45 days. The firm is not related to...
  • How to buy financial advice now

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The financial advice business is changing dramatically in every aspect, from how advisers spend their time, to what they charge, to how they label and promote themselves. The result? Further confusion for consumers who probably...
  • 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...
  • Marriage confusion, EZPass, and Mears-Uber: Letters

    Marriage confusion When I picked up Friday's Sentinel, the first thing I noticed was the picture of two lesbians kissing. The article on the jet that was shot down in the Ukraine, killing 298 people, was below it on the front page. I encourage my...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...