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  • Hollywood manufacturer to expand

    Hollywood manufacturer to expand
    MarBlue, a Hollywood manufacturer of accessories for mobile devices, is expanding its international headquarters and research and development center in downtown Hollywood, the governor’s office said Thursday. The expansion will create 28 jobs...
  • After the Fed: What investors should do now

    (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) CHICAGO (Reuters) - For active income investors, the next year or so will be a trying time of tough love. While yields are rising, which depresses prices of most income-...
  • Elmhurst water rates increase

    Elmhurst water rates increase
    Elmhurst residents can expect to pay more — in some cases, a lot more — for water after city council members unanimously approved higher rates and changes in the way water is billed. The changes, effective for usage billed on or after...
  • Alum gives Loyola $10 million

    Alum gives Loyola $10 million
    As a student at Loyola University's School of Business Administration in the 1960s, John Schreiber had two high-level administrators who took him under their wings and helped guide his development, he said. Former Loyola University President the Rev....
  • Investment banks should cut balance sheets by $1 trillion: report

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investment banks must take tough decisions to quit ailing business areas and should reduce their balance sheets by $1 trillion - or almost a tenth - to lift profitability, an industry report said. European banks face a particularly...
  • Orlando gives up $4.6M to spur downtown growth

    Orlando gives up $4.6M to spur downtown growth
    For the past 18 months, Orlando has given downtown developers a break on the fees meant to pay for transportation improvements — to the tune of $4.6 million. The incentive is meant to spark downtown development. Developers are supposed to pay...
  • Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services

    Mayor's $2.5 billion budget includes property tax break, no cuts in services
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil a proposed $2.5 billion budget Wednesday that would give city workers a 2 percent raise and — for the first time since 2008 — would not cut city services, officials said. The plan includes the...
  • Japan Display tumbles, marks Tokyo's second feeble debut this week

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Display Inc , the world's largest maker of smartphone screens, slid 15 percent on its first day of trade - the second downbeat debut this week for a Tokyo stock market that has seen a marked drop in foreign investor interest....
  • L.A. controller suggests merging management of two pension systems

    L.A. controller suggests merging management of two pension systems
    Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin called on pension officials Wednesday to take new steps to cut costs — possibly by merging the management of two of its three retirement systems. During the recession and in its aftermath, pension costs for...
  • Alaska's 'road to nowhere' is still a boondoggle

    Alaska's 'road to nowhere' is still a boondoggle
    It has been said that nothing dies harder than a bad idea. Nearly two decades ago, while I was serving as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Alaska's Sens. Frank Murkowski and Ted Stevens wanted to build a 38-mile gravel road in their state, with 11...
  • Eastpoint Mall sold to Baltimore firm

    Eastpoint Mall sold to Baltimore firm
    A Baltimore-based real estate company acquired the troubled Eastpoint Mall last month for $33.4 million, only slightly more than the 68-acre property fetched at auction in 2012. P. David Bramble, managing partner of buyer MCB Real Estate LLC, said the...