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  • Brown attributes Toyota's Texas move to the dynamism of capitalism

    Brown attributes Toyota's Texas move to the dynamism of capitalism
    In his first public remarks on the shift of 3,000 Toyota Motor Corp. jobs from California to Texas, Gov. Jerry Brown chalked up the loss on Friday to “the creative destruction of capitalism.” “I put the emphasis on creative,”...
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • Canvs shared workspace plans July opening in downtown Orlando

    Canvs shared workspace plans July opening in downtown Orlando
    Canvs, Orlando’s first nonprofit coworking space aimed at helping tech startups, is planning to open by July. Founder Phil Holt said the company recently finalized the lease at the Church Street Exchange Building, 101 S. Garland, which has been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...