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  • Northrop may be poised for new expansion

    Northrop may be poised for new expansion
    Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....
  • Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations

    Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations
    The CEO of a Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which has a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the U.S., was awarded $7.3 million in compensation for 2013, a year that the firm’s returns placed it among...
  • Kevin Hunt: Can I Buy A House With 5 Percent Down? With Sub-700 Credit Score?

    Kevin Hunt: Can I Buy A House With 5 Percent Down? With Sub-700 Credit Score?
    With the Arctic chill of the polar vortex back where it belongs and mortgage rates still near historic lows, the spring home-buying season has finally arrived. True or false: >> In the post-financial crisis, I can't get a mortgage with a credit...
  • Blackstone unit Invitation Homes sued over rental house's condition

    Blackstone unit Invitation Homes sued over rental house's condition
    Last spring, Edit Novshadyan and her husband were happy to land a Sun Valley three-bedroom house, with enough room for their son to play and their family to grow. Another child was on the way. So they signed a one-year lease with Invitation Homes, an...
  • Today's episode of 'Ask the Nobel Laureate': What is a 'bubble'?

    Is Silicon Valley in a "bubble"? When you start asking that question of people, the first reply you inevitably get is: Well, what do you mean by 'bubble'? To which I reply: Well, um, er... After fumbling around for an answer, I decided to call up...
  • Think California is bad for business? Think again.

     Think California is bad for business? Think again.
    Some critics say the recent decisions by Toyota and Occidental Petroleum to move their U.S. headquarters from Southern California to Texas are just the latest signs of how toxic the state's business climate has become. Yet the state continues to attract...
  • Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm

    Katzen Eye Group acquired by private equity firm
    Home-grown Katzen Eye Group has been acquired by a large private equity investment firm based in Los Angeles in a deal the eye care company hopes will help it to expand into a regional — and eventually national — brand. Varsity Healthcare...
  • Banks embrace riskier loans for homeowners, hedge funds alike

    Banks are reviving some of the riskier lending practices that preceded the financial crisis, attracting attention as you might expect, although they say they're keeping a lid on things this time.  One trend is enabling homeowners to tap equity...
  • 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...
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