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  • U.S. Energy Secretary Makes Hartford Stop To Press Regional Gas Issue

    HARTFORD — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz chose New England as the first stop in his national review of energy issues, visiting Hartford on Monday to highlight how gas and electricity constraints are resulting in higher bills throughout the...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Malibu Village shopping center is sold

    Malibu Village shopping center is sold
    Malibu Village, one of Malibu's biggest shopping centers, has been sold to an Atlanta real estate investment firm that is building up its California presence. Jamestown bought the 50,000-square-foot outdoor mall at Cross Creek Road and Pacific Coast...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • New investment firm Turner Impact Capital aims for social change

    New investment firm Turner Impact Capital aims for social change
    A team of real estate investment executives has founded an investment firm called Turner Impact Capital that is intended to do "good works" while returning strong financial returns for investors. The Santa Monica firm is led by Chief Executive Bobby...
  • State's tax incentive overhaul advances amid Chamber criticism

    State's tax incentive overhaul advances amid Chamber criticism
    SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced a proposed overhaul of one of the state's special tax incentive programs Wednesday with an eye toward helping areas of high unemployment and poverty. But Doug Whitley, president of the...
  • Sprint to pay $7.5 million over failure to honor do-not-call requests

    Sprint to pay $7.5 million over failure to honor do-not-call requests
    Sprint will pay $7.5 million to resolve federal regulators' inquiry into its failure to honor consumers' requests that they not receive telemarketing calls or texts, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday.  The agreement between Sprint and...
  • What would Thomas Piketty think of affirmative action?

    Reading the Supreme Court's decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, I couldn't help thinking of Thomas Piketty's controversial new book, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." Where would Piketty stand on affirmative action?...
  • Developer, Guggenheim co-founder launch real estate investing venture

    A prominent Los Angeles developer has joined with the co-founder of Guggenheim Partners — the owner of the L.A. Dodgers — to launch a massive real estate investing venture. Nelson C. Rising, with a long list of commercial office towers to...