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  • Manufacturing activity slows in January; stocks slump

    Manufacturing activity slows in January; stocks slump
    U.S. manufacturing slowed in January as new orders and inventories plunged, according to data released Monday by the Institute for Supply Management. The group's purchasing managers index dropped to 51.3 last month, down more than 5 percentage points...
  • A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record

    A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record
      Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....
  • Netflix Analysts Who Were Bearish on Stock Admit: 'We Were Wrong'

    Netflix's stock defied the broader market malaise, riding out January to an all-time high -- helped by a reversal on the company's international growth prospects by Morgan Stanley analysts. "We thought Netflix would enter a period of slowing U.S. sub...
  • Central Floridians climb out of debt, start to invest again

    Central Floridians climb out of debt, start to invest again
    The stock market's recent roller-coaster ride might scare off some people of modest means, but not Jeff Neubaum. The 36-year-old maintenance manager from Orlando erased thousands of dollars in credit-card debt recently. Now he wants to put some money in...
  • Twitter stock will list on the NYSE. So what?

    Twitter stock will list on the NYSE. So what?
    The big news out of the financial markets Wednesday is that Twitter, whose initial public offering is likely to be one of the hottest transactions of the year, will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange instead of on Nasdaq.  The world asks: So...
  • Media Stocks See 'Wolf of Wall Street'-Like Rise in 2013

    Media stocks enjoyed a heady run in the bull market of 2013. Shares of most major congloms closed out the last full week of the year at or near 52-week highs. Netflix regained its platinum-plated status, thanks to solid subscriber growth and a...
  • The year of the bull [Editorial]

    The year of the bull  [Editorial]
    By most statistical measures, 2013 will be remembered as a respectable but not great year for the U.S. economic recovery. The gross domestic product grew by about 2.5 percent, which was slightly better than the nation has seen since the end of the Great...
  • McDonald's sales fall as fewer customers visit in big U.S. freeze

    McDonald's sales fall as fewer customers visit in big U.S. freeze
    McDonald's Corp. said Thursday that lower traffic led to weaker-than-expected quarterly sales at its established restaurants and warned that its sales would fall short again this month. The Oak Brook-based company said it had fewer customer visits due...
  • Twitter Now Worth More Than Sony, Dish, Discovery and Netflix

    With shares shooting up 73% on its first day of trading as a public company, Twitter has a market capitalization making it more valuable than media and tech companies including Sony, Discovery Communications, Dish Network and Netflix. Twitter shares...
  • BofA, Alcoa and HP are ousted from Dow Jones index

    NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players. Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
  • Randall Vitale, senior vice president, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust

    Randall Vitale, senior vice president, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust
    Last week: In the world of sports, the U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup this week with a 2-0 win over Mexico. This will be the seventh-consecutive FIFA World Cup appearance for the U.S. MNT.       Looking ahead: The...