| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
The United States generally taxes the income of large corporations at 35 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. It has spurred companies such as Lake Forest-based Hospira to enter talks to buy a French company in a deal that would enable the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A few days ago, Calico, a Google-backed biotech company, announced that it would build a California-based research and development facility to invent new drugs to combat diseases afflicting the elderly.
Half of the initial $500 million investment...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:50 AM
In the latest example of a curious journalistic genre--the pain and suffering of the 1%--the Wall Street Journal asks us this weekend to commiserate with six-figure income-earners facing bankruptcy.
"Some high earners end up leading a lifestyle they can...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The auto industry finished 2013 with more sales, more jobs and big expansion plans, solidifying its key role in the economic recovery.
It was the industry’s best year since 2007. The Great Recession drove U.S. auto sales to a low of 10.4 million...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Automakers ended 2013 with a bang, selling about 1.4 million cars in December, according to preliminary estimates, ranking it among the best months in years.
Sales started slow, as consumers focused on Christmas shopping but then came roaring back in...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Original post | 12:50 p.m.
Update w/ DeNapoli press release | 1:13 p.m.
Less than eight months after he moved to Sarasota County, former Broward Republican chairman Richard DeNapoli is seeking to represent his new home in the Florida House of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Phil Mickelson will skip the Northern Trust Open this year, robbing the PGA Tour event at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades of one of its most popular draws.
Mickelson, who won at Riviera in 2008 and 2009, has taken the Northern Trust off his...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Ben Hogan won at Riviera Country Club. So did Byron Nelson and Sam Snead too, all before the Dodgers or Lakers ever showed up here. This is the week when Los Angeles shares its cherished course with the PGA Tour, and all that history and tradition...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Mark Gilbert expects you'll meet a pair of gay best friends at the Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
The first is "G.B.F," the festival's curtain-raiser concerning the hottest fashion accessory among status-seeking teen queens at a high...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Honor and service to the country was the focus of the 10th anniversary Liberty Gala for the Pritzker Military Museum & Library at the Hilton Chicago on Nov. 16. The evening celebrated the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, past and present.