October 24, 2014
Florida Business News

Seniors are good for the Florida economy

People over 50 spend more proportionally than their younger cohorts, particularly in Florida with a large, older population.

Florida prepaid college plan sales set record

Florida prepaid tuition plans went on sale last week with a huge price cut. The result: Huge sales.

China's rising wages and the "Made in USA" revival

Suddenly the benefits of making things in China aren’t so apparent, especially if you’re selling those things to consumers in the U.S.

U.S. jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year low the previous week.

Scripps Florida in race to find Ebola vaccine

South Florida researchers are taking a lead role in the international fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

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