March 27, 2015

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

Will Short Gorham | 3/11/2013

› Buying stocks now may be less risky than you think
The good news is that stocks still seem a good bet despite the run-up. The bad news: They're no bargain, at least by some measures, so don't get too excited.

› Deep trouble: How sea-rise could cause havoc in South Florida
The maps were intended to show how rising sea levels threaten some of Miami-Dade County’s most vital facilities. If they prove anywhere close to accurate, the fate of three major sewage plants would represent only the tip of a hulking, hugely expensive iceberg of concerns for South Florida.

› Low-cost airlines fuel growth at South Florida airports
While major airline mergers are raising concerns about higher fares and limited choices, South Florida travelers may feel minimal effects because of the prevalence of low-cost carriers here. The bargain carriers already have made the region's airports among the cheapest in the nation, and airport officials say that won't change with the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.

› Hotels, restaurants seeing strong spring season [South Florida Sun-Sentinel]
The cooler than usual start to March hasn't put a chill on South Florida's spring travel season, local hoteliers and tourism officials say. By several accounts, it's expected to be stellar. "Everyone is smiling," said Nicki E. Grossman, President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Friday.

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