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February 9, 2016

Banking & Finance

Wall St. down over 2 percent as tech rout deepens, oil drops

Wall Street was deep in the red on Monday, as technology stocks extended a selloff from Friday and U.S. crude oil slipped below $30 per barrel, sending investors scurrying for cover to safe-haven assets. Read more »
Published on 2/8/2016

Tax war: HCA and the Department of Revenue

Hospital chain HCA and the state Department of Revenue are fighting a decade-long battle over the company's tax bills that shows no signs of letting up. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

A sunny economic outlook for Florida in 2016

Improved job growth contributing significantly to the economy. Read more »
Published on 1/18/2016

Concern over Chinese economy sends stocks reeling

Shares on major exchanges fell for a sixth consecutive day on Thursday while crude prices bounced back from multi­year lows as volatile markets digested another move lower in the yuan and Chinese efforts to stabilize a sinking stock market. Read more »
Published on 1/7/2016

Wall Street reels under China shock

The Dow Jones industrial average was set for its worst start to a year since 1932 as stock markets tanked after weak Chinese economic data reignited fears of a global slowdown. Read more »
Published on 1/4/2016

Federal Reserve raises interest rates, cites ongoing U.S. economic recovery

"Given the economic outlook, and recognizing the time it takes for policy actions to affect future economic outcomes, the Committee decided to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1/4 to 1/2 percent." Read more »
Published on 12/16/2015

Raymond James to acquire the US Private Client Services Unit of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE: RJF) announced today that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire the US Private Client Services unit (PCS) of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM). Read more »
Published on 12/3/2015

Dollar hits highest since March, world stocks mixed

­ The dollar hit an eight-­and­-a-­half-­month high against key world currencies Monday as the prospect of further European Central Bank stimulus dragged the euro down to its weakest since mid­-April. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2015

U.S. initiatives could help Puerto Rico's fiscal recovery and debt restructuring

Part of Moody's Global Credit Research - October 2015 Read more »
Published on 10/19/2015

Venture Capital: Investing in Florida Companies

Download the complete Quid report on venture capital investing in Florida Read more »
Published on 10/2/2015

Florida has 35 billionaires on Forbes list of richest Americans

On Tuesday, Forbes announced its 34th annual Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. Read more »
Published on 9/29/2015

10 tax moves for 2015

As this year comes to a close, tax planners are watching closely to see whether lawmakers will extend some 50 tax breaks again. In this article, experts make recommendations to make the most of tax benefits. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

A long view on venture capital

A recent arrival to Florida's venture capital sector says the state is only beginning to capitalize on the research and ideas coming out of its public and institutions. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Dueling standards for investment advice

A proposed federal rule governing investment advice is creating controversy in the financial world. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Investing in Florida companies

Private investments in Florida companies totaled $6.1 billion from July 2010 – July 2015. This article offers statistical information on the different types of industries who have received that money, from biotech and pharmaceuticals to social media marketing. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Early-stage investing

Naples-based venture capitalist Tim Cartwright answers questions about what makes a successful “angel” investment. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Wealthy in Florida are among most undertaxed in nation

A new report from WalletHub finds that the poor are most overtaxed in Washington, Hawaii and Illinois; the wealthiest 1 percent are most undertaxed in Wyoming, Nevada and Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2015

Federal Reserve will keep interest rates the same

The Federal Open Market Committee reaffirmed its view that the current 0 to 1/4 percent target range for the federal funds rate remains appropriate. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2015

Raymond James, Wells Fargo, others ordered to pay millions in restitution to retirement accounts and charities

FINRA orders Wells Fargo, Raymond James, and LPL Financial to pay more than $30 million in restitution to retirement accounts and charities overcharged for mutual funds. Read more »
Published on 7/6/2015

Rita Lowman, COO of C1 Bank, elected Chairwoman of Florida Bankers Association

The Florida Bankers Association has elected Rita Lowman, C1 Bank's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, as the 2017 Chairwoman of the organization. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2015

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