July 22, 2014

Banking & Finance

How to Handle the Downturn

Florida's business leaders recently gathered to address the state's financial condition and to assess the $850-billion federal bailout plan. Watch what they had to say. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Icon: Fred Schultz

Banker; philanthropist; Speaker, Florida House of Representatives, 1969-70; vice chairman, Federal Reserve Board, 1978-82; died Nov. 23, 2009, age 80. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Florida's Economy: How Bad Is It?

Florida is hurting: A regional look at the rough patches and bright spots. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Opportunities in Uncertain Times

A depressed stock market holds profits for investors who can overcome their fears. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Q&A: How Safe Is My Bank?

See how your bank rates. Read more »
Published on 7/16/2008

Fraud Inc.

White-collar crime is big business in Florida, generating more money than manufacturing. Medicare fraud alone adds an estimated $12 billion to the state's economy. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

A Stock and a Hard Place

St. Petersburg brokerage Raymond James had virtually no exposure to the subprime mortgage market. Try explaining that to investors. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Tom James On ...

The Raymond James CEO gets candid. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Florida Economy Report - Mid 2008

The good news, according to the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness: The U.S. will begin recovering from its “mild” recession right about now. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

CEOs Contribute Big to Stimulate Economy

Some heavy hitters are helping out the Broward Alliance. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

A Surprise Sale for City National Bank

It was one of the few remaining independent banks in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Finding Money to Grow

A strong financial base is important to the success of a new or expanding business. Plan your cash flow carefully. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Innovation: Financing the Dream

For small businesses, the search for capital is a constant challenge. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

Expansion Abounds for Navy Credit Union

Navy Federal Credit Union buildings are among the first in Florida designed to meet LEED gold standards. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Florida's 'Run on the Bank'

Some lost confidence in the local investment pool. Some pointed fingers, and a few rose to the occasion. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Finance 2008

Florida-based banks are hoping for a rebound. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Entrepreneurs Turning to Their Peers for Cash

Banks have tightened lending standards significantly in the wake of the real estate lending collapse, posing even greater challenges to small businesses that already have a tough time finding startup or expansion money. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Room for More Community Banks?

The churn in community bank formation and cash-out continues, but bankers looking for an exit strategy are finding themselves in a tough part of the cycle.

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Published on 11/1/2007

Banks Applying for State Charters

First Colony Bank of Florida; Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida; Intracostal Bank; Prime Meridian Bank; Florida Traditions Banks; Jefferson Bank of Florida; Florida Shores Bank-Southwest; Professional Bank; Palm Beach Community Bank Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

A Big Quarter for Venture Capital

15 Florida Firms Nab $127 million in venture capital money. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

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