October 1, 2014

Banking & Finance

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

Travel Aid: NeatReceipts Scanzlizer

It scans travel and restaurant receipts into organized spreadsheet. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

China Syndrome

Florida companies are learning a hard lesson about doing business in China. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

World View

Florida wealth managers are betting on overseas markets. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Deal Or No Deal

Merger and acquisition activity has been brisk in Miami-Dade County, with recent deals involving local financial service, healthcare, telecommunications and manufacturing companies. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Is the Bank at Fault?

Some banks release borrowers' money to contractors with little proof that the home under mortgage is actually being built. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Small Loans, Big Loans

Two miles from Stetson University’s campus in DeLand is the community of Spring Hill, a largely African-American area of about 2,500 people with a median household income of $13,090. Business startups are rare. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Banking, Retail-Style

Commerce Bank took market share from big, established banks in Philadelphia and New York and is bringing its strategy to Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Banks: Top 10 in Market Share

Market share charts from 1994, 2000 and 2006 Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Similar Style, Similar Challenges

On April Fool’s Day 2002, Fort Lauderdale-based BankAtlantic rebranded itself “Florida’s Most Convenient Bank” Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Insurance Basics

INSURANCE COVERAGE is a key business concern. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Trendsetters - March 2007

Robert Clements, Everbank Financial Corp.; Tracey Sellers, True Partners Consulting; Paul Simino, One SimpleLoan; Grisel Vega, Banco de Credito e Inversiones; Brant Keller, Financial Advisory Consultants; Seth Ellis and Michael Poole, Gator Mezzanine Fund Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Banking

The outlook in Florida is good for international and domestic banks. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

CEO Trends Survey Results and Reactions

Florida CEOs outlook: The Economy in 2007, Emergent Issues, Property Values, Expanding Markets...etc. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Adding Up

The number of accounting and finance jobs is growing across most of south Florida Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

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