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Banking & Finance

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


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

A Plan for All Seasons

With the demise of pensions, the responsibility of planning for the golden years rests on employees-and it's never too early to start planning. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Tax Squeeze

Save Our Homes has divided Florida into tax-break haves and Have-Nots and also has stimulated local government spending. Is a tax revolt imminent? Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Capitalizing on Concerns

Juan Carlos Murillo likes to say that south Florida's real estate agents owe Hugo Ch?vez a big, fat referral fee Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

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