Wednesday's Afternoon Update
What you need to know about Florida today
Stronger U.S. growth seen in 2015
The U.S. economy is set to record its best performance in a decade this year as a rapidly strengthening labor market buoys domestic demand, giving the Federal Reserve the confidence to start tightening monetary policy. More at the Reuters.
Education could define Jeb Bush run
As Jeb Bush edges closer to a presidential run, no issue may better define him than his efforts to improve education in Florida and the nation. To detractors, Bush undermined public education. To supporters, he led an innovative reform effort. More at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
TherapeuticsMD launches $55M stock offering
It recently launched its Tech Runway business accelerator, a 16-week boot camp that offers aspiring entrepreneurs access to mentors, seed funding and space to work for a year.
Boca Raton biotech firm TherapeuticsMD announced a $55 million common stock offering Wednesday. The company will offer 13.6 million shares of its common stock at $4.05 per share. More at the South Florida Business Journal.
Health insurance complicates tax season
This year marks the first time the Affordable Care Act has affected tax season, and for those opting to ignore the law and go without, penalties are meted out through the tax code. By April 15, every tax filer in the U.S. will have to verify that he or she had health coverage in 2014, claim an exemption for not having it, or pay a penalty. More at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Is all fair in love and work?
As workplace norms on romantic relationships have relaxed, many couples find themselves seeking advice on how to get ahead. Understanding how to balance the professional connection and competition, while avoiding trouble at home, is key. More at the BBC.
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