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  1. OSS Health names new CEO

    Cpbj.com - Marketing 02.22 / 17:44 cpbj.com
    A midstate orthopedic services provider will be under new leadership starting next…
  2. Senior Helpers of Lancaster County expands into Berks County

    Cpbj.com - Marketing 02.22 / 17:44 cpbj.com
    A Lancaster County company that provides care to elderly patients in their homes is expanding its services to Berks…
  3. West Dundee restaurant offered incentives in move to Spring Hill Mall

    DailyHerald.com- Business 02.22 / 17:36 dailyherald.com
    The Chubby Bullfrog Bar & Grill is relocating to a larger, more visible space in Spring Hill Mall, thanks to some financial assistance from West…
  4. Slammed by the flu, businesses scramble to get work done

    DailyHerald.com- Business 02.22 / 17:36 dailyherald.com
    The flu season has slammed many small businesses, thinning already lean staffs and forcing owners to scramble to get the work…
  5. NiSource earnings powered up in 2016

    nwi.com-Business 02.22 / 17:36 nwitimes.com
    MERRILLVILLE — NiSource Inc. earnings from continuing operations bounced up 65 percent in 2016, the company's first full year as a pure-play regulated utility c…
  6. 3M Post-it Notes inspire fashion

    StarTribune.com-Business 02.22 / 17:35 startribune.com
    3M Company's design and Post-it Notes divisions partner with Fyodor Golan for London Fashion…
  7. Trump aims to ease Obama rules for sprawling pipeline network

    StarTribune.com-Business 02.22 / 17:35 startribune.com
    The rules could be upended as new shipping routes go into service across the…
  8. Sprint sign must go, city says after ruling

    PittsburghPost-Business 02.22 / 17:34 post-gazette.com
    The city is demanding that Lamar Advertising immediately remove a vinyl Sprint advertising banner affixed to the former Bayer Co. sign atop Mount Washington after the Pittsburgh zoning board of adjustment found that it violated the…
  1. Vespertine, a new Culver City restaurant from chef Jordan Kahn, will combine food and architecture

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    For more than three years, Jordan Kahn has been harboring a secret. The 33-year old chef,  previously best known for his cooking at the now-closed Beverly Hills restaurant Red Medicine, where he transformed appetizers into terrarium foodscapes and served birch ice for dessert, last year …
  2. Cookbook of the week: 'In My Kitchen,' by Deborah Madison, and a soup recipe

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    Vegetable cooking has come an awfully long way since Deborah Madison started cooking vegetarian food, which the celebrated cookbook author circumspectly notes in the introduction to her 14th cookbook, out next month from Ten Speed Press. A veteran not just of cookbooks but of kitchens — she co…
  3. The stock market rally: Too far, too fast

    CNNMoney - Companies 02.22 / 17:33 money.cnn.com
    Some experts are growing concerned about how giddy investors are. The market may be ignoring the risk that Trump won't be able to live up to his promises. And investors are also overlooking the rise of populism in…
  4. Journey on race relations takes some wrongs turns in 'White Guy on the Bus'

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    As the title suggests, “White Guy on the Bus” is a play about troubled urban race relations. Playwright Bruce Graham lobs a grenade at the post civil rights-era conceit that we’ve made real progress toward easing economic and cultural tensions between the haves and have-nots. A topical but probl…
  5. Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    A former sports doctor at Michigan State University who specialized in treating gymnasts has been charged with sexual assault. Dr. Larry Nassar was charged Wednesday in two Michigan counties. Online records show he's facing nine charges in Ingham County, including first-degree criminal sexual…
  6. Peyton Manning is ruining Papa John's first quarter

    CNBC - Companies 02.22 / 17:33 cnbc.com
    Having your spokesperson win a Super Bowl does wonders for sales growth, but lapping those numbers can get a bit…
  7. Summit meeting for stars of the ice channel at 1,600 metres: Medal favourites at the bobsleigh and skeleton world champi

    Press.bmwgroup.com - Companies 02.22 / 17:27 press.bmwgroup.com
    Four-time two-man bob world champion Francesco Friedrich (GER), reigning four-man bob champion Oskars Melbardis (LAT), Olympic winner Steven Holcomb (USA) & co. took part in a special downhill event and enjoyed the breath-taking views over the areas around Berchtesgaden and Salzburg from a height of 1,600 metres: they headed down the curves of the famous Rossfeldstraße behind the wheel of powerful BMW …
  8. It’s Morphing Time: Apache Ranger Graduates to a Top Level Project – Part 1

    Hortonworks.com - Companies 02.22 / 17:22 hortonworks.com
    About two years ago, Hortonworks donated the entire code base of about 440,000 lines from its XA Secure acquisition to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) in order to help jump start Apache Ranger as an Apache Incubator project. Hortonworks made this decision because our enterprise customers need an extensible and robust open source security framework […] The post It’s Morphing Time: Apache Ranger Graduates to a Top Level Project – Part 1 appeared first on H…
  1. Some Hedge Funds Call Time on Trump-Led Stock Market Rally

    Nm.nmcdn.us - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 nm.nmcdn.us
    Stock market optimism about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic agenda is overdone and political risk in Europe isn't priced in, according to some hedge funds who are betting that the rally in equities is coming to an…
  2. Vanguard's Jack Bogle Doesn't Feel 'Super Confident' About Trump Market Rally

    Nm.nmcdn.us - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 nm.nmcdn.us
    Jack Bogle isn’t impressed despite the stock market seemingly setting new record highs each and every day so far in President Donald Trump’s adm…
  3. Saudi Aramco Said to Weigh Offering Citizens Cheaper Shares

    Nm.nmcdn.us - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 nm.nmcdn.us
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co., gearing up for what may be the world's biggest initial public offering, is considering discounted shares for local investors, according to people with knowledge of the…
  4. Why Wal-Mart May Now Be a Screaming Buy

    247wallst.com - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 247wallst.com
    After Wal-Mart reported fourth-quarter and fiscal 2017 results early Tuesday, its shares rose and analysts mostly raised their price…
  5. GE Trails Vestas in Global Wind Turbine Market

    247wallst.com - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 247wallst.com
    Denmark's Vestas edges out GE to lead 2016 new wind power installations, while the number of offshore wind installations tumbled from the previous…
  6. Fiat Chrysler Brands Hammered in New Dependability Study

    247wallst.com - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 247wallst.com
    The highly regarded J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study has been released, and Fiat Chrysler brands take up four of the bottom five…
  7. What If Wearable Devices Do Nothing for Weight Loss and Health?

    247wallst.com - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 247wallst.com
    In 2017, we have the technology to help push us to be healthier but do we actually use it? Or maybe a better question: does it actually…
  8. States With the Highest (and Lowest) Sales Tax

    247wallst.com - Markets 02.22 / 17:37 247wallst.com
    Because sales tax is regressive — disproportionately affecting poorer residents — the decision to raise or lower the sales tax rate is often accompanied by intense debate. Still,…
  1. Capitol Report: Realtors criticize Fannie, Freddie moves they say limit inventories

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:36 marketwatch.com
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should reduce the fees that get passed on to borrowers, and stop enabling institutional investors to buy up homes for rentals, an industry group…
  2. FA Center: This is what worries financial advisers most

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:36 marketwatch.com
    What do you love more: Your money or your…
  3. This former CIA worker left his job over Trump — how you should handle a new boss

    MarketWatch - Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:36 marketwatch.com
    When your new boss starts, here are your next…
  4. Health care's future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

    SacBee- Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:35 sacbee.com
    The U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you. The idea is that when your money is on the line — and not … Click to Continue »…
  5. In praise of the news media, the 'enemy of the people'

    LATimes-Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    To the editor: In a tweet on Friday that echoed a Vladimir Lenin decree in 1917, President Trump declared that the “fake” news media are “the enemy of the people.” (“Other presidents have battled the press. But never like Trump,” Feb. 19) I consider the Los Angeles Times a member in good standing…
  6. Republicans complain the pushback against Trump is 'unprecedented.' Are they serious?

    LATimes-Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    To the editor: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has accused the Democrats of unprecedented obstructionism because they were performing their constitutional duties of asking for financial and ethical screening of Cabinet nominees. This is another outrageous example of the…
  7. It's wasn't just The Times' editorial page that stoked fear and hatred of Japanese Americans during WWII

    LATimes-Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    To the editor: My mother, who was Japanese American, was a Times reader before she, my father and my oldest brother were forced into the Manzanar internment camp, where I was born. She kept a number of Times articles before going off to camp, so I know of the role the newspaper played in…
  8. SpaceX Dragon capsule aborts attempt to dock at International Space Station

    LATimes-Personal Finance 02.22 / 17:33 latimes.com
    A SpaceX capsule carrying more than 5,000 pounds of cargo aborted its attempt to dock at the International Space Station early Wednesday because of an “easily correctable” GPS error, officials said. It is scheduled to try again Thursday. This was not the mission’s first small delay. Hawth…
  1. Why Shares of Garmin Surged Today

    Fool.com - Headlines 02.22 / 17:36 fool.com
    Weak demand for navigation devices was more than offset by growth in other…
  2. Moody's Corporation Earnings Dinged by DOJ Settlement Charge

    Fool.com - Headlines 02.22 / 17:36 fool.com
    Although costly, the agreement removes significant legal risk to the credit ratings agency's…
  3. 3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 50 Years

    Fool.com - Headlines 02.22 / 17:36 fool.com
    Here are the long-term tailwinds that could make Lockheed Martin, IBM, and Amazon.com the perfect stocks to own for decades, rather than…
  4. Here's Why Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. Is Tanking

    Fool.com - Headlines 02.22 / 17:36 fool.com
    Shares tumble after pricing details are released from the company's recently announced common stock…
  5. 5 Reasons Bank of America Gave CEO Brian Moynihan a Raise

    Fool.com - Headlines 02.22 / 17:36 fool.com
    Brian Moynihan’s 2016 compensation grew by 25% over the previous y…
  6. Big banks rack up $6.4 billion in ATM and overdraft fees

    CNNMoney - Economy 02.22 / 17:33 money.cnn.com
    America's three biggest banks -- JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo -- earned over $6.4 billion last year from ATM and overdraft fees, according to an analysis by…
  7. One thing Paul Ryan's health care plan has in common with Obamacare

    CNNMoney - Economy 02.22 / 17:33 money.cnn.com
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has a solution for making health insurance more affordable: refundable tax credits. There's just one issue: Obamacare's subsidies are also advanceable, refundable tax credits. It's just that most people don't know…
  8. IFLR’s 2017 European awards: shortlist revealed

    Iflr.com - 02.22 / 17:24 iflr.com
    The nominations for this year's IFLR European awards, taking place in London on April 20, have been…
  1. Amazon battles Walmart over free-shipping minimums

    Cbsnews.com - Money 02.22 / 17:38 cbsnews.com
    Only a year ago Amazon hiked its purchase requirement to $49 to combat rising costs -- then Walmart weighed in with a $35…
  2. Sharks and 'Shark Tank's' most frustrating, yet successful entrepreneur on who was the bigger fish

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Money 02.22 / 17:21 blogs.abcnews.com
    Copa Di Vino founder James Martin isn’t bothered by the fact that the “sharks” of ABC's "Shark Tank" don’t have fond memories of his two infamous appeara…
  3. Fund focus: BlackRock UK Income

    Yourmoney.com - Money 02.22 / 17:18 yourmoney.com
    The BlackRock UK Income fund recently celebrated the three year anniversary of a new management team and approach. We talk to manager Adam Avigdori about how the strategy helps the fund stand out in a crowded and competitive sector. The post Fund focus: BlackRock UK Income appeared first on Your…
  4. Bharat Electronics’ offer-for-sale subscribed 2.34 times by institutional buyers

    Livemint.com - Money 02.22 / 16:49 livemint.com
    Institutions bid for over 2.09 crore shares of Bharat Electronics Ltd, against the 89.34 lakh set apart for…
  5. 6,000 Indian millionaires moved abroad in 2016: New World Wealth report

    Livemint.com - Money 02.22 / 16:49 livemint.com
    New World Wealth report says around 6,000 millionaires moved to foreign countries in 2016, up from 4,000 such individuals that did so in…
  6. Trump expected to submit budget blueprint on March 13

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 02.22 / 16:49 fox5vegas.com
    Capitol Hill Republicans say the White House is planning to submit President Donald Trump's budget plan to Congress in…
  7. High court ruling limits international reach of patent laws

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 02.22 / 16:49 fox5vegas.com
    The Supreme Court has sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent…
  8. Industry: Philadelphia soda tax killing sales, layoffs loom

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 02.22 / 16:49 fox5vegas.com
    Some Philadelphia supermarkets and beverage distributors say they're gearing up for layoffs because the city's new soda tax has cut beverage sales by 30 percent to 50 percent, worse than the city…
  1. VirtualAPT’s robot makes 360-degree property videos for real estate agents

    Inman.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 16:51 inman.com
    A four-wheeled tripod outfitted with a computer, 360-degree camera and sensors can roam properties, producing highly choreographed, immersive videos that would be difficult -- if not impossible -- to replicate with a normal video camera ... The post VirtualAPT’s robot makes 360-degree property videos for real estate agents appeared first on…
  2. Existing home sales increase to fastest pace in a decade

    Housingwire.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 16:46 housingwire.com
    Existing home sales increased to the highest rate in nearly a decade in January, beating out experts’ expectations. However, the market continues to struggle with dwindling inventory and a…
  3. Dawood Engineering moves to larger office in King of Prussia

    Cpbj.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 16:37 cpbj.com
    A Cumberland County civil engineering and land development services firm has expanded its office footprint in the Philadelphia area with a goal of adding more…
  4. Local Top-Producing Real Estate Group Seeks Executive Assistant

    Baltimorefishbowl.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 15:55 baltimorefishbowl.com
    Are you able to dedicate immense focus on a single task for long periods of time (like the amount of time it takes to comb through a real estate contract) without getting distracted?  And are you considered to be deeply committed to completing jobs the right way (no half-cutting it!) with a high degree of […] The post Local Top-Producing Real Estate Group Seeks Executive Assistant appeared first on Baltimore …
  5. Xome is ‘worth a very big pile of money,’ said Nationstar CEO in earnings call

    Inman.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 15:28 inman.com
    When Xome arrived on the scene in 2015, purporting to disrupt the real estate industry with an end-to-end platform, nobody was sure what to expect. By the end of 2016, it's clear that the Nationstar subsidiary is a powerful performer for the company, and it's opening up new opportunities -- including a new partnership with "a leading 'sale by owner' platform." ... The post Xome is ‘worth a very big pile of money,’ said Nationstar CEO in earnings call appeared first on…
  6. British and Russian Buyers Dominate NYC Real Estate Searches, Study Says

    Dnainfo.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 15:26 dnainfo.com
    NYC real estate searches were up among U.K. and Russian residents and dipped in Mexico, a study…
  7. Nationstar revenue increases 45% in Q4

    Housingwire.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 15:23 housingwire.com
    Nationstar finished 2016 with a bang, increasing its revenue by 45% and its net income by nearly 500%. But those aren’t the only increases the company saw during the fourth quarter. Nationstar’s CEO explains what this means for the company in 201…
  8. Holland Construction hires new VP

    Cpbj.com - Real Estate 02.22 / 15:13 cpbj.com
    York County-based Holland Construction has hired Jeremy Haines as its vice president of…