Sunday, 01 March 2015

North America

  • Foresight or poor planning?

    20:07 | 1/3/15
    Albuquerque Journal
    SunCal planned to build a 54,000-acre community but in 2009 defaulted on a $212 million loan extended by Barclays Capital Real Estate Inc., now owned by a publicly traded Atlanta-based company, Ocwen Financial Corp. Barclays foreclosed on the ... more»
  • England thrashed by Sri Lanka in World Cup in Wellington

    18:37 | 1/3/15
    BBC Sport
    England slipped to a third crushing defeat in four World Cup games as Sri Lanka comfortably chased 310 to win by nine wickets in Wellington. more»
  • At Dallas Festival of Ideas, flexibility was idea No. 1

    18:26 | 1/3/15
    Dallas Morning News
    The first two hours, which included national speakers and several local artists, produced an impressive potential agenda of actionable ideas, some more ambitious than others. more»
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Russell 2000 Index1,2381,2401,2331,23360.46%
Latest News
  • Paying It Forward

    18:03 | 1/3/15
    Bangor Federal will always be part of community-building programs,” said Michael Sturdee, Bangor Federal marketing director. “We're lucky to have Noah and his family right here near us to inspire our community to do good and help one another. That's ... more»
  • Bruce Rastetter: The quiet, fierce man behind ag summit

    17:05 | 1/3/15
    He's clearing the air a bit on a cold February day in his CEO offices of Summit Group, his multinational agriculture, investment and energy corporation near Alden. News coverage has ..... But the company went through bankruptcy proceedings, and in 2010 ... more»
  • State needs more time to review distribution of Missoula hospital's $75M in ...

    16:00 | 1/3/15
    Ravalli Republic
    For example, the restated corporate bylaws of CMC Missoula Inc., the nonprofit corporation that was set up to monitor commitments made in the Asset Purchase Agreement, states that each of the four directors on the board will receive $1,000 per meeting ... more»
  • A new age for an old town

    15:44 | 1/3/15
    Boston Globe (subscription)
    There have been three great ages of development in modern Boston. The first began after the Back Bay was filled in the late 19th century, a radical change that triggered a historic construction boom. more»
  • Small company, headed by Norwich native, sues General Dynamics for theft

    15:15 | 1/3/15
    Norwich Bulletin
    Norwich native Robert Evans, who owns a small manufacturing company in Worcester, Mass., is taking on corporate giant General Dynamics in court. A lawsuit filed three years ago claims General Dynamics Land Systems stole Evans' company's design for ... more»
  • What you may have missed from the week in business

    14:52 | 1/3/15
    Boston Globe (subscription)
    Eversource Energy, the utility that supplies natural gas to much of Central and Eastern Massachusetts, proposed cutting customers' gas bills an average of $20 a month for March and April. The company, formerly known as NStar and Northeast Utilities ... more»
  • Police arrest man suspected of stealing gun

    14:52 | 1/3/15
    Juneau Empire (subscription)
    Stephan James Hallum, 21, was arrested late Saturday morning after tips poured in to the Juneau Police Department. The Juneau Police Department on Friday released pictures of the ... Jonathan Lowy with the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in ... more»
  • Shift in what powers the grid raises concerns about fuel diversity

    14:52 | 1/3/15
    From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today. more»
  • Health connector got it done, but barely; $20m in fixes needed

    14:52 | 1/3/15
    Boston Globe (subscription)
    The Massachusetts Health Connector's newly rebuilt website needs an additional $20 million in renovations this year and will require even more fixes next year to become fully functional, according to the agency's new executive director. ... Gutierrez ... more»
  • Was quantitative easing best way to boost US economy?

    14:52 | 1/3/15
    Boston Globe (subscription)
    But most central banks don't have the right to do this; they can only intervene in financial markets, and only in a limited way. more»
  • Washington's pot expo: Less Cheech and Chong, more Berkshire Hathaway

    14:30 | 1/3/15
    Dallas Morning News
    Attendees talked to exhibitors during a ComfyTree Cannabis Academy conference Saturday in Washington, DC. Attendees participated in the conference to gain knowledge on how to legally enter and operate in the cannabis industry. more»
  • A visa, for a price: Charlotte developer raises funds with little-known ...

    13:56 | 1/3/15
    News & Observer
    Most projects are funded through “regional centers,” which are special-purpose entities created to pool money from immigrant investors. more»
  • Private police carry guns and make arrests, and their ranks are swelling

    13:56 | 1/3/15
    Washington Post
    On the night Youlen wrote the suspended-license ticket, he pulled his black Ford Fusion with tinted windows out of the Colonial Village Apartments around 8 p.m. Youlen, 30, spends his shifts circulating among the communities he covers until the early ... more»