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Your Mind on Money With F. Marc Ruiz

Strong dollar, stock market flout conventional wisdom

One of the more complicated areas of the financial world is currency markets. The currency market actually dwarfs both the stock and bond mark…

September 25, 2014 4:14 pm

YOUR MIND ON MONEY: Fed's version of 'normal' may have changed

What's in a word? Well, if the word comes from the mouth of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, then a word can move the world.

September 18, 2014 10:29 am

Bits & Bytes With April Miller Cripliver

BITS & BYTES: Don't ever reply to spam

Q. I have received several pop-up boxes that say malware has been blocked. Today, I received a Skype popup that read, “General William C. call…

8 hours ago

BITS & BYTES: Protect your child's web experience with parental controls

Q: Now that school has started, my children are on the computer more. How can I keep them safe while surfing and how can I tell which sites th…

September 17, 2014 12:36 pm

Inside Indiana Business With Gerry Dick

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Amtrak makes case to keep Hoosier State

Amtrak says it remains the best choice to continue daily operations of the Hoosier State line. The rail service provider announced today it ha…

8 hours ago

INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Mayor urges action on 'gateway' development

The mayor of Jeffersonville is continuing the push for a "gateway" project in the city. Mike Moore released a video detailing the potential be…

September 30, 2014 12:39 pm

Business Law With James Jorgensen

BUSINESS LAW: One comment not enough

It is essential employers prohibit the use of biased slang or slurs in the workplace. This is true whether the discriminating words relate to …

September 20, 2014 3:19 pm

BUSINESS LAW: The best use of the interview process

Employers make numerous decisions relating to employees: hiring, promotion, termination, etc. At least the hiring and promotion decisions requ…

August 30, 2014 4:01 pm

Consumer Affairs With Joseph Pellicciotti

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Checking your credit report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau encourages consumers to check their credit reports at least once a year.

September 26, 2014 10:11 am

CONSUMER AFFAIRS: Retirement account myRA designed for new savers

The U.S. Treasury expects to roll out in late 2014 a new retirement savings account called myRA. The program is designed especially for new sa…

September 19, 2014 11:06 am

Business Marketing With Larry Galler

BUSINESS MARKETING: Follow-up and be remembered

Businesspeople meet other businesspeople all the time. At trade shows, networking events, seminars and on sales calls we are constantly shakin…

September 27, 2014 1:39 pm

BUSINESS MARKETING: Leadership is much more than 'follow me!'

Looking through the business book listings under the topic of leadership, I found hundreds, if not thousands of references. Leadership is a po…

September 20, 2014 3:42 pm

Eye On The Pie With Morton Marcus

EYE ON THE PIE: Public broadcasting: a tool for economic development

In Jasper last week a man asked me how that already successful southern Indiana city could improve its prospects. That attitude makes Jasper s…

September 27, 2014 8:02 am

EYE ON THE PIE: For whom the roads toll

Evan Bayh has made it official: he will not run for governor in 2016. His reason: he could not have the impact he would like to have since the…

September 20, 2014 10:42 am

Drive Times With Jim Jackson

Sonata struts a mature look, attitude: Hyundai Sonata enters its seventh generation

Sonata struts a mature look, attitude: Hyundai Sonata enters its seventh generation

Hyundai Sonata design was barely recognized by consumers 10 years ago.

September 28, 2014 2:52 pm

Evoque treks outside the box: Range Rover Evoque not an illusion

Evoque treks outside the box: Range Rover Evoque not an illusion

Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque looks as good parked as it does rolling down Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.

September 21, 2014 2:52 pm

Estate Planning With Christopher Yugo

Whatever their dream, plan for your kids

This past weekend, my family and I went to South Bend for the Blackhawk's training camp. While looking over a menu in a restaurant there, I he…

September 26, 2014 2:36 pm

ESTATE PLANNING: Why have a power of attorney

Q: I recently completed my estate plan. I signed a power or attorney but I have no idea why I have it or what I'm supposed to do with it.

September 20, 2014 4:09 pm

Futures File With Walt Breitinger

What's up? Milk, beef, chocolate

During this prolonged period of abundance of commodities, prices for grains, metals, crude oil, natural gas and cotton have pounded into the g…

September 26, 2014 5:23 pm

FUTURES FILE: Cocoa heats up on Ebola threat

Although most commodities markets fell this week, cocoa rallied sharply on fears that the Ebola epidemic could hamper production in West Africa.

September 19, 2014 12:40 pm
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