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Global conflicts cause concern in markets, commodities

Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Start your planning session with the 'hard points'

For many people, the process of planning is difficult and the hardest part is getting started. Often the difficulty is staring at the proverbial blank sheet of paper, white board or monitor that is intimidating, causing a case of severe procrastination. But once the plan is started, words, d…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Where's the beef? Find out Monday

Meatheads, a fast-casual restaurant that specializes in burgers made with fresh ingredients, just opened its first Indiana location in Munster and now is opening its second in Schererville.

August 08, 2014 6:13 pm

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Investment fund announces three acquisitions

August 08, 2014 4:42 pm
Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

WASHINGTON | They export BMWs and birdseed and plenty in between. Their middle class is growing fast enough to draw the likes of Marriott and Wal-Mart. China, Europe, Japan and the United States are vying to build roads and power plants there.

August 08, 2014 3:18 pm

Inside INdiana Business

Growing Lutheran footprint means jobs

August 07, 2014 4:45 pm

Change tax policy to avoid inversions

Inversion. Not a word I use regularly in conversation, except for this week.

August 07, 2014 4:11 pm

Oil boom and housing bust alter U.S. spending trends

WASHINGTON | North Dakotans, enriched by an oil boom, stepped up their spending at triple the national pace in the three years that followed the Great Recession. In Nevada, smacked hard by the housing bust, consumers barely increased their spending.

August 07, 2014 3:27 pm

Inside INdiana Business

New ad  program to start in 2015

August 07, 2014 12:00 am
Local businessman shows off steer at Lake County Fair

Local businessman shows off steer at Lake County Fair

Chuck Huseman’s Texas Longhorn is a throwback to a different era of cattle ranching.

August 06, 2014 5:06 pm Photos

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Walgreen chooses not to move overseas to cut tax bill

Growing political heat and possible customer backlash helped dissuade Walgreen from trying to trim its tax bill by reorganizing overseas as part of an acquisition.

August 06, 2014 4:01 pm
Adams Radio closes on deal to buy Valpo's Radio One

Adams Radio closes on deal to buy Valpo's Radio One

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. | Adams Radio Group has closed on its acquisition of Radio One Communications stations in Northwest Indiana. Kalil & Co. was the broker in the transaction.

August 06, 2014 1:00 pm

S&P: Wealth gap is slowing US economic growth

WASHINGTON | Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.

August 05, 2014 3:33 pm
Workshop shines spotlight on solar power

Workshop shines spotlight on solar power

Building professionals peered at solar panels, poked at wires and peeked in breaker boxes at solar power installations across the region Tuesday to figure how how they can profit from the next big thing.

August 05, 2014 1:48 pm Photos

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Battery Innovation Center continues charge

August 05, 2014 1:14 pm

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Lilly diabetes drug secures FDA approval

August 04, 2014 3:51 pm
Two honored for innovative efforts

Two honored for innovative efforts

As part of its effort to highlight its 2013-14 class, the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has selected Debi Pillarella and Lana Zimmer as its July Innovators of the Month.

July 27, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Emerging nations plan their own World Bank, IMF

WASHINGTON | Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

July 14, 2014 5:10 pm

U.S. companies look overseas for tax bill relief

A growing number of U.S. companies are looking to trim their tax bills by combining operations with foreign businesses in a trend that may eventually cost the federal government billions of dollars in revenue.

July 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Superintendent honored for innovative efforts

Superintendent honored for innovative efforts

As part of its effort to highlight its 2013-14 class, the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has selected Michigan City Area Schools Superintendent Barbara Eason-Watkins as its June Innovator of the Month.

June 29, 2014 6:00 am
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