Former retirement centers CEO gets 15 years for fraud

November 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The former head of an Oregon-based chain of retirement centers was sentenced by a federal judge on Tuesday to 15 years in prison for defrauding investors of about $130 million. Prosecutors said Jon Harder operated what amounted to a Ponzi scheme, raising money from unsuspecting investors and banks during the collapse [&hellip...

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Pennsylvania judges propose record $50M fine against Uber

November 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Dec. 16, 2014, file photo a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. Judges for the Pennsylvania agency that regulates buses and taxis recommended on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, a record $50 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber for...

Asian stocks mixed as shock of Paris attacks fades

November 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, as investors looked past last week’s attacks in Paris. Tokyo stocks rose on expectations of further stimulus...

Asian stocks rebound after Paris attacks

November 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back on Tuesday as investors looked past last week’s attacks in Paris. Tokyo stocks rose on expectations for further stimulus measures by Japan’s central bank. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s...

Here we go again: Paris attacks may renew encryption debate

November 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The deadly attacks in Paris may soon reopen the debate over whether — and how — tech companies should let governments bypass the data scrambling that shields everyday commerce and daily digital life. So far, there’s no hard...

US reaches $95.5M settlement in for-profit education case

November 17, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania company that enrolls more than 100,000 students at for-profit trade schools and colleges across the U.S. and Canada has agreed to pay $95.5 million to settle claims it illegally paid recruiters and exaggerated the...

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It’s time to call Allison’s Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

November 17, 2015 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Before you close the house up for the winter, be sure your carpets are clean. It’s time to prepare for winter, and houses tend to be closed up for longer periods. It’s important that you clean and freshen up your carpets. Just call the professionals:...


Goodwill toward Roswell

November 15, 2015 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

By Curtis Michaels Roswell Daily Record There’s a back room at the Roswell Goodwill store, and 92 percent of their money goes there . The people back there are doing their level best to spend it too. And you can help them. Sandra Lara, Michelle Glass,...

Clinton’s mixing of 9/11 and Wall Street raises ire

November 14, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Martin O’Malley take takes a moment of silence for those killed in the Paris attacks before a Democratic presidential primary debate, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Des...

Q&A: Driven by protests, US minimum wage vaults onto agenda

November 14, 2015 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 22, 2015, file photo, activists cheer during a rally after the New York Wage Board endorsed a proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations in New York. The first question in the GOP...