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WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators have taken a major step toward reining in high-risk trading on Wall Street, banning the largest banks from trading for their own profit in most cases.
Strong November numbers contributed to a fiscal-year-to-date growth of more than 5 percent, putting Georgia Ports Authority on track to move 3 million-plus containers in FY 2014. Twenty-foot equivalent containers - or TEUs - moved were up 6.
On Jan.10, federally mandated changes to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA) will officially go into effect.
DETROIT - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms. Now she will take on an even bigger job.
Nominate a business for year-end recognition During the last week of December, the Savannah Morning News will profile companies and organizations that made major contributions to the local business environment 2013.
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved significant business gains in November, with a 6.6 percent increase in twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) for the month, and a 7.3 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals.
Gas prices drop in metro Savannah Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have fallen 6.2 cents a gallon in the past week to $3.27 a gallon on Sunday. The national average has fallen 0.7 cents a gallon in the last week to $3.
WASHINGTON - A surging stock market and a steady recovery in home prices drove Americans' wealth to a record last summer. The nation's wealth rose 2.6 percent from July through September to $77.3 trillion, the Federal Reserve said Monday.
I wandered down to the new Soho South Café for brunch on Sunday, but got there a little late for the brunch menu, which ends at 2 p.m.
After a bullish summer and fairly consistent fall, home sales took a dip in November - not that it's anything to worry about, according to area Realtors. A total of 354 homes were sold in Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties last month, a 6.
FORT WORTH, Texas American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
Average retail gasoline prices in Savannah have fallen 6.2 cents a gallon in the past week to $3.27 a gallon on Sunday. The national average has fallen 0.7 cents a gallon in the last week to $3.24, according to gasoline price website SavannahGasPrices.
Air Force enlisted members advance to pay grades E-5 through E-7 faster than they did before recent wars but still slower than peers in every other branch of service. That dampens total earnings over a 20-year career.
ONGOING BNI - Business Network International Local Chapters: • Referrals Have Power: 8:30-10 a.m. Tuesdays, GoodWill Industries, Richmond Hill • Savannah Business Connections: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
HIRES/PROMOTIONS BUNNY WARE New job title: Community relations director Company: WJCL Duties: Ware will work to establish and maintain committed relationships with nonprofit, business and social organizations.
Nominate a business for year-end recognition During the last week of December, the Savannah Morning News will profile companies and organizations that made major contributions to the local business environment in the past year.
A couple of friends and I met up for dinner last week at Bub-Ba-Q, an excellent new entry on the downtown restaurant scene. Bub-Ba-Q opened a few weeks ago at 514 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Harry Spirides, owner and CEO of Tybee Island's 200-room Ocean Plaza Beach Resort, has been watching the development of the new 128,000 square foot Jekyll Island Convention Center - and adjacent five-story Westin hotel - with more than a casual interest.
The public is expected to enjoy some new amenities under a $375,000 May River project, which the town of Bluffton estimates will be ready in the first half of 2014.