February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Business News

Dawn of new opportunities

Southwest Florida Real Estate Summit focuses on region’s potential

THEY CAN TALK THE TALK, ESPECIALLY DEVELOPERS and Realtors. But when they walk the walk — whenhen they put their money where their mouths are — it’s time to listen.  That’s what David Kraizgrun of Pinnacle  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

ETFs and ETNs attract investors’ interest

ETF is an acronym for exchange-traded funds. ETN is an acronym for exchangetraded notes. These two instruments continue to grow in popularity. There were only 221 such instruments at yearend 2005. In five years, they have more than quadrupled. More...

Sentiment rises as consumers face fewer financial woes

Retail spending, new cars see a boost

Consumers report they are more optimistic, with sentiment numbers climbing to their highest level in more than two years, while Americans claim to be facing fewer financial difficulties than they did one year ago, according to the Consumer Reports In More...