Monday, July 14, 2014 Tammuz 16, 5774
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A father's promise to his dying daughter to keep the fledgling business she founded in 2007 up and running has been kept, turning what she began into a real success. The father is Howard Levin, who, with wife Judy, came out of retirement to devote mind, body and soul to keep alive daughter Rachel Levin Troxell's dream -- her company...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Despite the impending harsh reality of having to close two of its stores -- in Jenkintown, Pa., and Cherry Hill, N.J. -- later this month because of pressing economic conditions, Robinson Luggage, a major and trusted member of the local business community since 1927, remains highly viable, if not as physically visible as before, with stores in Center City, Yardley...
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By:
Michael L. Schwartz
Every decade spawns market gurus who make a few correct calls, get media attention, then fizzle out. In the 1960s, we had Gerry Tsai and Fred Carr, mutual-fund gunslingers. In the 1970s, we had Joe Granville and Henry Kaufmann. In the 1980s, it was Robert Prechter and Elaine Garzarelli. The 1990s had the high-flying Internet stock managers. Today, Nouriel Roubini...
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Scott D. Warshaw
If China and Japan change their minds, could the United States have a problem? Since 1980, America has imported more than it has exported. It makes up for this trade deficit by issuing Treasury bonds and other debt instruments. Foreign governments have long lined up to buy them. China holds almost $800 billion of U.S. Treasuries. That's the April 2009...
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If there's a silver lining to the recession, it's the competition that's driving businesses in nearly every industry to woo consumers with ever-escalating deals. That's good news for you -- the smart shopper -- but it can be time-consuming to separate the hype and hollow promises from the truly great deals out there. Online coupon and deal Web sites, in...
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