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Jack Markowitz Columns

Markowitz: Ideas can help — if politicians will let them

By Jack Markowitz
It’s raining ideas out there this season. Some might do just the watering that business, profits and jobs need to grow faster. A lower corporate income tax would almost certainly bring profits home to America that the existing 35 ...

John Browne Columns

Oil prices fall, markets wobble as tension mounts

By John Browne
The heinous ISIS terrorist attacks in Paris sent financial and oil markets downward, continuing a week-long trend. Only three days later, financial markets had shaken off their immediate concerns and began to climb. But oil prices continued to fall. Black market ...

Chris Posti Columns

End of year good time to take stock

By Tribune-Review
Here it is, nearly 2016, and if you’re a Baby Boomer (born between 1946 and 1964), you might be thinking about joining the ranks of retirees in the new year. You’d have plenty of company: about 10,000 Baby Boomers retire ...

John Dorfman Columns

Dorfman: Chew on these 5 stocks for growth at a reasonable price

By John Dorfman
In this column, I am a cheapskate 51 weeks a year. But once a year, at Thanksgiving time, I offer a few recommendations on stocks that are a little more expensive than I would usually buy — 16 to 20 ...

Kim Komando Columns

Don’t buy these 4 things on Black Friday

By Kim Komando
Black Friday has become synonymous in our minds with great deals. Often, the deals are impressive as businesses compete for shoppers’ attention and dollars. But there’s a dirty little Black Friday secret. Just because you’re buying on Black Friday doesn’t ...

Andrea Kay Columns

Kay: It’s never too late to find your voice

By Andrea Kay
Editor’s note: This is Andrea Kay’s last column. I had an audacious idea in 1987. Out of all the billions of people on planet Earth, I decided that I would be the one to have my very own ...