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Property insurance prices soaring, pandemic gets some blame

Experts say South Florida residents can expect to see an increase in prices as the market for property insurance “hardens” nationwide. A hard market, said David Josefsberg, partner with Century Risk Advisors, occurs when some insurance companies…

Miami remains US foreclosures capital

How bad has the foreclosure crisis been in Miami-Dade County? Initial filings here dropped by 36% last year, yet the county remains the foreclosure capital of the US. However, market…

Florida’s rebound from Great Recession strengthens

Florida’s rebound from Great Recession strengthens

Florida’s economy is expected to continue to rebound in 2014 – albeit very fragilely – from the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009. Although the housing market has made significant…

Lackluster outlook for international trade

Lackluster outlook for international trade

Miami’s robust international trade business heads into 2014 with a largely lackluster outlook. Through the first 11 months of 2013, trade declined with two of Miami’s top five trading partners,…

BNY Mellon Wealth Management shifts management

A Miami native has been tapped for a high-level job with BNY Mellon Wealth Management and plans to add new employees throughout the state this year. Joe Fernandez was promoted…

Bitcoin finds Miami a bit of all right

What’s value of one US dollar? Depends on the exchange. Today in virtual currency bitcoin, $1 USD is roughly equivalent to .001 bitcoin. Or, one bitcoin is worth one Grover…

JP Morgan Chase adds 8 branches, plans more

JP Morgan Chase adds 8 branches, plans more

JPMorgan Chase is strengthening its brick-and-mortar presence and ATM network, going against convention as most banks shift their focus to online services. It added eight branches in 2013, including three…

Wells Fargo plans to add branches here

Wells Fargo is working to add two branches in Miami-Dade this year. A Miami Beach branch is to occupy a 1,900 square-foot-building at 7687 Collins Ave., while a Hialeah Gardens…

Gambling in Florida shrinks a bit

Gambling in Florida shrinks a bit

For the first time in years, there probably is less gambling in Florida today than there was a year ago, said John Sowinski, president of the Orlando-based anti-gambling group No…

Downtown decries ‘mystery’ in soccer site

Rumors of a possible Major League Soccer franchise for Miami sparked enthusiasm and caution among directors of Miami’s Downtown Development Authority at their meeting Friday. Investors representing retired soccer star…