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Tribes’ payday loans under scrutiny

April 30, 2013 |

Some Indian tribes are being paid to offer their sovereign immunity to payday lenders that are trying to dodge state regulations, U.S. officials say. Federal consumer protection agency may crack down.

A growing number of Indian tribes are getting into the payday loan business, saying they just want to raise revenue for their reservations while helping cash-strapped consumers nationwide.

    


L.A. Times – Business

SEC accuses city of Victorville, others of fraud in bond sale

April 30, 2013 |

Ever since the Department of Defense shut down George Air Force Base in 1992, the high desert town of Victorville has struggled to reinvent itself.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Herbalife posts record results

April 30, 2013 |

The L.A. company’s quarterly earnings easily beat analyst estimates — again.

Herbalife Ltd. has now notched 17 consecutive quarters in which its profits sailed past Wall Street projections.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Herbalife posts better-than-expected earnings, again

April 29, 2013 |

Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife Ltd. reported $ 1.1 billion in first-quarter sales and profit that soundly beat analysts’ expectations and its own guidance.

    


L.A. Times – Business

Furloughs over, so air controllers (and flights) back on schedule

April 29, 2013 |

A week after federal officials launched job furloughs at air traffic control towers, the controllers are back on a regular work schedule — and airline delays are now caused primarily by severe weather.

    


L.A. Times – Business

J.C. Penney secures $1.75-billion loan

April 29, 2013 |

J.C. Penney acquired a five-year $ 1.75 billion loan from Goldman Sachs as the struggling company looks to strengthen its finances.

    


L.A. Times – Business

An engaging guide to viral marketing for neophytes

April 29, 2013 |

‘Contagious: Why Things Catch On’ offers an easy, breezy analysis of why certain videos, marketing campaigns and products click with consumers.

Why do some things catch on?

    


L.A. Times – Business

Stock spotlight: Mattel toys with ways to sell more products

April 29, 2013 |

Mattel is incorporating more digital elements into its toys, embracing more Hollywood partnerships and pushing into foreign markets.

Barbie is vacating her pink Malibu mansion and hunting for international digs. Thomas the Tank Engine is being revamped as an even livelier locomotive. Max Steel, the new kid on the block, is marketed as a “modern day tech superhero.”

    


L.A. Times – Business

Bill to boost California minimum wage approved by panel

April 29, 2013 |

AB 10, which would give California its first minimum wage increase since 2008, was approved by the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on a party-line vote.

SACRAMENTO — California’s $ 8-an-hour minimum wage needs to go up, says Watsonville Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo. And he may be getting the votes he needs to make it happen.

    


L.A. Times – Business

L.A.’s entertainment job market shows new strength

April 28, 2013 |

Hollywood’s jobs picture has brightened considerably over the last two months.

    


L.A. Times – Business