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Lincoln MKZ is no classic, but a step in the right direction

March 9, 2013 |

The MKZ’s exterior represents a compelling departure from old Lincolns, and it offers a quiet, comfortable ride, but its interior has more cheap plastic than buyers might expect.

In a dramatic debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show, Lincoln billed the mid-sized 2013 MKZ as the standard bearer for a transformed Lincoln, the first of an array of new models to entice younger buyers.


L.A. Times – Business

Hot Property: A trio of deals for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

March 9, 2013 |

Kim Kardashian sells her Beverly Crest area home and closes on an estate in Bel-Air while Kanye West puts his Hollywood Hills West house back on the market.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are putting their house in order.
L.A. Times – Business

The five biggest lies about entitlement programs

March 9, 2013 |

Social Security and Medicare are big issues, and not everyone is telling the truth about them.

Everybody loves lists.


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OneWest is said to be exploring a sale

March 9, 2013 |

Sources describe the negotiations as informal, an opportunity for OneWest’s owners to assess what kind of bids might be made for the bank.

The hedge fund billionaires who took over the remains of imploded IndyMac Bank after the mortgage meltdown and converted it into OneWest Bank are exploring the possibility of selling the big Pasadena savings and loan, according to people informed about the process.


L.A. Times – Business

News Corp. publishing firm to start with $2.6 billion in cash

March 8, 2013 |

News Corp.’s soon-to-be publishing company will begin life with no debt and about $ 2.6 billion in cash — illustrating the parent company’s attempt to provide the new entity with solid financials and money for acquisitions.


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Jury awards $8 million in suit over Johnson & Johnson metal hip

March 8, 2013 |

A Los Angeles jury ordered healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $ 8 million in damages to a retired prison guard who said he was injured by the company’s defective artificial hip.


L.A. Times – Business

Stocks march higher following strong job growth

March 8, 2013 |

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after the government reported a burst of hiring last month that sent the unemployment rate to a four-year low.


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Pandora CEO Kennedy to step down

March 8, 2013 |

Shares of Internet radio pioneer Pandora Media Inc. shot up on Thursday after the company said CEO Joseph Kennedy is stepping down and it reported a narrower loss and higher revenue in the fourth quarter than analysts expected.


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Retail sales rise a modest 1.7% in February

March 8, 2013 |

The lackluster results are blamed on bad weather, delayed tax refunds and the federal tax increases and spending cuts.

Americans hit the stores in February — but with only the barest of enthusiasm as they worried about bad weather, delayed tax refunds and the federal mix of tax increases and spending cuts known as sequestration.


L.A. Times – Business

MetLife to move jobs from California to North Carolina

March 8, 2013 |

Insurance giant Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. said Thursday it will move 2,600 jobs from offices in five eastern states and California to lower-cost locations in two North Carolina cities, while also getting tax breaks and other incentives that could reach $ 100 million.


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