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Fund practices patience to maximize profits

April 7, 2013 |

A multi-cap growth fund, it has about $ 1.975 billion of investors’ money under management.

Things at the Nicholas Fund in Milwaukee haven’t changed as much as you might expect in its 44 years.
L.A. Times – Business

As employers push efficiency, the daily grind wears down workers

April 7, 2013 |

Many businesses no longer want long-term relationships with their employees, who must now work harder without getting financial and psychological rewards that were once routine.

WESTFIELD, Mass. — The envelope factory where Lisa Weber works is hot and noisy. A fan she brought from home helps her keep cool as she maneuvers around whirring equipment to make her quota: 750 envelopes an hour, up from 500 a few years ago.


L.A. Times – Business

Portrait studios suddenly close in Sears, some Wal-Marts

April 7, 2013 |

Portrait studios at Sears and some Wal-Mart stores — the scenes of innumerable family photos — have unexpectedly closed as their operator, CPI Corp., goes out of business.
L.A. Times – Business

Casey Kasem lists Top 40 reasons for selling Westside estate

April 7, 2013 |

The radio host and his wife, Jean, are asking $ 42 million for the home, which has 12,000 square feet of living space, seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

Casey Kasem, who gained a national radio audience after “American Top 40” launched in 1970, and his wife, Jean, are listing their Westside estate for sale at $ 42 million.
L.A. Times – Business

How I Made It: Eva Franco

April 7, 2013 |

The gig: Chief executive and creative director of the company that bears her name, Eva Franco designs chic and whimsical dresses that have been featured on television shows including “New Girl” and “The Carrie Diaries.”
L.A. Times – Business

Stocks fall on jobs report

April 6, 2013 |

Markets end lower on disappointing U.S. report, which stokes fears of a slowdown in the recovery.

NEW YORK — The government’s disappointing jobs report disheartened investors about the pace of the global economic recovery, and short-circuited a rally that pushed stocks up more than 10% during the first three months of the year.


L.A. Times – Business

Redesigned 2013 Santa Fe reflects Hyundai’s climb to legitimacy

April 6, 2013 |

The third generation of the Santa Fe shows how far Hyundai has come. The handsomely redesigned crossover is packed with utility and is available in two sizes.

Parents aren’t supposed to pick favorites, but it’s clear Hyundai has a soft spot for its Santa Fe.


L.A. Times – Business

Email newsletters connect advertisers with eager audiences

April 6, 2013 |

DailyCandy, Thrillist, InsideHook and others send free daily emails telling subscribers about activities and products they might enjoy. Each caters to a particular niche — say, wealthy, connected men.

Actor Rob Lowe is the face of InsideHook L.A., a free, curated email newsletter announcing special experiences to men too busy to find those experiences themselves.


L.A. Times – Business

U.S. taxpayers could wind up with Fisker Automotive assets

April 6, 2013 |

Stymied by unsuccessful efforts to craft a deal with Chinese investors to save the company, struggling carmaker Fisker Automotive laid off most of its workers Friday.


L.A. Times – Business

Laws against driving and cellphone use aren’t working, study finds

April 6, 2013 |

A Transportation Dept. survey finds that despite legal bans in 39 states, 660,000 drivers nationwide are preoccupied with their cellphones at any time.

It seems like an epidemic: Drivers talking and texting. Now federal regulators have put a number to the dangerous habit.


L.A. Times – Business