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Presidential second terms are fraught with disappointment, but for Obama, there are opportunities to follow up on his successes. First up is the ‘fiscal cliff.’
So, Barack Obama, you’ve been granted a second term. What do you do for an encore?
Company will continue selling motorcycles and ATVs after years of weak car sales, a potential omen for other small manufacturers like Mitsubishi.
After watching car sales slowly evaporate at his Suzuki Motor Corp. dealership, K.C. Heidler decided about five years ago to start offering Kia vehicles on his sprawling lot in Santa Ana.
Value menus and combos drove traffic during the downturn, but now patrons are more interested in healthful eating and premium options, a research firm says.
During the recession, offering deals on meals was key to getting patrons into restaurants. These days, that may no longer be the case.
Investors cheer the deal, which ends the insurer’s litigation over reimbursement, extends Medi-Cal contracts and promises extra payments if new programs lead to unexpectedly big losses.
Woodland Hills insurer Health Net Inc. said third-quarter net income plunged 71%, but its shares rose as the company resolved a dispute with California officials over reimbursement for government health programs.
Election will return some certainty to the market after investors have strained for months to divine who will win and how they should position portfolios.
If nothing else, the end of the grueling presidential campaign will bring a long-awaited dose of certainty to the stock market.
More than two dozen comedians from around the world have contributed material to Moozfly, which launched last month out of a Rancho Palos Verdes home.
Anna Nikita Doroshina, described as a Russian Martha Stewart, was the inspiration for Moozfly, an online comedy channel that features Spanish-speaking comedians from around the world.