November 17, 2021
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It’s north of normal in these second home markets

After that trip, Bloomer started paying closer attention to the second-home market nearby — and this fall, his longtime dream of owning a ski house came true. “This is the year we decided we wanted to get a place — which was also, unfortunately, the year everybody else decided to get a place,” he said with a wry laugh. In years past, he watched pro...
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Florida seafood markets to offer farm-raised largemouth bass

PORT ST. LUCIE — Coming soon to your neighborhood seafood market: farm-raised Florida largemouth bass. Thanks to a law passed this spring, bass will expand its popularity from a favorite fishing target to the seafood sales list in the Sunshine State.At face value, the issue seems simple. Allow a popular well-known species of fish to be farmed and s...
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Bond bankers and investors cry foul over rule change

After US regulators finalised an amendment to a 50-year-old rule designed to limit fraud in penny stocks, lawyer Bruce Newman at WilmerHale did what lawyers do and went through it with a fine tooth comb. In a note to his clients in October last year, he detailed the pertinent parts of the rule for those looking to comply with it, mostly arou...
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Review: Index funds are (still) changing the world

NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters Breakingviews) - For regular investors, the bad old days really were bad. Plenty of people can remember when buying into mutual funds involved paying a so-called load of 8% up front, a huge handicap for the punters in question. Such frictional costs were one impetus behind the idea of cheaply tracking market indexes rather...