March 24th
In 2017, you have another chance to max out your retirement accounts. Here is a rundown of yearly contribution limits for the popular retirement savings vehicles. IRAs. The 2017 limits are the same as in 2016: $5,500 for IRA owners who will be 49 and you…
March 24th
Three top executives of North Carolina-based technology companies discussed the advantages of starting companies in the state Thursday night at an event at the AvidXchange Music Factory. Better climate, quality of life and access to financial talent made…
March 24th
Market signals point to a continued slowdown in rent growth across metro Charlotte throughout this year. Research recently released by Dallas-based Axiometrics showed another month of lower rent gains for the Charlotte market in February, with renters pa…
March 24th
More than 20 North Carolina-based universities and businesses received $2 million or more in National Institutes of Health funding last year, according to data compiled by American City Business Journals. In terms of total NIH funding in 2016, North Caro…
March 24th
VR, AR, AI — virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence — are just some technologies in play across multiple industries, and commercial real estate is no exception. A panel on Thursday at ULI Carolinas’ conference in…
March 24th
Commercial real estate has been an extremely robust sector of the economy over the past eight years, leaving many to wonder how long the good times will roll. And while times are good, it seems every sector is facing a potential disruptor, says David Kes…
March 24th
Today’s top local stories: The NCAA made it clear Thursday that the college sports governing body won't bring championships back to North Carolina as long as HB2 is on the books. The organization sent out a statement on the first anniversary of the…
March 24th
This week the Charlotte Business Journal goes back to school. We’re ranking Charlotte-area private schools and charter schools by enrollment during the 2016-17 school year. Charlotte Country Day School tops the list of area private schools with 1,6…
March 24th
P.N. Saksena, a professor and associate dean at the business school at Indiana University South Bend, takes over July 1 as the new leader of Winthrop University’s College of Business Administration. He replaces Roger Weikle, who has been dean at th…
March 24th
Experts say what Apple is doing with about 3,600 acres of eastern North Carolina forests could be just the starting point. “I think we’re at the front-end of what will hopefully be a trend,” says Mary Watzin, dean of N.C. State Universi…
March 25th
The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it carried out the March 17 airstrike against positions in western Mosul corresponding to allegations of scores of civilian casualties.
March 25th
Ex-CIA Director James Woolsey says he attended a September meeting where other participants, including then-Trump adviser Mike Flynn, talked of moving Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey without going through U.S. extradition process.
March 25th
Beijing, which has a monopoly on breeding the rare bears, strategically lends them abroad as a soft-power tool to promote warm feelings for the Middle Kingdom—and sometimes dangles them to gain leverage; ‘I think they just played us.’
March 25th
On Tuesday, Khalid Masood ate a takeout kebab for dinner and spent his last night alive alone in a small, budget hotel in an English seaside town. In the morning he checked out, drove to London and went on a rampage.
March 25th
European Union leaders, except British Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged their allegiance to the bloc on the 60th anniversary of its founding, but deep divisions remain over its future after Brexit.
March 25th
China will reopen its consumer market to Brazilian meat exports, officials in the South American country said, after a scare over alleged corruption in Brazil’s sanitary inspection services prompted major importers to bar shipments.
March 25th
Russia’s role in Libya is causing growing concern at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a senior official said, with the Kremlin appearing to throw its support behind Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a rival of the United Nations-backed coalition governmen…
March 25th
U.S. agricultural producers are lobbying hard on both sides of the Mexico border to try to ensure that a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement doesn’t turn U.S. farm exports into collateral damage.
March 25th
The U.S. sanctioned 30 individuals and entities from 10 countries, many of them Chinese and Russian, for transferring sensitive missile technology to Iran and flouting export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria.
March 25th
Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of American States, is lobbying the 34-nation body to oust Venezuela from its ranks unless President Nicolás Maduro permits elections and eases a clampdown on opponents and the press.
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