<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Business News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:18:25 -0400 Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:18:25 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:29:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/CN12T07072015_1200x675_479329347941.jpg
More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average balance of about 29 thousand dollars. Last week, the interest rate on those federal loans dropped...]]>
<![CDATA[What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:59:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb_1500x845.jpg
Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging crisis in Puerto Rico.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:09:10 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/mcds-protest-1.jpg
McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day after employees around the nation filed 28 health and safety complaints against the Oak...

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<![CDATA[Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:33:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it...

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<![CDATA[Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba ]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:32:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/AP247924812525_CubaHorses.jpg
Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin American elites to the communist-run island: elite jumping horses.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:36:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gas-prices-461831632.jpg
Now is the perfect time to start planning a road trip, because by the end the weekend, the national average for gas prices is predicted to fall below $2 a gallon. But fill up your tanks, because these record low...

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<![CDATA[Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:02:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/453903966.jpg
Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion

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<![CDATA[Report: Big Clippers Tax Write-Off]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 02:50:26 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tlmd_steve_ballmer_clippers_microsoft.jpg
Billionaire Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in August for $2 billion, but he could write off as much as half of that amount in taxes by 2030, according to an analysis by the Financial Times.]]>
<![CDATA[Why Cheap Gas Could Signal Economic Woes]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:08:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/gas-prices3.jpg
Signs outside more and more gas stations nationwide are broadcasting gas for under $3 a gallon — but whatever relief the price drop spells for drivers, it could also signal economic troubles ahead.

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<![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:49:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Market+Basket.jpg
Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion, following months of massive employee protests and customer boycotts...]]>
<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:51:11 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:58:14 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, a day after publicly stepping into his role with the team.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:42:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Fans of McCafe will be lovin’ the latest McDonald’s news. The fast food chain announced plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets across the nation by early next year, the Associated Press...]]>
<![CDATA[CVS Purchasing Navarro Pharmacies]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:12:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/03-11-2014-cvs.jpg
Pharmacy giant CVS Caremark will buy Navarro Discount Pharmacy in a deal that will give CVS the nation’s largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain, according to the Miami Herald.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Lands "Star Wars" Museum]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:03:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/george-lucas-r2d21.jpg
Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. City Hall officials confirmed that the city has beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles for the museum, which will host...

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<![CDATA[Local Business Cashing in on World Cup]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:45:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/450660868.jpg
As teams from Germany, Ghana, Nigeria, and the United States battle it out in Brazil at the quadrennial World Cup, businesses in South Florida are cashing in on World Cup fever.

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<![CDATA[Florida Consumer Confidence Declining]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:19:53 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Money_Hand_Money_Generic.jpg
Florida's consumer confidence is dipping slightly.

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<![CDATA[Home Buyers May Get Reprieve From Mortgage Giants]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 21:13:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/cash_money_generic_640x480.jpg
Buying houses was at one time the American Dream. But the Great Recession stymied that hope for millions. Now, the federal government wants to help loosen up the home-buying credit markets.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: AT&T Eyeing Merger With DirecTV]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:45:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/directv1.jpg
Another major media merger may be in the works. According to Bloomberg News, AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire DirecTV for roughly $100 a share, or approximately $50 billion.]]>