Jeb Bush's head must be pounding from all the pondering he's doing these days. Yesterday, he told yet another GOP crowd that he hasn't ruled out a bid for the White House, this time eliciting an ovation by announcing he's "thinking about running for president." He's probably also doing a lot of con ... More >>
Because there are no two phrases Americans still recovering from the recession like to hear in the same sentence more than "Bush" and "Wall Street," Bloomberg News reports that Wall Street's money men are really hot on the idea of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush running for president in 2016.
Darrel Bilbrey came to David Myers for spiritual guidance. The popular First Pentecostal Church pastor took him under his wing, helping Bilbrey earn his minister's license. And when Bilbrey admitted to having impure thoughts, Myers agreed to install an Internet filter on his parishioner's computer a ... More >>
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destabilize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
Big drama at two of Miami's best known hotels this weekend, as two iconic resorts had some dramatic shake-ups on the business side. The owners of the Eden Roc, a Miami Beach classic, are taking their management company to court. Meanwhile, the owners of the Setai, a member of the new guard of Miami ... More >>
The Confederacy of Dunces that emerged to vie for the GOP presidential primary certainly must have some could-have-been candidates rethinking their decision. After the swift, and often surreal, rises and eventual falls of Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, and Herman Cain, the race is pretty much down ... More >>
Even with the unofficial entrance of Connie Mack IV into the race, the GOP Senate nomination in Florida is still a wide-open race. Today Nick Loeb, the grandson of one of the Lehman Brothers and, so much more important, the boyfriend of Sofia Vergara, will make an announcement in South Beach abou ... More >>
79% of male cheerleaders resemble cast members of "Saved by the Bell"
Two Miami Beach men who used to work at Lehman Brothers are being charged with insider trading. [Herald]Attorney General Bill McCollum would very much like to see the Seminole Tribe stop offering blackjack and other illegal card games at their casinos. [SunSent]60% of Floridians view Jeb Bush favora ... More >>
We posted a link in the news roundup to this story about the Miami Beach men who were arrested as part of a Lehman Brothers insider trading scandal, but there's a part of our brain that shuts down when confronted with too much business-numbers-money nonsense. Now we have sexy new information! Like a ... More >>
Jeb Bush used to have a cushy post-Gov gig as a private equity adviser at Lehman Brothers. Well, apparently his private equity advice didn't do much in keeping the firm from collapse, and Ol' Jebby's only had his duty as president of Jeb Bush & Associates to keep him busy ever sense. Unlike the ... More >>
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Washington Mutual got jealous of all the attention Lehman, Merrill and AIG got yesterday. Its credit rating was cut to junk, and the bank may be sold to JPMorgan Chase. [Daily Mail] Yes, these bank failures can effect you. The Lehman Brother's collapse could have repercussions in the South Florida r ... More >>
R.I.P. USA Economy. Mr. Economy was born in 1621 when some Pilgrams traded corn with Native Americans. He died last evening in the Manhattan offices of Lehman Brothers. He is survived by his third wife, Ester, and five children. Hyperbole aside, the events of the last 24 hours will reshape the fin ... More >>
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South Florida philanthropist Richard Bronson built his fortune on the shady side of Wall Street