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TAKING STOCK: An Orwellian executive order

September 29, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko: Is there a group called the Plunge Protection Team that is part of the Federal Reserve and is supposed to prevent stock crashes and allow the administration to manipulate the prices of stocks and commodities? -BW, Bethlehem, Pa. Dear BW: Few ...

TAKING STOCK: Hold Hilton?

September 29, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 1,000 shares of Hilton Worldwide at $29 in March 2015, and the stock's performance has been a bummer. How will the increasing minimum wage in California and elsewhere affect this stock? Should I sell it and take a loss, or do you think ...

MY TURN: Home of the Cubs conjures up very sweet memories

September 29, 2016

Earlier this month, an acquaintance from long ago was inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, highlighting a sports broadcasting career that has spanned nearly four decades and has included stops at WJR in Detroit, WGN in the Windy City, and radio ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

September 29, 2016

Potestivo & Associates PC is proud to announce and congratulate its very own "Best of the Best" Chantelle R. Neumann, supervising litigation attorney, for being selected to the Super Lawyers Michigan Rising Stars 2016. Additionally, the firm ...

OFF THE PRESS

September 29, 2016

One of the most comprehensive books on U.S. lawyer ethics, the 2016 edition of the "Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards," is now available through the American Bar Association. Produced by the ABA Center for Professional ...

COMMENTARY: Cutting through red tape for good of special needs kids

September 29, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Almost every day that I am at work, I wish we had an office dog or cat to prowl around the premises. Not because I require one to work, but because they simply make dealing with the day-to-day stress easier. Who wouldn't smile when ...