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Jul 18, 2014

Report Amid overly optimistic revenue projections, Christie’s chief economist resigns

Charles Steindel, chief economist of the New Jersey Department of Treasury, has resigned from his post to pursue a college teaching position, according to a report this morning from Bloomberg News.

Jul 18, 2014

Survey Put North Jersey casino in Meadowlands

As talks continue about expanding casino gaming beyond Atlantic City, a new survey of a small group of North Jersey business leaders found that most feel the Meadowlands Sports Complex is the best location for a new gaming hall.

Jul 18, 2014

Weeklong program to teach girls about business

The Garden State Woman Education Foundation will host a Business and Leadership Academy in Florham Park from Aug. 11 through 15 to educate and inform high school girls about the importance of including business courses in their planning for college and a career.

Jul 18, 2014

Buyer pays 136M for Montville apartment complex in Wilf dispute

An investor has paid $136 million for a Montville apartment complex that was at the center of a 21-year-old, high-profile lawsuit involving New Jersey developer Zygmunt Wilf.

Jul 18, 2014

Bayonne paint company plans to cut jobs

The Muralo Co., a paint manufacturer in Bayonne's southern industrial area, is planning to cut jobs after selling many of its major holdings to California Products Corporation, a manufacturer of paints and multisurface coatings in Massachusetts.

Jul 17, 2014

NJTC’s annual meeting Focuses on CEO shift, need for change

The New Jersey Technology Council held its annual meeting Thursday that marked the last with Maxine Ballen as its CEO and president. She announced plans to step down earlier this year.

Jul 17, 2014

Learn how census secrets can help businesses

“Know your audience,” is a common bit of advice given to public speakers. And the aphorism isn't too different when advising those starting a business.

Jul 17, 2014

U.S. News rankings just one way to measure hospitals, experts say

The U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings released this week put a spotlight on a few top-ranked hospitals in the state and nation, many of them larger hospitals in busy metropolitan areas. But hospitals that don't make the list have other ways of competing for patients and getting their message across, experts said.

Jul 17, 2014

Horizon invests nearly 1M in urban communities

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is making an investment of nearly $1 million in the state’s urban communities, the health insurer announced Thursday.

Jul 17, 2014

Survey Manufacturers still optimistic in the PhillySouth Jersey region

Manufacturers remained upbeat in July for the fifth straight month and expect continued expansion in the next six months, according to the monthly survey of manufacturing firms by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, which includes southern New Jersey.

Jul 17, 2014

South Jersey plant to close, hundreds to lose their jobs

The Ardagh Group, an international glassmaker based in Luxembourg, announced Wednesday night it will close its glassmaking facility in Salem, costing hundreds of jobs in the South Jersey town.

Jul 16, 2014

At hedge-fund conference, Christie says he’s in ‘no rush’ to decide on 2016

In an interview Wednesday before Wall Street leaders at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York City, Gov. Chris Christie said he's in “no rush” to decide whether or not he'll run for president in 2016.