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Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...Larry Probst and Blackmun make quick phone calls to leaders in Los Angeles, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and agent/power broker Casey Wasserman. Garcetti released a statement saying he'd had no contact with the USOC, but was willing to talk."I would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-27/boston-drops-bid-2024-ol
US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

...buyers are also bristling at the few available options on the market. Tony Smith, a Charlotte, North Carolina real estate broker, said some renters shopping for homes are now choosing instead to re-sign their leases and wait until a better selection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-22/us-home-sales-surge-june-f
Life sentence recommended for peanut executive in salmonella outbreak

...for Parnell's two co-defendants. Punishment of 17 to 21 years in prison was recommended for Parnell's brother, food broker Michael Parnell, who was convicted on fewer counts. The recommendation for Mary Wilkerson, the Georgia plant's quality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-23/life-sentence-recommended-
Donations steered vote

...vote.Others also were offered money, but to their credit they refused it by voting "nay" against this bill.Security brokers, investment companies and big banking companies were behind this money.The article documenting this is "Almost $200 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-11/donations-steered-vote
Braves sign ex-Royals reliever Jason Frasor

...price of $643 for the 2013 game in New York, with the Minnesota game last year showing an average resale of $548.Ticket brokers and street scalpers were clearing their inventories in the last hours before the game.The Dodgers begin the second half with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-16/braves-sign-ex-royals-re
Brokers' conflicts can cost investors

...claim against the broker.Bernardo says Harris...percent commission that brokers typically get selling...comment.That her broker might not have acted...mutual fund, how brokers get paid or the difference between a broker and registered adviser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/brokers-conflicts-can-cost
Vacations hard to come by for small-business owners

...the form of mixing business with pleasure.Bragg serves as a broker with her company, Bragg & Associates Real Estate, and said...next one this September in Savannah, Ga.Bragg is the only broker in her small firm, which includes three paid staffers and seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-04/vacations-h
US stock indexes regain some ground as investors follow Greek debt saga

...1.50, or 3.3 percent, to $46.90 after the insurance broker said it will combine with Towers Watson in a deal valued at...16.64.Andrew Gadlin, an analyst who follows MBIA for the broker Odeon, estimates that the insurer has $5.8 billion of exposure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/us-stock-indexes-regain-so
Funeral at Columbia AME church for the Rev. Daniel Simmons, Charleston church shooting victim

...as a counselor with the Veterans Administration in Columbia. Speakers also recalled his varied days working as an insurance broker, a bus operator, and an active member of the AME church across the state.One of his school fellows recalled they became...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/funeral-columbia-ame-church-rev-dan
Haley calls for Confederate flag to come down

...be seen whether two-thirds of both houses will vote against such sentiments.Sen. Darrell Jackson, D-Columbia, helped broker the compromise in 2000, and raised these concerns Monday before the governor declared her intentions."It is my opinion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-22/haley-calls-confederate-flag