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Volatile start to year in markets could help bank profits

...year ago, there is little opportunity for banks to lend at higher rates."The fundamental backdrop for these commercial banks is pretty challenging at the moment," said Fred Cannon, director of research at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-13/volatile-start-year-market
Early research aimed at breeding gluten-free wheat variety funded by Kansas farmers

...people, then it's the right thing to do," said the project's lead researcher, Chris Miller, the senior director of research for Engrain, a Kansas company that makes products to enhance products made by the milling and cereal industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/early-research-aimed-breed
Food industry battling over proposal on added-sugar labels

...They know this will impact how people choose their products, and that terrifies them," said Renee Sharp, director of research for the Environmental Working Group, one of several advocacy groups campaigning for the label change.But food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/food-industry-battling-ove
International Monetary Fund cuts growth forecasts, citing sluggish EU, Japan

...strong and therefore it will continue, despite the appreciation of the dollar," Olivier Blanchard, the IMF's director of research, told reporters in Beijing in a briefing broadcast online.The advanced economies are forecast to expand by 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-20/imf-cuts-growth-forecasts-
Bad roads cost Georgians, group says

...conservatives who call it a state tax increase."It's like taking care of your house," said Rocky Moretti, TRIP's director of research. "If you invest in it, it will save you money in the long run."Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/bad-roads-cost-georgians
Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES

...wearable device or camera and tell that you're with friends, or stressed out, says Shawn Dubravac, senior director of research with the Consumer Electronics Association.As we get closer to being able to live like the Jetsons, manufacturers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-05/raise-your-homes-iq-smart-
Bank earnings: JPMorgan hit by legal costs, trading drop while Wells Fargo sees steady results

...analysts thought they would, so that's largely why investors had an issue with their results," said Fred Cannon, director of research for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.But there were signs that consumers were more willing to take on debt and spend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/bank-earnings-jpmorgan-hit
Samuel Mirshak (CHADDS FORD, Pa.)

...Sunday, September 2nd, 2007 at his residence. He had previously resided in North Augusta, S.C., where he was Director of Research for the Savannah River National Laboratory, operated by the DuPont Company for the U.S. Department of Energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/05/obi_142518.shtml
Obituaries
IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division

NEW YORK - IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division.IBM Director of Research John E. Kelly III said in an interview Monday that handing over control of the semiconductor operations will allow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-20/ibm-pay-15b-shed-its-costl
Wal-Mart cuts health care for part-timers

...Retailers who offer part-time benefits are more of an exception than the rule," says Beth Umland, the director of research for health and benefits at Mercer.Wal-Mart has been scaling back eligibility for part-time workers over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/wal-mart-cuts-health-care-