Judge postpones lawyer’s arraignment in theft case (Times-Dispatch)
A Hopewell judge yesterday unexpectedly postponed the scheduled arraignment of a Richmond attorney who was charged Tuesday with stealing at least $450,000 from the law firm Marks & Harrison, her former employer.
Shoppers drive 36.7% rise in Dollar Tree’s profits (Virginian-Pilot)
Dollar Tree Inc.’s momentum continued in the third quarter, with earnings leaping 36.7 percent as customers scooped up groceries and Halloween goods.
Narco-terror and U.S. business (Fortune)
As the inter-cartel violence in Mexico continues to worsen, U.S. companies are becoming more worried.
Fewer Fall Delinquent in Paying Mortgages (NY Times)
The Mortgage Bankers Association reported the lowest delinquency rate since the beginning of 2009, lowered by loan modifications to some and evictions of others.
Few Businesses Sprout, With Even Fewer Jobs (WSJ)
Fewer new businesses are getting off the ground in the U.S., available data suggest, a development that could cloud the prospects for job growth and innovation.
How Should He Raise $1 Million? (Inc.)
Jason Richelson wants to raise $1 million to hire a sales team and launch an online advertising campaign for his point-of-sale software. Here’s what the experts say.
The Weekly Wind-Down: All the Devils are Here (Daily Show)
Jon Stewart interviews two business reporters.