Inquiry hurts Bank of Commonwealth’s effort to raise cash (Virginian-Pilot)
The disclosure that the bank is under investigation by a federal grand jury could dampen investor interest, analysts say. In addition, the bank’s parent is being investigated by the SEC.
Please Take the Gold Watch. Please! (Slate)
The abolition of mandatory retirement, and how it changed America in unexpected ways.
Tips for taxpayers in case the IRS calls (USA Today)
Any missive from the IRS looks ominous, so here’s what you should do if you hear from the IRS after you’ve filed your tax return.
S&P lowers its outlook on U.S. debt (Washington Post)
The ratings agency warns the United States that it could lose its coveted status as the world’s most secure economy if lawmakers don’t rein in the nation’s debt.
Taking a Flier on Michael Vick (WSJ)
Sports-gear maker Unequal Technologies brought on as a spokesman Michael Vick, the quarterback jailed for dog-fighting, even though it was warned it would be “business suicide.” Now, sales are up sharply.
Expanding to Multiple Offices? (Inc.)
Expanding to more locations comes with many challenges. Among them: IT. Here are five ways to make setting up your company’s new network smart, safe, and cost-efficient.
Rivals go after Go Daddy (Fortune)
Small web hosting companies poach Go Daddy’s customers in the wake of controversial elephant killing.