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UPDATE: Hawaii Has the Highest Percentage of Minority-Owned Businesses

Nearly 57 percent of companies in Hawaii are owned by minorities, according to new U.S. Census report.
The Ticker: Money Stories for Monday, July 12

The Ticker: Money Stories for Monday, July 12

Humanizing bankers and taxing tourists and tanners: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
The Ticker: Money Stories for Friday, July 9

The Ticker: Money Stories for Friday, July 9

Wal-Mart making us fat, LeBron James and taxes and scams on the elderly: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.

House Finance Chair Weighs In On Frozen Funds

Rep. Marcus Oshiro says that state finance officials "screwed up" when they bought auction-rate securities that tied up $1 billion in state funds. The money could have helped avoid tax hikes and health care cuts.
The Ticker: Money Stories for Thursday, July 8

The Ticker: Money Stories for Thursday, July 8

China borrows from Japan, Hawaii charges itself, and elderly men in China struggle on the marriage market: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
The Ticker: Money Stories For Wednesday, July 7

The Ticker: Money Stories For Wednesday, July 7

Salaries of political leaders, the origin of half the U.S.'s money, and "forever" stamps as good investments: A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, July 6

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, July 6

Are Americans worried, the figure of 10 to the 27th power, airport car rentals and school lunches round out today's ticker.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Thursday, July 1

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Thursday, July 1

Joblessness rates, the rise of smaller firms, and a new symbol for the rupee (sort of): A glimpse at the some of the money stories we're reading.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 30

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Wednesday, June 30

Across our screens today: Gov. Linda Lingle appropriates $140,000 for a training program that will help address a physician…

Hawaii Links for Wednesday, June 30

A Hawaii first in Congress, a possible ballot question on Honolulu ethics, and $3 million to fix Hilo’s aging airport.
The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, June 29 Flickr.com

The Ticker: Money Stories From Around the Web for Tuesday, June 29

Across our screens today: What’s the best way to spend your vacation? There’s actually an answer, according to some science…

Hawaii House Members to Look Into Investments

The House of Representatives responds to a Senate resolution to create a committee to investigate the state's $1 billion in failed student-loan-backed auction-rate securities.
Hawaii Economy