NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:15:32 EST Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:15:32 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229885&source=RSS Most-read Rutgers Hall's Class of 2017 features prominent businesspeople The Rutgers University Alumni Association will induct four honorees into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni on May 6, and the event will have a distinct business flair, featuring accomplished leaders in investing, construction, technology and health care. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229886&source=RSS Trump considering U.S. Bancorp's Davis for Fed board seat, source says Donald Trump is considering nominating U. S. Bancorp Chief Executive Officer Richard Davis for the Federal Reserve Board, said people familiar with the matter, as the president prepares to start reshaping the central bank&#8217s approach to monetary policy and Wall Street oversight. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229887&source=RSS Protesters in N.J. demand rights for immigrants President Donald Trump&#8217s crackdown on illegal immigration has stirred fear and anger in New Jersey&#8217s fourth-largest city, sparking civil disobedience and forcing the mayor to issue new directives for cooperating with federal immigration officials. 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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229890&source=RSS Taxpayers' cost for Chris Christie security detail tops 2M State taxpayers paid more than 2 million to cover the cost of a security detail that traveled with Republican Gov. Chris Christie in his first seven years in office, including when he was making a failed bid for the White House, according to public records. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229891&source=RSS The ultimate guide to filing your taxes for free If you bristle at the idea of having to pay to file your taxes, you&#8217ll probably be happy to know that the IRS found 70 of all taxpayers are eligible to prepare and file their federal tax return for free. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229892&source=RSS J.C. Penney to close up to 140 stores, cut jobs J. C. Penney plans to close up to 140 stores and offer buyouts to 6,000 workers as the department-store industry sags in competition with online sellers and nimble niche retailers. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229894&source=RSS NJTC's 2017 Innovation Forecast at Bell Works highlighted N.J.'s collaborative companies NJ Tech Council President Jim Barrood said he couldn't imagine holding the group&#8217s 2017 Innovation Forecast anywhere but Bell Works. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170224/NJBIZ01/170229894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229895&source=RSS UNUSUAL Women line up to get 'nevertheless, she persisted' tattoo Seconds after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell uttered the phrase, it became a battle cry for Democrats. And judging from the line outside a Minneapolis tattoo parlor earlier this week, nevertheless, she persisted is still resonating strongly. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229896&source=RSS WORLD Mnuchin says he won't label China a currency manipulator ... yet Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin signaled no urgency to designate China a currency manipulator, saying he wants to use a regular review of foreign-exchange markets to determine if the U. S. &#8217s largest trading partner is cheating. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229897&source=RSS U.S. McMaster may reorganize Trump's foreign policy team once again Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, President Trump&#8217s new national security adviser, is considering a reorganization of the White House foreign policy team that would give him control of Homeland Security and guarantee full access to the military and intelligence agencies. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229898&source=RSS N.J. Chris Christie No White House or radio gig New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has not accepted a White House job and is not seeking a job with a sports radio station in New York City. 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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229900&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229901&source=RSS Benefits company buys retirement consulting firm Red Bank-based employee benefits company Northeast Professional Planning Group Inc. has acquired a Point Pleasant-based provider of retirement consulting services, it announced Thursday. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229902&source=RSS Campbell outlines 4 new platforms to drive growth over the next decade Campbell Soup Co. announced its strategic direction to drive growth over the next decade at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference in Boca Raton, Florida, on Wednesday. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229902&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229903&source=RSS Dance academy leases space in Teaneck Real estate firm Transwestern announced it has finalized a leasing agreement between the Tate Academy and Stonegate Building. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229903&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229904&source=RSS Blau Berg inks leases at Short Hills Executive Center Commercial real estate firm The Blau Berg Co. announced Thursday it has handled several new leases at the Short Hills Executive Center. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229904&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229905&source=RSS Rutgers Hall's Class of 2017 features prominent businesspeople The Rutgers University Alumni Association will induct four honorees into the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni on May 6, and the event will have a distinct business flair, featuring accomplished leaders in investing, construction, technology and health care. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170223/NJBIZ01/170229905&source=RSS