Aug. 25, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, August 25, 2010Written by Bo BilleaudFor some people, money has that seawater effect - the more you drink, the thirstier you get. And in their quest for more, they often end up with less. Here's a true story. The late Joseph Heller was once ...
July 28, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher May After three years as a monthly supplement to The Independent Weekly, Acadiana Business stands on its own. Welcome to ABiz.The launch of a new or a redesigned publication is one of the most challenging ...
July 28, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Written by Gregg GothreauxBy combining forces with neighboring parishes, LEDA assesses Acadiana's business climate, and if not for the drilling moratorium, we'd be sitting rather pretty.With a goal of meeting with more than 500 ...
July 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher MayIt's time to resume drilling, safely and swiftly.My husband Steve and I just returned from an extended trip through Turkey, Croatia and Italy, part business and part vacation. Given the disaster in the ...
July 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 30, 2010Written by Bo BilleaudIf the growth rate of our economy does in fact slow going forward, the possibility of revaluing stocks (again) should not be ignored.After enjoying an 18-year run (1982-2000) that carried stock prices (S&P ...
July 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 30, 2010Written by Gregg GothreauxStreamlining government and efforts to limit government to reign in budget shortfalls have not worked because they fail to take on the essential problem - Louisiana's tax system. For years, state leadership ...
May 26, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Cherry Fisher MayCan we really run government like a business?When it comes to education, the answer is yes, but it's up to us as shareholders to make it happen.When the mantra that we should run our government the way ...
May 26, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Steven HebertMore selection, less pressure, moderate prices and historically low interest rates - potential Tylenol for the expired homebuyer tax credits.Lafayette's real estate market experienced a fever pitch in April ...
May 26, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Ryan Pécot Optimism that the worst is behind us is evident in the retail real estate market. Although this market really didn't get beat up that badly, it's already looking as if Acadiana's retail real estate market ...
May 26, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2010Written by Gregg GothreauxWhether you are a start-up, looking to expand or trying to woo a national client to Acadiana, LEDA can provide custom demographics, competitive analysis and industry research. One of the most common formats ...

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