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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The recent market correction feels different, but is it?

By Camp R. Wynn, CFA, principal and trust officer, Colonial Trust The S&P 500 hit an all-time high Jan. 26. By midday Feb. 9, it...

Carolina Alliance Bank’s earnings increased 70 percent during fourth quarter

Spartanburg-based CAB Financial Corp., the holding company for Carolina Alliance Bank, said Monday, Feb. 12, its earnings increased 70 percent during the fourth quarter. The...

Steps to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of tax...

By Robert DeHollander, CFP®, AIF®, CRPC® Managing principal, DeHollander & Janse Financial Group There has been a lot of chatter regarding the recent Tax Cuts...

2017 shows South Carolina businesses experience upward trend in trademark litigation

By Douglas W. Kim, McNair Law Firm, P.A. South Carolina federal trademark litigation filed in 2017 continued its 10-year upward trend, while trademark litigation nationally...

To Bitcoin or NOT TO BITCOIN

Not much over the past couple of years has captured the imagination like Bitcoin has with the last few months being at an even...
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Alpha Mode: Episode 1: Randy Dobbs

Upstate Business Journal is pleased to present a new, digital feature that will appear monthly at upstatebusinessjournal.com, in partnership with QLI International LLC (www.qli-international.com)...

United Community Bank’s lending services to grow through acquisition

Greenville-based United Community Bank Inc., the holding company for United Community Bank, announced on Jan. 8 it agreed to purchase NLFC Holdings Corp. for...

Cleaning up Your Christmas Mess

Spoiler alert – this is not an article about wrapping paper  By Robert DeHollander, CFP®, AIF®, CRPC® Managing Principal, DeHollander & Janse Financial Group It’s that time...

Upstate business community optimistic new law will fuel economic growth in...

Love it or hate it, tax reform has arrived. On Dec. 22, President Donald Trump delivered on his promise to overhaul the nation’s Internal Revenue...

First Look: United Community Bank moves into former Erwin Penland building...

United Community Bank has nearly doubled its operations office space, moving over the past few weeks from 18,000 square feet in RiverPlace to the...

Playing the Long Game: Insights for investors from the rebuilding process...

When Sports Illustrated boldly claimed on the cover of their June 25, 2014, issue that the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series, it seemed to be a ludicrous prediction.

Making Sense of Tax Reform

Over the past several weeks, Republicans in the House and Senate have finally released tax reform bills.

Spartanburg’s Carolina Alliance Bank’s earnings fall during third quarter

The bank said the decrease was due to an increase in its provision for loan losses and decreased net interest income from net interest margin compression.

Carolina Alliance completes reorganization under new holding company

The Federal Reserve gave the Spartanburg bank approval to reorganize under the new company CAB Financial Corp.

First Community completes acquisition of Cornerstone Bancorp

The combined company has more than $1 billion in assets and $914 million in deposits and customer cash management accounts.

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