NEW YORK (AP) — Investors unloaded all manner of stocks Tuesday as they wait for corporate earnings reports to help them determine whether a recent run-up in the market is justified. Internet companies bore the brunt of the selling.
Washington is already well-known for being a green state. We’ve got unmatched natural beauty, strict environmental regulations and a population that truly cares about the environmental legacy it leaves for the next generation.
Most of the scores of businesses along the main commercial strip remain open — and accessible — as downtown’s largest street project in two decades retools 100-year-old water-sewer lines, adds fire protection, rewires the street-level electric system, installs truck barriers, improves tree irrigation and spiffs up the street with an overlay of fresh asphalt.
People in need of estate planning regularly come into my office and say “We need to set up a revocable living trust.” When I ask why, their response is generally along the lines of “Because we want to avoid having to go through probate.” Again ... I ask “Why?” The responding answer to this question seems to be: “Isn’t that the whole purpose of estate planning? Isn’t that what we’re supposed to do?”
Today, there are more than 1.4 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) owned small businesses in the United States. These businesses play an important role in our economy and our communities.