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  • 6 years in prison for hedge fund trader in Ponzi scheme

    6 years in prison for hedge fund trader in Ponzi scheme
    The former head of a Chicago investment firm tearfully apologized to his victims, sobbing as he addressed family members he'd scammed, before he was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for stealing more than $9 million in a Ponzi scheme. But...
  • Hedge fund manager's swank offices concealed a Ponzi scheme

     Hedge fund manager's swank offices concealed a Ponzi scheme
    When Neal Goyal opened his swank North Michigan Avenue offices early last year, it seemed just the latest sign of the hedge fund manager's wild success. His massive corner office had floor-to-ceiling views of the Chicago River. Ten monitors sat on his L-...
  • With eye on growing clout of Latinos, Univision files for IPO

    With eye on growing clout of Latinos, Univision files for IPO
    Univision, the largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S., is going public at a time when Wall Street is salivating over the growing clout of Latino consumers. The New York media titan filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and...
  • Intel President Renee James to leave chipmaker

    Intel said Thursday that President Renee James, who has worked at the chipmaker for 28 years, plans to leave the company early next year to seek a CEO role elsewhere. James has agreed to stay with Intel until January to oversee the transition of her...
  • CEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raises

    CEOs of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raises
    The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out. In...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press....
  • Gov. Rick Scott's net worth grows to $147 million

    Gov. Rick Scott's net worth grows to $147 million
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a multimillionaire former businessman who dipped into his own fortune last year to help his re-election campaign, continues to get wealthier. Scott filed annual financial disclosure forms with the state late...
  • Gov. Scott's wealth grew after spending millions on campaign

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a multi-millionaire former businessman who dipped into his own fortune last year to help his re-election campaign, continues to get wealthier. Scott filed annual financial disclosure forms with the state late Tuesday showing...
  • Vets group expanding in Wheaton

     Vets group expanding in Wheaton
    The Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans in recent months has purchased two properties in Wheaton – a building to use as executive offices and a store for veterans, and a house for homeless female veterans. Founded in 2005, the nonprofit group...
  • SEC blocks registration of Owings Mills companies tied to man under federal indictment

    SEC blocks registration of Owings Mills companies tied to man under federal indictment
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday blocked four companies from Owings Mills from registering to sell stock, saying they failed to disclose pending criminal charges against a person involved with the companies. The SEC alleged that...
  • Duke Energy CEO getting pay raise year after coal ash spill

    Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good is getting a raise a year after the country's largest electric company confronted a coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals, the company said in a regulatory...