| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, a widely watched measure of a broad array of stocks, closed above the 2,000 level for the first time as investors pushed aside worries over global unrest to focus on the improving domestic economy.
| Aug 28, 2014
Immigration: An article in the LATExtra section Aug. 26 about Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's visit to Los Angeles said that, during an appearance with Peña Nieto, Gov. Jerry Brown told immigrants in the audience that it didn't matter whether...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The finalists are set for Season 11 of Fox-TV's "So You Think You Can Dance." We don't know who will win it yet - though everyone has his or her own best guess - but we know who the top 10 finalists are.
That means we know who is going to be on the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Billy O'Grady, 31, heads the Southern California technology and venture capital banking group at City National Bank. Based in Santa Monica, O'Grady advises technology start-ups and their employees on banking and wealth management decisions. He...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:25 AM
David Pijot was hired as a senior vice president and relationship manager and Elaine Cunningham as an assistant vice president and account manager at City National Bank, Holly Hill.
Boards of directors
United Arts of Central Florida appointed...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With interest rates set to rise, many on Wall Street are wondering if the municipal bond market is in for another pummeling as 2014 gets underway.
Investors couldn't get out fast enough last year. Bonds from states, cities and counties suffered their...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Few of the nontraditional home loans that triggered the financial crisis are still available, and lenders will have even more reason to avoid them now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s definition of presumably safe and sound...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Sonny Spectrum and his band still haven't played a live gig together. The singer-songwriter plans to round up his studio crew for a performance at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, and given everyone's schedule, they may not even have time to rehearse before...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland with on-sale dates in parentheses.
Justin Timberlake, Aug. 12 (Fri.)
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Fall Out Boy/Paramore, Aug. 16 (Fri.)
Chelsea Handler, April 26 (Fri.)...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Most of the risky mortgages that triggered the financial crisis have disappeared from the marketplace, and lenders will have even more reason to avoid them because of a new federal crackdown on loose lending.
But one housing-bubble favorite —...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Two of Los Angeles' many Asian American banks ranked near the top of analysts' national lists of bank stocks that investors should buy, a signal of economic strength in local immigrant communities.
Financial information provider SNL Financial ranked...