| Jan 29, 2014
Re "Cluing in AT&T to its own cellphone rules," Jan. 24
David Lazarus mentioned the discrepancy in information provided by different AT&T service reps. That brought to mind my recent experience with the company.
I spoke with one service rep on the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:42 AM
AIG announced Monday it is selling its aircraft-leasing business International Lease Finance Corp. for $5.4 billion in cash and stocks to Netherlands-based AerCap Holdings.
The announced sale comes five years after American International Group first...
| Dec 17, 2013
Insurance giant American International Group Inc. announced it would sell a majority of its Century City aircraft-leasing unit to Netherlands-based AerCap Holdings, in a deal valued at $5.4 billion in cash and stock.
The deal for International Lease...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession.
This week, a state commission...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Jon Healey's Opinion L.A. post "California Democrats seek to lower CEO pay" paints our bill to address the growing disparity between chief executive and worker pay (SB 1372) as a job-killing measure that will drive business out of California and hurt...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Corporate executives love nothing more than a scapegoat to saddle with blame for their own mediocre performances. As we reported late last year and USA Today confirms again, they're finding the Affordable Care Act to be a gold-plated gift. It's almost...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.
Some California lawmakers worry that California is losing too many businesses to other states.
State Sens. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) evidently worry that we're not...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Thomas Piketty, writing from France, is the latest person to sound an alarm about the growing inequality of income and wealth. But his ideas have distinctly American roots that date to the country's formation.
The American Revolution was in part a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
What's the reason for the tempest in the teapot of Hillary and Bill Clinton's personal finances?
It can't be about how much money they have. Wealth has never disqualified someone from high office. Several of the nation's greatest presidents, who came to...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Just what should a job pay? Or, put another way, was Chelsea Clinton worth $600,000 a year for her work as a journalist at NBC?
Yes, folks, life and the 24/7 news cycle intersect in mysterious ways. Let me explain: Just this morning, as my wife and I...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:26 PM
At CVS Caremark, it doesn't pay to be really good at your job.
The nation's second-largest drugstore chain adjusts its annual raises to how much an employee makes. The higher your salary, the lower your raise.
The top workers at CVS stores —...