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  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows

     Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand when an organization of female business executives paid tribute last year to his financial guru, Lois Scott, for her pioneering role in helping cash-strapped governments solve their problems. Many in the room shared an...
  • Video poker protections questioned

     Video poker protections questioned
    Illinois regulators considered Nicky Nichols' associations too questionable for the state's latest foray into gambling, so they rejected his companies' bids to run slot machines in bars. And Vince Dublino testified in a mob trial to running illegal...
  • Federal lawsuit alleges kickbacks at Northrop real estate firm

    Federal lawsuit alleges kickbacks at Northrop real estate firm
    A Howard County couple is suing one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in the state and a Columbia title company for more than $11 million, alleging that the firms had financial ties that violated federal law. The case is a proposed class...
  • Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers

     Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers
    The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators. The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
  • U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe

    WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
  • Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs

    Groups call on CTA to require new rail car makers to detail future local jobs
    Chicago labor and community groups on Monday called on the Chicago Transit Authority to require bidders on future rail car manufacturing contracts to submit detailed plans for creating local jobs. In a letter to CTA president Forrest Claypool, leaders...
  • Senator Accuses 3 Insurers Of Canceling Some Long Island Coverage After Sandy

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is accusing Allstate, Liberty Mutual and State Farm of dropping insurance coverage for some Long Island homeowners since storm Sandy hit last fall. At least one of those insurers, however, say they have not pulled...
  • SS&C More Than Doubles Operating Income For Second Quarter

    SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. of Windsor more than doubled its operating income for the three-month period ending June 30 compared with the same period last year. Net income was $26.1 million, or 32 cents per share, for the second quarter compared...
  • Stopping banks from sharing your data. Good luck with that

    Stopping banks from sharing your data. Good luck with that
    Donna keeps her money with Bank of America. She also receives a lot of solicitations from lenders and other financial companies. Donna wants to know if BofA is sharing her personal information with others and, if so, what she can do to stop it. Data...
  • 2/6/2013-Check Your Weapons

    2/6/2013-Check Your Weapons
    Oh man, if the insurance companies get in on the act, that'll be the end of the gun culture in America as we know it which, of course, is what we rational, unarmed citizens want. The insurance companies are worse than the feds.  Every insurance policy is...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...