| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:58 AM
A tumultuous week behind him, Phil Mickelson is turning his attention to the upcoming U.S. Open.
Mickelson planned to spend his off days -- Monday and Tuesday -- at Pinehurst, where he'll dial in the course and work on his game.
"I need to putt a...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
A San Francisco man pleaded guilty to a single count of securities fraud Monday related to the 2009 acquisition of Marvel Entertainment by Walt Disney Co, federal authorities said.
The announcement by the U.S. attorney's office for the Central District...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A former accounting manager for a Santa Clara tech company was accused by federal authorities Wednesday of setting in motion an insider trading scheme that reaped millions of dollars for those involved.
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A former partner with accounting giant KPMG was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for giving confidential information about his firm’s clients to a golfing buddy, who used it to make more than $1 million in profits trading stocks.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:34 AM
WASHINGTON -- Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Friday that the Justice Department is investigating the practice of high-speed trading on the stock exchanges.
Holder, in testimony prepared for delivery before the House Appropriations Committee,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:58 PM
If you're not investigating high-speed stock trading, you're missing one of the hottest trends on Wall Street.
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Friday that the Justice Department is examining high-frequency trading for possible violations of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Prosecutors want former KPMG auditing partner Scott London to serve three years in federal prison for giving confidential information about his firm’s clients to a friend, who used the tips to make more than $1 million in illegal stock-trading...
| Apr 10, 2014
We learned this week that beloved Archie Comics character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming comic book, ending a decadeslong career in which he bravely exposed the struggles lovable all-American guys face when they have to choose between a super-rich...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In Magnolia's Spanish-Irish comedy "Tasting Menu," an assorted group of diners comes together on the closing night of one of the world's most renowned (fictional) restaurants on the Spanish coast. Los Angeles may not have any restaurants quite on the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At a time when public trust in Wall Street already is at a low, new allegations about high-speed stock trading threaten to further erode confidence in the financial markets.
The furor centers on accusations that professional traders armed with ultra-...