| Jan 20, 2014
Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner has shaped a campaign narrative as a business-savvy, detail-oriented Mr. Fixit in a state in dire need of fixing. But there's one investment in the venture capitalist's portfolio that diverts sharply from that...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:40 AM
An Andy Warhol work depicting a gruesome car crash has sold for $105.4 million at auction, a record amount for the pop artist. The sale was made Wednesday evening at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art in New York.
The auction also featured the sale...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:45 PM
In Connecticut, a first driver's license costs at least $72, plus the $40 examination fee, so there is no way you're out of there for less than $112.
University of Connecticut basketball player Tyler Olander got a really good deal last week when he...
| 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...