| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Dec 9, 2012
The American Diabetes Association Education recently awarded its recognition certificate to the Meritus Endocrine, Nutrition and Diabetes Education, or MEND, program for the quality of its diabetes self-management education program.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:28 PM
It's the billion-dollar question for Maryland banks: Do they need at least that much in assets to survive?
"Who knows what the magic number is? A billion, $1.5 billion, $750 million?" said Ronald Paul, chairman of Eagle Bancorp, parent of the second-...
| Nov 26, 2012
At 60, Christie Hefner is taking the Canyon Ranch brand in a new direction. She's doing the same thing in her career and personal life.
Over a long weekend earlier this month, all three of those paths converged over some dusty walking trails in...
| Oct 15, 2012
Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
| Oct 7, 2012
As pay raises go, it's hard to beat a fivefold increase.
That's the jump Hunt Valley-based Omega Healthcare Investors' CEO saw in compensation last year. After getting a thumbs down for its executive pay from a shareholder advisory firm, the company told...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Megan Crepeau Remember Jamie Dimon and his "London Whale" financial scandal? You know, the one where JP Morgan lost $6 billion, the one that CEO Dimon called a "tempest in a teapot?" Maybe that's not such an understatement after......
| Sep 14, 2012
| 9:02 PM
The second CEO in Legg Mason's history announced last week he was stepping down, raising the question: What's next for the Baltimore-based money manager?
Only the board — or more precisely, activist shareholder and Legg director Nelson Peltz ...
| Sep 12, 2012
Navistar, the Lisle-based truck-maker that's still spinning its wheels after finally abandoning an engine redesign that failed to meet emissions standards, has redoubled efforts to eliminate what it considers another pollutant.
Activist investor Carl...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
In a recent column about the Public Service Commission's soft-ball questioning of the new Progress Energy boss (Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers), I encouraged fuming readers to write to the commission and make their outrage known.
After all, it is the Public...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Having survived a five-year profit drought as well as a nearly snowless winter, La Cañada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet turned a corner last quarter and is updating its retail strategy for the long haul, Chief Executive Craig Levra told shareholders...