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  • California voters want more state services but resist tax increases

    In the pages of one day's Times last week were two in a lengthening procession of articles explaining what happens when governments run out of money, as city and county officials across the state cut programs to save cash. Four pages earlier was the...
  • CEOs paid more even as profits fall

    CEOs paid more even as profits fall
    Chief executives of public companies have long had a ready answer when criticized about high pay: It's all about company performance. That argument has been put to the test by the toughest financial environment since the Great Depression. If...
  • The Hartford's CEO Ramani Ayer Got $9 Million In 2008

    Ramani Ayer, chairman and CEO of The Hartford, pulled down $9 million in compensation for 2008 — a large chunk of it from old stock options — as the company's stock price plunged 81 percent during the year and layoffs began. In addition, Ayer...
  • Smart ways to come up with down-payment cash

    Smart ways to come up with down-payment cash
    Although cheaper prices and record-low mortgage rates have made homebuying increasingly attractive, tight lending standards continue to keep consumers on the sidelines. And while a beefed-up FICO score and documentation requirements may have slowed the...
  • Appeal against Samueli dropped

    The U.S. Attorney's office has dropped its appeal against Newport Beach billionaire Henry Samueli, who had a criminal case against him and other Broadcom executives dismissed by a federal judge last year. Samueli, co-founder of Broadcom and co-owner of...
  • The price of saving fuel

    The price of saving fuel
    With the economy in recovery mode and summer driving on the upswing, gasoline prices are ticking up, prompting more new-car buyers to consider an alternative-energy vehicle. According to a survey by Capital One Auto Finance, a third of respondents say...
  • Sudden money

    Sudden money
    It's everyone's dream. Winning the big jackpot that changes everything. But even if you weren't one of the winner's in last week's $380 million Mega Millions lottery, the issues that come with sudden money may still apply to you. In fact, you have many...
  • Sid Ganis, David Maisel, other Marvel top brass making millions on Disney acquisition

     
    While it will likely be years before we know if Walt Disney Co.'s deal to buy Marvel Entertainment pays off for Bob Iger and Disney shareholders, several Marvel officers and board members will have to wait only a couple of......
  • Prosecution scores in legal wrangling ahead of Broadcom options trial

     
    Federal prosecutors today won a legal victory in their stock options backdating case against former Broadcom Corp. Chief Financial Officer William J. Ruehle. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. attorney???s office could introduce...
  • BofA owes Ken Lewis $68.8 million on his way out the door

     
    Ken Lewis, who is quitting as Bank of America Corp.???s chief executive at year's end, is headed for an extremely comfortable retirement even though he won???t enjoy one of the special golden parachutes that some corporate bosses collect on the......
  • Apple awards executive Tim Cook 75,000 stock options for navigating without Jobs

     
    Apple Inc. awarded its Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook a bonus of $5 million in cash and 75,000 stock options Friday for leading the company when its celebrity chief executive, Steve Jobs, was on medical leave. At today's prices, the stock would be worth...