| Nov 8, 2011
| 12:46 PM
One small business owner is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to valuing his employees.
Dan Schneider, founder and CEO of SIB Development and Consulting in Charleston, S.C., is offering $50,000 bonuses to any of his full-time employees...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:19 PM
I rarely get into relationships, however, one night I met a girl and we instantly became girlfriends. Now I've been trying to backtrack and play the "getting to know you game." She mentioned she was in debt, which was initially a complete turn off...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:31 PM
President Obama on Tuesday nominated former Edison International Chairman and Chief Executive John E. Bryson to be Commerce Secretary, tapping an environmental lawyer-turned-corporate executive in hopes of reaching out to a business community that has...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Facebook's days as a secretive and private company are numbered: By early 2012, the social networking giant is poised to either hold an initial public offering or begin disclosing its financial results.
Goldman Sachs is in the process of distributing...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 3:11 PM
Chris Fargis thought his big job interview was over. But when the partners at Wall Street upstart Toro Trading finished with their questions, they broke out a deck of cards and a green-felt card table. Mind playing a few hands of poker?
It was a final...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Thanks to the payouts for sick pay and vacation time he received upon retirement, Huntington Beach's former fire chief earned the highest paycheck among municipal fire chiefs statewide in 2009 — the most recent year for which there is data —...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 8:12 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego man who cheated more than 300 victims out of more than $26 million was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in federal prison.
Matthew "Beau'' La Madrid, 44, also was ordered to pay $23.4 million in restitution. He pleaded guilty in...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 4:32 AM
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......
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2009
| 4:33 AM
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......
| Dec 15, 2008
Ben Little was laid off from his paving job without a paycheck this father of two is struggling to care for his family and keep his mortgage lender from taking his house.
"I got like 25 days before I lose my house my two kids," said Little.