| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A 300-plus page proxy filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission offers intriguing detail on the fast-moving negotiations that led to Comcast's $45.2 billion merger pact with Time Warner Cable.
Thursday's filing underscores the windfall that is...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Developer Patrick Turner got more time to find an investor for his ambitious Westport waterfront project after a creditor filed an involuntary bankruptcy petition Friday against a company that owns part of the property, blocking a scheduled foreclosure...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:10 AM
WASHINGTON -- The nomination of former Bank of Israel head Stanley Fischer to be Janet Yellen's lieutenant gives the Federal Reserve a "Dream Team" in the top two positions, Pimco Chief Executive Mohamed El-Erian said Monday.
Fischer was the "most...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:08 PM
For decades, Southern California was the undisputed capital of bank robbery.
When five Bank of America branches were robbed in under an hour, an FBI agent shrugged and called it "just another day in L.A." It was fodder for national news and Hollywood...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
After years of using her talk show and recently-launched cable network to provide inspiration and guidance to fans, Oprah Winfrey will come out from behind the camera.
Winfrey is marshaling her entire portfolio of media outlets - her magazine, her...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators rejected plans by Citigroup Inc. and four other large U.S. banks for dividend payments and stock buybacks after the latest round of stress tests.
The results raised concerns about weaknesses in the risk-planning...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:35 PM
A bank robber wanted in a string of North Side robberies struck again Saturday morning for the fourth time this month, FBI officials said.
The latest robbery happened at the Citibank branch, 3128 N. Ashland Avenue, FBI officials said.
The man walked...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Leadership positions at large U.S. banks are predominantly held by whites, according to a new report by the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People.
“Equal opportunity for people of color in the United States remains an unrealized...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:28 PM
California will report on Friday how the labor market performed in December. Economists are keeping an especially close eye following a lackluster national jobs report for the last month of 2013.
The government said this month that U.S. employers...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Five huge lenders that signed a landmark 2012 settlement over foreclosure abuses have completed their obligation to provide billions of dollars in relief to troubled borrowers, according to the former bank regulator assigned to monitor their compliance....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
From some classic Adirondack chairs in front of his colorful new office complex near Marina del Rey, commercial landlord Ned Fox can sit back and watch his property value go up.
The developer who made his bones building skyscrapers in downtown Los...