| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bank of America and the Justice Department have reached a record settlement of almost $17 billion to end a long-running probe into the marketing and sale of toxic mortgage securities by the bank and particularly its Countrywide Financial and Merrill Lynch...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If you had a complaint about your credit card last year, about billing or fraud, for instance, you were more likely to live in Maryland than North Dakota.
Mid-Atlantic residents had the most credit card complaints per capita, with Maryland ranked...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First lady Michelle Obama has led the charge to cut Americans down to size, encouraging couch spuds to reduce their girth.
Not only are diet discussions gaining traction in supermarkets, but also in U.S. financial markets. A rising chorus of powerful...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Online home-furnishings retailer Wayfair Inc is seeking to raise $350 million in an initial public offering of its Class A common stock, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday.
The Boston-based company owns brands such as online flash sales...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Bank of America Corp. has agreed to fork over nearly $17 billion to settle government claims over toxic mortgage securities that helped trigger the Great Recession, according to people close to the negotiations with the Justice Department.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is lowering its rates for Obamacare coverage in California by 1.4% next year, according to an industry report.
California's health insurance exchange recently announced that premiums were rising 4.2%, on average,...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Jim Louderback, g.m. of Discovery Digital Networks, is leaving the company two years after the cable programmer bought web-video startup Revision3, where he had been CEO.
Louderback announced that he is leaving Discovery Communications in a post on his...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
I hope by now you know the drill. Every week I curate the best lines I find on Twitter and you, the readers, nominate your favorites in comments by number with a brief description to refresh folks' memory (try to limit your nominations to three). I...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Dow Chemical Co. has kicked off processes to sell two of its specialty chemicals subsidiaries that could fetch close to $2 billion combined, according to people familiar with the matter, part of its effort to divest several billion dollars worth of non-...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Minneapolis ad agency Barrie D’Rozario DiLorenzo has hired away Joy Schwartz, president of Havas Worldwide Chicago, with plans to open up an office in Chicago.
Schwartz, who starts Sept. 24, will run the new Chicago office as a partner and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Robert F. Maguire III, a prominent developer who helped shape L.A.'s skyline in the 1980s and '90s, is back.
Maguire led development of several of the city's best-known office buildings including U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest structure in Southern...