| 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,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Six years after the financial crisis, regulators said that 11 banks deemed too big to fail still have produced no workable procedures to help regulators shut them down should they ever reach the brink of failure.
The Federal Reserve and the Federal...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:42 AM
New York federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff has been the strongest voice on the bench for bringing Wall Street wrongdoers to justice.
So it isn't surprising that when his masters on a federal appeals court ordered him to sign off on an indulgent fraud...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:18 PM
With solid quarterly results, Wells Fargo & Co. showed why it has become a darling of banking investors, but it also raised a crucial question:
How can the San Francisco financial giant continue its hot stock performance at a time when economic growth...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:20 PM
An Orlando mobile-software company is planning to expand its local operations after reeling in one of the biggest venture-capital deals in Florida so far this year.
Fueled by $50 million in new financing, Kony Inc. expects to add jobs in Orlando,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Date: May 3
Her story: Priscilla Rodriguez, 32, moved frequently during her early childhood because her father was in the Air Force. She moved to Maryland in middle school. She has worked in information technology management for the last 13 years and...
| 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...