| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Two banks were robbed within minutes in the Loop this morning, apparently by the same man, police said.
The first robbery occurred around 8:40 a.m. when a man walked into a Chase Bank branch at 10 S. Dearborn St., indicated he had a weapon and asked...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Bank of America Corp. told stockholders that it has corrected errors in an annual stress test overseen by the Federal Reserve, saying the changes had almost no effect on its financial strength rating.
The news on Tuesday sent Bank of America shares...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Enough of Rihanna and Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. The world is (at least, should be) ready for a new pop star.
Based on “Forever For Now,” that star should be LP, whose major-label debut is nothing less than 12 consecutive...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:29 PM
The Mexican government on Thursday announced the arrest of a wealthy entrepreneur who is accused of a multimillion-dollar fraud involving Citibank and the giant Mexican oil monopoly.
Amado Yañez Osuna was placed under arrest and will be charged with...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The city of Los Angeles accused JPMorgan Chase & Co. of steering minority borrowers into risky home loans they couldn’t afford, triggering a foreclosure wave that hammered property values and city coffers.
In a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market.
Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: My mother passed away unexpectedly in late 2008. She had a mortgage, and the house was under her name only. She didn't leave a will. My family is still paying the loan, and the company does not know my mother passed away. We don't have a lot...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Bank of America Corp. has agreed to pay $16.65 billion to end federal and state investigations into the sale of toxic mortgage securities during the subprime housing boom, the largest settlement by a single company in U.S. history, the Justice...
| 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...