| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 AM
A Bronzeville man was arrested this morning and charged with robbing two Loop banks of more than $10,000 last week, according to the FBI.
Tracy Lee Wright, 38, was arrested this morning at his home in the 3500 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Two men dubbed the "Cowboy Bandits" pleaded not guilty Friday to robbing eight businesses, including a bank, at gunpoint throughout the Los Angeles region, authorities said.
Dominic Dorsey, 46, of Hollywood, and Reginald Bailey, 69, of Los Angeles...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:18 PM
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff, the federal judiciary's most outspoken critic of court settlements that let Wall Street bankers off easy, has been slapped down again.
Rakoff, 70, was rebuked Wednesday by federal appellate judges in New York -- his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Baltimore money manager Legg Mason said Wednesday that it plans to sell an investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial Corp., part of a broader effort to streamline the firm's business.
Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co, which had about $9...