| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:17 AM
A man in a dark-colored puffy coat robbed a bank in the Loop this morning, authorities said.
The man walked into the Citibank branch at 180 N. Michigan Ave. at 10:10 a.m. and handed a teller a demand note, police said.
The teller complied, and the man...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Sony President and Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said his company is taking "a serious look" at a proposal from an activist investor to take part of the company's entertainment business public.
"It's something that's been discussed at the board level, and...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Checks totaling more than $15 million will be sent beginning next week to more than 10,000 Maryland mortgage borrowers, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Wednesday.
The checks, roughly $1,480 each, will be sent between June 10 and June 17 to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two banks were robbed this afternoon by repeat suspects, authorities said.
A bank in Wicker Park was robbed by a man who the FBI said is on a “spree,” hitting a fourth bank today, and another man who held up a bank in west suburban Lombard is...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Tribune Co. has agreed to purchase 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion deal that is expected to make Tribune the largest television station group in the country.
Tribune and Local TV Holdings said early Monday that...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve on Tuesday adopted tougher requirements for banks -- part of an international agreement designed to prevent another financial crisis -- and opened the door to even stricter rules for the nation's biggest institutions....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:03 PM
This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors.
Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:16 PM
The gig: Dominic Ng, 54, is chairman and chief executive of Pasadena's East West Bank, formerly a savings and loan association based in L.A.'s Chinatown that he built into the nation's largest Chinese American bank, with $23 billion in assets. The bank...
| Jul 10, 2013
Loyola University of Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management graduate Matthew Marzicola, formerly of Bel Air, and now living in Frederick, didn't plan to achieve a 4.0 grade point average, the highest in his class of more than 800 people,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:02 AM
WASHINGTON -- The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher leverage limits than required under international standards as part of new rules proposed Tuesday by federal regulators designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:23 PM
WASHINGTON — The nation's eight largest banks would have to meet tougher financial ratios than required under international standards as part of proposed rules designed to protect taxpayers from another financial crisis.
Under the plan, Bank of...