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  • Downers Grove man sentenced in bank fraud

    A Downers Grove man has been sentenced for defrauding Aurora-based Old Second National Bank out of more than $340,000 through his now-defunct Urban Motors Corp. car dealership. U.S. District Judge John Tharp gave Tariq Khan, 38, five years of...
  • Big business finally learns that wellness is good business

    2014 has been the year when the discussion of well-being has migrated from health and wellness magazines to business magazines. Wellness, and how to integrate it into our work lives, has become the hottest topic in the business pages. And that should...
  • Ask Amy: Grandma wants to charge for sitting

    Dear Amy: My mother raised 12 children — 8 girls and 4 boys. None of us asked her to baby-sit our children, as we felt her work was done. We would visit weekly and watch her enjoy interactions with our children. I have four children. My daughter...
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
  • Wells Fargo profit increases 3.8% as home lending regains traction

    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...
  • UCLA's John Villasenor takes you inside the world of cryptocurrencies (think bitcoin)

     UCLA's John Villasenor takes you inside the world of cryptocurrencies (think bitcoin)
    You can donate to a PAC, buy a Tesla or order a Domino's pizza using bitcoin. California just repealed a ban on such cryptocurrencies, so the question is not only "Now what?" but "What?," period. Any currency that's not tied to something like gold is...
  • On the Spot: Overseas ATMs and the possibly too-long PIN dilemma

    Question: I've been reading with interest and confusion about automated teller machine fees when traveling to Europe. So I went to Bank of America and asked how to avoid them. The branch manager said BofA has a relationship with BNP Paribas in France. But...
  • Chicago Theater Review: 'The Qualms' by Pulitzer Winner Bruce Norris

    Pulitzer-winning playwright-provocateur Bruce Norris ("Clybourne Park," "The Pain and the Itch") has proven himself an expert at depicting American middle class hypocrisy, exposing characters' true convictions as contradictory to the beliefs they would...
  • Bank awards grants to local groups

    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded grants to four area nonprofits, according to a Bank of America news release. The Girls Inc. of Orange County chapter and Working Wardrobes, both of Costa Mesa, each received $10,000. The...
  • With Citigroup paying up, will feds' attention now turn to BofA?

    With Citigroup paying up, will feds' attention now turn to BofA?
    With Citigroup Inc. agreeing to pay $7 billion for issuing toxic mortgage securities, the Justice Department now turns to settling its case against what analysts call the biggest mortgage miscreant of all: Bank of America Corp. The government has...
  • Bank of America earnings tumble 43% on mortgage litigation costs

    Bank of America Corp.'s second-quarter earnings plunged 43% as the nation's second-largest bank recorded 4 billion additional reasons to regret its 2008 purchase of high-risk home lender Countrywide Financial Corp. in Calabasas. Bank of America said...