| Nov 4, 2012
No one today can overlook that it's California's self-indulgent initiative process that's attracting the big political bucks into the state, the way a magnet attracts scrap iron. Year in, year out, the torrent of spending on initiative campaigns swamps...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:11 PM
It pays to rat out your tax-dodging clients.
A former banker who helped wealthy Americans illegally evade taxes, and later confessed his transgressions and cooperated with the government, has been awarded $104 million in what appears to be the largest-...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:24 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The faltering U.S. job market has prompted economists to take a much dimmer view of the country’s growth prospects. That’s a shift from just a few weeks ago, when many were upgrading their forecasts.
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Mitt Romney’s newly released tax returns represent an extraordinary accounting of the household finances and far-reaching corporate investments of one of the richest U.S. presidential candidates in generations, with an...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney's tax returns tell the tale: Yes, he's rich — really rich.
His returns, spanning more than 500 pages and released under political pressure Tuesday, represent an extraordinary financial accounting of one of the...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday.
Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:50 AM
NEW YORK -- A former UBS banker who provided information on the firm's vast business of helping wealthy Americans hide their assets from the Internal Revenue Service has received a $104 million whistleblower reward, which his lawyers said was the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS banker, is now a millionaire thanks to his big mouth. He gave the IRS tips that exposed some shady business by UBS. The bank was allegedly helping wealthy Americans hide their assets offshore.
In 2007, Birkenfeld...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:11 AM
If you're rolling into work wearing ripped jeans, strapless tops, a hoodie and flip-flops, know this: Your colleagues disapprove.
The vast majority of American workers don't consider the Mark Zuckerburg fashion special to be appropriate attire for the...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:34 PM
After two days of declines, stocks were wavering this morningon encouraging words from Fed chief Ben Bernanke and discouraging words from European finance ministers. As politics plays a bigger role in determining the direction of stocks, hedge funds are...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Citigroup Inc. shares fell on Wednesday after Chief Executive Vikram Pandit said the bank will lay off 4,500 employees as it attempts to trim costs in an "extremely challenging operating environment."...