| Oct 30, 2013
Do the political leaders who required you to bail out Wall Street in 2008 know how angry you and other Americans remain five years after the financial crisis?
They do. In fact, politicians and government officials who were involved in the bailout are...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You've probably heard of the seven deadly sins. Well, the investing world has its own set of deadly sins. To be a better investor, you'd do well to recognize the following missteps and learn how to overcome them.
FOLLOWING THE HERD
Following the herd...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
SACRAMENTO — Ann Ravel will start her new job in Washington on Monday with the kind of celebrity status rare for a career government lawyer.
As California's top political watchdog, she launched a landmark investigation into secretive nonprofit...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
The Washington Nationals will name five-time All-Star third baseman Matt Williams to be their new manager, according to multiple reports.
Williams, 47, will replace Davey Johnson, who retired at the end of the regular season. It is Williams' first...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Documents released Thursday as part of a state investigation into the transfer of millions of dollars into California campaigns through a network of secretive nonprofit groups have set off a new hobby in state political circles -- trying to figure out the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:17 PM
This post has been corrected and updated.
A state investigation into a network of nonprofit groups that funneled $11 million into initiative campaigns in California last year has revealed the identities of dozens of previously hidden donors to the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Webb Simpson cruised to victory Sunday at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, pulling away for a six-stroke win in the second event of the PGA Tour's new wraparound season.
Winning for the first time since the 2012 U.S. Open, Simpson closed with a five-under-...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.
Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The Walt Disney Co. has recommended that its investors reject an offer from TRC Capital Corp. to purchase shares of the Burbank entertainment company's stock at a price that is below their market value.
Investment firm TRC made the unsolicited mini-...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The stock market staged its best rally of the year as lawmakers inched toward a deal that would temporarily stave off a government debt default.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged 323.09 points after congressional Republicans proposed increasing...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We all have different needs when it comes to banking services. Fortunately, we have many more options now than we did even a few years ago, thanks to such innovations as online banking. True, many regional and national banks have been absorbed by larger...