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  • Career makes campaign tricky for Alex Sink

    Alex Sink was preordained to run for higher office. Charlie Crist running for the U.S. Senate only makes things more convenient. Sink is a CEO by training and temperament, making her a better fit for the governor's office. There is no other Democrat...
  • Merrill Lynch to Pay $18 Million to Funeral Fund

    (WGN-AM) - Merrill Lynch & Co. has agreed to pay $18 million to end a state investigation into its investment services to a troubled trust fund managed by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, the state insurance division said. The money will be...
  • With an African-American in the nation's top job, how will Barack Obama's election influence hiring across the U.S.?

    With an African-American in the nation's top job, how will Barack Obama's election influence hiring across the U.S.?
    Even as proponents of workplace diversity cheered Barack Obama's presidential election, they sounded a note of caution on how to interpret the victory and use it to their advantage. They want to give his victory its due without portraying the...
  • Price tag in mortgage crisis is looking like real money

    Price tag in mortgage crisis is looking like real money
    The mortgage meltdown is taking a rising toll on the broader economy, increasing pressure on the Federal Reserve to slash interest rates for a third time next month in hopes of averting a recession. Homeowners will see their property values sink by $1....
  • Mortgage fallout felt by GOP

    The Bush administration's newly aggressive effort to help people facing foreclosure and shore up the troubled mortgage industry was sparked by growing concerns of an election-year recession, and the political damage that would cause, analysts said...
  • Panel of experts picks investment choices for 2008

    How would you invest $10,000 in the coming year? Each year, we ask a panel of investment experts that question. Amid relentless volatility, all passed the test in 2007. The recommended portfolio mix from every participant 12 months ago produced an...
  • The week ahead

    Monday: -- Earnings: Genentech Inc.; M&T Bank Corp. Tuesday: -- December retail sales -- December producer price index -- November business inventories -- Earnings: Citigroup Inc.; Forest Laboratories Inc.; H.B. Fuller Co.; Intel Corp.; Linear Technology...
  • Stocks reclaim a quick 100 at open

    Wall Street shot higher in early trading Monday, with solid preliminary results from IBM encouraging investors to buy back into the stock market after last week's rout. International Business Machines Corp., one of the 30 Dow Jones industrials,...
  • Citigroup loses nearly $10 billion

    Citigroup loses nearly $10 billion
    The sub-prime mortgage crisis hit Wall Street with full fury Tuesday as Citigroup Inc. reported a nearly $10-billion fourth-quarter loss, and both Citigroup and Merrill Lynch & Co. got cash infusions to shore up their financial stability. Citigroup...
  • How Lehman Bros. rescued L.A.

    It's ironic that, as the mortgage crisis pushed Lehman Bros. Holdings Inc. into bankruptcy and probable demise, the storied finance house couldn't find a savior in its hour of need. Had Lehman turned a similar cold shoulder to Los Angeles more than 125...
  • Companies fund projects to preserve Amazon rain forest

    Companies fund projects to preserve Amazon rain forest
    Deep in the Amazon, in a village accessible only by boat, river dwellers for generations have survived off fish, sparse crops and nuts from the forest. Now they have a new resource: debit cards. "If money increases, then life gets better," said...