| Feb 21, 2009
The trustee in charge of untangling the mess left behind by Bernard Madoff told a packed auditorium Friday that there was no indication the disgraced money manager had bought securities for his clients for more than a decade.
"We have no evidence to...
| Feb 27, 2009
| 12:03 PM
Fairfield First Selectman Ken Flatto shared the town's story of shock and frustration during a forum for lawmakers today after losing what the town believed was $40 million in pension money in the massive Ponzi scheme masterminded by New York investor...
| Mar 8, 2009
Stocks have crashed, industry is shuddering and banks are failing. The restless unemployed will soon fill the streets. Yet in San Francisco, some crazed optimist in the Pacific Stock Exchange Tower has hired Diego Rivera to decorate a private club for...
| Mar 25, 2009
| 11:22 AM
Local investment management houses say they don't fear the economic turmoil roiling the nation's economy these days. Their businesses are just fine.
In fact, some see opportunity in the wreckage of some of Wall Street's biggest names.
| Apr 8, 2009
| 6:37 PM
Marvin Webster lived the good life at Morgan State University in the early 1970s. He was the "Human Eraser," a 7-foot-1 shot blocker who intimidated opponents on the basketball court and who charmed friends and teammates off it with his caring, selfless...
| Aug 27, 2010
When it comes to hiring a new financial planner or stockbroker, Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Levine has one basic rule. "I look up everybody," he says.
Not a bad idea when one is beginning a relationship with someone who has a big say in what you do...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Goldie Robinson withdrew from friends and family before she finally vanished in June.
While relatives and co-workers tried in vain to reach her, someone sold 78-year-old Robinson's car and bought another car and a van in her name, South Daytona police...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 9:56 AM
Paul...I have a little bit of extra savings and I would like to get started building an investment portfolio. It seems to me with all the negative publicity that BP might be an excellent stock to buy. Sooner or later this huge oil spill thing will end and...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 3:40 AM
Southwest Airlines said Monday that it plans to buy fellow low-fare carrier AirTran in a $1.4 billion deal that could change the air travel landscape in Southeastern Virginia.
AirTran is by far the Peninsula’s major carrier, operating about half of...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:14 PM
Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...
| Oct 13, 2010
Glendale, the airship capital of the world! That was the dream of a brilliant, self-taught inventor by the name of Thomas B. Slate.
Selecting Glendale as the site of the Slate Aircraft Company in 1925, his futuristic portrayal of an efficient and...