| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Before you invest in a target-date fund, look under the hood. A target-date fund is only as good as its underlying holdings. In addition to getting to know the mechanics, you'll learn how the target-date portfolio tilts toward more narrowly defined...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
To get more yield, you generally have to take on more risk. But in the case of dividend-paying stocks, that may not always be the case. Some high-yielders, such as AT&T (symbol T; recent price, $38; yield, 4.7 percent), Verizon Communications (VZ; $50; 4....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:26 PM
There will be two services for a King Salmon woman found dead September 23, just three days after she was reported missing and her husband killed himself by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
On September 23, a search team and investigators found the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:12 PM
With the city of Los Angeles cracking down on many forms of outdoor advertising, Chase Bank has found a creative way to promote its brand — at the top of a downtown condominium tower.
It's common for commercial tenants to put their names on office...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Six Glendale and Burbank residents were arrested Thursday in an alleged massive tax and bank fraud ring that resulted in the Internal Revenue Service paying more than $7 million in refunds for bogus claims — some of which were issued for deceased...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Provisions of California's landmark Proposition 13 property tax measure are stoking ire again as reform activists say a high-profile commercial property deal is being structured to avoid tax increases by taking advantage of a loophole.
A group of unions...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations.
Profits for the three months...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Tribune Co. has agreed to purchase 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion deal that is expected to make Tribune the largest television station group in the country.
Tribune and Local TV Holdings said early Monday that...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:16 PM
WASHINGTON — Could the end of the refinancing boom be stimulating slightly more favorable mortgage terms for home buyers? The latest comprehensive study of activity in the market suggests the answer could be yes.
Ellie Mae Inc., a mortgage...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Not only do women face a gender gap when it comes to compensation, they lack confidence about investing the money they do earn, a new study has found.
The study, funded by Wells Fargo & Co. and released Thursday, found that 41% of affluent women were...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Financial underwriters who want to do business with the County of Los Angeles must agree not to give political donations to school bond campaigns under new rules adopted this month by government finance officials.
Because Los Angeles County is by far...