| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:11 PM
SACRAMENTO — Millions of dollars in welfare benefits are ending up in banks' pockets each year when poor Californians access their taxpayer-funded benefits, according to state statistics and a report released Tuesday.
Like many other states,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:12 AM
California's banking giant, Wells Fargo & Co., reported 14% higher first quarter earnings, powering well beyond Wall Street's expectations as declining loan losses and operating cost cuts offset the slowdown in mortgages at America's largest home lender. ...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- Most business economists believe the Federal Reserve's controversial bond-buying stimulus program has helped boost the recovery, but differ on the effects of the healthcare reform law and other policies by President Obama and Congress,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:31 PM
The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Thursday urged more transparency in the debit card system used to electronically disburse college students' financial aid, and said that transaction fees for the cards quickly add up.
In a report, the GAO...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Who: Hernando Perez was named sales manager for Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services in Fort Lauderdale, from investment sales associate, specializing in South Florida multifamily properties. Perez joined in 2011 under the firm's sales...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Socked by mortgage-related legal expenses, Bank of America Corp. lost $276 million during the first quarter, sending its stock down sharply.
The quarterly loss, its first in 2˝ years, came despite lower loan losses and better than expected results in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of Feb. 26. If you typically pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:22 PM
At 11 a.m. Thursday, all the speculation about who the musical act to play Allentown’s PPL Center arena will be over. Comcast-Spectacor, a subsidiary Global Spectrum, is scheduled to have a news conference to announce the opening act and opening.......
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With city budget managers intent on limiting new spending and reining in employee benefits, a coalition of union and political groups is fighting back with a report that suggests Los Angeles City Hall is spending too much on Wall Street and not enough...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:37 PM
OK, so what's the story on the sudden surge of banks in our town?
Big, hairy ones. The ones we bailed out after they caused the crash and who thanked us by collectively growing 30% bigger and gobbling up the weak.
Four new banks have come to town...