| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:41 PM
A stock manipulation investigation that is captivating Wall Street has spilled into Connecticut, where one of the state's premier lobbying firms is involved in a campaign to discredit Herbalife, the nutritional supplement giant at the center of the case....
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:22 PM
What does a lousy year look like for the richest Wall Street traders?
It's brutal. Connecticut's two wealthiest residents came out on top in the Forbes ranking of the "25 Highest Earning Hedge Fund Managers and Traders" for 2014 — but they raked...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:03 AM
CIT Group's $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank will come under scrutiny today at a public-benefit hearing called by U.S. bank regulators.
The Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency scheduled the hearing at the...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:33 PM
If the attorney, activist and author Bryan Stevenson has his way, dozens of sites around the South will one day erect memorials to mark the spot where African-American victims were hanged by lynch mobs during the Jim Crow era.
Stevenson, the founder...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Bank regulators will hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena, rejecting efforts by its chief executive to win approval without such an inquiry.
The decision, announced...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Rejecting an unusual email campaign fomented by a top bank officer, regulators decided to hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena.
The decision, announced Friday, came one...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:09 PM
Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show.
John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:45 PM
The power of nonprofit foundations to change state law was exemplified by the bankrolling of Proposition 47, a $9.5-million campaign that reduced drug possession and minor theft charges to misdemeanors. By contrast, opponents reported spending a total of...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:02 PM
The protesters outside OneWest Bank in Pasadena rankled Chief Executive Joseph Otting.
Their signs — "Don't be a Grinch" and "Jail OneWest Bankers" — were part of a push to have regulators scrutinize the $3.4-billion purchase of the bank...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:11 PM
National business banking lender CIT Group Inc. stands to collect more than $1.4 billion from federal regulators to cover future losses should its purchase of OneWest Bank in Pasadena be approved.
News of the loss coverage, part of a Freedom of...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:16 PM
In the realm of fixed-income investments, dethroned Pimco bond king Bill Gross still commands a healthy measure of respect as he settles in at a freewheeling Janus Capital mutual fund.
The Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund had just $12 million in...