| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:04 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly conceded defeat on Tuesday, as GOP rival Neel Kashkari won the right to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown in November.
"Unfortunately the numbers don't lie," Donnelly told supporters at the Roosevelt Hotel in...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The former US Treasury secretary was at the centre of efforts to save the world from another Great Depression. Over Indian food in New York, he talks to Martin Wolf about future risks, crisis management, mistakes and misperceptions
Iarrive at the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Hillary Clinton had a rough rollout for her new book and likely presidential quest; there were gaffes, awkward answers and a relatively slow response to criticism.
No other would-be presidential contender approaches her stature or public appeal. None,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The Supreme Court rejected the appeal of former hedge-fund king Raj Rajaratnam to overturn his conviction and 11-year prison sentence for insider trading.
Rajartnam, the founder of once high-flying Galleon Group, was convicted on 14 counts of securities...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:04 AM
AbbVie Inc. posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings on Friday, propelled by another strong quarter of sales of the blockbuster drug Humira.
The North Chicago-based pharmaceutical company said Friday that revenue rose 5.4 percent to $4.56...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Before the coffee. After getting through this Comcast hearing.
The Skinny: I'm up even earlier than usual Thursday morning to get this column done fast so I can watch the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it rejected plans by Citigroup Inc. and four other large U.S. banks for dividend payments and stock buybacks after annual stress tests.
Those tests raised questions about weaknesses in the risk-planning...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:03 PM
San Diego Opera has enlisted the spin expertise of Mark Fabiani -- the former deputy mayor of Los Angeles and former special counsel to President Bill Clinton -- to handle the company's public relations as it faces mounting criticism over its decision to...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:04 PM
GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has raised $1.3 million in the two months since he kicked off his campaign and has about $900,000 in the bank, according to disclosures filed with the state on Monday.
Kashkari’s campaign wants to raise...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:32 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has built a war chest of $19.7 million to fund his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, easily eclipsing the money raised by his challengers, according to new campaign reports filed with the state.
Brown has raised...