| Jul 14, 2014
When it comes to returning earnings to shareholders through dividends and stock buybacks, Northern Trust Corp. investors have reason to feel hopeful, according to a new analysis.
The Chicago-based financial services firm is near the top of a list of...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Neel Kashkari, a Laguna Beach Republican running for governor in the June 3 primary, expressed support Saturday for a proposal by Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown to strengthen California’s “rainy day fund” and accelerate the state&...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:46 PM
GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari’s first mail pieces should be hitting mailboxes soon, four-page fliers that declare the first-time candidate a “conservative Republican” and “political outsider” who can end...
| 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 2½ years, came despite lower loan losses and better than expected results in...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
CBS has "The Big Bang Theory" and its boss has an astronomical paycheck.
Leslie Moonves, the network's chief executive, was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Friday. That was...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators rejected plans by Citigroup Inc. and four other large U.S. banks for dividend payments and stock buybacks after the latest round of stress tests.
The results raised concerns about weaknesses in the risk-planning...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The Olympiad of officials and institutions reaching out to the public via social media and not hearing what they expected has a new champion: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).
Back on March 24, Cruz posted an informal survey on his verified senatorial Facebook...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:32 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Oak Brook-based TreeHouse Foods Inc. is weighing a bid for Michael Foods Group Inc, joining a list of suitors that include much larger rival Tyson Foods Inc, people familiar with the matter said.
Michael Foods, the egg and dairy products producer owned...