| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:04 PM
(Reuters) - Troubled life insurer and annuity provider The Phoenix Companies Inc has hired investment banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Sandler O'Neill and Partners to explore a sale, according to people familiar with the matter.
Shares of the insurance...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The financially troubled Phoenix Cos. has hired investment banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Sandler O'Neill and Partners to explore a sale, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Hartford-based life insurer began exploring a sale earlier...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Clarence Birdseye did not invent frozen food, but he is credited with creating the industry by developing a flash-freezing process that was commercially viable and produced frozen food people were willing to eat. Freezing gave consumers an important new...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Facebook celebrated its 10th anniversary last week by launching a feature called "Look Back" videos.
After around 200 million users jumped at the chance to create their own, Facebook is declaring the feature as a success.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:15 AM
NEW YORK – The prospect of a U.S. debt default has unnerved investors, corporate executives and foreign leaders.
What's so troubling about Congress failing to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by Thursday? Here are basic facts about the debt...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:44 PM
NEW YORK — A New York state judge has approved nearly all of an $8.5-billion settlement between Bank of America and large investors who suffered losses in mortgage-backed bonds stemming from the housing meltdown.
The settlement centers around...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
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Cedar Cove It's Christmas, and while...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Goldman Sachs is a sacred order, at least in the minds of some of its staff.
"What Happened to Goldman Sachs" is the second book in 12 months from a former employee that accuses the bank's management of not being sufficiently devout. Steven Mandis,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Cash-strapped consumers finally have some good news to toast -- perhaps with a steaming cup o' joe.
The price of coffee beans hit a four-year low on Monday.
Dry weather has improved growing conditions in Brazil, the world’s largest producer...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last Sunday's edition had a couple of topics that merit responses. JP Morgan Chase's record $13 billion tentative settlement with the U.S. Justice Department concerning the alleged misrepresentation of residential mortgage-backed securities begs the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Coincidence or not, Ted Cruz’s appearances in Iowa this weekend come as Texas’ tea party senator and his wife appeared to be trying to humanize the potential 2016 presidential candidate, who is both loved and hated, even among Republicans, for...