| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Even sweet potatoes need a business plan.
For Detroit entrepreneur Charice Thomas co-owner of Sweet Potato Sensations products weren't a problem. The shop sells a variety of sweet potato-flavored items, including pies, candies, chicken and waffles....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would provide oversight of the largely unregulated industry of ride-sharing, including requiring drivers of companies such as Uber to have commercial...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Wednesday said Google Inc has blocked access to an email containing confidential client data that a contractor sent to a stranger's Gmail account by mistake, an error that the bank said threatened a "needless...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Taxi drivers sowed traffic chaos in Europe's top cities on Wednesday by mounting one of the biggest protests ever against Uber, a U.S. car service whose smartphone app summons rides at the touch of a button.
Hundreds of licensed black taxis snarled...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Less than a month after the departure of Twitter Media chief Chloe Sladden, the social media giant has found her replacement.
Katie Jacobs Stanton, previously vice president of international market development, will step into a new role as vice president...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:28 PM
A day after defeating his scrappy tea party rival in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, Republican Neel Kashkari emerged politically scarred and drained of campaign cash for what his own supporters fear is a futile quest to bounce popular Democrat Jerry...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Forget "Wall Street" and the "Wolf" thereof: Rainer Voss is the real deal, just as chilling but not so funny. The former investment banker is interviewed at length in Marc Bauder's riveting docu "Master of the Universe," shot in the emptied rooms of a...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Yeshiva University in New York fessed up years ago to having lost more than $100 million in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme.
But it was hard to blame the leadership of the prestigious Jewish institution for that misstep, given how many other prominent...