| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:20 AM
The House of Representatives averted a government shutdown on Thursday, narrowly passing a $1.1 trillion spending bill despite strenuous Democratic objections to controversial financial provisions.
The vote followed a long day of drama and discord on...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
U.S. stocks rebounded from a selloff in energy shares that broadened to the rest of the market Wednesday, as better-than-forecast data on retail sales and unemployment boosted confidence in the economy.
Urban Outfitters Inc. gained the most in the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A strong jobs report boosted U.S. and European stocks Friday, and leaving the Dow Jones industrial average just short of the 18,000 mark.
The main focus in the markets was the monthly hiring numbers. The Labor Department said U.S. employers added 321,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
BEIJING Environmental groups in China issued a report Tuesday detailing more than 1,000 companies that they say regularly exceed emissions standards, an attempt to "name and shame" Chinese industries that contribute to the country's notorious air...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed requiring eight of the largest U.S. banks to hold an extra capital cushion, and said the firms will need more equity if they rely on risky types of debt.
Most of the banks, which include Citigroup and...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a widespread hack that rendered the film studio's computer systems useless, in a twist right out of a cybersecurity thriller movie.
Employees of the Culver City-based studio who tried to log on to their work...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot house in Park Ridge that former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and head coach Trent Yawney owned until losing it to foreclosure several months ago has been listed for $899,000.
Yawney, 49, coached the Blackhawks from...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Years ago hackers planted malicious software on computer systems that control parts of the United States' critical infrastructure, including pieces of the electrical grid, gas and water systems. The malware, which the Department of Homeland Security...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Banks should consider cyber risk insurance to help deal with the financial fall-out from the growing threat of cyber attacks, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.
Bankers and officials have become more vocal lately about concerns that malicious...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Tribune Media plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
The amendment to the Form 10 registration, which was initially filed in September, includes...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Tribune Media is set to begin trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO.
The Chicago-based media company announced Tuesday it has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to list its stock on the NYSE,...