| May 31, 2012
| 5:29 PM
A Chicago investment adviser who once represented former Chicago Bulls player Scottie Pippen was indicted on federal charges, accused of defrauding a suburban bank and two of his clients of more than $3.2 million, the U.S. Attorney’s office...
| Jun 11, 2012
Charles Evans believes the nation's unemployment rate is unacceptably high, and he has a plan to get Americans back to work.
In an election year, this sounds like political rhetoric. But Evans isn't running for office.
As president and chief executive...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:15 AM
I read with interest Peter Yarrow's recent opinion piece in The Sun ("Tell the banks 'no thanks,'" Nov. 4).Though I certainly get his point about providing the public sound options in support of their banking needs, he threw smaller community banks...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:11 PM
With the Christmas shopping season off to a rousing start, state officials are hoping this will be the best season in years for sales taxes pouring into state coffers.
The gifts being purchased at a brisk pace at malls and retail outlets from Danbury...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Margin Call (R)
Directed by J.C. Chando
J. C. Chandor's Margin Call is one of those films that speaks to a zeitgeist. Now is the time of depressing downsizing — but that's been true for a decade. More to the point: Now is the time of a take-...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:25 PM
I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand.
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 6:28 PM
IRVINE — Standing on a grassy hilltop overlooking the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, filled with overgrown fields and abandoned runways, developers on Wednesday pointed to where the first of 5,000 new homes will open by early next year....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:38 AM
This week, President Obama's campaign released its list of bundlers -- well-connected people or couples who collect contributions from their inner circles and present them en masse to the campaign. Of the campaign's heavy weight backers, a dozen of them...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Shaky Europe. Political gridlock. Volatile markets.
Familiar themes for those who lived through 2011, and investors should be ready to revisit them next year.
With a spiraling debt crisis in Europe, political upheaval around the world, and crumbling...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:18 AM
The stock market has not taken a huge hit in the midst of the debt ceiling impasse -- in fact, it's down less than two percent from its 2011 peak. Ironically, though, that may be a reason for concern.
Despite some jitters, the market has stayed...