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  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 2/4/15

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • How John Freund kept Warren Buffett's stock picks secret for 30-plus years

    How John Freund kept Warren Buffett's stock picks secret for 30-plus years
    After more than 30 years working in Chicago as Warren Buffett's stockbroker, Citigroup Managing Director John Freund is retiring from the bank at the end of March, the company said. Freund, 69, managed to make big headlines only once: For altering the...
  • TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS, For release 01/07/15

    ((NOTICE: For retransmission or other content delivery inquiries, please contact TCA Customer Service, 1-800-346-8798, tcacustomerservice@tribune.com.) TAX-FREE MONEY MARKET FUNDS Tax-free money funds with assets of $100 million or more that are...
  • New Stock Listing for Eversource Energy Takes Hold

    New Stock Listing for Eversource Energy Takes Hold
    Eversource Energy started trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ES" on Thursday, and company officials celebrated by ringing the opening bell. Beginning Feb. 2, Northeast Utilities and six subsidiaries, including Connecticut Light &...
  • Obama endorses fiduciary standard

    Obama endorses fiduciary standard
    The White House wants to change the way brokers provide advice on retirement accounts. President Obama endorsed a Department of Labor (DOL) proposal, which would require brokers to act in a customer's best interest -- the so-called FIDUCIARY duty --...
  • Still In The Red, FuelCell Energy Widens Its Margins

    FuelCell Energy advanced a short distance in its march toward profitability during the first quarter of the year, the company said after financial markets closed Tuesday, reporting thinned losses in line with analyst expectations. Sales were lower than...
  • Fixes to residential treatment on the way in Illinois, but budget woes loom

    Fixes to residential treatment on the way in Illinois, but budget woes loom
    State officials and child advocates have begun the difficult, deliberate work of revamping Illinois' child welfare system following reports late last year that young state wards were assaulted, raped and lured into prostitution at taxpayer-financed...
  • U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards

     U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards
    In September 2008, as the financial crisis emerged, a retirement account of Al and Karin Betz slumped in value to $130,000 from about $160,000. "I got a cold call saying, 'Would you have some money to invest?'" Al Betz, 66, recalled. "I said, 'If you...
  • Soaring dollar puts the world on sale for Americans

     Soaring dollar puts the world on sale for Americans
    Americans have long complained that the dollar doesn't buy much anymore. Suddenly, the dollar's problem may be that it buys too much — a change that has huge implications across the global economy for consumers, businesses, investors and...
  • Clippers' blue-collar fans sell tickets to rivals' fans to stay in black

    Clippers' blue-collar fans sell tickets to rivals' fans to stay in black
    The words rattled through the city like one of his fan-pleasing dunks. Only this time, it appeared Blake Griffin was dunking on those fans. After the Clippers' demoralizing loss to Golden State in front of a Warriors-centric crowd at Staples Center on...
  • Accretive CEO to seek relisting as it rebuilds

    Accretive CEO to seek relisting as it rebuilds
    Accretive Health aims to take a symbolic step in the coming months toward regaining the trust of clients and the public, freeing it up, CEO Emad Rizk says, to grow in a sector that's expected to boom in coming years. That step — relisting on a...