| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Led by Swagbucks’ $60 million round of fund-raising, 35 Los Angeles County startups raised more than $330 million from April through June in what was a booming second quarter for startup investment nationwide.
The money is flowing to fewer firms,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Metra's board will soon grapple with whether customers will face a fare increase in 2015 – three years after the biggest hike in the agency's history, the commuter rail chairman said today.
Although officials say a fare increase hasn't been...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The pitch for a floating entertainment center about a half-mile off Chicago’s shore is gaining the public’s support — and dollars.
The crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by Plainfield native Beau D’Arcy to raise money for his...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:35 AM
EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin?
Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:04 PM
A federal judge has banned a Central Florida investment manager from the securities industry and fined him $660,000 for making false claims and using deceptive advertising about investment returns.
Max J. Zavanelli, a longtime brokerage entrepreneur and...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It was the worst U.S. economic calamity since the 1930s.
Over 19 months, the Great Recession erased trillions of dollars of wealth, destroyed 8 million jobs and robbed tens of thousands of their homes. More than half of adults lost a job or saw a cut in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:05 PM
What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing tricorn hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back into style, that is.
If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dov Charney intensified the campaign to get his job back at American Apparel Inc., the company he founded that unceremoniously ousted him last week.
Charney, who owns a 27% stake in the company, appears to be positioning himself to take back control...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The future of 1st Mariner, Baltimore's largest independent bank, could be decided this week.
A bankruptcy judge approved First Mariner Bancorp's request last month to sell its bank as part of the parent company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Bids for...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A plan for a large, 31-story resort and mall on International Drive has been downsized by 50 feet and about 200 hotel rooms, after bumping up against the city’s density limits for its location.
The project, called iSquare Mall & Hotel, was on an...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Canvs, Orlando’s first nonprofit coworking space aimed at helping tech startups, is planning to open by July.
Founder Phil Holt said the company recently finalized the lease at the Church Street Exchange Building, 101 S. Garland, which has been...