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  • Dow soars above 17,000 for 1st time on jobs news

    Dow soars above 17,000 for 1st time on jobs news
    The stock market has rallied this year on hope that economic growth would finally accelerate beyond its sluggish pace. That bet seemed to pay off Thursday as the Dow Jones industrial average vaulted over 17,000 for the first time. Share prices...
  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion

    ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion
    Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
  • Memo to The New Yorker: yesterday's plutocrats weren't 'progressives'

    In a piece about the whining crybabies among our privileged 1%, James Surowiecki of the New Yorker compares the plutocrats of today to those of the past, to the contemporary breed's disadvantage. One hundred years ago, he writes, "industrial magnates ...
  • American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members

    American Apparel shareholder sues Charney, board members
    An American Apparel shareholder is suing Dov Charney and the remaining six members of the American Apparel board, alleging breach of fiduciary duties to the company and shareholders. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday,...
  • India's Videocon d2h to Seek IPO

    HONG KONG - India's largest direct to home satellite TV carrier Videocon d2h is set to get a stock market listing within the next four months. Videocon d2h is a subsidiary of home appliances and energy group Videocon Industries, which is already...
  • Cupcake purveyor Crumbs Bake Shop closes L.A., other stores

    After more than 10 years at the forefront of the cupcake craze, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. shuttered its high-end bakeries a week after it lost its stock listing on Nasdaq and defaulted on about $14.3 million in financing. Employees at its remaining Los...
  • Are markets a little too quiet?

    Within days of starting the third quarter of the year, U.S. stock market indexes were breaking records again and this time, they were also marking new milestones. The Dow Jones Industrial crossed over the 17,000 mark, nearly eight months after breaching...
  • Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt after spinoff

    Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt after spinoff
    Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August. In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart

     Harris: Crown family sides with activist hedge fund on PetSmart
    The investment arm of Chicago's billionaire Crown family has thrown its weight behind a New York-based activist hedge fund in its calls for retailer PetSmart to sell itself, a rare public rebuke of a company the family invests in. In a Monday letter...
  • Accretive Health names new CEO

    Accretive Health names new CEO
    Accretive Health Inc. has named Dr. Emad Rizk, president of McKesson Health Solutions, as its new chief executive and president, the company said Thursday morning. The appointment is effective July 21. Rizk has served as president of McKesson Health...
  • Stocks tumble on fears fueled by Portuguese bank's troubles

     Stocks tumble on fears fueled by Portuguese bank's troubles
    Stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday as the troubles of a leading Portuguese bank renewed concerns about the European banking sector. The Dow Jones industrial average fell about 150 points, or nearly 1%. The Standard & Poor's 500 index also was down...