| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Crossroads GPS has assailed Democratic Sen. Mark Udall for shortchanging Colorado residents with his votes on health insurance; Patriot Majority USA has gone after the Republican Senate candidate in Arkansas, Tom Cotton, for being a supposed shill of...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:10 AM
After getting regulatory approvals, there is only one hurdle left in Newport News-based Virginia Company Bank's merger with Tappahannock-based Eastern Virginia Bank: the go-ahead from Virginia Company shareholders, according to Virginia Company Bank...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm, the nation's biggest home and auto insurer, said it's considering using drones.
Last week, rival USAA sought permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to research the use of a drone that the insurer said...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:06 PM
The chief executive of The Phoenix Cos. had a compensation package totaling $1.5 million in 2013, according to a proxy statement filed this week.
Pay for the CEO, James D. Wehr, comprised $700,000 in salary, $203,000 in non-equity incentive pay, $68,...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Up in Wisconsin, they're doing something creative with craft beer besides brewing it. They're turning microbreweries — and other small businesses — into investment opportunities for individuals.
It's an idea worth importing to Illinois, if...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 2:54 PM
The deal was: restore daily flights to Boston and New York, and Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport will pay $1.65 million of taxpayer funds to keep People Express in the air.
But after two months and a first payment of $650,000 from...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric Holder is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s majority....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A near doubling in Under Armour's stock price over the past year helped drive CEO Kevin Plank past Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans.
Plank is worth $3 billion, according to the financial magazine, up from $1.7...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Saying the Pimco Total Return Fund has lost luster now that bond king Bill Gross is gone, Morningstar Inc. downgraded its rating of the flagship offering from Pacific Investment Management Co.
Morningstar, a giant Chicago investment researcher, had...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:17 PM
A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Laguna Beach resident and former eye care company CEO on charges of insider trading, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.
James V. Mazzo, who from 2002 to 2009 was CEO of Santa Ana-based...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s...