| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Michael DeMos and David Ridgway figure what Maryland gun enthusiasts need is a classier place to shoot.
The two Maryland businessmen can picture the setup:spacious, well-lit, soundproofed and ventilated shooting ranges; a room for private target...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Stronger underwriting and a relatively quiet season for natural disasters led The Hartford Financial Services Group to report strong fourth-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations.
After equity markets closed Monday in New York, the company...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:47 PM
Baltimore will lose the headquarters of OneMain Financial Holdings after Citigroup agreed to sell the personal finance company to Springleaf Holdings in a $4.25 billion deal.
The sale announced Tuesday would create one of the nation's largest consumer...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:30 PM
An investment manager in Fort Lauderdale misappropriated at least $2 million of clients' money to pay for a home, expensive furnishings, and cars and jewelry, federal regulators allege.
Frederic Elm, formerly known as Frederic Elmaleh, is accused of...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:30 AM
For years, society has struggled with the question of how to justly punish what are called "victimless crimes," even though these activities shock and disgust most decent people. You know: prostitution, illegal gambling, recreational drug use, and the...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:46 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission is asking a federal court to force Navistar to release documents it believes the company "improperly redacted and withheld as privileged" in response to a fraud investigation.
The 42-page complaint also brings to...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:29 PM
A north suburban man who blew nearly $1 million at a Las Vegas casino while stealing millions of dollars from investors could spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal judge sentenced him Thursday to 25 years in prison.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:07 PM
He was once described as an entertainment mogul, an airline pilot-turned-promoter who hung out backstage with the Rolling Stones, Santana, Coldplay and other big-name musical acts at concerts he staged all over the world.
Now 72, Utsick is in the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:48 PM
On the surface, the bankruptcy of SkyMall seems to be easily explained and none too surprising.
The publisher of those seat-back catalogs brimming with useless crapola thumbed through by millions of air passengers, SkyMall ostensibly became the victim...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:35 PM
Media company Viacom's stock slipped last year -- but the company's chief executive, Philippe Dauman, saw his compensation soar 19% to $44 million.
Dauman, 60, received a $20-million bonus in fiscal 2014, even though the company's stock declined 9%...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 12:54 PM
Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles nutritional products company facing multiple regulatory investigations of its business model, will probably earn less money than expected this year because of foreign currency complications, an analyst said.
As a result,...