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  • Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools

    Risky bonds prove costly for Chicago Public Schools
    Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money. With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
  • Some have recouped millions from risky type of debt that plagues CPS

     Some have recouped millions from risky type of debt that plagues CPS
    With risky debt deals draining money from Chicago's cash-strapped public school system, advocacy groups are calling on local officials to try to get some of that money back. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel dismissed the idea in remarks to reporters last...
  • Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated By SEC

    Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated By SEC
    Senator-elect Ted Kennedy Jr.’s former healthcare consulting firm is being investigated for insider trading, officials said Thursday. The firm is disputing that it did anything illegal and said the case “makes no sense.” The U.S....
  • Sen.-elect Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated For Insider Trading

    Sen.-elect Ted Kennedy's Former Firm Being Investigated For Insider Trading
    Senator-elect Ted Kennedy Jr.'s former healthcare consulting firm is being investigated for insider trading, officials said Thursday. The firm is disputing that it did anything illegal and said the case "makes no sense." The U.S. Securities and Exchange...
  • Sands patrons notified of data breach

    Sands patrons notified of data breach
    Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem alerted some customers last week to a data breach that may have exposed their driver's license numbers and other personal information. In recent letters to customers, Sands Bethlehem President Mark Juliano said the...
  • Art world abuzz over leadership shake-ups at Christie's, Sotheby's

    Multimillion-dollar bidding wars are suspenseful, sure, but the real drama at Christie's and Sotheby's lately has been behind the scenes: The top executive at each of the fierce rivals — the biggest auction houses in the world — is stepping...
  • Robert B. Reich: The coin of the realm

    A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Inc. stock based on insider information provided by a Dell employee. When charged with insider trading, Level Global Investors co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn't...
  • BBX to appeal verdict in SEC fraud case

    BBX to appeal verdict in SEC fraud case
    BBX Capital Corp. and its chairman plan to appeal after a jury ruled they misled investors about loan losses during the 2007 financial meltdown. BBX, operating at the time as BankAtlantic Bancorp., and Alan Levan, who remains as chairman and CEO, were...
  • PREIT sells interest in Whitehall Mall

    PREIT sells interest in Whitehall Mall
    The Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has unloaded its 50 percent interest in the Whitehall Mall. The Philadelphia-based real estate investment firm began selling non-core properties in 2012 to fund upgrades to its top performing malls, and...
  • RBS Layoffs Last Chapter In Toxic Asset History

    The final layoffs of workers in mortgage-backed securities at RBS are small — just 30 people in Stamford, according to a filing with the state. But for RBS, this is the final chapter for a class of asset that imploded in 2007, leading to the...
  • Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership

    Barnes & Noble, Microsoft end Nook partnership
    Barnes & Noble and Microsoft are "consciously uncoupling” to the tune of about $125 million in cash and stock. More than 2-1/2 years after entering into a "strategic partnership," the two companies have ended their agreement over the struggling...