| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Phoenix Cos. gave its chief financial officer an $87,500 cash bonus for filing quarterly financial reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a timely manner even though one of two reports was filed after an initial deadline.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walgreen plans to tie a bow around the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots by the end of the year, announcing the results of a shareholder vote Monday at a meeting in New York.
Walgreen bought a 45 percent stake in the Switzerland-based...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Air Products' top boss is expanding the bet he has made on his own turnaround skills.
CEO Seifi Ghasemi upped his stake in the Trexlertown company last week, paying $3.2 million on the open market for 23,000 shares, according to a filing with the U.S....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Two years ago, Khandra Sears contracted malaria for the good of science. Two weeks ago, the 33-year-old postdoctoral fellow became a test subject in research to stop another scourge: Ebola.
She was injected with 100 billion particles of a chimpanzee...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
An Oak Brook investment pool, which recently disclosed a $50 million trading loss involving taxpayer money, didn't follow the same safeguards to minimize risk as similar funds in Illinois and around the country, the Tribune has found.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 6:46 PM
A couple of generations ago, advertisers could run a commercial on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "everyone in the world saw it," said ad technology entrepreneur Scott Ferber.
Now it's not so simple to reach viewers, who are watching their favorite shows on...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A sophisticated group of hackers is taking advantage of the current mergers-and-acquisitions boom to target publicly traded companies and their executives involved in pending deals, a new study says.
More than 100 firms have been targeted since at least...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission director will speak Saturday about the perils of investment fraud, a topic she says is particularly troublesome in South Florida.
The nonprofit group Better Investing is bringing Lori Schock, the SEC's...