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  • Financial adviser held in alleged fraud of clients, including an '85 Bear

    Financial adviser held in alleged fraud of clients, including an '85 Bear
    A financial adviser turned himself in to DuPage County authorities Monday following his indictment on charges that he cannot account for almost $10 million in funds invested by his former clients, including former Bears player Keith Van Horne. Robert...
  • Under Armour's Plank earned nearly $3.6 million in 2014

    Under Armour's Plank earned nearly $3.6 million in 2014
    Under Armour CEO Kevin A. Plank earned nearly $3.6 million last year, with most of the compensation directly tied to the sports apparel maker's strong financial performance, the company said Friday. Plank, whose base salary has remained at $26,000...
  • Disney annual meeting: What to watch for on Thursday

    Disney annual meeting: What to watch for on Thursday
    Walt Disney Co.’s annual meeting in San Francisco on Thursday comes as the Burbank entertainment giant rides a hot streak. In February, Disney reported profit of $2.2 billion for the fiscal first quarter that ended Dec. 27. Its recent hit "Big...
  • Northern Trust, Discover hike dividends, announce stock buybacks

     Northern Trust, Discover hike dividends, announce stock buybacks
    Two major financial services companies in the Chicago area said Wednesday they were hiking their dividends and initiating stock buybacks after passing "stress tests" given by the Federal Reserve. Discover Financial Services of Riverwoods will buy back...
  • Northern Trust CEO, COO pay rises in 2014

    Northern Trust CEO, COO pay rises in 2014
    Northern Trust Chief Executive Officer Rick Waddell earned $9.9 million in cash and stock last year, up 4 percent from what the Chicago-based financial services firm paid him in 2013. Meanwhile, Northern Trust's first female chief operating officer, Jana...
  • Ex-McDonald's CEO Thompson named to Northern Trust board

    Don Thompson, who recently retired as chief executive of struggling McDonald's, has joined the board of directors of Chicago-based financial services provider Northern Trust. "He brings deep management and board experience from the perspective of...
  • Baltimore-based fund targeted by activist investor

    Baltimore-based fund targeted by activist investor
    Adams Express Co., an 86-year-old closed-end investment fund based in Baltimore, is being targeted by an activist investor who thinks the $1.53 billion fund is significantly undervalued. Phillip Goldstein, who runs Special Opportunities Fund Inc.,...
  • Phoenix To SEC: More Financial Restatements Coming

    The Phoenix Cos. told federal regulators Friday that it will have to restate its financial performance again, the latest in a string of missteps and filing delays. Phoenix made errors in its fourth-quarter and full-year results for 2013 and in its second...
  • Pay For Stanley Black & Decker Chief Rose To $38.9 Million Last Year

    Pay For Stanley Black & Decker Chief Rose To $38.9 Million Last Year
    The chief executive of New Britain's Stanley Black & Decker, John F. Lundgren, took home $38.9 million in 2014, up from $28.6 million the year before. In a report filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company attributed the...
  • Eversource Chief Thomas May Paid $19 Million In 2014

    Thomas J. May, the president and chief executive of Eversource Energy, made $19 million last year, the company said in regulatory filings. It amounts to a large increase from the executive's take-home pay in 2013, when he took home $11.8 million. The...
  • Etsy, website where 20 million a year buy artsy goods, crafts IPO plan

    Etsy, website where 20 million a year buy artsy goods, crafts IPO plan
    Etsy Inc., an online shop where people sell artsy goods, filed on Wednesday to go public. The nearly 10-year-old start-up, based in Brooklyn, N.Y., said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it’s seeking to raise $100 million in an...