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  • American Apparel plans overhaul of attitude and operations

    American Apparel plans overhaul of attitude and operations
    American Apparel Inc.'s new leadership believes that the retailer can someday become a $1-billion company — but only after an overhaul of its attitude and operations. In its latest effort to disentangle itself from months of internal turmoil,...
  • Agency should adopt rule to protect those with IRAs

    Agency should adopt rule to protect those with IRAs
    The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for investors last week when it revived a lawsuit accusing the managers of a company retirement plan of picking investments that were too costly. Meanwhile, the Department of Labor is trying to provide a similar...
  • Former BankRI official charged in insider trading lawsuit

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed a lawsuit against a former Rhode Island bank official and three of his associates, accusing them of insider trading in connection with the bank's 2011 acquisition. The complaint, filed in...
  • Sears' 1Q loss narrows, but sales slump continues

    Sears' 1Q loss narrows, but sales slump continues
    Sears' first-quarter loss narrowed, though sales continue to slide as the retailer prepares the rollout of its real estate investment trust this week to raise cash. Sears said it expects that the real estate investment trust it is forming, Seritage...
  • Businesses trying to comply with 'conflict minerals' law

    Businesses trying to comply with 'conflict minerals' law
    The argument goes that using a smartphone made from materials mined in war-torn Africa is no better than buying so-called blood diamonds. Rebel groups in the eastern hills of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighboring countries run mines...
  • Critics find BrokerCheck background checks incomplete

    Critics find BrokerCheck background checks incomplete
    Amid some skepticism, regulators are promoting their online tool that lets consumers check out investment advisers. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known as FINRA, is running a series of funny print, TV and online ads in June that chide...
  • Dennis Hastert had multiple sources of income after leaving Congress

    Dennis Hastert had multiple sources of income after leaving Congress
    Former House speaker Dennis Hastert was making $165,200 a year in 2007 when he resigned from Congress, and quickly parlayed his political experience into a much more lucrative career as a federal lobbyist. One industry expert estimated that a lobbyist...
  • Disney CFO Jay Rasulo, passed over for No. 2 role, will step down

    Disney CFO Jay Rasulo, passed over for No. 2 role, will step down
    Walt Disney Co. Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo, who earlier this year was passed over for the Burbank company's No. 2 job, will step down from his post at the end of the month. Rasulo's impending departure is the latest change in the executive...
  • Harvey OKs sheriff's office as inspector general

    Harvey OKs sheriff's office as inspector general
    Harvey's City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday night naming Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's office as the city's inspector general, but aldermen expect Mayor Eric Kellogg to veto the measure next week. Kellogg was absent from the special council...
  • Bipartisan legislation would pay federal employees for money-saving ideas

    Bipartisan legislation would pay federal employees for money-saving ideas
    Who better to know where the federal government can save taxpayer dollars than federal employees? That's the premise behind a bipartisan bill introduced by Sens. Rand Paul and Mark Warner. The legislation would allow federal agencies to give employees...
  • Elizabeth Warren declares war on Mary Jo White's SEC--and it's about time

    Elizabeth Warren declares war on Mary Jo White's SEC--and it's about time
    The longest-running scandal in our financial markets is the indulgence shown banks and other wrongdoers by federal law-enforcement and regulatory agencies, which love to settle criminal cases with little more nebulous admissions of wrongdoing, if that,...