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  • Virginia Beach-based Hampton Roads settles SEC accounting charges

    Virginia Beach-based Hampton Roads settles SEC accounting charges
    Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. agreed to pay $200,000 to settle charges that it accounted improperly for a deferred tax asset, causing it to understate losses and overstate capital strength in late 2009 and early 2010, the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
  • Newport fugitive arrested on yacht in Malaysia gets 10 years in prison

    A former Newport Beach businessman who eluded authorities for more than a dozen years before being arrested living aboard a 58-foot yacht in Malaysia was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for running an Internet company that bilked hundreds...
  • Concert promoter extradited to face $300M Ponzi charges

    Concert promoter extradited to face $300M Ponzi charges
    Jack Utsick, the former major international concert promoter, was extradited back to South Florida from Brazil this weekend to face federal charges he ran a $300 million Ponzi scheme. Utsick, 72, fled to Brazil in 2007 after the U.S. Securities and...
  • Adviser to municipal investment fund accused of negligence

    An investment in government-backed loans that burned an Illinois fund that manages taxpayer money was sold to clients as "essentially risk-free," according to a lawsuit filed in a federal court in Texas. The suit is the first legal action against...
  • Among Chicago's public companies, it's still a man's world

     Among Chicago's public companies, it's still a man's world
    This is what stagnation looks like. As of 2013, nearly 85 percent of the executive officers at the 50 largest publicly traded companies in Chicago were men. And 82 percent of the directors of those companies were men. Continuing a four-year trend,...
  • 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...
  • Tribune Media stock to trade under the symbol TRCO

    Tribune Media stock to trade under the symbol TRCO
    Tribune Media plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The amendment to the Form 10 registration, which was initially filed in September, includes...
  • 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,...
  • Shrewd hackers are pursuing information on mergers, security firm says

    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...
  • Tribune Media to begin trading Friday on NYSE

    Tribune Media to begin trading Friday on NYSE
    Tribune Media is set to begin trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO. The Chicago-based media company announced Tuesday it has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to list its stock on the NYSE,...
  • 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...