| Jun 2, 2015
| 10:29 AM
AMC Entertainment Inc., the nation's second largest theater chain, disclosed in a regulatory filing that the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating its business practices.
The Leawood, Kan.-based company, owned by China's Dalian Wanda Group,...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 10:12 AM
The indictment of Dennis Hastert over agreeing to pay $3.5 million to a longtime acquaintance to cover up wrongdoing raised several questions, including where the former U.S. House speaker would have gotten the money.
One steady paycheck since he left...
| May 30, 2015
| 6:33 PM
Elon Musk's California companies — Tesla, SolarCity and SpaceX — have enjoyed at least $4.9 billion in government support.
Here's how the subsidies add up:
TESLA MOTORS: $2.391 billion total
$1.29 billion — Nevada tax incentives...
| May 22, 2015
| 10:41 AM
He's the great-grandson of a U.S. president, the grandson of a former U.S. senator and presidential hopeful, and the cousin of a two-term Ohio governor.
But John Taft, 60, has no desire himself to sustain another political dynasty.
"My legacy is...
| May 29, 2015
| 5:31 PM
Snapchat Inc. has raised an additional $538 million as it prepares for an initial public offering.
The latest private investment puts the reputed market value of Los Angeles' most famous technology start-up at more than $15 billion and brings its total...
| May 30, 2015
| 10:30 AM
When Cecil Bancorp issued its last annual report two years ago, its CEO acknowledged the bank's struggle with "problem assets" but emphasized that the parent of Cecil Bank remained well-capitalized.
Two years later, the bad loans and foreclosed real...
| May 29, 2015
| 3:03 PM
The cash portion of Avago Technologies Ltd.'s cash-and-stock takeover offer for rival chip maker Broadcom Corp. is $54.50 a share.
So why did Broadcom's stock trade as high as $57.30 a share Friday before closing at $56.85, up 4% from the cash offer?...
| May 26, 2015
| 6:18 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to solve his police and fire pension problem by paying less upfront, taking longer to pay off the debt and getting some of the money to cover what the city owes from a Chicago casino.
The approach is designed to soften a...
| May 4, 2015
| 5:42 PM
Students who attended Corinthian colleges, including Everest College in Merrionette Park, should get "meaningful federal debt relief" in the wake of Corinthian's collapse "under the weight of its own wrongdoing," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Monday in a...
| May 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As CBS Corp. investors gather at New York's Museum of Modern Art for the company's annual meeting Thursday, its largest shareholder is expected to remain cloistered in his mansion in a gated enclave north of Beverly Hills.
Sumner Redstone, who turns...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:01 PM
They called themselves the Cartel, and that turned out to be an appropriate name.
Traders and sales agents used electronic chat rooms, prosecutors said, to conspire to manipulate prices in the $5-trillion-a-day foreign currency markets. They secretly...