| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:14 PM
A long-troubled south suburb was able to avoid outside oversight of its shaky finances in a court ruling Wednesday that also raises questions about who enforces laws meant to safeguard the stability of the region's water system.
The ruling comes amid...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
When Jeb Bush completed two terms as governor of Florida in 2007, he reported his net worth at $1.3 million, about $700,000 less than when he took office.
Today, nearly eight years later, he is a wealthier man. He has plunged into business and...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The value of Navistar CEO Troy Clarke's compensation package fell by more than 60 percent in 2014 because the company failed to meet its performance targets, according to a Monday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:36 PM
After Unitech Inc. in Hampton defaulted on a $275,000 loan from the Hampton Economic Development Authority, the city auctioned off the research and development firm's machinery and office equipment.
The attempt to recoup a portion of the money during...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:24 AM
After governments across the country, including Chicago Public Schools, suffered devastating losses on risky bond deals during the financial crisis, Congress passed a 2010 measure setting first-ever standards for the advisers who guide government...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 12:30 PM
A Baltimore County company's iPhone cases built with self-healing technology to repair scratches are among the wares on display this week at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Ventev Mobile, a subsidiary of Hunt Valley-based...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:40 AM
With risky debt deals draining money from Chicago's cash-strapped public school system, advocacy groups are calling on local officials to try to get some of that money back.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel dismissed the idea in remarks to reporters last...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger's compensation rose by 35.5% in 2014 to $46.5 million, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Iger's base salary, $2.5 million, remained unchanged from 2013, when he took home $34....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:18 PM
A union that represents hotel workers continued its campaign against Inland American Real Estate Trust on Tuesday even as investors overwhelmingly backed management at the Oak Brook-based company's recent shareholder meeting.
Inland American, in a...