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  • The Phoenix Cos. Reports Quarterly Net Loss, Cites Higher Fees For Auditing, Consulting

    The Phoenix Cos. and its subsidiary, PHL Variable Life Insurance Co., on Friday filed second-quarter financial reports detailing a net loss and citing increased fees for auditing and consulting related to its protracted restatement of financial documents....
  • Sears stock up on plan to sell its buildings, lease them back via REIT

    Sears Holdings' stock soared Friday after the struggling retailer said it's considering selling about 200 to 300 of its buildings to boost its liquidity. The move would entail the company forming a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that would hold...
  • Newport lawyer arrested in stock fraud case

    Federal officials Thursday arrested a Newport Beach lawyer accused of participating in what authorities called a scheme to falsely boost a Boston company's stock so his co-conspirators could sell their shares for a $3 million profit. Richard Weed, 52,...
  • Judge backs Walgreen, redacts some paragraphs in lawsuit

    Judge backs Walgreen, redacts some paragraphs in lawsuit
    A Cook County Circuit Court judge Thursday agreed to redact some paragraphs in a defamation lawsuit filed by Walgreen's former chief financial officer. The lawsuit included internal emails between Walgreen executives, as well as other information in the...
  • Investor group asks regulators to probe Walgreen disclosures

    A group of Walgreen Co. investors filed a complaint Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, asking it to investigate potential violations of disclosure rules. The CtW Investment Group based much of its complaint on a defamation lawsuit...
  • Protect yourself from Ebola charity, stock scams

    Both the Better Business Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission are warning consumers to watch out for Ebola-related charity scams. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority is also cautioning investors to steer clear of scams involving companies...
  • Herbalife misses profit target for second quarter in a row

    For much of its bitter fight over its business practices in the last two years, Herbalife Ltd. has had the comfort of solid sales and growing profits at its back. For the second straight quarter, however, the Los Angeles nutritional products company...
  • Herbalife third-quarter results disappoint Wall Street

    Herbalife third-quarter results disappoint Wall Street
    Nutrition company Herbalife Ltd., which has battled allegations that its business model amounts to an illegal pyramid scheme, reported disappointing third-quarter earnings that missed analysts' expectations as well as its own forecast. The Los Angeles...
  • Allergan says a 2nd suitor wants to buy it, adding to takeover drama

    Allergan says a 2nd suitor wants to buy it, adding to takeover drama
    Botox maker Allergan Inc., which has been fighting an unsolicited takeover bid from a Canadian pharmaceutical maker for six months, said in a regulatory filing that a second company is interested in buying it. Allergan did not identify the new...
  • Know what the CEO makes? [Editorial]

    If America needed another reason to press ahead with rules requiring corporations to be more forthcoming about executive pay, it arrived recently in the form of a study from the Harvard Business School. Researchers asked ordinary folks: How much more do...
  • Voters are left in the dark on campaign spending by corporations

    Voters are left in the dark on campaign spending by corporations
    Voters are usually inclined to vote their pocketbooks. But that's become more difficult with every election, as the pocketbooks that carry the most weight aren't those of the individual voter, but corporations and plutocrats. Recent history tells us...