| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:50 AM
In the latest example of a curious journalistic genre--the pain and suffering of the 1%--the Wall Street Journal asks us this weekend to commiserate with six-figure income-earners facing bankruptcy.
"Some high earners end up leading a lifestyle they can...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The auto industry finished 2013 with more sales, more jobs and big expansion plans, solidifying its key role in the economic recovery.
It was the industry’s best year since 2007. The Great Recession drove U.S. auto sales to a low of 10.4 million...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Automakers ended 2013 with a bang, selling about 1.4 million cars in December, according to preliminary estimates, ranking it among the best months in years.
Sales started slow, as consumers focused on Christmas shopping but then came roaring back in...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Phil Mickelson will skip the Northern Trust Open this year, robbing the PGA Tour event at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades of one of its most popular draws.
Mickelson, who won at Riviera in 2008 and 2009, has taken the Northern Trust off his...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Ben Hogan won at Riviera Country Club. So did Byron Nelson and Sam Snead too, all before the Dodgers or Lakers ever showed up here. This is the week when Los Angeles shares its cherished course with the PGA Tour, and all that history and tradition...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Northern Trust Corp. reported earnings per share of 70 cents a share in the fourth quarter, up a penny from the year-ago period.
If it weren't for settlements over class-action lawsuits filed at the height of the financial crisis, the company would...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:04 AM
Chicago-based Northern Trust Corp. said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seeking documents related to the company's securities-lending activities.
The company disclosed the information in a filing with the SEC...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Northern Trust Corp. said Tuesday its first-quarter earnings rose but still fell short of analyst expectations, driving shares lower by almost 3 percent.
The Chicago-based financial services company earned 75 cents a share, less than the 77 cents that...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Apr 13, 2014
Connie Lindsey learned at an early age that a small gesture of generosity can be life-changing.
"My Girl Scout troop was inside my Lutheran church," says Lindsey, 56, who grew up in the inner city of Milwaukee. "My mother couldn't afford to buy my...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The Chinese American Service League hosted its 35th anniversary dinner gala with nearly 700 guests at the Hilton Chicago on May 21. The event celebrated its 35 years of service to the community and included traditional Chinese dancing by children from...