| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:29 PM
NEW YORK -- Stocks rallied about 1% despite the U.S. Labor Department's report showing weaker-than-expected employment growth last month.
Investors appeared to look on the brighter side of the federal government's closely watched barometer of the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON — The recovery appeared to be reaching escape velocity at the end of December, but it turns out the economy wasn't expanding quite as fast as initially thought — and that doesn't bode well for hopes of a breakout this year.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When a huge brown bear ambles across TV screens this Sunday to the strains of Bob Dylan's "I Want You," it may be taking a big step for an ad agency as well.
Droga5 isn't as entrenched a resident of Madison Avenue as better known ad firms such as Leo...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:03 PM
The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 16,000 for the first time, a testament to investors' hope that the plodding economy can gain momentum in the coming year.
The index, a gauge of 30 of the largest American companies, jumped more than 109...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
There's no denying it: Most of us are going to need some form of long-term health care during our golden years. And costs of such care are rising.
Genworth Financial recently released its long-term care Cost of Care Survey for 2013, and the results are...
| Sep 12, 2013
The Hartford Financial Services Group endured a massive overhaul in the past year and a half that resulted in a smaller company with far fewer employees.
The remaining employees, however, say they enjoy working for a property-casualty and mutual funds...
| Jul 3, 2013
William H. Gray III, a Baptist minister and Democrat from Philadelphia who during six terms in Congress became the first black party whip — the No. 3 leadership post — and first black chairman of the House Budget Committee, has died. He was...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Two Orange County students have been honored for making an impact out of proportion with their young years. Tiffany Tang of Cypress Creek High was named a “Distinguished Finalist” and Merrie Grace Harding was awarded a “Certificate of...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Legg Mason Inc. announced the appointment of Dennis M. Kass, an independent director and former CEO, as its new chairman during the annual shareholders meeting Tuesday.
Kass, 62, joined the board of the Baltimore-based money manager in April and replaces...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:09 PM
NEW YORK — This year's dizzying stock market rally was halted with the biggest one-day plunge of the year.
The Dow Jones industrial average slumped almost 354 points Thursday amid fears that the economy will slow now that the Federal Reserve has...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Surveillance and censorship and Jay-Z are on the Internet's collective brain today. Welcome to your post-weekend trends reporrt for Monday, June 17, 2013.
The pop star's upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, got a preview during Sunday's game...