| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:57 AM
This year, even bad news has ended up boosting Herbalife Ltd. stock.
The latest example is the company's accounting difficulties. KPMG resigned as Herbalife's auditor in April after one of its partners admitted to an insider-trading scheme involving the...
| Dec 18, 2013
A year ago, activist investor Bill Ackman rocked Wall Street with a $1-billion bet that shares of Herbalife Ltd., the Los Angeles seller of weight-loss and nutrition products, would slide to zero.
Herbalife was a "pyramid scheme," bound to be undone...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The cost of owning an electric car is wriggling its way down to becoming competitive with its gas-powered peers, according to new projections by the Electrification Coalition.
Representatives from the Washington, D.C., advocacy group said during a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:43 PM
Noel Carrillo was nervous this summer about his lack of health insurance.
"I was a little bit scared because things happen all the time," said the 26-year-old Westwood resident.
But now that he's headed to medical school at UCLA, help has arrived....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Fears of consumers cutting the cord to their pay-TV provider might be overblown, according to a new survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Most people surveyed said they subscribe to more than one video service. Even younger consumers said they paid for...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:05 AM
At BGT Partners in Hallandale Beach, Fla., founder David Clarke wanted to give his staff a say in how to make the company better. So Clarke took the classic suggestion box into the 21st century, creating a dedicated website where employees anonymously...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Obamacare may be in the spotlight, but an estimated 16 million California employees are facing healthcare decisions of their own — at work.
Like most other Americans, a majority of Californians get their insurance through their employers. Although...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:51 PM
An Orlando high-tech company bagged the richest venture capital deal in Florida in the third quarter – only the second time that has happened since 2007, according to a new national investment survey.
LensAR Inc., which makes laser eye-surgery...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:30 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. economic growth improved in the third quarter to a surprisingly solid 2.8% annual rate, the fastest in a year, bolstered by a restocking of goods by businesses.
Details of the Commerce Department's report Thursday, however,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Venture capital funding shriveled for the first time in three years in 2012, with investors funneling $26.5 billion to companies over 3,698 deals, according to a new report.
That’s a 10% drop in dollars and a 6% slide in deal volume, according...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Lehigh men’s basketball seniors Gabe Knutson and C.J. McCollum are candidates for the Senior CLASS Award. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:30 AM
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nineteen months after she and 18 others were shot at a political event -- six of them fatally -- former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned home Sunday to her native southern Arizona, her husband said.
Giffords has spent most of the time...