| Jul 25, 2014
James Surowiecki wrote recently in The New Yorker of Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of the private-equity firm Blackstone Group. Schwarzman is worth more than $10 billion. But he's convinced that he is being persecuted. Some have called for the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:52 PM
NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he has been diagnosed with curable throat cancer and he plans to remain actively involved in the largest U.S. bank's business.
In a memo to the bank's employees and shareholders...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:37 PM
A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered The Travelers Cos. to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in...
| Jul 6, 2014
Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive.
When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read.
That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The California Independent System Operator, which runs power markets and long-distance transmission lines for most of the state, has won approval from federal regulators to start a real-time electricity market for several Western states.
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Another Broken Egg Café
508 Via De Palmas, Boca Raton, 561-405-6940, AnotherBrokenEgg.com
This Louisiana-based chain has unveiled its third Florida outpost — its first on the state's east coast — in the former Raffaele Ristorante in...
| Jun 11, 2014
Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is convinced he saved the country from a depression and regular Americans from ending up in shantytowns and bread lines. And he's taking another shot at convincing you too.
In his new book, "Stress Test," he...
| May 25, 2014
McDonald's Corp. for years has been in the cross hairs of a national campaign to raise the minimum wage, a movement that intensified last week as demonstrators marched on its Oak Brook headquarters.
The fast-food behemoth has rejected protesters' call...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Golf Ball Exploritorius - the unexplained and incurable desire to search for other peoples' lost golf balls in the midst of a round.
I'll admit it; I suffer from this disease, which I just coined. It's an affliction that has netted me numerous eye...
| Jun 16, 2014
After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe.
CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
TAORMINA, Sicily - Eva Longoria was honored Tuesday with a humanitarian award by the Taormina Film Festival in Italy where the multihyphenate champion of many causes talked about how her stardom attained playing Gabriela Solis on ABC's "Desperate...