| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:05 PM
800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for March 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
If Terry Wright and his wife, Lynn, were still working for Wal-Mart and were paid the amount of income they had last year, they'd be in the 25 percent tax bracket and would have paid about $12,000 in taxes.
But the Wrights, who retired to Arizona...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:05 PM
ST. LOUIS The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is over and each and everyone of us all are uncomfortable equals. We all are trying to survive and explain the total demolition of our brackets.
I don't know about you, but my bracket looks ... well ......
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
When Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts and his family purchased the team in 2009, hopeless baseball romantics likened Chicago's newest sports ownership group to the O'Malleys, the longtime legendary former owners of the Dodgers.
Naturally, the Rickettses...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The Berkshire Hathaway name - widely recognized as belonging to billionaire investor Warren Buffett- will start appearing on real estate 'for sale' signs in the Chicago area next week.
Announced in November, the merger of longtime realty firms Koenig...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Trent Haston calls it "polishing the diamond."
It's a phrase the 35-year-old company president and CEO picked up from a book by billionaire business magnate Warren Buffett. And it's the perfect metaphor for what he's done for the Andrew Roby name.
| Mar 26, 2014
At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia.
The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:31 AM
You cannot add an aura without having a presence. That's what makes the moving parts of this Phil Jackson move to the New York Knicks so intriguing.
The comparisons, of course, are to what Pat Riley is doing with the Miami Heat, and, to a lesser...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greenlight Capital Inc, the hedge fund overseen by David Einhorn, said on Monday it has unmasked the identity of an anonymous blogger who disclosed Greenlight's stake in a semiconductor company, and dropped a lawsuit to force...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK — It took less than two full days of play for Warren Buffett to win his bet that no entrant in a Quicken Loans contest would predict the winner of each game in the three-week-long National Collegiate Athletic Association men's basketball...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:50 AM
STORRS — True to her players, committed to her beliefs, Prairie View coach Dawn Brown used top-seeded motivation to inspire her team for Sunday's NCAA first-round game against No. 1 UConn.
"Why not us? Why not now?" Brown asked prior to its latest...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 11:14 PM
The NCAA selection committee is to be commended for giving us on Sunday one of the best national title games every contested.
Oh what drama, passion and intensity.
It ranked right up there with Houston versus North Carolina State in 1983.