| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Shares of Herbalife Ltd. suffered their biggest loss in more than a year Friday following a report that criminal authorities are investigating the Los Angeles nutritional products company.
The FBI has launched a criminal investigation of Herbalife and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The bad news is piling up for Herbalife Ltd.
Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan is investigating complaints that the Los Angeles weight-loss and nutrition company operates a pyramid scheme, Maura Possley, a spokeswoman for the attorney general, said...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Daniel Loeb, the lightening-rod hedge-fund manager, continued his assault on Sotheby's this week with a letter to the art auction house's shareholders asking them to vote for a new slate of board members that would include Loeb himself.
In the letter,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A former accounting manager for a Santa Clara tech company was accused by federal authorities Wednesday of setting in motion an insider trading scheme that reaped millions of dollars for those involved.
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Former Illinois Democratic gubernatorial candidate and White House chief of staff Bill Daley has joined a Swiss hedge fund, Argentiere Capital, as a managing partner and head of U.S. operations but will remain based in Chicago.
Daley, 65, said in an...
| May 11, 2014
Newspaper reporters call them evergreen stories.
Nothing described in them is occurring now or tomorrow, or happened yesterday. But the subjects are, nevertheless, intriguing.
It's a breed of story that sometimes gets lost amid today's minute-driven...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Why bother with a "go-anywhere" mutual fund?
For many investors the answer may be that there's no need. If you have a well-diversified portfolio and a truly long-term focus, your asset mix may suit you just fine.
Older investors who are more fearful...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Talk show host turned entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey is in talks with billionaire media executive David Geffen and Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison to make a bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers should the team become available, her spokeswoman said...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Year-end tax planning should be easier this year than last. Thanks to the new law enacted in January, you won't have to wait to see whether Congress will reinstate popular breaks that have expired. But don't break out the bubbly just yet. If you're a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
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| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Before you shut down for the holidays, remember that just a few hours spent reviewing your financial life may help boost your bottom line - and put a dent in your holiday shopping bills! Here are six ideas to consider for your investment accounts before...