| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Only a month after emerging from bankruptcy, American Airlines faces a claim from the city of Los Angeles for $21.5 million in fees charged to operate out of Los Angeles International Airport.
The city asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in New York for...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
WASHINGTON — Concerned that targets of federal investigations are getting off lightly, two senators proposed legislation requiring the government to disclose all the details about settlements that allow companies to duck trials on allegations of...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Dennis Kozlowski leaves prison on parole this week, having served more than eight years for 22 felonies, he will find comfort in Catherine Neal's new book.
But for everyone else, the account, which declares the former Tyco chief executive...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:44 PM
A group of foundations has pledged to give Detroit $330 million, a contribution designed to prevent the sale of the city’s art, freeing that money to help ease threatened cuts in benefits for retired municipal workers.
The charitable effort,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Loehmann’s, the Bronx-based discount retailer that has been around for nearly a century, has filed for the third time for bankruptcy protection and plans to shut down its business.
In a Chapter 11 filing in federal Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Entertainer and fashion mogul Jessica Simpson had two babies in less than two years, but she's back in shape, thanks to Weight Watchers and walking four miles a day, she tells USA Today. Oh, and she works out with celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak four...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history.
Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Thomas Horton, who was American Airlines' chief executive when its parent company filed for bankruptcy, will get his severance package valued at about $17 million.
That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The chief executive who led American Airlines through bankruptcy and a major merger will get a severance package valued at about $17 million.
That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged from bankruptcy Monday...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Two founders of Third Way, a Washington think tank that masquerades as a centrist voice but looks and talks more like an arm of Wall Street, surfaced this week on the Wall Street Journal's editorial page with an attack on Social Security so full of...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...