| Jun 18, 2013
Desiree Tibbets' mother died in 1995. Her father passed away four years later.
Yet Tibbets, 39, never knew — and was never informed by her parents' life insurer, Prudential — that she was the sole beneficiary for their policies.
| May 31, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Insurance giant American International Group Inc.'s attempt at selling its Century City aircraft-leasing company to a consortium of Chinese investors has run into turbulence because a deposit payment was not received on schedule.
AIG revealed in a...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In “The Fountainhead” and her other tomes of hyper-libertarian fantasy, Ayn Rand posits that society is composed of “Makers and Takers.” In her vision, it is the creative supermen of industry who are the Makers and it is the work-...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Compensation for chief executives at AIG, Ally Financial and GM -- all of which received exceptional TARP assistance during the financial meltdown -- is being frozen at last year's levels, the Treasury Department said.
The ruling from Patricia Geoghegan,...
| May 16, 2012
Harold A. "Red" Poling, a former Ford Motor Co. chairman and chief executive officer who helped lead the automaker through two recessions, has died. He was 86.
Poling died Saturday at his home in Pacific Grove, on the Monterey Peninsula, the Dearborn,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:17 AM
American companies are getting a bit hesitant about buying back their own stock.
Share repurchases by large companies fell in the first three months of this year, the second consecutive quarter of declining buybacks, according to Standard & Poor’...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Customers last year were not pleased with Bank of America and its many fees, giving the institution its lowest satisfaction score since 2000.
The score of 66 on a scale of 100 is 3% lower than the bank’s tally in 2010, according to the American...
| Dec 12, 2012
Pilates gear: In the Dec. 8 Saturday section, two photos with an article about yoga and Pilates equipment were switched. The photo with the item about the PeakPilates PilatesStick Basic Kit Package, a door-mounted exercise system, was actually of the...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The question that normally comes to mind when someone claims to know the future is why he's out hustling rubes for pennies with his purported clairvoyance, instead of using it to make a fortune and retiring to the South Seas.
Of course, the answer is...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Gold: Trading now at $1,509 per ounce, down 0.5% from Tuesday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,691.80, down 0.5% from Tuesday. Raj guilty. A jury found Raj Rajaratnam guilty on all charges after one of the most high-profile......
| May 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Gold: Trading now at $1,524 per ounce, up 0.6% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,363.10, down 0.2% from Monday. Pricing AIG. The government is set to sell a big chunk of its shares in American International......