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  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Silver and gold lead broad drop in commodities

     
    Gold and silver led a broad sell-off in commodities on Wednesday as investors reacted to some weaker-than-expected economic data and to reports that big-name players have been reducing their precious-metals holdings. Silver, which through last week had...
  • Checkbooks open at liberal donors conference

    Checkbooks open at liberal donors conference
    A panel of liberal "super PAC" leaders won over a crowd of potential donors at the Mandarin Hotel during this week's closed-door meeting of the Democracy Alliance, an elite group of wealthy Democrats. The annual gathering is closed to the press, but...
  • Would Romney wins this week signal end to GOP race?

    Would Romney wins this week signal end to GOP race?
    With Mitt Romney on track for a pair of victories in contests this week in Florida and Nevada, could the race for the GOP nomination begin to wind down? The party establishment is increasingly hopeful that the answer is yes. But mathematically, at least,...
  • California ballot measure on pot legalization delayed until 2016

    California ballot measure on pot legalization delayed until 2016
    SEATTLE — A coalition of investors and strategists, which played a key role in passing most of the legislation to reform drug laws nationwide since 1996, has decided not to put a pot initiative on the ballot in California this year but will wait...
  • Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America

    Herbalife profit up 27% amid soaring sales in China, Latin America
    Nutritional products maker Herbalife Ltd. reported a nearly 27% jump in third-quarter profit amid double-digit sales growth in China and Latin America. The Los Angeles company reported net income of $142 million, or $1.32 a share, for the three months...
  • Clinton lays campaign groundwork in California

    Clinton lays campaign groundwork in California
    Under the chandeliers at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, guests sipped white wine and sampled Vietnamese spring rolls as Hollywood's power players gathered for yet another fete celebrating Hillary Rodham Clinton, this time for her work with women and girls in...
  • Ackman out at J.C. Penney after spat over CEO, chairman

    Ackman out at J.C. Penney after spat over CEO, chairman
    J.C. Penney’s turmoil at the top continued Tuesday as activist investor Bill Ackman stepped down from the board following a public disagreement over the struggling retailer’s choice of chief executive and chairman. Ackman, whose Pershing...
  • Bill Ackman steps down from J.C. Penney board

    Bill Ackman steps down from J.C. Penney board
    Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman. The department store chain...
  • In pioneering experiment, Uruguay nationalizes marijuana trade

    In pioneering experiment, Uruguay nationalizes marijuana trade
    In a bold and controversial move, Uruguay on Tuesday became the first country to legalize marijuana and make it a farm-to-table state business. President Jose Mujica championed the bill that narrowly passed the Chamber of Senators, arguing that "the...
  • Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut

    Top hedge fund managers made $14.4 billion in 2011: a 35% pay cut
    Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money. But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...