| Feb 16, 2014
The most sinister video you're likely to find online just now comes from people who oppose online gambling.
"Disreputable gaming interests are lobbying hard to spread Internet gambling throughout the country," a voice over intones. Cue the grainy black-...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
La Quinta Holdings Inc., the Blackstone Group-backed midpriced hotel chain, filed to raise $100 million in an initial public offering.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley are managing the offering, according to a regulatory filing with the U.S....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Here's how Toyota Motor Corp. plans to finally put the sudden-acceleration issue to rest: Pull out the checkbook.
The automaker is reportedly close to paying a $1-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:16 AM
GoPro, the San Mateo-based maker of video cameras, filed a confidential IPO Friday, the company said in a brief statement.
Taking a page out of Twitter's handbook, the company also filed a "secret" initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A procedural rule will keep SeaWorld shareholders from considering a plan by animal rights activists to invest in whale sanctuaries.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals tried to bring the idea to shareholders in response to the documentary...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:06 PM
FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm for allegedly using the business to run a Ponzi scheme in which victims lost more than $110 million.
John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and Michael Stewart, 66,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:16 PM
FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm on an indictment accusing them of using the business to run a Ponzi scheme that cost victims more than $110 million.
John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:55 AM
NEW YORK — A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager was convicted Thursday of helping his company earn more than a quarter billion dollars illegally through trades based on secrets about the testing of a potential breakthrough Alzheimer's...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, after a 30-minute meeting with Tribune Co. Chief Executive Peter Liguori, said he still was concerned about the company's plans to spin off the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers into a separate unit....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:43 AM
An investor has filed a lawsuit against Barnes & Noble Inc., accusing the book retailer of shoddy financial reporting that resulted in a recently disclosed Securities and Exchange Commission investigation.
David Shaev, a New York attorney and Barnes &...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:18 PM
When Thomas V. Jones took control of Northrop Corp. in 1960, it was a secondary aerospace company whose future was uncertain, but the legendary gambles Jones made over the next 30 years swept the company to the top ranks of the defense industry during the...