Showing: 1-20 of 100

Local Business News

N.Y. judge sentences ex-trader to 9 years in prison

NEW YORK | A former portfolio manager convicted of helping his firm earn more than a quarter-billion dollars illegally through insider trading on a promising Alzheimer's drug trial was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison by a judge who said lengthy incarceration was earned with a stagge…

September 08, 2014 5:17 pm

Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.

September 08, 2014 5:06 pm

GE, home appliance pioneer, gives up on consumers

NEW YORK | General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.

September 08, 2014 4:57 pm
Three lauded for innovation in NWI

Three lauded for innovation in NWI

As part of its effort to highlight its 2013-14 class, the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana has selected Debi Pillarella and Lana Zimmer as its July Innovators of the Month.

August 31, 2014 6:00 am Photos


Inside INdiana Business

Prof: Three-year degree trend 'has to occur'

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Startups offer banking for smartphone users

NEW YORK | The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

August 29, 2014 4:43 pm
Making connections for employment

Making connections for employment

MUNSTER | Hundreds of adults from throughout Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs in Illinois gathered Friday morning at Family Christian Center, seeking to connect with job opportunities.

August 29, 2014 3:03 pm Photos


Global conflicts cause concern in markets, commodities

Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Start your planning session with the 'hard points'

For many people, the process of planning is difficult and the hardest part is getting started. Often the difficulty is staring at the proverbial blank sheet of paper, white board or monitor that is intimidating, causing a case of severe procrastination. But once the plan is started, words, d…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Where's the beef? Find out Monday

Meatheads, a fast-casual restaurant that specializes in burgers made with fresh ingredients, just opened its first Indiana location in Munster and now is opening its second in Schererville.

August 08, 2014 6:13 pm

Inside INdiana Business

Investment fund announces three acquisitions

August 08, 2014 4:42 pm
Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

WASHINGTON | They export BMWs and birdseed and plenty in between. Their middle class is growing fast enough to draw the likes of Marriott and Wal-Mart. China, Europe, Japan and the United States are vying to build roads and power plants there.

August 08, 2014 3:18 pm

Inside INdiana Business

Growing Lutheran footprint means jobs

August 07, 2014 4:45 pm

Change tax policy to avoid inversions

Inversion. Not a word I use regularly in conversation, except for this week.

August 07, 2014 4:11 pm

Oil boom and housing bust alter U.S. spending trends

WASHINGTON | North Dakotans, enriched by an oil boom, stepped up their spending at triple the national pace in the three years that followed the Great Recession. In Nevada, smacked hard by the housing bust, consumers barely increased their spending.

August 07, 2014 3:27 pm

Inside INdiana Business

New ad  program to start in 2015

August 07, 2014 12:00 am
Local businessman shows off steer at Lake County Fair

Local businessman shows off steer at Lake County Fair

Chuck Huseman’s Texas Longhorn is a throwback to a different era of cattle ranching.

August 06, 2014 5:06 pm Photos


Walgreen chooses not to move overseas to cut tax bill

Growing political heat and possible customer backlash helped dissuade Walgreen from trying to trim its tax bill by reorganizing overseas as part of an acquisition.

August 06, 2014 4:01 pm
Adams Radio closes on deal to buy Valpo's Radio One

Adams Radio closes on deal to buy Valpo's Radio One

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. | Adams Radio Group has closed on its acquisition of Radio One Communications stations in Northwest Indiana. Kalil & Co. was the broker in the transaction.

August 06, 2014 1:00 pm

S&P: Wealth gap is slowing US economic growth

WASHINGTON | Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.

August 05, 2014 3:33 pm
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses



Should struggling small school districts merge with their neighbors?

View Results