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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…
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.
NEW YORK | General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.
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.
Prof: Three-year degree trend 'has to occur'
NEW YORK | The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.
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.
Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.
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…
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.
Investment fund announces three acquisitions
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.
Growing Lutheran footprint means jobs
Inversion. Not a word I use regularly in conversation, except for this week.
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.
New ad program to start in 2015
Chuck Huseman’s Texas Longhorn is a throwback to a different era of cattle ranching.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON | Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.
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