Business groups are complaining to lawmakers about taxes in Illinois.The first in a series of hearings on the state's tax structure was held Tuesday in Chicago.Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan called for the hearings after major companies, including Caterpillar and t
When troubled media mogul Rupert Murdoch shuttered his News of the World tabloid in the wake of the U.K. phone hacking scandal, he might have hoped it would help end the crisis quickly.But the move only stirred anger in the online world.
Illinois lawmakers are re-examining the state's business tax climate, just six months after raising the corporate income tax rate. The move comes as some corporate giants threaten to move out of Illinois.
Washington may be preoccupied with the debate over whether to raise the debt ceiling and the consequences of a default, but so far at least, the nation's financial markets seem to be taking the prospect in stride.Although politicians from President Obama on down have been predicting for weeks that a
At the Mesquite gold mine in California's Imperial Sand Dunes, Luis Plancarte faces a chart with large yellow blocks of color, showing the areas that contain the most gold."So you can see out here it was less interesting; we drilled and didn't find anything," he says.
Cedar Fair, one of America's leading entertainment companies, is at the center of a fight for control between a hedge fund and some entrenched managers.The billion-dollar company operates amusement parks from King's Dominion on the East Coast to Knott's Berry Farm in Califorinia.