The tan, three-bedroom house on Chicago’s North Side sits half a block from a Family Dollar store and a pawn shop -- an unlikely patch of gold to mine for Blackstone Group LP in the single-family rental market.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is backing a $1 billion prize offered by Quicken Loans Inc. if a contestant predicts the winner of each game in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s men’s basketball tournament.
Riding BoltBus, Megabus and other discount bus lines costs less for average trips between the largest 50 U.S. cities than taking a train, plane or car, a DePaul University transportation institute study found.
John Marshall Law School in Chicago and the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University were among a group of law schools sued over claims they misrepresented employment data, leaving graduates with mounting debt and limited job prospects.
Outside New York’s Winter Garden Theatre, where “Mamma Mia” is nearing the end of a 13-year Broadway run, unwitting tourists board a bus bearing the name of a company U.S. regulators tried to close two years ago.
Ankur Singh and about 10 other Greyhound bus passengers huddled outside a locked terminal at 4 a.m. in Des Moines, Iowa. The wind chill was -17 degrees Fahrenheit (-27 degrees Celsius), and their connection wouldn’t arrive for five hours.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP hired two U.S. government general counsels, Dan Berkovitz from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Mark Cahn from the Securities and Exchange Commission, to the firm’s securities department in Washington.
Even by Chicago’s grim standards, gun violence in America’s third-most-populous city has reached something of a tipping point this month with deaths that have captured the nation’s attention, unnerved the mayor and even shut down part of its infrastructure.
Bank of America Corp., the biggest U.S. lender by assets, will likely lose that distinction as Chief Executive Officer Brian T. Moynihan partly dismantles the money-losing empire built by his predecessor.