William Beach loved cantaloupe -- so much so that starting in June last year he ate it almost every day. By August, the 87-year-old retired tractor mechanic from Mustang, Oklahoma, was complaining to his family that he was fatigued, with pain everywhere in his body.
Elizabeth Cheval, the founding chairman of Illinois-based investment firm EMC Capital Management Inc. and a breakout star of a 1980s experiment in whether successful trading can be taught, has died. She was 56.
ProtoStar Ltd., after its creditors’ committee reached an agreement with secured lenders, still faces opposition at an Oct. 6 confirmation hearing for approval of the settlement and its Chapter 11 plan.