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  It was all business last week as teenage entrepreneurs made their pitch for funding to an investment panel, drawn from members of the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce as part of a young entrepreneurs program. "I was so nervous, I was shaking,"...

Northwest suburban students score funding for their business ideas

Updated: 3/25/2013 11:23 AM

  How do you burn through billions? The unexplained death of Boris Berezovsky, whose body was found Saturday inside his upscale English home, has refocused attention on the fantastic wealth racked up by Russia's ruthless oligarchs — and their...

Berezovky's billions: How the tycoon lost so much

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:42 AM

  A top European official says the move in Cyprus to inflict losses on banks' shareholders, bondholders and even owners of large deposits should become the bloc's default approach for dealing with ailing lenders. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chairs the...

Top E.U. official: Cyprus bank rescue new template

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:41 AM

  Stocks reversed an early rise on Wall Street Monday as traders returned to worrying about the European economy. Optimism about a deal to prevent financial collapse in Cyprus had briefly pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to within a...

US stocks fall on broad concern about Europe

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:41 AM

  The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that it has approved a plan by the Nasdaq stock exchange to pay $62 million in reimbursements to investment firms that lost money because of technical problems during Facebook's initial public...

SEC approves Nasdaq's Facebook IPO payment plan

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:45 AM

  Investors breathed a sigh of relief Monday after Cyprus clinched a bailout deal with international creditors that will prevent it becoming the first country to ditch the euro — a prospect that could have worsened the crisis afflicting Europe's...

Cyprus bailout deal prompts investors relief

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:42 AM

  Michael Dell may have to hike the price he's willing to pay if he wants to take the computer company he founded private, thanks to competition from two new acquisition offers. A special committee of independent Dell Inc. directors said Monday that...

Dell board considers 2 new buyout offers

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:43 AM

  Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi hiked customs rates on dozens of "non-essential" imports as part of the government's efforts to increase revenues to revive the ailing economy. Morsi's decree issued late Sunday raises tariffs on a wide...

Egypt raises customs on luxury imports

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:43 AM

  The Indian unit of Ford Motor Co. has apologized for advertisements decried as demeaning to women, including one depicting Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with a trio of bound women in the trunk of a car. A Ford India spokeswoman...

Ford India apologizes over Berlusconi bondage ad

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:38 AM

  Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, the focus is fixed on North Korea, which South Korean security experts say has been training a team of computer-savvy "cyber...

Experts: North Korea training teams of 'cyber warriors'

Updated: 3/26/2013 07:46 AM

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