Business

JPMorgan whistle-blowers reap $61 million bounty

Two whistle-blowers are set to share a record $61 million award from the Securities and Exchange Commission for helping make the case that JPMorgan Ch ...

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Google outspent every other company on lobbying

Google spent the most it ever has in a single quarter trying to influence elected officials in Washington, D.C., according to lobbying disclosures mad ...

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Independence manufacturer Geater to expand

An Independence manufacturer will expand in the city with plans to add at least six jobs.On Friday, the Iowa Economic Development Authority approved p ...

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Forty years later, Rockwell celebrates first GPS signal

CEDAR RAPIDS - When a team at Rockwell Collins received the first Global Positioning System signal 40 years ago, they thought it hadn't worked. A #x20 ...

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Frowns without gowns: Local bridal stores feel aftershocks of Alfred Angelo bankruptcy

CEDAR RAPIDS - The sudden closure of one of the nation's largest bridal dress companies has left Corridor bridal stores racing to find alternatives fo ...

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Iowa in ‘midst of workforce crisis,’ report says

There's a stark message for Iowa in a new report from the state's governor and workforce agency - Iowa is #x201c;in the midst of a workforce crisis.#x ...

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Garage Band: Vinton company offers handcrafted kitchen items

After years of watching her brother, Timothy #x201c;T.J.#x201d; Bowen, handcraft wood furniture, cabinets and intricate pieces in homes around Iowa, A ...

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Mandela Washington fellows help University of Iowa tap into global market

IOWA CITY - Young African leaders are getting a taste of entrepreneurship in Iowa as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program offered this ye ...

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My Biz: Father and son keep track of time at Hiawatha shop

Ron Bentley's career came about by accident, literally. In the early 1970s, Bentley was working in a Cedar Rapids plant that manufactured heavy equip ...

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Cocktail bar, The Lounge, opens in Smulekoff’s building

Adam Covington loves seeing people on their wedding days.#x201c;Weddings are one of the happiest days in most people's lives. Everyone is in such a go ...

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New consumer rule helps with class actions, but don’t expect a big payday

WASHINGTON - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may be under attack from Republicans, but if it's going out, it'll be like a lion, not a lamb.In ...

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Coralville’s HLT raises $8 million investment

A Coralville technology company has raised $8 million in investment to boost its development of mobile study apps.Higher Learning Technologies will us ...

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Indoor go kart track coming to Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS - Two local couples plan to open an indoor go kart track near Lindale Mall soon as they seek to bring new #x201c;family-friendly#x201d; e ...

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New not-for-profit innovation program formed in partnership with NewBoCo and United Way

A new program aims to help not-for-profits launch new services, strengthen financial viability and make an even bigger impact in the communities they ...

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Chipotle’s tarnished image takes another hit

The reports were familiar: In the space of 48 hours, a handful of people said they'd gotten sick after eating at a Chipotle Mexican Grill.Bang: Wall S ...

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