In Monday morning trading, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 26 points to 16,434. The Nasdaq rose 7 points to 4,103. The S&P 500 rose 3 points to 1,868.
Los Angeles faces budget deficits through 2018 even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new concessions from the workforce, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults, the Associated Press reports.
Problems at some of the state's fuel refineries have sent gasoline prices soaring in California, just in time for the kickoff of the busy driving season, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Lions Gate Entertainment and Summit have merged their marketing divisions into one entity, Variety reports, forcing the ouster of longtime Summit marketing exec who oversaw the “Twilight” and “Divergent” campaigns.
A battle for filmmaking tax credits has begun in several states — including California, the New York Times reports.
With L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti seeking to boost local filming, his Office of Motion Picture and Television Production presented its first formal recommendations at a City Hall hearing Thursday, the Los Angeles Daly News reports.
With all the trouble in the air in Irwindale, Huy Fong Foods is being peppered with offers of new homes close by and far away. But moving to any of them would be costly, Southern California Public Radio reports.
The Hollywood Reporter and its parent company Prometheus Global Media have filed a motion to dismiss film financier David Bergstein's $150 million lawsuit charging the company with defamation, conspiracy and business interference, the Wrap reports.
Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him in connection with exploiting the "Heartbleed" bug to steal taxpayer data from a government website, Reuters reports.
Lone Star Funds, a Dallas-based firm with no Hollywood experience, has raised $45.5 billion since its founding by billionaire John Grayken in 1995, the Hollywood Reporter says.
Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in the fast growing category, the Associated Press reports.
In the first quarter, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley rode a wave of corporate deal making, helping bolster revenue in their traditional merger-advice and securities-underwriting businesses, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Wall Street banks are turning to an old-school way to make a profit: using their own money to help investors sell big blocks of stock. But an up-and-down performance in major indexes this spring underscores the risk of the practice, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The stock markets are closed today for Good Friday.