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How to "Unstage" Duran Duran: Conversations With David Lynch and American Express' Jessica Igoe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This Wednesday night we'll see a convergence of David Lynch, Duran Duran, and American Express for the "Unstaged" concert series.

Premium Return Protection for the Impulsive

Tim Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Chen

Impulse buyers all over can breathe easier thanks to a new service from American Express, Premium Return Protection. This program could save you from ...

Never Be Ripped off by Credit Cards Again

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

If you are going to have a recurring balance, call and negotiate directly with the company. You have every right, and should, call and ask to have the advertised rate lowered.

The Banking Industry's Latest Headache: Layoffs

The Wall Street Journal | Matthias Rieker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The banking industry, racked by the financial crisis and facing slower revenue growth, is starting to cut costs--increasingly at the expense of jobs. ...

Warren Buffett's Greatest Investments Of All Time

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

any investors find no better teacher than Warren Buffett. His place as one of the world's wealthiest men speaks for itself thanks to the almost unimag...

What Buffett Is Buying: A Look At Berkshire Hathaway's Portfolio

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-B, BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have just released the latest holdings of U.S.-listed equities as of September 30, 201...

The ASPCA: 'The Most Hands-On Animal Welfare Organization In The Country'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere, and since 1866 they've sought to "provide effective means for the prevention of...

What Your Credit Card Company Doesn't Want You to Know

Odysseas Papadimitriou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Odysseas Papadimitriou

If you have excellent credit, there's a good chance that you have a Visa Signature credit card, a World MasterCard credit card or an American Express charge card. If this is, indeed, the case, you might be in for one nasty surprise.

Obama To Top CEOs: We Want To Be 'Your Boosters,' Urges Hiring

nytimes.com | HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During more than four hours of meetings on Wednesday, Mr. Obama urged a group of chief executives to begin hiring and investing again as he wooed them...

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

In the warm up to Art Basel Miami Beach, Artlog will be hosting our annual pre-Miami Collectors Party this Thursday, November 18. Mix with the New York art scene movers and shakers.

Conan Goes To India In Hilarious New AmEx Commercial (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Tonight finally marks the debut of Conan O'Brien's much-hyped new TBS talk show. But in addition to the generous promotional duties O'Brien has perfor...

Are Money and Profit Behind the Charter School Fever?

Yvette Carnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvette Carnell

There are many charter schools that have either run out of funding or shown less achievement than their public counterparts. So why is there a race to bless charter schools as the saving grace of our public school system? Money.

Fashion Week: Great Design Isn't Just on the Runway

Cathy Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Cathy Whitlock

While the spotlight was on the catwalk collections at Fashion Week, some of the greatest designs were found off the runway.

Mr. CEO, Can You Spare a Job or a Free Lunch

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Perkins

In case you are tempted to feel sorry during these troubled times for the corporatocracy... this just in: The CEOs who fired the most workers during the current economic recession also rewarded themselves with the highest pay.

Interesting Tidbits From J.D.Power's Credit Card Study

Tim Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Chen

J.D. Power and Associates recently released their 2010 U.S. Credit Card Satisfaction Study, an annual tradition of theirs that is meant to give us an inside look at how consumers perceive the different credit card companies.

Status Symbols and the American Express Black Card

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

In this age of Wall Street greed, corporate aloofness, and abusive employees, it would be nice to see companies that still believe, and insist, that the customer is king and should be treated with simple courtesy and respect.

STREAMING LIVE NOW: Celebrate SPIN Magazine's 25th Birthday Tonight With The Spiritualized

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: SPIN Magazine Concerts Celebrate 25 Years. Tonight: The National

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: SPIN Magazine Concerts Celebrate 25 Years. Tonight: The Black Keys

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: SPIN Magazine Celebrates 25 Years With 5 Concerts, In New York And On Your Computer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

SPIN Magazine, born in 1985 to Bob Guccione Jr. as an alternative to Rolling Stone, is celebrating their quarter century with five nights of concerts ...

A New Domain Extension ".CO" Launched This Week

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

There are more than 90 million domain names registered in the .COM extension. Finally a new domain name competitor, fit for companies, corporations and all other forms of commerce, the extension ".CO," has entered the market.

Accepting Credit Cards: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.06.2011 | Small Business

Sure, some businesses are cash-only and do just fine -- the local ice cream parlor, the greasy spoon diner down the street, the flea market that's bee...

Secret Service: ATM Card Skimming Five Times Higher This Year

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Siciliano

ATM skimming, approaching a billion-dollar issue, is happening coast to coast and there seems to be no end in sight.

Unethical Behavior, Lack of Transparency and "Greed" Can Thwart Financial Reform

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Congress will eventually pass financial reform legislation. But long after the nuances are better understood and loopholes closed, diligent enforcement and ethical business practices will ultimately foretell if it is successful.

Naming Names: Every Bank and Business That Is a Subprime Lender

Gary Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Rivlin

How many of the country's largest, best-known banks and corporations took huge, deep gulps at the well of the poverty industry? Well, how much time do you have?