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Another Company Espouses Anti-Obama Rhetoric To Its Workers

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

Workers at a major home improvement retailer are getting company-sponsored lessons from the likes of Herman Cain on American government. Menards, ...

McDonald's Franchise Facing Huge Fine Over Undocumented Worker

Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

A Kansas fast food franchisee is facing a major fine for knowingly hiring an undocumented worker. McCalla Corporation, a franchisee that owns six ...

$50 BILLION

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 01.01.2013 | Business

Widespread power outages and subway shutdowns may wind up making Superstorm Sandy the second most expensive storm in U.S. history, according to the fo...

Good Jobs News?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.01.2013 | Business

Payroll provider ADP said on Thursday that businesses added 158,000 jobs in October, picking up the pace set in the previous month. ADP said it saw g...

'For Us Stormes Are Basically The Same As Major Holidays'

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

By Steven C. Johnson Oct 31 (Reuters) - As historic storm Sandy pummeled the U.S. Northeast, knocking out power and crippling transpor...

This Scandal May Cost Barclays More Money Than Libor

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

* Potentially the largest penalty imposed by FERC * Commission granted extended powers after 2005 scandal ...

Major Companies Hoarded Cash Ahead Of Storm

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

* Companies transferred money from international affiliates * Treasurers learned liquidity lessons from past crises ...

How Made In The USA Is Hurting American Stores

Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

American-made products may be hurting American stores. U.S. consumers tend to place a higher value on products they believe are made in America, a...

FEMA, Dodd-Frank and the CFPB: It's All the Same to Mitt Romney

Adam Levin | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business
Adam Levin

On both the financial catastrophe and the storm, Governor Romney got it completely wrong. Now, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Romney looks all wet.

Financing Experts Posted Advice Online for Buying and Selling a Business or Franchise

Jerry Chautin | Posted 10.31.2012 | Small Business
Jerry Chautin

I attended a webinar a few weeks ago called "Best Practices in Buying and Selling a Business with a Focus on Financing." It explored the availability ...

London Whale Boss SUED

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

By Anjuli Davies LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is suing the former boss of Bruno Iksil, the trade...

Debt Limit Looming

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

* U.S. Treasury's advisers say fiscal cliff hurting economy * U.S. still plans to issue floating-rate notes next year * ...

Just Can't Catch A Break

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business

* New probe by DoJ, SEC into relationships to win business * U.S. FERC says may fine Barclays $470 million * Pretax prof...

Facebook Sued Over Allegedly Allowing Chinese Counterfeiters to Sell Fake NFL Jerseys

David Fagin | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business
David Fagin

The suit claims, because of Facebook's insatiable desire to break into the still untapped Chinese marketplace, it has aligned itself with a Chinese marketing firm that has been repeatedly accused of doing business with counterfeit entities in numerous countries across the globe.

NYSE Is Back On Wednesday!

Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

Officials expect the New York Stock Exchange to open Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reports, after the trading floor was closed Monday and Tuesday...

Oldest Nuclear Plant Issues Rare 'Alert'

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy slowed or shut a half-dozen U.S. nuclear power plants, while the nation's oldest facility declared a rare...

Financial Markets Stay Calm, Despite Storm

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

Financial markets around the world aren't reacting much to the disaster in New York on Tuesday morning, either confident that the long-term economic i...

Whistleblower Awarded $38 MILLION For Exposing Major Tax Dodge

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has awarded $38 million to a whistleblower for information about a ...

Why Isn't Your Business Blogging Yet?

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business
Elle-Rose Williams

Not only are more and more people embracing the blogging trend, but more and more businesses are too. I would recommend businesses to begin their content strategy and content marketing plans as soon as they possibly can -- because the more you put into it -- the more you get out.

Major Romney Donor's Casino To Settle With Feds Over Money Laundering: Report

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Federal officials and Las Vegas Sands Corp. are having talks aimed at settling a probe into whether the casino operator failed to report m...

FIRST TIME SINCE 1888

AP | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Stock trading will be closed in the U.S. for a second day Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Bond trading will ...

Climate Change This Week: New Solar Record, Wind Means Money, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

North America Has Largest Increase in Human-Driven Climate Change Catastrophes of all the continents, say insurers, and it'll get worse, according to a major new study, reports Joe Romm at Climate Progress.

The New Entrepreneur, Not Just Another Shot in the Dark

Amanda Slavin | Posted 12.29.2012 | Small Business
Amanda Slavin

Entrepreneur or not, we are here to give our gifts to the world and be validated for them; in an economy where we didn't find the answers, we created solutions.

Summers: Romney Using 'Intellectual Gymnastics'

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

By Lawrence Summers NEW YORK, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Even as our politicians disagree on a great deal, most experts can agree on the obje...

Is Your Organization Good at Communicating...or Just Informing?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Over the past several decades, we have all worked very hard at creating Information Age companies. And that has become part of the current problem. It's time to create Communication Age organizations. Unfortunately, many companies are woefully behind.