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Why Are Japan's Electronics Giants Failing?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We recently learned that Sharp Electronics is projecting a $5.6 billion full-year loss. They warned that the company had material troubles and didn't ...

Many Think Apple Has Seen Its Best Days -- I Disagree!

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

According to many of the articles, Apple has seen their day, will no longer be a leader, is past their prime, and has stopped innovating. I say they're all wrong.

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon Pushes For Expansion Of Medicaid to 300,000 Missourians

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

Jay Nixon, Missouri's Democratic governor, will press the Republican-controlled state legislature to adopt an expansion of Medicaid that would provide...

Protesters Charged In Country's First Strike In Almost Three Decades

AP | HEATHER TAN | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

SINGAPORE -- Four Chinese immigrant workers who organized Singapore's first strike in nearly three decades were charged Thursday with instigating labo...

'Nobody Told Me That There Was No Emergency Exit'

AP | JULHAS ALAM | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The owner of a Bangladesh clothing factory where a fire killed 112 people says he was never informed the facility was requir...

Hostess To Ask For Executive Bonuses As Workers Lose Their Jobs

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The future of Twinkies is virtually assured. Hostess Brands Inc. said Thursday that it's in talks with 110 potential buyers for its ico...

A False Dichotomy

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Mark Yzaguirre

There are a lot of good criticisms that can be made regarding the need to overhaul a sclerotic public sector, but starting such discussions with the assumption that one can neatly divide the populace between makers and takers is rank nonsense.

One Of China's Richest Men Is (Kinda) Facing Obama In Court Today

Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

A small Chinese company is battling the Obama administration in court Wednesday over the president's decision to cite national security in squashing a...

Major American Companies Connected To Deadly Blaze Revealed

AP | JULHAS ALAM | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a fire had been making clothes for Wal-Mart, Disney, Sears...

Fiscal Cliff Panic Now In Bulk

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Costco will spend $3 billion to pay a special dividend of $7 per share next month ahead of higher tax rates that may kick in come January. Many compa...

The Elegance of Tellagence in Social Media Marketing

Jure Klepic | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Jure Klepic

The major problem we have today in the social space when it comes to measuring influence is that we do not yet have a solid definition of what online influence is.

Revealed: New Details On Obama's Fiscal Cliff Meeting Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Nate Hindman and Jillian Berman | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren and Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar will be among the top executives meeting with President Barack Obama on Wednesday as...

Fox Business Contributor: Factory Fire Victims Appreciated Those Jobs

Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

The workers who died in Bangladesh’s worst-ever factory fire were thankful to be toiling away making garments, according to Fox Business host Charle...

The New Baby Boomers

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

* Baby numbers hit 118 year peak during crash * Families growing despite falling incomes * Poor jobs market prompts some...

OECD's Dire Warning

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Business

* OECD sees 2013 global growth of 2.9 pct, down from 3.4 pct * Euro zone seen facing two years of economic contraction *...

Offshore Secrets Reveal Shadowy Side Of Big Industry

The Guardian | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

The existence of an extraordinary global network of sham company directors, most of them British, can be revealed. The UK government claims such ab...

Sheldon Adelson Is Scared Of The Fiscal Cliff

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Monday it will pay a special dividend of $2.75, distributing about $2.26 billion to its sh...

Fiscal Cliff Warning Sends Stocks Diving

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

-- Stocks are closing mostly lower as Washington lawmakers and business groups bicker over the proper rates for taxing and spending. In Europe, lead...

The Real Winners Of Financial Reform

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

* Compliance jobs see biggest salary hikes * Adverts for Asia risk jobs rise 22 pct this year * Roles going in-house, ta...

LOOK: Photos Of Anti-Walmart 'Black Friday' Protests

Posted 11.23.2012 | Business

Never imagine you'd see Walmart workers striking against their employer? Now you can, using the Twitter hashtag "#walmartstrikers," a phrase accompany...

Supreme Court To Consider Workplace Harassment Rules

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

By Terry Baynes Nov 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will hear arguments in a case that could determine when a company ...

Getting Hit On All Sides

AP | ERIKA KINETZ | Posted 11.23.2012 | Business

MUMBAI, India -- Wal-Mart's Indian joint venture said Friday it has suspended several employees as part of an internal corruption investigation, anoth...

Judge To Hostess: Liquidation Can Proceed

Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

Hostess's plan to wind down the company and sell off its assets has won interim approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain. In a statement Ho...

Cutting Back To 'Go Visit Grandma'

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business

CHICAGO — Millions of Americans piled their families into cars, hopped on buses and waited out delays at airports Wednesday as they set off on T...

A New Reason To Be Thankful You Live In America

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business

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