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Big Bank Sees Profits Drop

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business

* Net income $5.4 billion vs $5.6 billion year earlier * Q1 EPS $1.31 vs $1.28 year earlier April 13 (Reuters) - JPMorga...

U.S. Workers Aren't Using Their Vacation Days

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Wanna get away? No. Nearly half of American workers didn't use all of their allotted vacation days last year, according to a recent survey conduct...

Major U.S. Corporations Squeezing Even More Money Out Of Employees

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

Major corporations are making certain they get their money's worth out of each individual employee. S&P 500 companies made an average $420,000 in ...

Harvard Business Students Debate KKR and Sustainability

Gwen Ruta | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green
Gwen Ruta

For years, Friedman's theories held young business students in thrall across the country, but last week at Harvard Business School, I saw a totally different ethos.

The Mass Murderer, the Multi-National and the Mega-Bank: Where Are the 'Good Guys' in America?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Stuart Muszynski

Will America continue to be a "good guy" nation in our own eyes and the eyes of the world? Or will some businesses lead us into a downward spiral and will average Americans allow ourselves to be swept up in it?

Ripping Your Face Off: Goldman Sachs vs. The World

Monika Mitchell | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business
Monika Mitchell

This week marks a turning point for Goldman Sachs and the rest of the investment banking industry. Somehow the king of kingmakers, Goldman Sachs, couldn't buy one if its very own star's silence.

Ron Dicker

Silent Truth About 'The Artist'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

"The Artist" could quickly double its box office sales after winning the Best Picture Oscar on Sunday. The Weinstein Company has marketing muscle and ...

Major Soft Drink Company To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

* Q4 adj EPS $1.15 tops Wall St view of $1.13/share * Targets incremental savings of $1.5 bln over 3 years ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Wages Fell In 2011, While Corporate Profits Surged

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business

A new report out Tuesday shows that working Americans made less money last year, as real wages fell about two percent in 2011, when accounting for inf...

Latvian Trader Allegedly Made Hundreds Of Thousands By Hacking Accounts

AP | Posted 01.27.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators have filed civil charges against a trader in Latvia whom they accuse of hacking into U.S. customers' online brokerage...

Business Is Booming For The Grateful Dead

www.rollingstone.com | Posted 01.20.2012 | Fifty

Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart admits his band has always been wary of plastering its name or likeness onto products. "People would bring us sugges...

Catherine New

Banks Tap Reliable Money Maker: Credit Cards

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 01.20.2012 | Business

After being rebuffed in its efforts to charge $5 per month for debit card use, Bank of America is gambling on the optimism of American consumers and g...

2012: A Political Economy Year

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

The politics and political norms of the U.S. are shifting as the economy has already shifted. 2012 looks set to be the year when this dramatically emerges.

Swiss Central Bank Chief To Break Silence Over Insider Deals

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

ZURICH — The Swiss National Bank chief denied any wrongdoing Thursday and said he had no plans to resign over private currency deals that produc...

Financial Sector A Bigger Share Of Economy Now Than Before The Crisis

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.15.2011 | Business

The financial industry may have taken a hit during the Great Recession. But relative to the overall economy, it's bigger now than it was before Lehman...

Is Capitalism Moral? Wrong question, Part the Last

Pierre Whalon | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
Pierre Whalon

What I am proposing is that we attend not only to the bottom line but also to the real human dimension of being an actor in the economy, an entrepreneur, or a business leader.

Disney Profits Up On Advertising

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Walt Disney Co unveiled strong results that trumped Wall Street's expectations as advertisers spent more at cable networks like ESPN and consumers...

How Marketing Researchers See Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Soren Petersen

Cowritten by Dr. Jaewoo Joo "Designers don't just put cosmetics on the skin of a product!" During my interview with a graduate student at Ontario Col...

Honda Chief Financial Officer: 'To Put It Bluntly, We're In A Really Tough Spot'

Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Chang-Ran Kim) - Honda Motor Co withdrew its annual earnings guidance in an unusual move on Monday due to uncertainty surrounding currency ...

Ford Posts A Profit For The Tenth Quarter In A Row

Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

(Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman) - Ford Motor Co posted lower third-quarter earnings after misjudging the threat of higher commodity costs and wri...

Desperate Retailers Offer Generous Promotions This Holiday Season

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Retailers are so desperate this holiday season that they're willing to lose money to get you to spend yours. Take online jeweler Sta...

Is Wall Street the Enemy of the People?

Monika Mitchell | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business
Monika Mitchell

There is something new going on in this millennium, something really exciting. A shift in the way we think from an exclusive sense of "what's in it for me?" to an inclusive sense of "what kind of world are we co-creating?"

Wells Fargo's Earnings Fall Short On 'Uneven' Recovery

Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

(Rick Rothacker and David Henry) - Wells Fargo & Co missed Wall Street earnings estimates by a penny a share as interest income was weaker than ex...

Citigroup Reports Higher Third Quarter Net Income

Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

(Joe Rauch) - Citigroup Inc reported higher third-quarter earnings on Monday as the bank set aside less money to cover bad loans and recorded an a...

Sustainability and Behavioral Change

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.05.2011 | Green
Soren Petersen

Imagine how the creation of multiple small and large clever solutions can impact everyday user behaviors and alter them in ways that ultimately help our world.