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Bonnie Kavoussi

Wages Fell In 2011, While Corporate Profits Surged | 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...

Business Is Booming For The Grateful Dead | 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 | 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.

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 kep...

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 mark...

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 writing...

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 expect...

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 accou...

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.

Growing Pains: The Frenzied Daily Deal Market Starts To Mature

Robert Ball | Posted 12.03.2011 | Small Business
Robert Ball

Ultimately consolidation and audience segregation is the future of the daily deals industry. We certainly don't need 50 daily deal sites clamoring for the same audience.

S&P Boosts GM Credit Rating On Labor Contract

Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's raised its corporate credit rating on General Motors Co by two notches on Thursday, saying the automaker's new labor ...

Best Buy Profits Fall On Weak TV, Video Game Demand

Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

Best Buy Co Inc reported on Tuesday a lower quarterly profit on weak demand for televisions and video game products. The world's largest consumer e...

Maximize Your Profits by Maximizing Choice

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

It's essential to identify the core values of your business and stand up for them. But it's also essential to weed out false assumptions and bad business habits.

U.S. Profits Per Employee Jump Even As Raises Remain Modest

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

Companies are squeezing greater profits out of their employees, even as layoffs rise and the outlook for hiring and raises remains mixed, a recent stu...

UPDATE: Insider Trading Boyfriend Fights Back Against SEC Accusations

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. A twist on a tale as old as time: Betrayal hurts, especially when your boyfriend's using you for insider stock tips. ...

Another Big Bank Rolls Out Thousands Of Job Cuts

Posted 10.02.2011 | Business

(Steve Slater) - Barclays is set to cut about 3,000 jobs this year to reduce costs after a drop in bond trading and an insurance mis-selling charge cu...

Exxon Mobil's Profit Spikes And Company Still Misses Expectations

Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, said higher oil prices contributed to a 41 percent rise in its second-quarter profi...

Bank Announces Fresh Job Cuts After Disappointing Quarter

Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss bank UBS AG lowered its annual earning forecasts and announced fresh job cuts Tuesday after posting sharply diminished second-qua...

Small, Medium-Sized Businesses Not Expecting Growth To Pick Up

Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK Alexandra Alper) - Small and medium-sized companies are increasingly glum about the chances of a pickup in growth in the U.S. economy over th...

Obama's Ultimatum: What the President Should Say to America, and Republicans

Sally Kohn | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

As President of the United States of America, I have put the economic needs of our entire nation ahead of the political agenda of my party.  At times of great urgency, that is what great leaders do.