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William Ackman

Activist Investor Resigns From J.C. Penney Board

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business

PLANO, Texas -- The boardroom drama may be over, but J.C. Penney is still grappling with an uncertain future. William Ackman has resigned from J.C. P...

Kim Bhasin

BOARD FIGHT! | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business

With the future of the century-old department store brand in their hands, members of J.C. Penney's board of directors are squabbling amongst themselve...

Why Did JC Penney Stumble So Badly Under Ron Johnson? It's Culture, Stupid

Mary Buffett | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

Johnson's' failure at JC Penney should remind people that just because you've been successful in one area, it does not always guarantee success somewhere else.

The 5 Most Generous on Wall Street

Rachael Chong | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

As part of our series on generosity in business, we're looking at some of the financial wizards who are using their skills and assets to give back to society in the most impressive and inspiring ways.

Much Ado About Herbalife

Michael de Portu | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Michael de Portu

Would you not expect the stock to gradually move upward from there? And so it did.

Zuckerberg's Donation To Newark Schools Spurs $43 Million In Matching Gifts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is known for influencing others to join a movement. And that's exactly what he's done for the Newark school system. Dono...

Hedge-Fund Manager Brings Financial Know-How To Philanthropy

The Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A few years ago, Cheryl L. Dorsey was hosting a lunch for Echoing Green Foundation, the social-entrepreneurship fund she runs, when a man she had neve...