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Black Monday

Live Updates From The Best Cyber Monday Deals Happening Right Now

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.01.2014 | Style

If you're anything like us, chances are you missed out on a lot of the great Black Friday sales because of Netflix and food comas. But don't fret, the...

Flashback to Black Monday

John Bates | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Regulators and other agencies need systems that are not only as fast as HFT trading platforms but are also smarter, sniffing out and alerting the authorities as and when something anomalous is happening rather than after the fact.

5 NFL Coaches Fired (So Far) On 'Black Monday'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

Welcome to Black Monday! As has become customary, the first Monday after the close of the NFL's regular season included the firings of several coa...

Buccaneers Fire Coach, GM

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are changing directions on their rebuilding project — again. Coach Greg Schiano was fired Monday afte...

The Wolf of Wall Street

Francis Levy | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

The Wolf of Wall Street is a minor work by a great filmic novelist. It's a long movie, like one of those tomes by Dickens or Balzac that had never ev...

FIRED

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Mike Shanahan's plan to restore order, professionalism and consistent success to the Washington Redskins disintegrated quickly i...

Vikings Fire Head Coach

AP | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have fired coach Leslie Frazier a day after they wrapped up a 5-10-1 season. The Vikings made the playoffs...

Born at the Right Time: Why Starting a Family in Troubled Times Isn't Such a Bad Idea

Anne Hill | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Anne Hill

If your habitual response to the unknown is fear, you will probably not have a lot of fun raising children. On the bright side, the regimen of parenting is an excellent way to overcome it.

Economist Robert Shiller's Nobel Prize a Big Win

Harlan Green | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Although much of what Yale economist Robert Shiller writes is about the importance of financial markets, he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for studying how financial markets misbehave. He is a pioneer in the new field of Behavioral Economics.

Thank God There's No Black Monday in the Arts World, or Maybe There Should Be?

Jade Simmons | Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts
Jade Simmons

What the arts world needs is fresh vision that can adapt to the new crop of talent being cultivated, continually inspire the guard currently in place and make innovative, rather than obligatory use of new technology and ways of communicating.

Cardinals Dump Coach

AP | By BOB BAUM | Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have fired coach Ken Whisenhunt after six seasons that included the long-suffering franchise's only Super ...

Chargers Clean House

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Chargers President Dean Spanos finally ran out of wiggle room. Coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. ...

Black Monday: NFL Firing Frenzy Begins

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

-- Quite a day for NFL sacks. Seven coaches and five general managers were fired Monday in a flurry of pink slips that were delivered the day afte...

Rex Not Going Anywhere

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Mike Tannenbaum pulled out a letter as he stood in front of the New York Jets players for one last time. It was a farewell...

Chiefs Fire Coach Crennel

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs are doing more than looking for a new coach after firing Romeo Crennel on Monday. They're changing the...

Browns Clean House

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

BEREA, Ohio — Before the ball dropped on a new year, the Browns said goodbye to another coach. The same thing happened after seasons in 2000, 2...

Another NFL Coach Walks The Plank

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are dumping coach Raheem Morris, although not necessarily their determination to win with one of the NFL'...

After Big Drop, Stock Market Wraps Up Best Month In Nearly A Decade

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — October is somewhat cursed for the stock market – the Crash of 1929, Black Monday in 1987, a slow-motion meltdown in 2008. This...

Super Bowl Advertising: 2009 vs. 2010

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jenny Darroch

Super Bowl season is almost upon us and once again the question of whether companies should spend money on Super Bowl commercials has emerged.

Baghdad Car Bomb Kills 9 Day After Deadly Wave Of Attacks

AP | KATARINA KRATOVAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A salesman rescued a baby from a blaze ignited by a car bombing in a Shiite neighborhood Tuesday, reaching through the shattered windo...

Girlfriends with Pink Slips

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The support of female friends can help a woman get over the traumatic emotional and financial losses associated with being fired or let go. What can friends do?

Déjà Vu All Over Again

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Henry Sterry

1500 points the market plummeted last week. This was preceded by months of money drunk Wall Streeters feeding like little piggies at the trough of dirty money. For me it's déjà vu all over again.

W&W: Can Saving the Economy Save Us From Spurious Sarah News?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

So, sorry, Ms. Palin, but something happened on Wall Street to bump you off the front page. A little major market crash, that's all. Now, the candidat...

Let Our Economy Win! (John McCain's Latest Attack Ad)

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

Just like if you criticize the war in Iraq, you're criticizing the troops, when you say the economy is bad, you're saying the American worker is bad.

Lehman's Collapse Rattles the Really Rich

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

For most of us it is time to hunker down. Time to hope we don't get that phone call: "Are you OK?" The answer, for all of us in New York, is no, we are not.