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European Bankers Hire Ex-BP, Lehman PR Man To Boost Image

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business

By Tom Bergin LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) - Europe's bankers have hired the man responsible for leading oil giant BP's public relation...

Disgraced Company Faces Criminal Charges

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

* Securities watchdog files criminal complaint * Files against company, executives * Comes after prosecutors arrested ex...

The Controversy Over Free Drinks

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

* Fraud claims tossed, breach of contract claim survives * Coupons for free drinks had no expiration date--lawsuit * Pas...

PHOTOS: Check Out Some Of The Cool Star Wars Toys You Can't Have

Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Wish you could impress your friends with a set of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader salt and pepper shakers? Too bad. That’s just not possible. The...

Making Choices Can Make You Happy at Work

Denice Kronau | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home
Denice Kronau

I am a big fan of making a decision, even if it's difficult. It was great to be reminded that choosing is better than waiting. Very few decisions improve by waiting.

About Those Apple Job Creation Claims

Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Remember that UPS truck driver that delivered your iPad? Apple wants credit for the creation of that job. The world's most valuable company releas...

Warehouse Workers Allege Walmart Suppliers Understated Work Hours

Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Ever wonder how Walmart gets the price of toilet paper so damn low? In part, it could be because the workers who distribute products are paid below mi...

EU Official: 'Women Mean Business'

AP | GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS — The European Union is moving closer to introducing mandatory quotas for the number of women on company boards after businesses failed...

What's Driving The Creation Of America's Roads?

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The lure of roads, bridges, buses and trains isn't enough anymore to drive an expensive transportation bill through Congress. So to...

County Gets Go-Ahead To Proceed With Huge Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

March 5 (Reuters) - Alabama's Jefferson County is fully eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection and can proceed with its $4.23 billion filing, ...

10 Shady American Sectors

Posted 03.03.2012 | Business

Worried that contractor you're hiring to re-do your kitchen floor might be shady? You're not alone. The Better Business Bureau received the most i...

Scammers' Favorite Victims Suffering Huge Losses

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Boomers beware: Scams, frauds and other financial exploitation schemes targeting older Americans are a growing multibillion-dollar industr...

Where Your Credit Card Payments May Be Going

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 03.03.2012 | Business

LOS ANGELES -- The chairman and chief executive of American Express Co. received a compensation package valued at $22.5 million for 2011, a 38 percent...

Obama: There's No 'Silver Bullet' To Stop Gas Price Hikes

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says higher auto mileage standards set under his administration and better cars built by a resurgent U.S. au...

Greece Hits New Low

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, March 2 (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service on Friday cut Greece's sovereign debt rating to the lowest possible level af...

Why You're Waiting So Long For Your Tax Refund

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

* Tax preparers face angry customers * Glitches in new e-file software at IRS By Patrick Temple-West WASH...

Another Reason You Might Be Paying More At The Pump

Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

The latest reason you could be paying more at the pump? That Keystone XL pipeline. The controversial pipeline, which aims to move more than 800,00...

Ask America's Top Housing Official About Your Housing Concerns

Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Concerned about making your mortgage payments? Worried that your home will never be worth as much as you paid for it? Is your rent too damn high? W...

Banks Are Still Trying To Charge You Those Pesky Fees

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Big banks, facing declining revenues and a regulatory climate that leaves them fewer creative ways to make money, are quietly introducing ...

Europe: We Promise To Be Good Next Time

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

By John O'Donnell BRUSSELS, March 2 (Reuters) - All but two European Union countries signed a treaty on tighter budget...

MF Global Transfer Of Astonishing Size Approved In Single Minute

Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Apparently at MF Global, moving hundreds of millions of dollars around is the type of decision you don't spend too much time on. Five days before ...

Michael Lewis: It's A Bad Idea To Give Millions To 24 Year-Olds Who Don't 'Know Anything Really'

Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

When the history books make their judgments about pre-crisis Wall Street, they'll come down hard on those salaries for twenty-somethings -- at least a...

Companies Profiting The Most From War

Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Global sales of arms and military services by the 100 largest defense contractors increased in 2010 to $411.1 billion, according to the Stockholm Inte...

Looks Like A Go For Michael Jordan Lawsuit, After All

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Michael Jordan has found a Chinese court that will play ball with his trademark lawsuit, after all. The NBA hall of famer says his suit against Ch...

Am I The Only One That's Confused? The Journey To Getting My First Credit Card

Jillian Berman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Jillian Berman

Nine months out of college and I'm finding that the real world is full of harsh truths: Napping in the middle of the day is frowned upon, an outfit based around leggings is never appropriate and my financial decisions will haunt me for the rest of my life.