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Bailout Brainstorm 2: More Ignorant Questions from a Confused Citizen

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Quigg

When the road-builders, bridge-builders, and school-builders get some money in their pockets, they may do more for automakers than any bailout can.

Yes We Can... What?

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Barack Obama is faced with very high expectations. There is only a small likelihood that any human being could actually deliver a performance commensurate with those expectations.

Washington Overreacts

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Have you noticed our politicians so often do exactly the wrong thing? They mean well, but in their haste to propitiate us, the voters, they cause more damage than good.

Auto Sales 'Unsustainably Weak'

AP | TOM KRISHER and BREE FOWLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors' October U.S. sales plunged 45 percent, and Ford's and Chrysler's weren't far behind, as low consumer confidence and ti...

Why the Stock Market is Cheap Now

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

We are seeing some of the best stock valuations in the last century. Once fear of illiquidity dissipates, the stock market will get back to normal levels.

Repairing the Damage -- After the Global Firestorm

Paul Wagler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Wagler

The jury is still out on how big the current financial firestorm will become. Is it a prelude to a deep recession? Some people think that a recovery may already be starting.

Big Layoffs From Big Companies (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the financial turmoil continues, many high-profile companies have recently announced massive layoffs to be conducted in the next couple of months. ...

Cash is Not King

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Schram

If you do not find stock prices cheap now, with the market pulverized 45% in the last year, then you probably should never own stocks.

The State of China's Brand Landscape in 2009: FAQs

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

It's dangerous to generalize but the Chinese have always been conservative spenders and messages in China, particularly those targeted to the mass market, have usually focused on "protective" benefits.

Credit Crunch and the Money Supply

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Imagine a world in which Uncle Sam is the monopoly supplier of bananas, in the same way that he is now the monopoly supplier of money; eventually people will become anxious about future decisions of the banana board.

I'd Post About David Gergen Calling The House Bailout Vote "Shockingly Irresponsible," But It's Probably Not A Good Idea To Offend Anyone Right Now

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Advertising Agencies in China: Glorious Opportunities, Easily Squandered

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

We in China are optimistic about the nation's ability to morph from the Wild East to a brandscape. However, the mainland market is not an easy nut to crack, and realistic expectations must be set very clearly.

Olympic Sponsors: For the Chinese, Winners and Losers

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

As the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing has come to a close, all eyes are on return on investment. Were the millions of dollars forked out by both international and local brands worth it?

Will Facebook Be In Arabic Next?

Silicon Alley Insider | Vasanth Sridharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Credit a big chunk of Facebook's international growth to the local-language editions they've been running: They recently launched in Chinese and Russi...

Are Consumers Getting Comfortable With High Gas Prices?

The Wall Street Journal | Keith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Americans appear to be concluding high energy prices are here to stay. The latest evidence: They view $4 gasoline as good news. The latest consumer-c...

Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When it was announced that 600 Starbucks outlets were closing, the music business shared the hit: less stores, less counter and display space, less product, less revenue.

How To Get Uncle Sam To Pay Off Your Debt | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With news that the U.S. Treasury is getting the go-ahead to use billions of federal dollars to guarantee the debts held by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae,...

Fox Business Network Steals Some Viewers From CNBC

Multichannel News | MIke Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox Business Network, which launched Oct. 15, won't be rated until sometime next year. But the fledgling financial service during its first four days...

Women in Business: Q&A with Kate Endress, Co-Founder of DITTO

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kate Endress is an athlete turned investor turned e-commerce entrepreneur. After graduating from Stanford Business School in 2011, Kate cofounded DIT...

Invisible Innovators

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

When I was eighteen years old I wasn't exactly college material. Sure I was a champion wrestler and had some athletic scholarships, but I desperately ...

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Ben & Jerry's Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 08.14.2014 | Huffpost Code
Saeed Jabbar

I sat down with Jim Keyt, Senior Manager of Global Technology Strategy over at Ben and Jerry's to find out just how technology fuels the processes behind your favorite flavors.

Will the Use of Bitcoin Accelerate Now that Square Marketplace Accepts Bitcoin?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Square Marketplace, an online storefront that includes items from merchants around the world, now accepts Bitcoin as payment for every transaction. An...

The Future of Marketing In 20 Tweets [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

"Business has only two functions -- marketing and innovation." - Peter Drucker When last I spoke with IDC's Sam Melnick, the IDC CMO Advisory Service...

Women in Business: Q&A with Wendi Safstrom, VP of Education Programs for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Wendi Safstrom is Vice President of Educational Programs for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the ...

HuffPostBiz's Soundtrack: It's What All The Financially Savvy Kids Are Listening To

Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

Here at HuffPostBiz, we know two things: this is a material world, and in this material world, issues can often arise. Yes, as an early-1990s prop...