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Eleazar David Melendez

Billionaire Drama Over Dell As Corporate Raider Carl Icahn Threatens Company's Management

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business

Until Wednesday, troubled computer maker Dell Inc. seemed headed for a buyout that would have allowed a corporate restructuring. The deal would have g...

Eleazar David Melendez

New Era Of Big Deals Should Concern Consumers, Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

A recent spate of mega-mergers is leading some on Wall Street to declare the era of big deals is back. Large transactions involving household-name com...

WHO Might Buy Dell?!

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft has joined the negotiations to buy struggling computer maker Dell, according to media reports. Both CNBC an...

GoDaddy Could Sell For $2.5 Billion

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Go Daddy, the domain-name registration company known for its racy Super Bowl ads, is close to being bought by two private invest...

When to Take a Severance Package

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Companies offering severance packages have generally sold the concept of lifetime employment concept. They are not places that fire employees without warning.

Smoke, Fire

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

Deal rumor reporting recently hit a new high -- or is it low? -- a few weeks back when the Wall Street Journal put out a story on what it called "The Big One."

Best of Luck to You, Ms. Burke

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

On May 11 it was announced that DynCorp International has appointed Ashley Vanarsdall Burke as Senior Director, Media Communications.

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi For Advice on His Next Career Move!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Conan O'Brien calls, The Jobs Whisperer, Stephen Viscusi for career advice, and hears these words: "Think Katie Couric": The Grass Is Not Always Greener!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi I sit and daydream about the number of celebrities who have been calling me lately for career advice. Ever since "Up in the Ai...

Buyout...Just Another Word Meaning "Take This Money and Don't Sue Us!"

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

To me, the words "buyout" and "package" are white-collar slight of hand. It's is a dirty trick of smoke and mirrors.

Why Employer Relocation Packages Are Becoming As Extinct As Jobs: Times Are a Changing Unless You Work for Oprah That Is!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Relocation: if you can find it, is almost always worth it.

Four Christmases: The Humiliation of Explaining Your Unemployment Around the Holiday Table

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Can you imagine having to explain that you're unemployed to the people you see only once a year?

Merrill Lynch Executive To Get $10 Million Buyout

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A top executive at Merrill Lynch & Co Inc (MER.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), which last month accepted a takeover offer from Bank of Ameri...

McCain's Social Security Plan Puts Americans at Risk

Ron Grande | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Grande

The current ups and downs in the market have revealed that a social security system with private accounts invested the way McCain suggests would be subject to any volatility in the markets.