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The Driving Force Behind Runaway Inequality

Les Leopold | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Les Leopold

Runaway inequality is destroying the American Dream. Is it too late to save it? That depends on what is really driving inequality. In the 1960s the gap between CEOs and the average worker was 20 to 1. By 2012 it was 354 to 1. What happened?

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...

Romney: 'I Believe in America,' but Bank in Switzerland

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

The American people deserve to see Mitt Romney's tax returns. Not because we're jealous of his wealth or because we have a problem with success. No, we need to see his tax returns because he needs to be accountable and transparent.

Bombing Bain: How Does the Politics of Wall Street Greed Play in the GOP?

William Bradley | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Stuart Stevens, Romney's chief strategist, attacked Romney protege Meg Whitman for her own adventures in capitalism during the 2010 California's governor's race.

Icahn Blows Off Yahoo Annual Board Meeting

Epicenter | John C. Abell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"I will not be attending." It isn't exactly "Nuts" or "I shall return" but with that dramatic declaration Carl Icahn begins a highly quotable blog po...

On Carl Icahn's Settlement -- And New Responsibilities -- With Yahoo

Alan Patricof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Patricof

The most constructive part of the settlement is the requirement that Icahn Enterprises maintain holdings of at least 30 million shares in order to retain the board seat.

Yahoo Points Out That Carl Icahn's Record Stinks

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Don't know why it took this long, but Jerry Yang and company are finally launching a media blitz, one that we think is doing an effective job of makin...

Carl Icahn May Give Up On Yahoo! After Google Deal

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The drubbing Carl Icahn took last week may just have beaten the stuffing out of him. The raider "hinted" that he might not press forward with his camp...