Alexander C. Kaufman
These 5 Companies Are Laying Off 54,620 Workers This Year
October 10 2013 1:24 PM EDT
Collectively, the top five pink-slippers this year are cutting a staggering number of jobs.
Why The Great White North Has A Great Big Price Gap Vs. The US
October 10 2013 10:55 AM EDT
Canada can blame the loonie and high fuel and labor costs for its roughly 10 percent price gap with the U.S.
And Yellen Makes Three: Trifecta Of Women Running Global Economy
October 09 2013 2:59 PM EDT
Janet Yellen joins Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde atop the world's economy.
Jack Dorsey - Would-Be Facebook Employee, Definite Backstabber: Book
October 09 2013 2:32 PM EDT
An upcoming book about Twitter's founding, linked with its upcoming initial public offering, sheds new light on the social network's inception.
How Chuck Hagel Plans To Recall Civilian Defense Workers
October 05 2013 7:03 PM EDT
The defense secretary interpreted a law enacted last week to bring back civilian staff.
US Navy SEAL Team Seizes Somali Al-Shabab Militant
October 05 2013 5:16 PM EDT
U.S. Navy SEALs raided a seaside villa in Somalia in retaliation for the Kenya attack.
Loeb Wants To Save Sotheby's From Its Antiquated CEO
October 02 2013 1:59 PM EDT
It's worked at Yahoo, but can Daniel Loeb "save" Sotheby's by ousting Chairman and CEO William F. Ruprecht?
The Man Who Called The Bill Gates Coup
October 02 2013 10:29 AM EDT
Reuters' Robert Cyran wrote a column last week urging Bill Gates to step down. Yesterday, investors heeded his call.
Caterpillar Price Hikes Won't Affect Everyone, Analyst Says
October 01 2013 3:21 PM EDT
Caterpillar is upping its prices in Europe, Japan and the U.S. but probably not in Latin America and Asia.
Should Apple Buy $150B Of Its Shares At Carl Icahn's Behest?
October 01 2013 11:06 AM EDT
The activist investor tweeted that he pushed CEO Tim Cook on the massive buyback program at dinner last night.
For Merck, Lost Patents Mean Lost Jobs
October 01 2013 10:17 AM EDT
Merck's latest layoffs are coming from both marketing and research and development.
How Al Qaeda Wants To Use Shutdown Against The US
September 28 2013 3:40 PM EDT
Fareed Zakaria talks about al Qaeda’s perception of U.S. weakness as the government shutdown looms.
House Republicans' Price: Delay In Obamacare
September 28 2013 3:11 PM EDT
Will the U.S. Senate accept the House Republicans’ bill to delay Obamacare?
Will House Republicans Shut Down The Government? [UPDATED]
September 28 2013 1:05 PM EDT
The House GOP met on a Saturday to discuss their plan to hash out terms for a bill to avoid a government shutdown.
JC Penney Share Price Up And Down In Wake Of Stock Offering
September 28 2013 10:46 AM EDT
The department store bucked previous reports and offered 84 million shares of common stock. What’s next?
How The Container Giant Maersk Aims To Survive The Euro-Zone Crisis
September 27 2013 11:51 AM EDT
Maersk has struck a deal with its rivals in an unusual cost-cutting deal.
Why Wal-Mart Should Debate Its Detractors On Facebook
September 26 2013 5:40 PM EDT
As holiday hiring season nears, Wal-Mart would be wise to distract potential employees from negative stories about reported low wages.
Why These 25 Retailers Are Dominating On Facebook
September 26 2013 12:37 PM EDT
Wal-Mart Stores has a hefty Facebook presence -- but it remains unclear if that translates to its bottom line.
JC Penney Ignores Critical Goldman Note, Says It's Fine
September 26 2013 10:03 AM EDT
After Goldman Sachs issued a note encouraging investors to bet on J.C. Penney's demise, the retailer said it was recovering.
JPMorgan May Pay $11B To Settle Probes
September 25 2013 4:08 PM EDT
However, talks between the bank and state and federal officials could fall apart over the next week.