Articles by Eric Linton
- JC Penney Fires CEO Johnson, Brings Predecessor Ullman Back
April 08 2013 8:42 PM
J.C. Penney has axed CEO Ron Johnson and is bringing back his predecessor Myron (Mike) Ullman.
- Lagarde Backs Bank Of Japan Easing, Stands By Euro
April 07 2013 3:02 PM
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday welcomed the Bank of Japan’s aggressive easing program as a helpful step to support global growth.
- US Mourns Young Diplomat Killed In Afghanistan
April 07 2013 10:30 AM
An Illinois woman killed in Afghanistan Saturday is the first U.S. diplomat to die in the line of duty since Benghazi.
- Chinese Issue Veiled Warning To North Korea
April 07 2013 9:32 AM
South Korea says the North may be readying another missile test within days, as Xi Jinping chides his ally.
- N. Korea 'Ratifies' Nuking US; Guam Defense Boosted
April 03 2013 3:34 PM
North Korea has singled out bases in Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, and Hawaii among its potential targets.
- North Korea Bars Southerners From Joint Industrial Zone
April 03 2013 1:28 AM
North Korea Wednesday closed access a joint factory zone on the DMZ that earns it $2 billion a year in trade.
- When The Rubble Cooled, Wells Fargo Was Left Standing
April 03 2013 1:12 AM
Wells Fargo has emerged from the collapse of the U.S. housing bubble as the nation’s dominant mortgage lender, grabbing an unprecedented 28.8 percent share
- Technology Rapidly Making Clerical Jobs Obsolete, Driving Inequality: US Study
April 02 2013 1:26 AM
The United States has gained 387,000 managers but lost almost 2 million clerical jobs since 2007, as technology squeezes out middle-class jobs.
- US Sends Destroyer To Warn North Korea
April 01 2013 10:03 PM
The U.S. sent a destroyer to Korea's coast and South Korea's president vowed to strike back quickly against any attack from the North.
- Top Banks Investigated On Collusion In Derivatives
March 27 2013 12:23 AM
European antitrust authorities are preparing a case against some of the world's largest banks, alleging collusion in the credit derivatives market.
- New Obstacle For Boeing 787: Limits On Range
March 26 2013 9:49 PM
As Boeing tries to get its 787 back in the air, it faces a temporary ban on some of the long-distance journeys the jet was built to fly.
- Legal Journalist Anthony Lewis Dead At 85
March 25 2013 11:04 PM
Anthony Lewis, the former New York Times Supreme Court reporter and columnist whose work won two Pulitzer Prizes, died Monday at 85.
- Another Senator Bowing Out: Tim Johnson Of South Dakota
March 25 2013 9:38 PM
Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., is expected to announce Tuesday that he will not seek re-election next year.
- Berezovsky Died By Hanging, British Cops Say
March 25 2013 8:43 PM
Self-exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, whose body was found in his bathroom, died by hanging, British police said Monday.
- Rebels Enter Central African Republic Capital
March 23 2013 3:43 PM
Rebels in the Central African Republic have entered the capital Bangui, witnesses say.
- Russian Oligarch Berezovsky, Putin Foe, Found Dead
March 23 2013 2:11 PM
Exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has been found dead at his home in England, a possible suicide.
- JP Morgan Deal Releasing $546M To MF GLobal Clients
March 20 2013 1:05 AM
J.P. Morgan Chase has reached a $546 million settlement with the trustee liquidating MF Global Holdings.
- 18 Polish Miners Trapped Underground By Earthquake
March 20 2013 12:39 AM
Eighteen miners are trapped in a Polish copper mine after an earthquake caused a tunnel collapse, the mine operator said.
- Germans Warn Cyprus After Bailout Rejection; A Russian Rescue?
March 20 2013 12:10 AM
Germany's finance minister warned Cyprus Tuesday night that its banks may never be able to reopen if it rejects the terms of a bailout.
- Microsoft Under Probe Over Overseas Bribery
March 19 2013 8:37 PM
The Justice Department and SEC are investigating Microsoft on possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.