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Exclusive: Huff Post executive Lauren Kapp to exit after just three months

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
Lauren Kapp, one of Arianna Huffington's key advisors at the Huffington Post Media Group, is leaving the company, effective August 1. She is leaving for personal reasons, an AOL spokeswoman confirmed. ...

JPMorgan creates more management checks and balances

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon reshuffled his management team, in a step that analysts see as creating more checks and balances in the upper ranks after the bank suffered from embarrassing ...

Wall Street Week Ahead: Rolling out red carpet for central bankers

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
Stocks took off at the end of the week, drawn by the allure of a helping hand from the world's two most powerful central banks. Traders are unlikely to resist those charms again next week. The U.S. Federal ...

Facebook's value slides by $10 billion; outlook unclear

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
Investors wiped $10 billion off the value of Facebook Inc on Friday, taking the recently listed shares to a new low, after the social network offered no forecast and analysts said mobile investments would ...

Exclusive: Carlyle, CVC, TPG weigh final bids for Getty

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
Three private equity firms, including Carlyle Group LP and CVC Capital Partners , are weighing final bids for Getty Images, as the auction of the digital media company enters its last leg, according to ...

Petronas raises Progress Energy offer after rival bid

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
Progress Energy Resources Corp said Malaysia's state oil company Petronas has agreed to raise its offer to buy the Canadian natural gas producer by 8 percent after Progress received an unsolicited proposal ...

Analysis: Buffett's ResCap bid gives him bond upside too

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 6:35pm
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is bidding on a bankrupt mortgage lender that it may not want, in what some investors and observers view as an effort to make more money on Berkshire's stake in the ...

GDP Goes from Tragedy to Farce: Demos’ Daly

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:00pm
Lew Daly of the liberal think tank Demos explains why GDP is an incomplete data point.

Starbucks Misses, Stock Sees Worst Day in 12 Years

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:00pm
Starbucks shares are feeling a serious caffeine hangover Friday, sinking more than 10% after its first earnings miss since December 2008 and a lowered outlook.

Millionaires’ Tax, Facebook and Sandy Weill: Readers Weigh In

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:00pm
Our readers weighed in on several hot-button topics this week. How did you vote?

The Toughest Interview Questions: Could You Answer These?

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 4:00pm
Want a job at McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, or Oliver Wyman? Prepare to go through the mental ringer. These top-notch management consulting firms put up some of the highest barriers to entry through intellectually demanding interviews, according to the latest … Continue reading →

Wyoming to Open Books on Hundreds of Oil, Gas Wells

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 2:50pm
Petroleum companies, investors and landowners might soon get a better idea who has struck black gold and who might be in the red as a result of drilling for oil deep into the Niobrara Shale.

3 Tips to Improve Returns With Dividend Stocks

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 2:50pm
At a time of strong demand for dividends and safety, the quest for a reasonable yield amidst historically low interest rates has become a competitive sport.

Barofsky: TARP Was Even Worse Than You Think

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 1:35pm
"The losses are a lot less than originally anticipated but this resorting to trickery really shows you they're trying to cover up how badly TARP has failed," says Neil Barofsky, former special inspector general for TARP.

Is it Time to Have More Faith in Zuckerberg?

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 1:35pm
"I think investors will probably believe [Zuckerberg]," says Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities. "The guy demonstrated his commitment to be a competent CEO."

Google Seeks Dismissal of E-Books Case

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 1:35pm
Google asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit over electronic books, saying the public benefits from the company's digital-scanning program and the market isn't harmed.

Wall Street Rises on GDP, Stimulus Hopes

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 1:35pm
Wall Street rose on Friday following a report on U.S. economic growth which met expectations and on hopes for further stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

Facebook Shares Plunge to New Lows. Time to Buy?

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 12:25pm
"Overall it was a good quarter for them, but clearly the market demanded more," says Victor Anthony, an analyst at Topeka Capital Markets.

How Europe’s Perfect Economic Storm Could Drench the Presidential Election

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 12:25pm
If the European crisis does come to a head over the next couple of months, President Obama might learn that what goes around in politics all too often comes around.

Why Big Banks Have So Many Scandals

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 12:25pm
There's too much money at stake for individuals, too much complexity in the laws and rules, and so much reluctance at the top to make fundamental changes.

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