Tagged: Company coverage

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BofA error causes pull back

Apparently Bank of America Corp. is having some trouble with its books. The bank said today it would cancel its share buyback program after making an error in calculating its capital. Here’s the story...

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AOL PR chief leaves – again

Peter Land, head of communications at AOL, is leaving his job, marking the third public relations guru to get chopped in just over three years. The news is likely unwelcome for those covering the...

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Ford CEO speeds up departure

Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally is leaving earlier than expected, news reports said Monday. The company is naming a long-term employee as the next in line for the top job. I’m sure General...

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Virtu IPO pulled

The fall-out from Michael Lewis’s new book on high speed trading was too much for Virtu Financial Inc. The company postponed its initial public offering Thursday. The move came as other recent IPOs have...

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Google has rare stumble

The company is so ubiquitous that its name is a verb. But being part of the lexicon isn’t a pathway to riches. What’s most interesting about Google’s earnings this quarter is the business media’s...

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GM still in the news

General Motors Co. continues to make headlines as Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra deals with the aftermath of recalls and public relations crises. Last week, two top employees were suspended, while Tuesday there were...

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Yahoo moves into TV

Last week, Yahoo announced yet another strategy to win over Internet users – moving into original TV programming. The Wall Street Journal had this story by Mike Shields and Douglas MacMillan: Yahoo Inc. is raising...