Tagged: 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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Housing is still hurting the economy

It looks like housing and mortgages are still dragging down the economy. U.S. economic growth partially depends on people borrowing money to buy houses, but that’s dropping. Nick Timiraos wrote for the Wall Street...

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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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The battle rages for attention online

There were several stories this weekend highlighting what various companies are doing to try and gain influence with online audiences. While none of the stories were alike, it seemed that they all had an...

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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...