Tagged: Coverage

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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...

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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...

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Looks like Cohen gets off

SAC Capital settled charges of insider trading Thursday, and sources close to the firm are saying that this is likely the end of the line for charges. The Wall Street Journal story by Christopher...