Talking Biz News

Falling out of love with Apple

Hedge fund (and poker) star David Einhorn has long been in love with Apple. Until Thursday when the news hit that he’s making a move against the company. Here are the details from the...

Media earnings show state of the industry

Several large media companies reported earnings on Wednesday, highlighting where they were or weren’t making money. For News Corp., the parent company of The Wall Street Journal, income came from one-time gains and a...

Standard & Poor’s to face civil charges

The Justice Department is expected to file civil charges later this week against Standard & Poor’s. The lawsuit accuses the ratings agency of bad calls on mortgage bonds contributing to the financial crisis. Here...

Tricks of Super Bowl ads

The game is now in the history books, but the talk for many on Monday morning won’t be the plays. It will be about the commercials. At $4 million for 30 seconds, the trick...

U.S. economic growth stalls

The news for the U.S. economy wasn’t good on Wednesday as domestic growth stalled. An increase in retail sales in the fourth quarter wasn’t enough to offset the biggest drop in government spending since...