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Fortune.com

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Print Media

Do new cars cost too much?

The redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang (F) just arriving at dealers has received a stable-full of praise for its style, engineering, and refinement. “Takes …

Huge Rally In Greece

Stocks in Greece staged a huge rally on Friday, gaining 7.5% to finish the week.<p>It was still an ugly week for the Greek stock market, as the Athens Stock Exchange fell 7.3% this week despite the huge rally on Friday.<p>Greek bank stocks gained 6.4% on Friday, but overall lost 7.8% this week.<p>Here's the …

Stock Markets

Who Was Really In Charge Of AIG? Former CEO Edward Liddy Testifies in Bailout Trial

Edward Liddy, the former CEO of the American International Group, testified Friday that he deferred to U.S. government overseers who selected him to …

Putin: 'Global Economy Would Suffer If Oil Prices Remain At $80 Per Barrel'

Vladimir Putin said Friday that the global economy would collapse if the oil price was allowed to remain at around $80 a barrel for too long.<p>At a press conference following talks on the Ukrainian crisis in Milan, Italy the Russian president warned that prices as low as $80 a barrel would cause US …

Oil

Amazon's same-day grocery delivery service launches in New York

Beginning today in Park Slope<p>Amazon is beginning to launch its same-day grocery delivery service, Amazon Fresh, in New York, with service to one Brooklyn neighborhood starting today. <i>Recode</i> reports that the service will begin in Park Slope, a generally well-off neighborhood associated with city …

Comcast sued by customer who claims company got him fired

After complaining about his Comcast service, Conal O'Rourke claims the cable giant contacted his boss and got him fired.<p>Last week, I wrote about the story of Conal O'Rourke. After a year of being dissatisfied with his Comcast service and persistently complaining to the company, O'Rourke was fired …

Corruption

America's Second Fastest-Growing Job Pays Less Than $10 An Hour

But even though the Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted the job to be the second fastest-growing profession over the next several years, workers in the field — personal care aides and home health aides, known as "home care workers" — earn less than $10 an hour, on average, and in many states …

Demographics

Compass Monitor Helps Investors Track Startups

Compass CEO and founder Bjoern Herrmann tells us that the tool allows investors to save time compiling reports about portfolio performance, while making consultants’ lives easier when hired to fix specific problems within a startup. Paying beta testers included Startup Mexico and Chilean …

Bose headphones and speakers no longer available from Apple Online Store

It was reported last week that Apple would soon stop selling Bose headphones and speakers at its Apple Store locations. Previously, a variety of Bose headphones and speakers were demoed at each Apple Store location and available for purchase there and online. All Bose speakers and headphones have …

Amgen to join Gates Foundation in effort to produce Ebola drug

Amgen Inc. said it would work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other groups to come up with an alternative production method for ZMapp, the promising experimental drug to treat<p>Ebolawhose supply ran out in August.<p>ZMapp, from Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. in San Diego, is currently made …

Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya: 'Elevate Yourself' Above Common Sense | Inc.com

How did Hamdi Ulukaya go from being the owner of a decrepit yogurt plant in upstate New York to the CEO of billion-dollar behemoth Chobani?<p>Here's a hint: Sometimes, Ulukaya said, common sense is no help. "You have to find a way to elevate yourself to be above common sense," he said, speaking to an …

Common Sense

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac reach deal to ease mortgage lending

Mortgage financing giants<p>Fannie MaeandFreddie Mac, together with their federal regulator, have drawn up rules aimed at loosening constricted lending standards to make mortgages more affordable and easier to get for those with less than stellar credit.<p>The move comes in response to criticism that …

Richard Branson Responds To Elon Musk's Criticism; 'We're About To Prove Him Wrong'

<b>Henry Blodget</b>: Most management gurus preach the virtue of focus. They'll say you have to focus on one thing, learn how to do it great, crush everybody else. How does Virgin succeed doing dozens of things in dozens of industries?<p><b>Richard Branson</b>: It's interesting. When we started diversifying from …

Times Square

Financial market turmoil creates a tempting opportunity for mortgage refinancers

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:<p>Should I refinance my mortgage?<p>Across the country, homeowners and would-be homeowners eager for a bargain rate fired off inquiries to lenders.<p>The opportunity emerged from the tumult that seized financial …

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language | Inc.com

What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's easy to forget the 60 percent to 90 percent of our communication that is nonverbal. This is a …

Body Language

Talkin' To Chuck: Charles Schwab On The Most Important Thing About Investing

For many investors, “talk to Chuck” is shorthand for getting sound investment advice thanks to years of commercials from brokerage firm Charles Schwab featuring its eponymous founder. The 77-year-old brokerage titan, worth $5.9 billion according to the real-time <i>Forbes</i> 400, recently fielded …

Medical charity accuses US of pushing India to ease patent rules

India's vast generics industry is a major supplier of cheap copycat, lifesaving drugs to treat diabetes, cancer and other diseases afflicting poor people locally and globally who cannot afford expensive branded versions.<p>"India has been the world's affordable drug safe-haven -- the biggest source of …

India

Slumping price of oil has Iran worried about paying its bills

Iranian officials are expressing new worry over the global oil price slump, which is threatening the country's budget and could undermine its strategy in international nuclear negotiations.<p>As recently as Tuesday, Iran's oil ministry was speaking confidently despite the 20% global price decline, …

Time Warner Cable's Advertised $89.99 Triple Play: Now $190.77. What the F@$#X$!?

<b>From:</b> <b>"The Book of Broken Promises: $400 Billion Broadband Scandal & Free the Net"</b><p>This is my October 2014 Time Warner "Triple Play" bill. When I signed up, less than two years ago, it was advertised at $89.99 and today, less than two years later, the actual price is 110% more -- now $190.77. <b>Click</b> …

Telecoms

ROSENBERG: I've Been Through A Lot Of Crises, But Nothing Was Like Oct. 19, 1987

It was sheer panic on Wall Street.<p>David Rosenberg, now chief strategist at Gluskin Sheff, told Barry Ritholtz on his Masters in Business radio program back in September that "Black Monday" was the scariest thing he had seen in his time on Wall Street.<p>"I've been through the savings & loan crisis, …

Wall Street

U.S. companies are cozier with the NSA than previously thought

Newly disclosed documents reveal the agency has “under cover” spies working at some corporations<p>Newly disclosed National Security Agency documents suggest a closer relationship between American companies and the spy agency than has been previously disclosed.<p>The documents, published last week by The …