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Apple’s recent buybacks brought highest 4-month returns of any company since 1998

Data from Bloomberg today shows just how profitable Apple’s recent buybacks have been with the company experiencing the highest returns of any company in over a decade. The buybacks, which were also the biggest ever since Bloomberg and S&P started tracking these numbers, came as Apple stock …

Target Openly Supports Gay Marriage in Legal Brief

Target announced its support for gay marriage Tuesday by signing onto an amicus brief in a case before a federal appeals court, after years of …

Victoria's Secret loses PINK brand battle

The future of Victoria's Secret's PINK brand in the U.K. and Europe isn't looking too rosy.<p>Victoria's Secret could be barred from using its PINK branding across the region after a British judge ruled the company was infringing on the trademarks of up-scale shirt-maker, Thomas Pink.<p>Thomas Pink, a …

Markets Are Slipping

Markets around the world are coughing up gains on fears of how Russia might respond to the latest round of Western sanctions, and on nasty data out of Europe.<p>The Wall Street Journal's Patrick O'Connor reports that Russia may be considering restricting parts of its airspace to Western airlines, …

Mondelez says price hikes scared off customers

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Mondelez said price increases scared off some customers in its second quarter, and the company trimmed its sales forecast for …

International students may be outbidding bankers for fabulous London apartments

Mayfair, Belgravia and Kensington: all London boroughs associated with affluence and grandeur, not student accommodation. But today these areas play host to a burgeoning student population. With the internationalization of education and the “flight to quality” of overseas students to highly rated …

U.S. in Africa: There's no race with China

U.S. companies are betting big on Africa.<p>Kicking off a three-day U.S.-Africa summit in Washington, D.C., President Obama announced that U.S. …

Hollywood leaves Hispanics off the screen—and that makes no economic sense

Hispanics buy a quarter of the movie tickets sold in the US and Canada, but are cast in less than 5% of speaking roles in American films. The representation on screen hasn’t changed much since 2007, fluctuating between 2.8% and 4.9%, even as Hispanic movie audiences have been growing.<p>Such data has, …

Demographics

College Grads -- What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You Financially

Today's college graduates are vulnerable when it comes to their financial stability after leaving the safety net of college and entering the "real world." The financial decisions made in the years that immediately follow graduation tend to be some of the most crucial in a young adult's life, ones …

The Most Successful Companies Hire Women and Millenials

Photo: Getty Images<p>According to the 2014-2015 Global Leadership Forecast produced by HR experts DDI International, if you want to get big, go young: the fastest-growing companies in the world have the highest percentage of millenials in leadership positions. The most aggressively-growing companies …

Leadership

Food companies marketing 'unhealthy' foods to children, says study

Large food companies have set their standards for what constitutes healthy food so low that they consider products laden with fat, sugar and salt to be healthy and so continue to market them towards children, a Sydney study found.<p>Researchers from the Cancer Council NSW examined two weeks’ worth of …

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

Alliance Boots: 'Deeply rooted in Nottingham'

<b>Boots the Chemist was first opened in Nottingham 165 years ago and has now been sold to a US firm. What do the people from the city of its birth think about it changing hands to an American company?</b><p>The sale of the shops' owner Alliance Boots means it will now become wholly owned by US firm …

Many still can't use Washington health coverage

SEATTLE (AP) — Seven months after major glitches in the Washington health exchange were discovered, authorities acknowledge that thousands of state …

Netflix now has more subscription revenue than HBO

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings humble-bragged on Facebook today:<p>He’s right. (About the financials, at least—<i>Silicon Valley,</i> an HBO sitcom about tech startups, was really bad.) Here’s how HBO’s subscription revenue compares to Netflix’s revenue from subscriptions to its streaming video service:<p>That …