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Is There a Secret Nutella Black Market?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For some (tasty) reason, thieves in the German town of Bad Hersfeld spirited away some 5.5 tons of …

Gay Marriage Has An 'Eye-Popping' Level Of Support From Business

When nearly 300 U.S. corporations and other groups signed on to a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the gesture may have been corporate America's most emphatic statement ever in support of a gay-rights issue.<p>The …

How AT&T Is Owning March Madness on Twitter

Many brands—Capital One, Dove Men's Care, Nike and Buick, to name a few—were at the ready last weekend for March Madness, purchasing Promoted Tweets …

In Emerging Markets, Samsung Is King--While Nokia And BlackBerry Are Not Dead Yet

Among the nearly 130 million people in the U.S. who own smartphones, Apple hasn’t lost any ground, even gaining market share through January 2013. But in the developing world, Samsung is the phone of choice, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Upstream.<p>Removing price from …

New York's Pierre Penthouse Hits Sale Block With $125 Million Price Tag

<i>Update: Sine this article was initially published, the Pierre penthouse officially listed for sale, asking $125 million. The pricey apartment is co-listed with Elizabeth Lee Sample, Brenda Powers, and Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty.</i><p>The real estate rumor mill has been atwitter for …

BlackBerry turns profit even as it sheds users

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — BlackBerry Inc.’s results for its fourth quarter may have surprised investors with an operating profit, but the …

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How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

Italian political turmoil hits Europe stocks

LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stock markets posted broad-based losses on Wednesday, with banks leading the charge south, following a setback in the …

Hong Kong Invites Fraud To Solve Nonexistent Problem

If history has any bearing, then Wong Man Suen’s plan to develop a special economic zone in Laos looks destined to fail. Two years ago, the authorities closed down his project, called Boten City, when a slew of unsavory reports emerged from Chinese tourists who had been lured across the border to …

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Wellness<p>Abby Haglage<p>As the chemical messengers in the body, hormones play an important role in many of our bodily functions. Here's why.<p>Wellness<p>Andie …

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Italy’s failure to form a government doesn’t bode well for the euro

“Only an insane person would want to govern this country, which is in a mess and faces a difficult year ahead,” said Pier Luigi Bersani today, throwing up his hands. That—along with continuing concerns about Cyprus, where banks will open tomorrow after nearly two weeks of shutdown—frightened the …

Employee referral programs are making the workplace a lot whiter

It’s a common workplace practice: Recommend a friend or former colleague for a job and collect a handsome bonus.<p>But a Rutgers University management professor finds that such referral programs actually cut off opportunities for minority candidates. Nancy Di Tomaso says that corporate America could …

Intel, AOL And Molson Coors Send Bulls On Parade In Options Pits

<b>INTC – Intel Corp. –</b> Shares in Intel kicked off the trading session in negative territory on Wednesday morning, declining as much as 1.1% versus a 0.65% decline in the S&P 500 Index in the early going. U.S. stocks have since halved earlier losses and Intel’s shares are moving higher, up 0.65% on …

Bank of America shareholders shouldn’t let Moynihan be CEO for life

Bank of America chief Brian Moynihan recently sat down with high-brow US chat show host Charlie Rose, saying among other things that he’d love to hold onto the helm of the second-largest US bank, by assets, for the rest of his life, according to Bloomberg:<p>“It’s the best job there is,” Moynihan said …

Pay-to-Browse: Next Big Thing in Retail?

Two very different retailers grabbed headlines by asking customers to pay just to look around. Would this work for you?<p>Two retailers made headlines this week because they started charging consumers a fee for <i>browsing</i>, reported Salon.com.<p>The first example: Australian gluten-free producer Celiac …