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Confidence Counts: Examining Pete Carroll's Rock-Star Style Leadership

published about 3 hours ago
Confidence Counts: Examining Pete Carroll's Rock-Star Style Leadership
Not only has Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll emerged as a rock-star of sorts, one could argue that he's developing the Rock Star 101 course for long-term success that Seattle hero Kurt Cobain once wistfully wished had existed. Journalist Charles R. Cross discusses how leaders in any field could learn something from Carroll's methods.

RBI loosens lending rules further for United Bank of India

published about 4 hours ago
UBI executive director Deepak Narang told ET that the bank will start lending to borrowers rated below ‘triple A’ after it gets some proposals.

Police: Robber Targets Victims In Wheelchairs

published about 4 hours ago
Police: Robber Targets Victims In Wheelchairs
The incidents occurred late last month, on the afternoons of July 22 and July 24 on Chicago's West Side.

Why You Need to Create a Personal Mission Statement

published about 4 hours ago
In case you missed it, 'Weird Al' Yankovic shared his views on business manifestos in the new video "Mission Statement," recently featured on The Wall Street Journal blog. The video is vintage Weird Al -- poking fun at the corporate buzzwords and vernacular that we are all too familiar with.Weird Al's satire aside, creating a mission statement...

Protesters in Libya's Benghazi march against militias

published about 4 hours ago
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Two thousand people took to the streets of Benghazi on Friday to protest against Islamist militants and former rebel militias who have been fighting armed forces and taken over an important military base in the eastern Libyan city.


P&G to Shed More Than Half Its Brands

published about 3 hours ago
P&G to Shed More Than Half Its Brands
Procter & Gamble, the world's largest consumer products company, is looking to get smaller by shedding more than half its brands.

Berkshire Hathaway Profit Rises

published about 4 hours ago
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posted a 10.5% increase in operating profit, helped by an increase at the conglomerate's noninsurance businesses.

VIA Train Hits Derailed Canadian National Train

published about 4 hours ago
Canada's government-owned rail-passenger service, VIA Rail Canada, said one of its trains struck a derailed Canadian National Railway Co. train in eastern Ontario on Friday, ... more

Microsoft Says It Is Suing Samsung

published about 4 hours ago
Microsoft Corp. said it has sued Samsung Electronics Co., claiming its rival violated a patent-licensing contract. The dispute involves technology included in Android, Google Inc.'s ... more

Obama: Ex-Im Bank Fight Hurts U.S. Companies

published about 4 hours ago
President Barack Obama called for Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, saying the political impasse is hurting U.S. companies as they compete against foreign ... more
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Apple ebook price-fix row: Stiffed readers inch closer to $450m windfall

published about 2 hours ago
Judge signs off on payout deal – but it's not over yet An ebooks price-fixing lawsuit against Apple in the US is close to wrapping ... more

SpaceX is launching rockets made with parts produced by a 3-D printer

published about 2 hours ago
SpaceX is launching rockets made with parts produced by a 3-D printer
SpaceX is printing rocket parts, including the thrust chamber on the engines for its Dragon V2 spacecraft, which it hopes will one day deliver NASA ... more

Unlocking cellphones is legal again; here's the skinny on the law

published about 4 hours ago
Unlocking cellphones is legal again; here's the skinny on the law
In a big win for consumers, President Obama on Friday signed into law the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, which makes it legal ... more

Facebook goes down AGAIN and what do people do? Call 911

published about 6 hours ago
Police appeal for calm – yes, seriously Facebooks servers fell over today – with users on the east coast of the US, and in Europe, ... more

Beats officially joins Apple as $3-billion deal closes

published about 6 hours ago
Beats officially joins Apple as $3-billion deal closes
Apple Inc. has finalized its $3-billion deal for Beats, adding a lineup of headphones, speakers and streaming music service to its core products of iPhones, ... more

The Week Ahead: Will Bond Fund Holders Be Singing the Blues?

published about 3 hours ago
The Week Ahead: Will Bond Fund Holders Be Singing the Blues?
The stock market finally got hit last with its first heavy round of selling since early February. The Dow Industrials gave up its gains for ... more

Moody's upgrades Greece rating by two steps

published about 4 hours ago
Moody's upgrades Greece rating by two steps
Moody's raised troubled Greece's credit rating by two notches Friday, citing improvements to the government's finances and its commitment to further gains. Greece will also ... more

Argentina Defaults On Its Debt....Again

published about 5 hours ago
Argentina Defaults On Its Debt....Again
The recent Argentine debt default has many tentacles and its effects could be far reaching. Moreover, this is the second default from this South American ... more

Latest 13-F Filers Hold General Electric

published about 6 hours ago
At Holdings Channel, we have reviewed the latest batch of the 29 most recent 13-F filings for the 06/30/2014 reporting period, and noticed that General ... more

Buy The Dip, Bail Out, Or Just Worry?

published about 6 hours ago
Here we are in August and the debate still continues as to whether the promised bounce-back from the winter slowdown took place, or if the ... more

The Haggler: Dogged Persistence Pays Off, With Interest

published about 9 hours ago
The Haggler: Dogged Persistence Pays Off, With Interest
A man with multiple sclerosis is helped by an experimental treatment, but must do battle with his insurer over who will pay.

Retiring: Part Broker, Part Therapist, Real Estate Agents for Older Adults on the Move

published about 9 hours ago
Retiring: Part Broker, Part Therapist, Real Estate Agents for Older Adults on the Move
About 850 senior move managers in the United States are helping older adults manage the psychological toll of finding a new home.

Wealth Matters: Almost as Certain as Death? Not Talking About the Inheritance

published about 9 hours ago
Wealth Matters: Almost as Certain as Death? Not Talking About the Inheritance
Experts are urging people to overcome their hesitation and discuss with their heirs the plans for allocating assets.

Your Money: For Teenagers, Starting and Saving in a Roth I.R.A.

published about 12 hours ago
Your Money: For Teenagers, Starting and Saving in a Roth I.R.A.
Opening a retirement savings account as a teenager instead of a few years after college can lead to hundreds of thousands of extra dollars after ... more

Mortgages: Credit Scores vs. Credit Reports

published 1 day ago
Mortgages: Credit Scores vs. Credit Reports
Both are readily available for purchase online, but figuring out which is most accurate can be daunting.