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A Coveted Internship, but Its Holder Sues Anyway

published about 9 hours ago
Kimberly Behzadi claims the talent agency ICM Partners violated minimum wage laws by not paying her.

More Online Publishers Let Readers Fill the Space

published about 9 hours ago
Media companies are adding technology that allows readers to upload digital material like links, text or video with varying levels of oversight.

6 Ridiculous Features Of Kyle Field’s New Locker Room At Texas A&M

published about 9 hours ago
6 Ridiculous Features Of Kyle Field’s New Locker Room At Texas A&M
This isn't your average run-of-the-mill locker room - no, sir. We're in an age of bigger and better and Texas A&M went all out to make sure their football players are completely comfortable - you know, by offering all the creature comforts of home.

The Seahawks' Success Formula: 'Practice Is Everything'

published about 9 hours ago
The Seahawks' Success Formula: 'Practice Is Everything'
The NFL's reigning champs embrace the highest expectations. They show poise under even the hottest spotlights and in the middle of the most unexpected twists of the road. And they take pride in delivering the highest level of excellence every day, even when the public spotlight is off.

Berkshire profit soars 41 percent, helped by investment gains

published about 9 hours ago
Berkshire profit soars 41 percent, helped by investment gains
By Jonathan Stempel and Luciana Lopez (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said second-quarter profit soared 41 percent, reflecting a substantial increase in investment gains and improved results in manufacturing, service and retail businesses. Net income rose to $6.4 billion, or $3,889 per Class A share, from $4.54 billion, or $2,763 per share, a year earlier. Quarterly operating profit rose 11 percent to $4.33 billion, or $2,634 per Class A share, from $3.92 billion, or $2,384 per ... more


Gaming-Equipment Makers Merge

published about 3 hours ago
Gaming-Equipment Makers Merge
Scientific Games agreed to acquire Bally Technologies for $3.3 billion, continuing the consolidation trend in the gaming-equipment industry.

P&G to Shed More Than Half Its Brands

published about 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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
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Apple ebook price-fix row: Stiffed readers inch closer to $450m windfall

published about 6 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 7 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 8 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 11 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 11 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 10 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

A Mound of Forgotten Money, and Even You May Have a Claim

published about 4 hours ago
A Mound of Forgotten Money, and Even You May Have a Claim
Celebrities dot New York State’s list of those who have never claimed money totaling billions from forgotten savings accounts, security deposits and the like.

The Haggler: Dogged Persistence Pays Off, With Interest

published about 13 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 13 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 13 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 16 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