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Exclusive: American Apparel takeover offer far too low - source

published about 4 hours ago
(Reuters) - American Apparel's board believes a bid by Irving Place Capital to buy the retailer for up to $1.40 per share is far too low and any takeover offer should be "several multiples" higher, a source familiar with the board's thinking said.

Northwestern Tops UIC, 63-46

published about 4 hours ago
Northwestern Tops UIC, 63-46
Bryant McIntosh scored 22 points for the Wildcats.

David Archuleta Performs Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas for Forbes

published about 4 hours ago
David Archuleta Performs Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas for Forbes
David Archuleta gifts the staff at Forbes Magazine in New York City with a little holiday cheer. Here he is performing "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas." Read the article on Forbes: http://onforb.es/ub42ME

Google shows off its first complete self-driving car

published about 4 hours ago
Google shows off its first complete self-driving car
The company takes the wraps off a finished prototype as it forges ahead with plans to bring driverless cars to market.>

Group Sues Aetna, Claiming Discrimination Against H.I.V. Patients

published about 4 hours ago
Consumer Watchdog says a new policy requiring patients to obtain drugs by mail order violates the federal health care law.


U.S. Approves Skin Cancer Treatment

published about 5 hours ago
U.S. Approves Skin Cancer Treatment
The FDA granted accelerated approval to Bristol-Myers’s skin-cancer treatment Opdivo, which uses the body’s immune system to fight tumors.

Alibaba's Tmall Global Site Stumbles

published about 6 hours ago
Alibaba's Tmall Global Site Stumbles
Alibaba’s Tmall Global shopping platform is failing to live up to its early billing as a “fast track into China” for foreign brands new to ... more

The Future of Cars Looks Very Different

published about 6 hours ago
The Future of Cars Looks Very Different
The car business is embracing a new aesthetic: one where autos become part of a networked world, make decisions on the fly and offer utility ... more

The biggest small-business stories of 2014

published about 6 hours ago
This time last year, the country was still picking up the pieces from a government shutdown that rattled the confidence of many small business owners. ... more

FTC Puts Conditions on Lilly's Deal to Buy Novartis Unit

published about 7 hours ago
The Federal Trade Commission said it put conditions on Eli Lilly and Co.’s proposed deal to buy Switzerland-based Novartis AG’s Animal Health division.
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Nearly all of Coca-Cola's headquarters employees ditch voice mail

published about 4 hours ago
Nearly all of Coca-Cola's headquarters employees ditch voice mail
Coca-Cola is cleaning up its in-boxes, but not the email kind.

'CSI' creator targets children with new tablet 'gamified narrative'

published about 4 hours ago
'CSI' creator targets children with new tablet 'gamified narrative'
“CSI” creator Anthony Zuiker is mixing gaming into his new animated online video series, hoping that’ll help keep a grip on children’s short attention spans.

Xiaomi reaches $45 billion valuation, passing Uber, reports say

published about 6 hours ago
Xiaomi reaches $45 billion valuation, passing Uber, reports say
The world’s most valuable private technology company backed by venture capital now hails from China.

Brit thesp Kate Winslet eyes lead female role in Steve Jobs biopic – report

published 1 day ago
Near, far, wherever you are. iBelieve that the heart does go on British actor Kate Winslet has reportedly entered talks with Universal to play the ... more

NORKS: FBI's Sony Pictures' hacking allegations are 'groundless slander'

published 2 days ago
Kim Jong Un's officials demand joint probe with USA "Grave consequences" have been threatened by North Korea, after the FBI alleged on Friday that Norks ... more

Which 10 Gurus All Hold Liberty Global?

published about 4 hours ago
When hedge fund manager "titans" think alike, investors are wise to pay attention. At Holdings Channel, we have reviewed 3,609 13F filings for the 09/30/2014 ... more

Monday Sector Leaders: Technology & Communications, Industrial

published about 5 hours ago
Monday Sector Leaders: Technology & Communications, Industrial
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Monday, shares of Technology & Communications companies are outperforming other sectors, up 0.8%. Within the sector, ... more

Monday Sector Laggards: Energy, Materials

published about 5 hours ago
Monday Sector Laggards: Energy, Materials
In afternoon trading on Monday, Energy stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.4% loss. Within that group, Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) and Southwestern ... more

Week Ahead Market Report: December 22, 2014

published about 6 hours ago
The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and NASDAQ Composite are higher in afternoon trading on Monday. Some of the most actively traded stocks include ... more

Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows

published about 6 hours ago
Top business stories of 2014: US grows, world slows
NEW YORK (AP) — This year showed how sheltered the U.S. economy is from geopolitical and health crises around the world. The global economy sputtered, ... more

Sketch Guy: Before Setting New Goals, Evaluate the Previous Ones

published about 10 hours ago
Sketch Guy: Before Setting New Goals, Evaluate the Previous Ones
Revisit the goals for 2014 to see what was effective and to avoid repeating mistakes.

Fair Game: Fresh Doubt Over the Bailout of A.I.G.

published 2 days ago
Fair Game: Fresh Doubt Over the Bailout of A.I.G.
Documents produced after the trial put a new light on a government rescue that never went to a shareholder vote.

Strategies: Cheaper Oil, Fatter Wallets and a National Opportunity

published 2 days ago
Strategies: Cheaper Oil, Fatter Wallets and a National Opportunity
The drop in the cost of gas gives Americans more spending power, and might also make investments in infrastructure and the environment politically palatable.

Your Money: The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host

published 2 days ago
Your Money: The Insurance Market Mystifies an Airbnb Host
Dropped by one homeowners’ insurance company, an Airbnb host gets conflicting information from two others.

T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million to Settle Claims of Wrongful Phone Charges

published Fri, Dec 19 2014 18:16 GMT
The company is the third major mobile phone carrier, after AT&T and Sprint, to settle with regulators over the practice, known as cramming.