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| Chinese Businessman Seeking Stake in Times Co. New York Times |
SHANGHAI — A wealthy Chinese businessman and philanthropist known for his zany public stunts said on Tuesday that he was leading a group of investors seeking to acquire a large or controlling stake in The New York Times Company.
| China Manufacturing Growth Slipped in December Wall Street Journal |
BEIJING—China's manufacturing sector showed signs of losing momentum in December, according to data released Wednesday, indicating the challenges facing Chinese exporters. The official manufacturing purchasing managers index fell in December to ...
| Netflix Tests Subscription Fees Based on Number of Account Users Bloomberg |
Netflix Inc. (NFLX), the largest subscription streaming service, is testing new prices based on the number of people who can use an account, a move that could force customers to pay more for additional family members. Netflix is offering some new customers ...
| Shanghai shares gain on year's last day, but down 6.7 pct in 2013 Reuters |
HONG KONG Dec 31 (Reuters) - China shares rose on the final day of 2013, but the year was third one in the last five in which the main indexes declined. For the day, the CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings ended up 1.3 percent, ...
| Netflix tests different pricing for shared accounts San Francisco Chronicle |
VIDEO STREAMING. Netflix testing tiered pricing. Streaming service Netflix is testing new prices based on the number of people who can use an account, a move that could force customers to pay more for additional family members. Netflix is offering some ...
| FedEx sued by New York over cigarette 'racket' Sydney Morning Herald |
FedEx has been accused by New York City of taking part in a racketeering conspiracy by shipping tons of untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Indian reservation to city residents' homes. The city, in a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, alleged ...
| More than 2 million enrolled, 4 million to Medicaid, officials said McDuffie Mirror |
Despite a dismal start in October, more than 2 million people have enrolled in private health insurance that could begin today under the Affordable Care Act, Obama administration officials said Tuesday. "Tomorrow, Jan. 1, will be a new day in health care for ...
| Netflix hikes CEO salary by 50 per cent to $6 million for 2014 Economic Times |
READ MORE ON » Ted Sarandos | Shares | settlement option | rights | Reed Hastings | Netflix | net worth. Other top executives including Chief Financial Officer David Wells and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos will also get a pay hike in 2014. Editor's Pick.
| The Greatest Response To A Cease And Desist Letter, Probably Written While ... Above the Law |
This year certainly had its share of ups and downs in terms of lawyerly antics, but in our minds, 2013 shall forever be known as the year of the snarky cease and desist response letter. Back in June, we broke the news of the now famous response to a cease ...
| Social Media Update 2013 The Pew Internet and American Life Project |
Some 73% of online adults now use a social networking site of some kind. Facebook is the dominant social networking platform in the number of users, but a striking number of users are now diversifying onto other platforms. Some 42% of online adults now ...
| Gold Bulls Retrench as Price Drops Most in 32 Years: Commodities Bloomberg |
Gold surged more than 500 percent in the 12 straight years of gains through 2012 as the... Read More. Gold surged more than 500 percent in the 12 straight years of gains through 2012 as the dollar weakened. The rally accelerated from December 2008 to ...
| Gold Bulls Retrench as Price Drops Most in 32 Years: Commodities Businessweek |
Gold surged more than 500 percent in the 12 straight years of gains through 2012 as the dollar weakened. The rally accelerated from December 2008 to June 2011 as the Federal Reserve expanded its balance sheet through debt purchases and held ...
| New euro member Latvia brings dirty money headache Businessweek |
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — When Latvia adopts the euro on Jan. 1, it will bring with it a banking sector that is swelling with suspicious money from Russia and the east — just as the currency bloc is trying to clamp down on such havens. It was just nine months ago ...
| Behind the Lack of Confidence in Consumers Wall Street Journal |
Investors who slice and dice every economic and financial statistic under the sun are on shaky ground when it comes to one of the most important factors. Confidence, unlike measures of output or earnings, is intangible and consumers often fail to respond the ...
| Hewlett-Packard in Advanced Talks to Resolve U.S. Bribery Probes Bloomberg |
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) said it's in advanced discussions to resolve investigations by the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission into potential acts of bribery in foreign countries. The government agencies continue to look into ...
| KKR Turns Activist with Marvell Technologies Stake TheStreet.com |
NEW YORK (TheStreet) - The private equity industry has capped off 2013 with a twist after KKR (KKR) disclosed a 6.8% stake in Marvell Technologies (MRVL) and said it may engage with management on corporate actions such as a sale of the company, ...
| Netflix rose the most in the S&P 500 in 2013 Houston Chronicle |
Netflix soared while Newmont sank. Here are the three biggest winners and the three biggest losers in the Standard & Poor's 500 index in 2013. The Winners: — Netflix, up 298 percent. Netflix's earnings have soared as the video subscription service attracts ...
| Home Price Gains Stalled In October TheStreet.com |
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Home price gains slowed further in October, with several cities actually seeing a decline in values, according to the latest data from Lender Processing Services. The LPS Home Price Index rose only 0.1% in October from the ...
| retailers brace for Christmas profits hit Financial Times |
Two people familiar with the situation said Debenhams and M&S had experienced tough trading over the past few weeks, with speculation mounting as to whether Debenhams will be forced to warn on profit. It is already set to part company with finance ...
| Junk Bond Funds to Protect Against Rising Rates Kiplinger Personal Finance |
These junk funds won't make you rich, but they'll hold their own when bond yields go up. By Carolyn BigdaSee my bio, plus links to all my recent stories., From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, February 2014. Follow @CarolynBigda. Low yields combined with ...
| Nearly 60k in Jax area "at risk" following Target data breach, and counting WOKV |
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2008 file photo, a customer signs his credit card receipt at a Target store in Tallahassee, Fla. The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target's stores will ...
| Walgreen Co. Offers Month Of Prescriptions To Backlogged Obamacare Enrollees Huffington Post |
Dec 30 (Reuters) - Walgreen Co said on Monday it will provide a month's supply of certain prescriptions at no upfront cost to U.S. participants who have not yet received a plan identification number under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.