| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The familiar joke: What are the six most important words a liberal arts major needs to know? "Would you like fries with that?"
The idea, of course, is that anyone studying the humanities, arts or social sciences is going to find a job only in a fast-...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:42 AM
With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.
"Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads?
Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers.
But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
That red and black wrap-around dress in my closet? Paid $9.01, taxes included, a victory of timing, perseverance and the clever matching of coupon to clearance sale. Original price: $79.99. Gotta love it.
And the black pumps I'm wearing today? A steal at...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before.
When Apple updated its store website to...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Activist investor Carl Icahn said he sold nearly 3 million shares in Netflix, noting he reaped a substantial windfall from his investment in the online video service.
Icahn said he decided it was time to cash out, after the rapid appreciation of the...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Directors Guild of America and the group representing the major Hollywood studios have agreed to begin contract negotiations next month, nearly seven months before the expiration of the current agreement.
The DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:10 PM
In a bid to spur digital movie purchases, Sony Pictures has struck a deal with Wal-Mart's Vudu video streaming service to add video sharing and other features to new releases including "This Is the End" and "After Earth" as well as forthcoming titles such...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $16.6 million, buoyed by the strong performance of "Skyfall" and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" on home entertainment platforms.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Shares of Herbalife Ltd. were gaining Thursday after an analyst named the Los Angeles nutritional product company's stock a top pick for 2014.
Tim Ramey, an analyst with D.A. Davidson & Co., has been bullish on the company for more than a year, even...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:22 AM
IBillionaire Inc., a company that models investments of the world's wealthiest people, plans to offer an exchange traded fund this spring that will allow the public to "invest like a billionaire," its top executive said Tuesday.
After receiving about $1...