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  • German-born 'moneymaker' a world apart

    German-born 'moneymaker' a world apart
    Thyra Zerhusen was browsing the magazine rack at a cafe in San Francisco this year when she picked up a German-language magazine. The cover profiled the world's most influential Germans, naming politicians, athletes and celebrities -- even the pope....
  • Honest work for honest pay? Not in America, not anymore

    Honest work for honest pay? Not in America, not anymore
    For most of the last century, the basic bargain at the heart of the American economy was that employers paid their workers enough to buy what American employers were selling. That basic bargain created a virtuous cycle of higher living standards, more...
  • FTI Consulting says profits rose 57% in 2011

    Baltimore-based FTI Consulting Inc. said it increased profits by more than 50 percent last year, driven in part by strong growth in its business consulting divisions in Latin America and Asia. The company reported net income of $103.9 million last year,...
  • Gunmaker Smith & Wesson OKs extra $15 million in stock buybacks

    Firearms maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said it will buy back an additional $15 million of its stock as gun control talk swirls in the aftermath of the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. The company said it has already completed a $20-...
  • Investment outlook for 2013 clouded by uncertainty

    Usually by early December, investment professionals have mapped out their outlook for the next year. But such forecasting has been made difficult by the "fiscal cliff" — the confluence of spending cuts and higher taxes that kick in automatically...
  • Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game

    Electronic Arts reboots Star Wars as free game
    Online games, it seems, just want to be free. Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced that it will offer up substantial portions of its "Star Wars: The Old Republic" multi-player online game to players for free starting this fall. A premium version with...
  • GE, MetLife Tweak Terms Of Deal For $7 Billion In Bank Deposits

    MetLife Inc. and General Electric Co. have tweaked the terms of a deal in which the U.S. life insurer is selling $7 billion in bank deposits to the conglomerate, a move MetLife said would change the regulator in charge of approving the deal. The Office...
  • As The Hartford Sells Business Units, Future Use Of Capital Shows Promise

    The Hartford Financial Services Group will probably use proceeds from the sale of several business units to pay off debt and buy back shares of company stock, analysts say. The last of several large divestitures was announced last week with the planned...
  • Stock buybacks fall for second consecutive quarter

    Stock buybacks fall for second consecutive quarter
    American companies are getting a bit hesitant about buying back their own stock. Share repurchases by large companies fell in the first three months of this year, the second consecutive quarter of declining buybacks, according to Standard & Poor’...
  • Phoenix Reports $46 Million Quarterly Loss, Still Reviewing Financial Data

    The Phoenix Cos. on Tuesday reported a net loss and an operating loss for the quarter. The Hartford-based life insurer and annuity company delayed its quarterly report because it is in the process of restating its finances for the first two quarters of...
  • AAPL: Apple's plans for huge cash hoard

    Apple today announced what many were expecting, given its huge war chest of around $100 billion in cash: future stock dividends and a stock repurchasing program. The company released the news in a conference call early Monday. It's amassed a huge pile of...