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  • Dow soars 429 points after Fed makes new pledge on rates

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average surged Tuesday, ending a volatile session up nearly 430 points after the Federal Reserve pledged to keep short-term interest rates near zero for at least two more years. The blue-chip index gyrated throughout the session.....
  • Fired Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz could get $10.4-million severance

     
    Yahoo's firing of CEO Carol Bartz could cost more than $10 million: Yahoo's stock rose on Wednesday after investors saw that the online firm had fired CEO Carol Bartz. And while getting fired over the phone, as Bartz reportedly did, isn't a great way to...
  • His stock is cheap, so Warren Buffett will buy it

     
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc. announced that it will buy back stock simply because Buffett thinks it’s cheap....
  • Meg Whitman gets 1.9 million HP stock options, Apotheker wins too

     
    Meg Whitman is taking a $1 annual salary for her position as the new chief executive of Hewlett-Packard Co. But don't think she's working for peanuts. As part of her compensation package, Whitman was also awarded the option to buy......
  • Is Amazon interested in buying WebOS from Hewlett-Packard?

     
    Amazon.com's Kindle Fire is a jump into the growing tablet market and a clear challenge to Apple's blockbuster ability to integrate hardware and software so seamlessly. But what will Amazon's post Fire moves look like as it seekes to build a major...
  • CEO pay raises jump a median of 27% in 2010, report finds

     
    CEOs paid 27% more...
  • Sudden money

    Sudden money
    It's everyone's dream. Winning the big jackpot that changes everything. But even if you weren't one of the winner's in last week's $380 million Mega Millions lottery, the issues that come with sudden money may still apply to you. In fact, you have many...
  • Pixar's ex-CFO could face SEC charges

    Pixar's ex-CFO could face SEC charges
    The former chief financial officer of Pixar Animation Studios may face charges that she mishandled stock options, the latest fallout in the legal troubles that have plagued high-tech companies. A lawyer for Ann Mather acknowledged that his client might...
  • Aetna CEO Ronald A. Williams' 2008 Pay Package: $3.14 Million

    Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Ronald A. Williams got $3.14 million in compensation for 2008 and was awarded stock rights that could be worth an additional $10 million, the company disclosed Wednesday. Williams was also granted 84,813 performance stock...
  • California voters want more state services but resist tax increases

    In the pages of one day's Times last week were two in a lengthening procession of articles explaining what happens when governments run out of money, as city and county officials across the state cut programs to save cash. Four pages earlier was the...
  • Smart ways to come up with down-payment cash

    Smart ways to come up with down-payment cash
    Although cheaper prices and record-low mortgage rates have made homebuying increasingly attractive, tight lending standards continue to keep consumers on the sidelines. And while a beefed-up FICO score and documentation requirements may have slowed the...