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  • Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings' compensation doubled to $5.5 million

     
    Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings will need a few more zeros on his paycheck if he wants to be considered a real Hollywood mogul. Hastings' 2010 compensation doubled to $5.5 million in 2010, according to the Los Gatos, Calif., company's......
  • Skype reportedly fires some execs before Microsoft deal closes

     
    Skype has recently fired some of its tops execs in a move that will reduce the payout for those who've lost their jobs after Microsoft completes its takeover of the Internet calling service. "Skype, like any other pragmatic organization, constantly...
  • Stock buybacks may not help the market much

     
    Don’t count on corporate stock buybacks to propel the equity market higher. Buyback activity among companies in the S&P 500 increased in the first three months of the year, the seventh straight quarterly rise, according to Standard & Poor’s....
  • 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......
  • San Francisco Approves Giant Redevelopment Project

    San Francisco Approves Giant Redevelopment Project
    After more than 20 years of environmental cleanup efforts, San Francisco's largest swath of undeveloped land will someday be home to thousands of families, as well as parks, businesses and perhaps even a new football stadium. The county Board of...
  • Californians' income falls for first time since WWII

    Californians' income falls for first time since WWII
    Newly released figures show that the personal income of California residents declined last year for the first time since World War II. An analysis by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis found that statewide income fell by $40 billion in 2009 to $1.56...
  • 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...
  • Facebook likely to go public in 2012

    Facebook likely to go public in 2012
    Facebook's days as a secretive and private company are numbered: By early 2012, the social networking giant is poised to either hold an initial public offering or begin disclosing its financial results. Goldman Sachs is in the process of distributing...