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  • Men get double the bonuses of women—study Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    Male managers earn bonuses twice as big as their female counterparts, on top of an existing gender gap in fixed salaries, a new survey reveals.

  • Silicon Valley start-ups take perks to new level Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 1:50 PM ET
    OpenDNS employees take Yoga lessons on their company rooftop.

    Silicon Valley start-ups are offering novel perks—massages, body analytics, subsidized rents, trips to Tahoe and even helicopter rides—in hopes they will land top talent.

  • Is the government trying to break up JPMorgan? Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 1:29 PM ET
    A JPMorgan sign is seen outside the Los Angeles office tower housing the financial services firm's offices.

    Any doubt that the rules have changed for the way megabanks do business around the world should be removed.

  • Boat people of Stamford take on a giant hedge fund Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Current site of proposed Bridgewater HQ project

    Ray Dalio's hedge fund Bridgewater Associates wants to build a new headquarters in Stamford, Conn. But first it has to defeat a group of boat owners calling themselves the SOBs.

  • Can't figure out your 401(k)? You're not alone Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    A majority of Americans are bewildered when it comes to managing their 401(k) retirement plans, according to a new survey from investment firm Charles Schwab.

  • Ferrari craze helps auto auction shatter records Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    The 1934 Packard 1108 Twelve Dietrich Convertible Victoria, took the “Best of Show Award” at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013.

    Total sales for this weekend's auction at Concours D'Elegance Pebble Beach reached a record breaking $301 million, according to Hagerty.

  • Retail: It's (almost) all bad news Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.

  • Idaho wildfire threatens moguls' resort Sun Valley Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    A wildfire in Idaho has spread to 126,000 acres, threatening more than 10,000 homes in the Sun Valley area. More than 2,200 homes have been forced into evacuations due to the blaze.

  • How Google Earth surveillance will protect forests Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Logging in the Amazon is closely linked with road building.

    Nestlé and Unilever will soon be able to see what’s going on in any tropical forests in real-time, down to 1 meter. Is this the "good side" of the surveillance state?

  • Sobering thought: Low-alcohol wine set to boom? Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 1:43 AM ET

    As the number of "low alcohol" wines continues to grow, industry experts are divided over the demand for these products – and whether their taste will satisfy the sommelier's palate.

  • JPMorgan hit by bribery probe over Chinese hiring Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 10:05 PM ET

    Authorities have opened a bribery investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win business, the New York Times reports.

  • The booming business of 3-D printing Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 1:00 PM ET
    A 3-D printer being used to engineer a new ear.

    3-D printing is no longer limited to prototypes and futuristic dreams. Additive manufacturing already can be found in everything from teeth aligners to jet engine parts.

  • CEOs and public firing: A double standard Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    The stoning scene from Monty Python's "Life of Brian."

    "You shouldn't fire someone in public" seemed to be on everyone's lips this week, thanks to an episode at AOL. Of course when a CEO gets fired, it's always very public.

  • Kudlow: So much for Obama's post-war prosperity Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    To suggest that Obama's policies would benefit the middle class or the rest of the economy is cynical and misleading.This so-called recovery remains the worst in modern history.

  • Avoiding temptation: How to outsmart retailers Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 4:12 PM ET

    Retailers use many tactics to induce shoppers to buy products they may not want or need. Here, some ways to avoid falling into the trap.

  • On further review ... Buffett's having a bad run Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 3:51 PM ET
    Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., speaks to members of the media outside the Bridge Center in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

    Warren Buffett's stock buys have been lagging the S&P, even as Berkshire's stock price has been beating it.

  • These guys do more around the house Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 3:27 PM ET

    New research finds that men who work in traditionally female fields, such as preschool teachers, nurses, secretaries, do more housework than other men.

  • Tech execs behaving badly: You really said that? Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 2:01 PM ET

    This has been the week for tech executives behaving badly: a public firing, an anti-San Francisco rant, and a flame mail venue spat gone public.

  • Twitter is going crazy with Larry Summers Fed buzz Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    Larry Summers

    Twitter went abuzz Friday with chatter that the improbable campaign to get Larry Summers named the next Federal Reserve chairman may well be succeeding.

  • Ditch your job and brew some beer. This guy did Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    Christopher George never thought about leaving his job at Bank One. But after being laid off, he made a career out of his favorite hobby: making beer.