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  • Angry Birds

    Rovio, the maker of the wildly popular Angry Birds game, has stolen a few pages from Disney's playbook. And it just might work.

  • Virginia 'Ginni' Rometty

    The public means to put pressure on Payne, but Rometty is in a much tougher position. She has so much to lose.

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    With employees hogging the Internet networks at work with heavy video and audio files unrelated to their jobs, more companies are shutting off streaming sites or limiting access.

  • Richard Rainwater

    The list of those whose careers have been made or influenced by billionaire investor Richard Rainwater reads like a guide to contemporary American business.

  • Stocks closed mixed in a quiet session Friday, but the Dow and S&P logged their best quarterly gain in almost 14 years. The Nasdaq posted its best quarterly performance since 1991.

  • Cinderella's Castle

    In separate research notes on Friday, Lazard Capital Markets turned more bullish on two media companies when it upgraded Discovery Communications and Disney to “buy” ratings.

  • Stocks finished mixed Thursday, recovering from a 1 percent decline across the board earlier in the session, but gains were limited as investors remained on edge amid ongoing weakness overseas.

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    But before you cast aside all fixed-income investments, recognize that all is not well in the global economy so a binary perspective is probably not appropriate.

  • Philippe Dauman

    Financial firms continue to take flack for what many see as the outsized compensation they pay, but an early look at CEO pay for 2011 shows the biggest paychecks were doled out to the top executives at entertainment firms.

  • After serving as CEO of McDonalds for more than seven years, Jim Skinner announced plans to step down on July 1. Skinner, widely regarded as a is credited with managing a turnaround of the world’s largest fast-food chain, while significantly improving the company’s stock price in the process. During Skinner's tenure, McDonald’s stock rose 229 percent. How does Skinner stack up against other CEOs? CNBC’s Analytics team looked at the tenure of each current Dow 30 CEO to track how their company’s s

    Where does Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonalds for more than seven years, stack up against the other Dow CEOs? Find out here.

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    Take a look at some of Wednesday morning’s early movers:

  • Stocks finished in negative territory Tuesday amid worries over China's economic outlook and as investors took a breather following the recent market rally.

  • Return On Influence by Mark W. Schaefer

    “Influence” has been one of the most studied aspects of politics, marketing, sociology, and psychology and yet it has never really been measured in a statistically valid way. Until now, says the author of "Return On Influence."

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    Take a look at some of Tuesday morning’s early movers:

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    The studio officially acknowledged that the $250 million budget film is a bomb, issuing a statement saying that the film will generate “an operating loss of approximately $200 million during our second fiscal quarter ending March 31.”

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

    Cook isn’t trying to impress us; he just seems to be focusing on moving the company forward in a thoughtful way.

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    Michael Salzhauer, a Miami cosmetic surgeon and small-business owner, has a nose for inviting controversy. The so-called Dr. Schnoz has produced a rock video about rhinoplasty called "Jewcan Sam," and it's a hoot if you like your advertising on the broadly ethnic side.

  • Apple iPad

    On Friday, March 16, Apple's new 3G/4G-ready, Retina Display-equipped iPad will hit shelves at the company's retail locations in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, the UK, Puerto Rico, and, finally, the U.S. Virgin Islands. Doors will open at 8 a.m. local time.

  • Wall Street struggled for direction Wednesday as traders remained unconvinced by Federal Reserve assurances that the biggest banks would be able to resist a sharp economic downturn.

  • Disenchanted Disney Shareholders

    Denise Nappier, Connecticut Treasurer, discusses why she opposes the appointment of Disney CEO Bob Iger to the position of chairman.