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The United Football League kicks off tonight with the California Redwoods taking on the Las Vegas Locomotives at 9 p.m. ET on Versus. It’s hard enough to start a new football league from scratch and it’s even harder to do that during these trying economic times. I sat down with the league’s chief operating officer Frank Vuono.
Plus, could eBay save the Sunshine State from its housing collapse?
Norma Kamali didn't exactly see the recession coming. She just happened to be positioned perfectly when it hit.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Mosaic and NutriSystem popped while Vimpel-Comm and St. Jude Medical dropped.
A Microsoft Xbox360 which appears to sport the autograph of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is back up on Ebay, maintaining its original asking price of $1.1 million. Thanks to Funny Business readers who alerted me.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
One of the most highly scrutinized pieces of spending by public companies during the economic downturn was sports sponsorship and bringing clients to live sporting events. And it made sense. Companies that said they used sports to do business didn’t do a particularly good job of publicly rationalize that spend.
It's been a weird week, and we have a weird list of outrageously less-than-stellar performances in the world of business. Here are our nominees. Vote for your favorite in the poll below.
The decision of several major companies to quit the Chamber of Commerce over carbon emission regulation underscores the concern—and confusion—within Corporate America about how it will impact the bottom line.
Russell Investments recently released the results of its latest survey of investment managers and they are not as bullish as they used to be. Erik Ristuben, CIO of Russell Investments, explained the details of the report.
Less than two months after GM and eBay hooked up to try online sales of new cars in California, CNBC has learned the program will end as scheduled tomorrow.
If the founders of Google, Starbucks, or PayPal had stuck to their original business plans, we’d likely never have heard of them. Instead, they made radical changes to their initial models, became household names, and delivered huge returns for their founders and investors.
After missing in action for much of this year's stock rally, mergers and acquisitions are making a big comeback.
There’s a lot of interest in the California midterm elections because of two well-known business ladies, Meg Whitman (former-CEO of eBay) and Carly Fiorina (former-CEO of Hewlett-Packard).
The potential economic impact of a carbon market seems to divide American industry as much as talk about healthcare reform may divide a family at Sunday dinner.
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Stocks ended lower Wednesday as the rally after the Federal Reserve's statement faded and investors began to worry that the central bank is inching closer to withdrawing stimulus measures that have propped up the economy. The Dow had briefly popped above 9,900.
Stocks advanced after the Federal Reserve delivered one of its most optimistic statements in the past few years. The Dow more than doubled its gains after the announcement, sending the blue-chip index through 9,900 for the first time since last fall.
Stocks bounced around at the open Wednesday as the dollar slipped and investors remained a little jittery ahead of the Fed statement.
Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman officially launched her bid for governor of California on Tuesday, sketching out her ideas to return the state to a time when "California had its act together."