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By the measure of success he holds most dear— wealth— Donald Trump has done well. Since 1987, when the real estate mogul published his best-seller "Art of the Deal," his net worth has jumped 300 percent to $4 billion, according to figures from wealth-tracker Forbes magazine. Associated Press researcher Jennifer Farrar contributed to this report.
If the Fed puts off raising rates, one trader says high dividend-yield stocks are set to soar.
There are 13 stocks in the S&P 500, including Monster Beverage and Regeneron, that have topped Google since it launched its IPO, USA Today reports.
GE rethinks annual performance reviews in favor of more frequent dialogues throughout its 300,000 workforce
BEIJING, Aug 19- China has resumed work on a set of banking cyber security regulations it suspended earlier this year, reviving a potential source of friction with the United States just weeks before Xi Jinping makes his first trip to Washington as China's president, people with knowledge of the matter said. At a meeting last week in Beijing, officials from the...
Here's why Google's Alphabet reorg was a really smart move, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.
Alibaba has picked Singapore as the site for its new cloud computing data center, in a move to bolster its global expansion.
The streaming device unavailable to purchase on Amazon; does that mean it's time for an upgrade?
GLENDALE, Calif.— In some versions of an Aug. 11 story about Disney's accelerator program, Techstars was incorrectly spelled with a capital' S' in the middle.. GLENDALE, Calif.— If it weren't for someone willing to entertain a new idea, the new "Star Wars" droid, BB-8, wouldn't be rolling into living rooms this holiday season. But in July 2014, the CEO of Lucasfilm-parent...
The New York Times was too quick to rush to judge Amazon's corporate culture, says career coach Marie McIntyre.
The big splash came when Netflix Inc announced on Aug. 4 that it would start offering new parents up to a year of paid leave. Not bad, considering paid maternity leave in the United States is usually about 30 days, according to Mary Tavarozzi, a senior consultant with benefit consultant group Towers Watson. On the heels of Netflix's announcement, a number of other...
Despite kinder workplace rules, brutal competition remains an inescapable component of workers' daily lives. In some ways it's getting worse. The NYT reports.
These are the stocks that the best hedge fund managers you never heard of were buying last quarter.
NEW YORK— Technology stocks are trending big-time as investors latch on to innovative companies racing ahead in a slow-growth world. The tech-heavy Nasdaq is the best performing major U.S. stock index this year, gaining 6.6 percent as the Standard& Poor's 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial averages have wavered between small gains and losses.
In response, the Transportation Security Administration added officers to screen departing travelers in Seattle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has 10 new people to welcome arriving international passengers. Anthony Kwacz, of Seattle, said he travels up and down the West Coast and believes not enough is being done to relieve the pressure in the crowded...
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Beginning more than a decade ago, one of the largest security companies in the world, Moscow- based Kaspersky Lab, tried to damage rivals in the marketplace by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying benign files as malicious, according to two former employees. They said the secret campaign targeted Microsoft Corp, AVG...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov got caught cursing under his breath. But he's not the only public figure to use bad language.
A look at those actors, musicians and sports stars that have made smart investments in high-profile start-ups that have really paid off.
CEOs who aren't already thinking about their companies as potential targets for activism should develop a "healthy paranoia," says Don Duffy.
Aug 10- Web hosting company Rackspace Hosting Inc reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue and raised its share buyback program to up to $1 billion, sending its shares up 5.2 percent in extended trading on Monday. Results for the quarter and the outlook "will be a footnote as the company announced a billion dollar incremental buyback and that will trump...