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  • Fifty Shames of Earl Grey by Fanny Merkin (a.k.a. Andrew Shaffer)

    In a new "Fifty Shades" parody, the young, troubled, handsome and fabulously successful Christian Grey is replaced by Earl Grey, who has a penchant for Nickelback. Naive Anastasia Steele in now Anna Steal, a young woman so incomprehensibly innocent she's never been on an elevator before and wonders how they work.

  • Circa 1965, American writer and magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown in her office at Cosmopolitan magazine, 1960s.

    Helen Gurley Brown, the longtime editor of Cosmopolitan magazine who invited millions of women to join the sexual revolution, has died. She was 90.

  • The 'Freakonomics of Reality'

    Stephen Dubner, "Freakonomics" co-author, discusses the current economic climate, with the "Squawk Box" news crew, and Tom Stemberg, Staples co-founder & former CEO.

  • News Corp

    Investor’s hopes and share prices rose Tuesday as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. announced that it is considering dividing the massive media conglomerate into two separate, publicly traded companies.

  • News Corp. Confirms Considering Split

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports News Corporation is considering separating its publishing arm from its much larger entertainment division. What does it mean for stockholders? Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst, weighs in.

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    On June 26 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published by Bloomsbury Publishing, with an initial run of only 500 copies in hardcover. On the 15th anniversary of that date, Nigel Newton, the CEO and founder of Bloomsbury published called Harry Potter "transformative" for the company.

  • Summer is here, and along with high temperatures, shorts and flip-flops, another seasonal phenomenon is taking place — college students are graduating, and they’re taking their newly minted degrees into the real world in the hopes of landing a job. But what are their chances of finding work in their fields, or even finding jobs that don’t require them to ask if you want fries with that?Job seekers between ages 16 to 24 who are not enrolled in school and have attained a bachelor’s degree or highe

    Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.

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    Cramer breaks down the positives that will result from McGraw-Hill's corporate split.

  • The Business Model Innovation Factory

    The author says, thriving in the midst of today’s frenetic pace of change requires a new set of approaches and tools.

  • Economic Warfare - Ziad K. Abdelnour

    In making his case, says most major wealth creation comes from doing what other people consider insufferably boring.

  • Engines of Change

    In this guest post, the Pulitzer Prize winning author writes about the cars that changed American history and our lives.

  • Red Blue and Broke All Over

    A house of paper is even more flimsy than a house of sticks or a house of straw.

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    The Educational Development Corporation, a book publisher, is pulling its publications from Amazon arguing that the online retailer under cutting competition with cut-throat tactics.

  • Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

    Sleeper bestseller “50 Shades of Grey” may be bringing new attention to erotic fiction, but the economics of erotica are black and white.

  • The “Mad Money” host details what’s driving this media company’s stock to push higher.

  • Meredith Corp: The Power of High Yield

    Mad Money's Cramer explains why magazine company, Meredith Corp. is within striking distance of its 52-week high, and how its 50% dividend hike is rewarding shareholders.

  • Encyclopedia Britannica

    Hours after Encyclopaedia Britannica announced it will stop publishing print editions of its flagship encyclopedia for the first time in more than 200 years, someone among the editing minions of free online rival Wikipedia made an irony-free note of that fact.

  • Former News Int'l CEO Rebekah Brooks Arrested

    CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports former News International CEO, Rebekah Brooks, was arrested again, along with her husband and six other people in connection with an alleged phone hacking scandal.

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    “Fifty Shades of Grey,” an erotic novel by an obscure author that has been described as “Mommy porn” and “Twilight” for grown-ups, has electrified women across the country, who have spread the wordon Facebook pages, at school functions and in spin classes, the New York Times reports.

  • J.K. Rowling

    The author of the mega-selling "Harry Potter" series has an agreement with Little, Brown in the United States and Britain to release her first adult novel, the publishers announced Thursday. The title, release date and details about the book, long rumored, were notannounced.