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Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling could get early prison release

May 8, 2013
Skilling had been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Posted In: Enron

Commercial casino revenues are up

May 6, 2013
If people feel like they've got money to burn, that's a positive economic indicator, right?
Posted In: gambling, casinos

The story of the first email spam message

May 3, 2013
It happened 35 years ago.
Posted In: spam

Would you get a tattoo of your company logo for a raise?

May 2, 2013
If you work for Rapid Realty in New York City, it's a possibility.
Posted In: tattoo

To financial advisory firms: A list of words to avoid on Twitter

May 1, 2013
Putnam Investments says certain words used on social media can trigger regulatory scrutiny.
Posted In: Twitter, social media

Comparing CEO-to-employee pay ratios

Apr 30, 2013
Bloomberg breaks down the CEO-to-worker pay ratios of the top companies in the S&P 500 index.
Posted In: ceo, JCpenney, ceo pay

Respond to emails on the same day? You're probably a negative person

Apr 29, 2013
A study says that negative people are 36 percent more likely to respond to emails within 24 hours.
Posted In: email

Government spends $890,000 on fees for empty bank accounts

Apr 25, 2013
Sequester that, right?
Posted In: fees

Order a Whopper from your couch: Burger King expands delivery

Apr 24, 2013
Burger King franchises in Chicago, San Francisco and here in L.A. will start delivering Whoppers, et al.
Posted In: Burger King, fast food

The companies most popular on expense reports: Delta, Marriott, Starbucks

Apr 23, 2013
Which companies show up the most on business expense reports?
Posted In: business, expenses, marriott, starbucks, Delta

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