Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: JPMorgan
JPMorgan Chase has gotten a lot of attention for its estimated $3 billion trading loss. But who were the winners in those bets?
Posted In: Pinterest
The social media scrapbooking site is the latest startup to be valued at over a $1 billion. Big money for a company with no profits or business model.
Posted In: Facebook, advertising
As Facebook looks for new sources of revenue, it targets users who may want more attention and better placement for their posts.
Posted In: foursquare, Deals, groupon
Foursquare has attracted 20 million users to its social network. To make money, it plans to go the Groupon route, but with personalized deals.
Posted In: e-books, Books
Children’s books -- the real books -- are selling well and defying the trend toward e-books. Author Maurice Sendak would be pleased.
Posted In: Entertainment, film
"The Avengers" is expected to be a big hit this weekend. It’s already garnered more than $250 million overseas. Why didn’t it debut at home?
Posted In: Jobs, temp
The latest trends in the labor market suggest you’re better off looking for job that produces a service, not a physical product.
Posted In: Entertainment, hulu, tv
Services like Hulu want revenue, but it's moving toward relying on viewers -- in addition to advertisers -- to pay. The new model may mean that consumers may not be able to cut their cable cord quite yet.
Posted In: mastercard
MasterCard reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly profit after the biggest jump in card swipes -- to 7.7 billion -- since the company went public in 2006.
Posted In: branding, audio, Music, sound, marketing
Audio branding is moving beyond television and electronics into banks and appliances as companies seek to build consumer allegiance through sound.