Happy days for Exxon Mobil

Oct 27, 2011
Happy days are here again, if you are the oil company Exxon Mobil. Our Marketplace Daily Pulse was quickened today after Exxon said it earned $10...

Report: College tuition continues to rise nationally

Oct 26, 2011
College tuition bills will soon start showing up for next semester and they'll be enough to get the pulse racing. The College Board said today tu...

Netflix shares tumble

Oct 25, 2011
Netflix stock could use some mouth-to-mouth today. The company's shares fell more than 30 percent today, the first time they have been below $100 since the summer of 2009.

Happy Holidays, FedEx!

Oct 24, 2011
The Pulse today starts with a riddle: Why would good fortune for FedEx also be good for one of its arch-competitors, the U.S. Postal Service? Fe...

San Francisco tops trick-or-treat rankings

Oct 21, 2011
Zillow has released its list of the top 20 trick-or-treat destinations in the US. Top of the charts: San Francisco. The city scored highest on w...

Few women make Fortune's 'hottest' list

Oct 20, 2011
"They're the hottest young stars in business across the globe," Fortune Magazine says, but only six of them are women. Of Fortune's 40 Under 40,...
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DeLorean Motors aims for electrifying comeback

Oct 19, 2011
I grew up with DeLorean. Literally. Not just because I saw "Back to the Future" numerous times, but I also lived around the corner from the DeLor...

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What a crock: Low expectations hammer Crocs, Inc.

Oct 18, 2011
Crocs Inc., purveyors of rubbery footwear, fell off a cliff this morning. The company's stock dropped 35 percent after it told investors that it expects poor sales and falling profits because of the economic slowdown.
Crocs footwear is displayed in one of the company's retail stores in Chicago, Ill.
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Happy bday #OWS: protest is one month old today

Oct 17, 2011
Occupy Wall Street from David Sauvage on Vimeo. The Occupy Wall Street protests celebrate their one-month anniversary today, with the news that ...

Barbie goes global: Mattel income up on worldwide sales

Oct 14, 2011
There are thousands of happy children around the world today, and one happy toy company. Southern California based Mattel Inc. reported that wor...