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Why were Weight Watchers and uranium mining stocks up today?

Dec 22, 2016
A tale of two stock ticker symbols.
 Oprah Winfrey speaks onstage at Hearst MagFront 2016 at Hearst Tower on Oct. 25 in New York City.
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Forrest Full of Shares

Jun 15, 2016
What's a share? Well, Paddy Hirsch's mom used to say they were like a box of chocolates...
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The all-important exit strategy, explained

May 19, 2015
Smart investors don't put their money into a venture without an exit strategy.
An exit off the Westbound 1-80.
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The complicated formula — and incentives — behind CEO pay

Apr 24, 2015
What's the best way to pay a CEO?

The activists are coming!

Apr 21, 2015
Spring is shareholder meeting season — and primetime for activist investors.
A photo from  February 2006, where activist investor Carl Icahn, right, was pictured with former Viacom and Universal Studios CEO Frank Biondi, left. At the time, Icahn sought to overthrow Time Warner's board, break up the media conglomerate into four companies, and have Biondi take over as Time Warner chief executive.
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Stock buybacks could be good for investors

Oct 8, 2014
Critics have sounded alarms that companies are pumping up their stock price.

On pins and needles for the next words from the Fed

Sep 15, 2014
Fed watchers are obsessed with two words right now: “considerable time.”

For public good, not for profit.

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More people own cats than stock these days

Sep 9, 2014
Stocking up on cats instead of shares? You're not alone.

IPOs - why the frenzy ?

Jul 29, 2014
It might be the busiest week for companies going public since August 2000.

Amazon makes a lot of money. But it still loses more.

Jul 25, 2014
Amazon's stock fell 11 percent this morning following another sad earnings report.