The proxy fight between Yahoo and activist shareholder firm Third Point just got extra nasty.
LinkedIn's stock was soaring on Friday, a day after the career networking site announced strong quarterly earnings and its plans to buy SlideShare.
The Stadium Sponsor Stock Curse strikes again! The victim this time is Chesapeake Energy, whose name appears on the arena that hosts the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder.
Lying about money can ruin a relationship, but couples still do it all the time. Three in ten adults who are married or living with a partner cop to committing some form of financial infidelity, including hiding purchases and splurging on big-ticket items without discussing it first, according to a report released Friday by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Analysts are predicting plane tickets will get more expensive as more airlines merge in response to deep-seated structural problems in the industry. Faced with soaring fuel costs, slack passenger demand and an economic slowdown, mergers are shaping up as a necessary measure to remove excess capacity from the industry.
What does May 15 mean for your local post office? Last December, the Postal Service agreed to back off closing any more post offices and postal plants until May 15. The moratorium was aimed at giving Congress time to pass legislation to help the service get back on firmer financial footing. The service lost $5 billion in its most recent year and is $12 billion in debt to the Treasury Department.
When Internet millionaire Tom Gonzales was putting together his elaborate family compound on the shores of Lake Tahoe, he had one big concern: Where to put some of the most valuable cars in his 400-car collection.
As Facebook barrels toward its IPO, one of its biggest lightening-rod issues -- privacy -- is drawing a fresh spotlight. A Consumer Reports study released this week estimates that 13 million American Facebook users have never set or simply don't know about the site's privacy controls.
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Wait until dark Saturday. Dust off your telescope or binoculars. Grab the kids (dust them off too if needed). Go outside. Look up at the moon. Does it look bigger than usual? According to NASA, this May's full moon is called a "super moon," and it will look about 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full moons this year.
New York Mariano Rivera
A Panama native, nicknamed "Mo," who endeared himself to New Yorkers with a cut fastball that consistently baffled baseball's finest sluggers is now faced with the prospect of an unceremonious end to his illustrious 18-year career.
Selling a spy novel these days can be a killer. While there is undoubtedly an appetite for fast-paced, heart-thumping thrills in print, it seems that a combination of shrinking shelf space and authors who publish books seemingly forever, are making the competition stiff.
Miguel Cotto says he will beat Floyd Mayweather -- "no doubt" -- but don't expect him to dance around the gym, making it rain and running his mouth about it. It's not how he rolls. Unlike his opponent in Saturday's WBA super-welterweight title fight, Cotto doesn't resort to third-person, braggadocio-packed soliloquies when a reporter asks a question. "I'm ready and prepared for anything he can bring to me the night of May 5," Cotto said of Mayweather. Period. That's it. Cotto has trained his trunks off and all the Mayweather jawing in the world can't get into his head. "Those guys can't penetrate our minds," he said.