States with sweetest corporate tax breaks
Big tax subsidies are often the sweetener used whenever a state wants to entice a company to set up shop or stay put. A new report attempts to quantify the largest such deals over the past 35 years. What's not clear is whether taxpayers get their mon...
What Holiday Inn can learn from The Daily Show
Holiday Inn Express is hiring The Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones to make customers laugh.
Christie Brinkley: I Remember Feeling Very Fat
Christie Brinkley, a gorgeous and successful 59-year-old former supermodel who still poses in swimwear, must have confidence through the roof, right? Well, that wasn't always the case.
Nelson Mandela In Critical Condition
JOHANNESBURG -- Nelson Mandela's health has deteriorated and he is now in critical condition, the South African government said Sunday. The office of President Jacob Zuma said in a statement that he had visited the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader a...
Starbucks to raise prices for coffee drinks
Starting next week, Starbucks is raising U.S. prices by an average of 1% for its brewed drinks to help offset an increase in business costs.
The Secret Life Of James Wolk
Mysterious as he is on "Mad Men," James Wolk is just as full of surprises as his character Bob Benson. Although he's made quite a name for himself over the years -- and this year especially as the guy who hit on Pete Campbell (Vincent Kartheiser) on ...
Stocks look for post-Fed rebound
Investors will be looking for a recovery this week, and they are hoping to get it from data on the housing market, the state of the consumer and a broader look at the U.S. economy.
Big Acquisitions Can Fall Apart Over Tiny Details
When we identify with our jobs, even small cultural changes become a big deal.
Tim Cook's bonus is now tied to the performance of Apple's...
Under an amendment filed on Friday, he could forfeit 1/3 of his 1 million stock options. FORTUNE -- "The decline in Apple's stock price over the last couple of quarters has been very frustrating to all of us," Apple (AAPL)
PHOTOS: Litter Of 13 Doberman Puppies Will Steal Your Heart...
A two-year-old Doberman recently gave birth to an incredible litter of 13. Gina was only expected to birth half a dozen puppies, with only three likely to survive.
Ben Bernanke's power over your money
Ben Bernanke scared investors Wednesday when he said the Federal Reserve may start slowing its stimulus program later this year, but what does it mean for you and your money?
Man Accused Of Raping Past Burglary Victim
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota man on furlough from prison removed an ankle bracelet that monitored his whereabouts, returned to the home of his prior burglary victim and raped her, authorities said Friday. Curtez Deshawn Graham, 18, of St. Paul, told po...
Investors hit hard as Apple bonds tank - MacDailyNews
U.S. FAA to finally relax rules for gadgets in flight
Facebook Bug Exposed Private Info From 6 Million Accounts...
On Friday, Facebook admitted that a bug made the private contact information -- either email addresses or phone numbers -- of 6 million users accidentally accessible to Facebookers who downloaded their account histories onto their own computers. Comp...
Time For 'Skip Lunch Feed A Bunch'
By Kristen FarnamStreet Sense It is Tuesday afternoon, about one o'clock, and you are headed for the closest sandwich shop, prepared to grab a quick lunch.
Carl Icahn joins Twitter - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals...
Carl Icahn goes short-form and starts tweeting.
Worst day of the year for Dow , S&P 500
Investors seem to have been caught off guard by Ben Bernanke's semi-explicit guidance on when the Fed will begin to taper its bond buying.
Startling Number Of Small Businesses Say Obamacare Is Hurting...
CNBC Small business owners' fear of the effect of the new health-care reform law on their bottom line is prompting many to hold off on hiring and even to shed jobs in some cases, a recent poll found.