Madoff Family Aims to Write Its Own Future
The Wild Ride of the Wealthiest 1%
The once-stable incomes of America's biggest earners now fluctuate dramatically from year to year. And as go the rich, so goes much of the economy. Adapted from Robert Frank's The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, B...
Nerf Dart Blasters, Super Soakers Lead a Toy Industry Growth...
New extreme toy weapons outfit kids for the traditional summertime pastime of playing in the yard . . . and blasting each other to smithereens with foam projectiles and water.
Curiosities: Newspaper Nuttiness
Study Points to Windfall for Goldman Partners
Regulatory filings show the extent that the Wall Street firm concentrates power and money among its 475 partners.
Groupon Advances on I.P.O. That Could Value It at $15 Billion...
Groupon just raised $950 million privately, but it plans to raise money from the public in the spring, according to people with knowledge of the deal.
Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook: What's Next?
Lesley Stahl Interviews Founder and CEO of Social Networking Site, Which Is Estimated To Be Worth $35 Billion
Groupon Prankster Mason Not Joking in Spurning Google
Andrew Mason , founder of daily deal site Groupon Inc., is a serial prankster, dedicating office space to a fictitious character, hiring a performance artist to walk around the headquarters in a tutu and dreaming up a holiday called Grouponicus whose...
Google Gambit for Groupon Raises Concern
Buying an online coupon company could help Google dominate local advertising, but the $6 billion deal worries investors because of its price.
Profiling Technology Mounts a Comeback
One of the most potentially intrusive technologies for profiling and targeting Internet users with ads, deep packet inspection, is on the verge of a comeback, two years after an outcry by privacy advocates in the U.S. and Britain appeared to kill it.
Wallets Out, Wall St. Dares to Indulge
Two years after the onset of the financial crisis, the stock market is recovering and Wall Street's moneyed elite are breathing easier again and splurging.
Why Evan Williams of Twitter Demoted Himself
Matt Lauer, Pious Snob
The quasi-journalist's request that Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown stop airing negative ads was motivated by nothing other than Olympian self-regard