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  • PC maker expects to shake off slowdown

    Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $8 million for the last three months of 2002, the first time Apple has recorded two consecutive quarterly losses since founder Steve Jobs returned to the company's executive offices in 1997. The back-...
  • China brands beat global rivals with tea toothpaste & pickled plums

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - With green-tea flavoured toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-...
  • Tesco ditches CEO for Unilever man after profit warning

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco is to ditch chief executive Philip Clarke and replace him with a turnaround specialist from Unilever , ending a disastrous three year reign as Britain's biggest retailer warned it would again miss profit forecasts. Just three...
  • Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement

    Accretive Health's new CEO says top job is financial restatement
    On his first day on the job as CEO at hospital billings company Accretive Health Inc., Dr. Emad Rizk said Monday his first priority is to finish a massive restatement of the company’s finances dating back to the second quarter of 2010. Rizk, in an...
  • GM quarterly earnings tank due to recall costs

     
    Filed under: GM, Earnings/Financials Given General Motors' steady stream of recalls this year (including a single day with around 8.4 million vehicles needing repair), it's not a huge surprise that the cost to deal with all of the problems will be high....
  • Barclays launches Women in Leadership Index and ETNs

    (Reuters) - Investors who want to put money behind the idea that female leadership helps companies excel will have a new way to invest on Thursday when Barclays Bank PLC launches the Barclays Women in Leadership Total Return Index and exchange-traded...
  • China vehicle sales increased 5.2 percent in June

    (Reuters) - China's vehicle sales grew 5.2 percent in June compared with the same month a year earlier, an industry association said on Wednesday, as foreign brands continued to take market share from Chinese rivals. Some 1.85 million vehicles were...
  • UK banks face break-up threat as watchdog plans competition probe

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's big banks could be broken up after the country's new competition watchdog set out plans for an 18-month investigation into services for small business customers and personal accounts because of a lack of competition. The...
  • Time Warner is girding to fight Murdoch's takeover offer

    Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is in an uncomfortable position: The cross hairs of Rupert Murdoch. For the last six years, Bewkes has presided over Time Warner, a genteel media company known for its sterling assets such as HBO, CNN...
  • Ask the Mompreneur: It's best to farm out your payroll

    When my husband and I hired our first employee at our Web development company, we had it easy when it came to doing payroll. We were already long-standing clients of a local CPA firm, so we were able to provide it with the information and simply hand over...
  • Imperial Tobacco to snag U.S. e-cig lead thanks to deal

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - When Imperial Tobacco Group Plc agreed Tuesday to buy a group of brands from Reynolds American Inc and Lorillard Inc as part of their merger, the British company insisted the assets include Lorillard's blu e-cigarette unit....
  • JPMorgan pulls back from mortgage lending on foreclosure worries

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, the second-largest U.S. mortgage lender, is backing away from making home loans to less creditworthy borrowers after losing faith in its ability to recover much money from foreclosing on homes, even with...