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  • Teen wishes for mentor and gets one

    Teen wishes for mentor and gets one
    Arman Molla was diagnosed with bone cancer nearly two years ago when he was just 15. In the hospital he had a lot of time to think. Too much time, he says. He started to let himself wonder if he would ever be able to sky-dive. Or even if he would...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Buffett, Gates, Adelson don't get immigration

    A trio of billionaires — Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates — say they want to "End the Immigration Impasse," to quote the headline of their recent New York Times op-ed. The article will do nothing to end that impasse, however,...
  • Reviews: 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, 'Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism' by David Harvey

    Reviews: 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' by Thomas Piketty, 'Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism' by David Harvey
    James Surowiecki wrote recently in The New Yorker of Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of the private-equity firm Blackstone Group. Schwarzman is worth more than $10 billion. But he's convinced that he is being persecuted. Some have called for the...
  • Charles Munger's Daily Journal dismisses Ernst & Young after dispute

    Daily Journal Corp., the California publisher that counts billionaire Charles Munger as chairman, dismissed Ernst & Young after the auditor faulted the company's accounting. Daily Journal expects to hire a new accounting firm "within the coming days,"...
  • U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Travelers In $500 Million Asbestos Case

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered The Travelers Cos. to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in...
  • JPMorgan CEO Dimon says he has curable throat cancer

    JPMorgan CEO Dimon says he has curable throat cancer
    NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said he has been diagnosed with curable throat cancer and he plans to remain actively involved in the largest U.S. bank's business. In a memo to the bank's employees and shareholders...
  • Walgreen CEO aware of his 'fiduciary responsibility'

    Walgreen CEO aware of his 'fiduciary responsibility'
    Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive. When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
  • Sun Valley: Media Moguls and Tech Titans Mingle at Allen & Co. Conference

    The signs are simple, unadorned, set against a white backdrop. "Private function," they read. That's the way Allen & Co., the investment bank that sponsors the closely-watched annual media conference at Idaho ski resort Sun Valley, wants to keep it....
  • Dining scene: From cinnamon roll French toast to Sloppy Joes

    Dining scene: From cinnamon roll French toast to Sloppy Joes
    Another Broken Egg Café 508 Via De Palmas, Boca Raton, 561-405-6940, AnotherBrokenEgg.com This Louisiana-based chain has unveiled its third Florida outpost — its first on the state's east coast — in the former Raffaele Ristorante in...
  • Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defends bailout

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defends bailout
    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is convinced he saved the country from a depression and regular Americans from ending up in shantytowns and bread lines. And he's taking another shot at convincing you too. In his new book, "Stress Test," he...
  • CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike

    CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike
    McDonald's Corp. for years has been in the cross hairs of a national campaign to raise the minimum wage, a movement that intensified last week as demonstrators marched on its Oak Brook headquarters. The fast-food behemoth has rejected protesters' call...
  • Honey, stop staring at me when I'm playing golf

    Golf Ball Exploritorius - the unexplained and incurable desire to search for other peoples' lost golf balls in the midst of a round. I'll admit it; I suffer from this disease, which I just coined. It's an affliction that has netted me numerous eye...