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An inoffensive history of the Indian software industry, written by a good-natured man who frequently uses the word proactive in its telling, was released this week. Kiran Karnik, the former president of India 's best-known pressure group, the
Advertising This Column Was 100% Made in America A Hyundai ad that ran during Super Bowl coverage showed workers from the company's plant in Montgomery, Ala. American soil are again becoming a favorite subject for white-collar workers on Madison
Association and, until recently, the A.F.L.-C.I.O.'s director of collective bargaining. Some companies want to keep work here, or bring it back from Asia, Mr. Pavy said, but in order to do that they have to be competitive in the final prices of their
Article Tools Spinoffs are a product of Wall Street's turn against conglomerates. The days of conglomerates like Beatrice, which owned Playtex and Avis under one roof, are dead. Financial theory now argues that companies should sell or spin off to
General Electric , the nation's largest industrial company, on Friday reported net earnings for the third quarter of $3.2 billion, up 57 percent from the same period in 2010 despite what the chief executive called a volatile economic environment. The
But it doesn't always pay to follow Mr. Buffett's moves, at least when he buys preferred shares rather than common stock...Mr. Buffett, who swooped in with a $3 billion investment for the troubled conglomerate in 2008, will net a tidy profit when G.E.
While Obama is shutting down our U.S. space program, China is going full-speed ahead to achieve space dominance along with the ability to deny it to America...But why are they omitting discussion of the elephant in the room China? When Donald Trump
They may be well-intentioned, but they often seem like small gestures at the margins of what companies are really trying to do: make money. Craig LaRotonda Multimedia As well they should, an argument most famously made by the Nobel laureate Milton
Part I drew a respectable $1.7 million this weekend considering it was only available in 300 theaters and received decidedly mixed reviews. The New York Post s Kyle Smith wrote: Atlas Shrugged' is like the Bible (the only title that outscored it in
General Electric is one of the biggest corporations in the U.S., possible the biggest. They made news by reporting a profit of 14 billion dollars for last year . . . and paying zero income taxes. Say what!?