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AIG's IPO is 'an utter debacle,' Sony hackers go on a global rampage and Arianna Huffington oversells AOL in this week's round-up of business buffoonery.
CSCO is a recent addition that has underperformed, and the index should focus more on consumer tech than corporate tech.
Private-sector payrolls in the US increased by 93,000 in November. Markets rally on speculation that the European Central Bank may step in to contain the eurozone debt crisis.
The insurance company and the US Treasury have reached an agreement that will allow the insurer to repay its debt to taxpayers.
Six months ago, when the US was out of control, news of Ireland's $68 billion bank bailout and Spain's debt downgrade could have sent us into a tailspin.
But bulls resist efforts to muscle the market lower. Gold briefly tops $1,314. Hewlett-Packard rises on bullish outlook. Nintendo tumbles on an earnings warning. A big IPO is postponed.
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The Chinese e-commerce website's transaction volume dwarfs that of eBay and Amazon.com, but the company's size could be its worst enemy.
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