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A McDonald's restaurant sign. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

McDonald’s closes employee website amid criticism

McDonald’s Corp. has shut down a website intended to provide employees with work and life guidance after it generated negative publicity for the fast-food company. The McResource program has been criticized for creating unrealistic budgets […]

12/26/2013

Maria Bartiromo  (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

Maria Bartiromo leaving CNBC after 2 decades

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CNBC says veteran anchor and reporter Maria Bartiromo is leaving the business news channel. Bartiromo’s contract ends Nov. 24, concluding 20 years with CNBC, the channel said Monday. According to the […]

11/18/2013

Home Depot apologizes for racist tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — Home improvement maker Home Depot Inc. on Thursday apologized for a tweet that showed a picture of two African-American drummers with a person in a gorilla mask in between them and […]

11/08/2013

Some results of a poll on Twitter and its upcoming IPO (AP)

Twitter faces skeptical investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter faces skepticism from potential investors and the broader public ahead of its initial public offering, according to an Associated Press-CNBC poll released Monday. Some 36 percent of Americans say buying […]

11/04/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Mark Cuban says he won’t be bullied by SEC

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban says he learned he was being sued for insider trading when he turned on CNBC one day “and I was the headline.” The billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner told jurors […]

10/07/2013

Financier Carl Icahn. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)

Icahn wants Apple to spend $150B buying its stock

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn is pressuring Apple to spend $150 billion buying back its own stock, a target that would more than double the amount that the company’s board authorized in […]

10/01/2013

A television displays news about the Nasdaq on the Nasdaq building in New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Nasdaq breakdown puts pressure on crisis work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest high-tech disruption in the financial markets increases the pressure on Nasdaq and other electronic exchanges to take steps to avoid future breakdowns and manage them better if they do occur. […]

08/23/2013

Maria Shriver, NBC journalist (AP Photo)

Maria Shriver returns to NBC News

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly a decade away, former California first lady Maria Shriver is returning to NBC News for a job where she will concentrate on the roles of women in American life. Shriver was named a “special anchor” who will appear on various NBC programming.

04/30/2013

Brett King

Brett King on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with a bestselling author and American Banker’s Innovator of the Year for 2012, Brett King. The founder of the direct mobile bank Moven, he is an International Judge for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Asian Banker Retail Excellence Awards and the Middle-East Business Achievement Awards.

03/08/2013

(AP Photo)

CNBC tries reality TV after business hours

NEW YORK (AP) – Buzz-worthy reality shows are often a ticket to riches for cable networks, even when the shows seem to have little to do with the network’s reason for being. So why shouldn’t CNBC get in on the action?

03/04/2013

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