Herman Cain, who announced his candidacy for president at an Atlanta rally May 21, aims to bring a new slogan to the White House: “Yes, We Cain!” Seriously, folks. The pizza magnate, aka the ‘Hermanator,’ is staging a full-on charm offensive, hoping his Southern-fried charisma, business savvy, top performance in the first GOP debate, and media prowess are enough to offset his fundamental flaw: zero political experience.
Osama bin Laden death cheered many Americans, but not US markets or economists. Osama bin Laden death will have little effect on business or military spending.
Warren Buffett faces perhaps the most turbulent Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting yet on Saturday. Here's a Q & A with someone who follows Warren Buffett closely.
GE hoax, devised by a group of imposters who sent out a fake press release, tricked the Associated Press and Dow Jones news wires into publishing an incorrect story about how GE would give a $3.2 billion tax refund to Washington. Can the scammers behind the GE hoax hurt business?
With the news of Glenn Beck leaving Fox officially announced, it's time to reflect. The host has packed a lot of wallop in just two-plus years at Fox News. Conspiracy theories, apocalyptic predictions, and just plain eyebrow-raising statements have kept the folks at Media Matters for America, a liberal watchdog group, busy. They track his show (along with many others) and take notes. Now that the show “Glenn Beck” is ending later this year, Media Matters has opened its files and shared some of the most noteworthy moments. We’ve whittled the list down to the 10 most controversial things Mr. Beck has said on Fox – so far, at least. It bears noting that Beck has a lot of followers, who admire his populist conservative critique of the Obama era. His Facebook page has more than 1.8 million fans -- coincidentally, the same number of viewers he had as of January (down from 2.9 million in January 2010). Whether those fans believe his every word is hard to tell. But, like any good showman, he knows how to draw a crowd.
Many of the best financial writers and market watchers have one thing in common: they've contributed to TheStreet.com at some point in their careers.
The Dish Network Corp. has agreed to undisclosed financial terms with News Corp.'s Fox, allowing Dish customers to continue watching the World Series, FX, and the National Geographic Channel. Areas such as New York have experienced a Fox blackout since Oct. 14, while other regions have had to endure since Oct. 1.
Fox blackout: In preparation for an extended blackout, Cablevision e-mailed its customers Wednesday saying it will reimburse them $10 to cover the cost of paying to watch the games online through MLB.com.
Haitian-born singer and activist Wyclef Jean performs in New York City in February at The Standard Hotel as part of the launch of Hope, Help & Relief Haiti - A night and Humanity After Party. Wyclef Jean on Tuesday announced his bid to run for president of Haiti in the country's Nov. 28 election.