Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs saw the company through its infancy, its early tremors of doubt, and its wild bouts of success. Among his more significant lessons was this: Being best is more important than being first. How does Jobs, who passed away Oct. 5, 2011, stack up against America's great business leaders when tested by his own rule? Here's a look at how he compares with five of the greats:
Apple CEO Steve Jobs resigned Wednesday. Jobs will stay on as Apple board chairman as Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook takes over as chief executive running Apple.
Stock traders see the Dow fall 500 points before paring some of its losses. European stock traders endure biggest one-day decline in almost three years.
Smarter tactics by Indian police and a desire among Kashmiri businesses to make money are keeping a fragile peace in Kashmir a year after violent police crackdowns killed more than 100 people.
Patents buy is part of arms race for intellectual property. Google's purchase will help defend itself against patents litigation.
Stock market was down early Wednesday afternoon, with the traders worried about the US debt limit. Still, Tuesday's strong gains left the three major indexes of the stock market in positive territory for the month.
Stocks surged Tuesday, with the Dow gaining 202 points. Stocks on the S&P had their best day in four months.
Stocks add to gains after press briefing by president. With a surge of 200 points before falling back, Dow having its best day in three months as investors pile into stocks.
On Tuesday, 130 stocks hit new all-time highs. What's the big deal?
A group of South Africans has brought suit against 20 multinational corporations, alleging that they were complicit in violent abuses during apartheid. It appears these companies would rather rewrite than confront their apartheid history.