By Andy Serwer, managing editorDecember 2, 2010: 10:36 PM ET FORTUNE — Barry Diller it seems has been pondering the future lately. Today he took action. Every summer Diller takes some time off to do a deep think. “I call it my summer project,” he says in an interview with ...
Filed at 5:49 a.m. ET HELSINKI — An Iranian diplomat who quit his job at his country’s embassy in Finland says he will apply for political asylum there. Hossein Alizadeh told reporters Monday he left his job as the embassy’s No. 2 because he could not accept the ”fraud” presidential ...
AN outright ban on commissions has been voted by financial planners as the most effective option for improving their industry.
Deer Valley Resort is looking for employees. The Park City ski area is holding its annual winter job expo from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in Snow Park Lodge.
Diane Chacon’s first thought when doctors diagnosed the lump on her breast was, “I’m going to die.” More than a year later, Chacon represents hope as a breast-cancer survivor in an awareness campaign sponsored by Smith’s Food & Drug and its parent company, Krogers, the nation’s largest
Taking a step down the corporate ladder isn’t what many people envision for their careers, but in an economic downturn for many a lower-level job is better than no job.
The Utah fitness center’s approach to weight-loss training seemed a perfect match to the regimen promoted on television’s “The Biggest Loser” program to help overweight people shed pounds.
If you’re looking for confirmation that this stock market rally might actually be for real, look no further than the stodgy world of transportation.
CINCINNATIThe Kroger Co. reports second-quarter earnings Tuesday before the market opens.
The Panic of 2008 upended much of the financial “conventional wisdom” most individuals took on faith. Here are seven (once) widely held principles that turned out to be seriously flawed.
Florence Hartmann was found guilty of contempt for revealing confidential court decisions made by judges during the trial of Serbia’s ex-president, Slobodan Milosevic.
China and the U.S. are bickering over tariffs on tires and exports of chicken. The political back-and-forth could hurt businesses on both sides — some of them already struggling — and it could also affect consumers.
On Friday, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown issued a public apology to Alan Turing, a mathematician and computer pioneer whose work as a code-breaker during World War II helped defeat Nazi Germany.
Last Friday, Johnny Depp came onto a stage at the Anaheim Convention Center and wowed the crowd by appearing in full costume as Captain Jack Sparrow, the star of the Pirates of the Caribbean films. On the same stage, actors John Travolta and Nicholas Cage dropped by, and singer Miley ...
Real estate experts say the number of home sales in West Virginia has gone up slightly.
The house next door to President Obama’s Chicago home is up for sale. In what’s apparently a historically unique opprtunity, the turn-of-the-century, 17-room home in the posh Hyde Park neighborhood — the Obamas’ direct neighbor to the north — will go on sale this morning .
For more than a year, prosecutors have been cracking down on the corruption and kickbacks that thrived during the boom years in this Persian Gulf city-state. Dozens of executives have been arrested and charged in a high-profile effort to show that fraud will no longer be tolerated.