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Michael H. Jordan, a skilled troubleshooter who held leadership roles at CBS, PepsiCo and Westinghouse, died Tuesday in New York from complications related to cancer, CBS Corp. announced. He was 73. Jordan was instrumental in crafting the media...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRoger B. Smith, the General Motors executive who led the world's largest automaker from record profits to record losses in the 1980s and was vilified in the documentary "Roger & Me," died near Detroit on Thursday. He was 82. The former chairman and...
Times Staff WritersArnold Schwarzenegger walks into Lucca, one of his favorite restaurants near the Capitol, its walls dominated by an enormous painting of a goose and a copper-framed mirror as wide as a Hummer. Bursting from his suit, his hair that peculiar Arnold orange,...
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
Tribune staff reporterWhen Motorola Inc. first came courting Greg Brown, he wasn't interested. The year was 1998 and Brown, a division president at Ameritech in Chicago, was weighing an offer from Motorola against one from Micromuse, a publicly traded software company in...
The Associated PressLauded for making Hewlett-Packard Co. the world's biggest technology company, CEO Mark Hurd was in talks for a new contract worth about $100 million, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Instead, he's getting about a third of that to...
Chicago TribuneMonday: -- March personal income and spending -- March construction spending -- Earnings: Alberto-Culver Co.; Anadarko Petroleum Corp.; Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.; Centex Corp.; CNA Financial Corp.; General Growth Properties Inc.; Genworth Financial Inc.;...
Latest Alabama news, sports, business and entertainment: HEAT WAVE Heat wave continues with no let up in sight UNDATED, Ala. (AP) -- Make plans to stay cool this weekend because the intense heat blanketing the state shows no signs of letting...
The Swampby Frank James What do rum, motorsport race tracks and wooden arrows used by kids all have in common? The financial markets bailout bill, that's what. Taxpayers for Common Sense has compiled a handy list of what it called the......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhat do Martha Stewart, Big Steel, automakers, Planet Hollywood, trendy clothing manufacturers, software companies, Donald Trump and Scottish pubs have in common? Each is blaming poor financial performance on the recent terrorist attacks. To hear...
Times Staff WriterThe economy roared last quarter, and so did Falcon Plastics Inc. A family owned firm in the eastern South Dakota city of Brookings, Falcon posted record sales in September. Yet there's no impulse to celebrate, no rush to hire. The bad times are still too...
Tribune Staff WriterThe Nasdaq stock market's foundation made more than $250,000 in donations last year to non-profit groups affiliated with Nasdaq directors, a practice that has come under increasing scrutiny because of conflict-of-interest concerns. In September,...
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