| Sep 29, 2009
| 4:33 PM
McGraw-Hill Cos. favors Bloomberg News parent Bloomberg LP as a buyer for BusinessWeek magazine, Reuters reports today: McGraw-Hill is leaning toward selling its money-losing BusinessWeek magazine to Bloomberg LP, although another bidder could still...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 4:33 AM
Michael Bloomberg has found one more thing to stick his name on. The media mogul and mayor of New York has acquired BusinessWeek from McGraw Hill. The deal combines two of the biggest names in business journalism, although in some......
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:35 PM
How does an investor go about finding undervalued stocks with strong growth potential? A good place to start would be to pick up some insights on value investing.
Several books provide insights on the intricacies of value investing. If you'd like to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:05 PM
800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for October 2013, plus descriptions of the Top 10....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Despite opposition from one of its board members, the Baltimore County school board approved a 10-year, $15.7 million contract Tuesday night for language arts textbooks.
The new textbook series published by McGraw-Hill Education is for grades one...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Outside Mike Renner's two-story home in Azle, Texas, a sleek white turbine whirs in the wind.
The 10,000-watt wind turbine sits atop a 100-foot tower Renner built himself. Solar panels cover his roof, producing 8,000 watts of power.
In the sticky months...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:27 PM
That old axiom about three being a crowd is never truer than when two out of three are fighting.
Playing the neutral third party while your friends engage in all-out battle is exhausting and precarious. Handle it right and everyone's happy. Handle it...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:28 AM
A state-hired consultant has determined that widespread online interruptions during testing didn’t negatively impact student scores on the ISTEP this spring.
In fact, Richard Hill, of the National Center the Improvement of Educational Assessment,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
After the U.S. Justice Department accused Standard & Poor's of fraud earlier this year, the credit rater had a choice.
It could make a courtroom argument that would torch its reputation, but might get the lawsuit thrown out.
Or, if S&P's executives...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Words fascinated — intoxicated — Hugh Rawson. He loved their derivation, the way they change in meaning over time, their role as curses, their use to camouflage meanings. Rawson wrote five books of quotations, and several other books about...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Corporate criminal fraud. Tainted meat on the menu. Prying reporters pounding on the door.
Meet Jonathan Bernstein, crisis tamer.
Bernstein, a University of Maryland University College graduate, steps in to smother public meltdowns like a lid on a...