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CNNMoney: Cheer up with Tax Day freebies and discountsupdated: Thu Apr 15 2010 13:47:00

Still scrambling to file your taxes or waiting (still) on your refund? Companies around the country are trying to relieve the Tax Day sting with freebies and special deals.

CNNMoney: Crisco cuts the trans fatupdated: Thu Jan 25 2007 09:57:00

It's the same Crisco, but now with zero trans fat.

Your emails: Tales from turkey dayupdated: Thu Nov 24 2005 15:59:00

Thanksgiving is the time of year when individuals and families celebrate all things great in their lives. It's a time for good food, parades, fun and some serious reflection.

FSB: Unhealthy Returnsupdated: Wed Dec 01 2004 00:01:00

Even with all the negative buzz that surrounds supersizing, consumers still have undersized appetites for healthier fare. Just ask the latest crop of entrepreneurs who have tried to serve healthy f...

FSB: Making a Show of Desperation At IdeaSphere needy entrepreneurs take center stage.updated: Sun Dec 01 2002 00:01:00

Some people see others suffering and wonder what they can possibly do. But folks like Peter Senne don't hesitate before springing into action. Just over a year ago Senne looked at the entrepreneuri...

FSB: Businesses Worth Repeating Pizza Hut and Boston Chicken's founders tried their luck in new industries. But sticking to what theyupdated: Sun Sep 01 2002 00:01:00

There's George "The Chicken Man" Naddaff, Frank "Papa Pizza" Carney, Mo "Tea Time" Siegel, and Neil "The Closet Guy" Balter. All, as you may have guessed, have these nicknames because they closely ...

Fortune: Don't Blame The Shorts True, short-sellers profit when stocks fall. But it'd be worse without them.updated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

In the days following the World Trade Center attack there was talk on the Street that perhaps short-selling should be banned. The worry was that shorting--a bet that stocks will fall--would exacerb...

Fortune: Kreme of the Crop While tech stocks are soaking in the deep-fat fryer, Krispy Kreme keeps on rising. Why is a 64-year-old doughnupdated: Mon Jul 23 2001 00:01:00

Talk about a sugar high. In April 2000, just as investors' sweet tooth for technology was leading them to a four-cuspid root canal, the stock of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts debuted on the Nasdaq at $32 ...

FSB: Five Secrets Of Growth Merely getting a company up and running is tough enough. But the CEOs who can make their updated: Sun Jul 01 2001 00:01:00

Making FSB's inaugural list of fastest-growing companies is an occasion to celebrate. These companies are exemplars of imagination, energy, know-how, and stamina. All have sped away from the compet...

FSB: Why Good Ideas Go Bad GEORGE NADDAFF'S CLAIM TO FAME IS BOSTON CHICKEN. SINCE THEN, HE HAS FOLLOWED HIS HUNCHES updated: Tue May 01 2001 00:01:00

Quick, which product would you choose to build a business around: a square bagel or a round hot dog? For George A. Naddaff, the answer is obvious--which is why he's now touting the virtues of the R...

Fortune: Seeking Redemption On the Internet Mark Goldston is looking for a comeback. He's trying to make it with updated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

Here are a few things that Mark Goldston would like you to know: that long before he found himself running an Internet company, he was an inventor in his spare time. That, as president of L.A. Gear...

Fortune: Flashes in the Pan In San Francisco a new restaurant opens each week. Mark Gimein tells which ones will last.updated: Mon Mar 20 2000 00:01:00

Tom Stoppard recently explained to the New York Times that when his plays start their U.S. runs in San Francisco, his real competition isn't other theaters, it's restaurants. Now, thanks to the exp...

Fortune: Why Investors And Companies Should Fear a Year-End Auditupdated: Mon Dec 06 1999 00:01:00

The audit from hell. That's what companies are facing right now, as the year-end ritual of the annual audit begins. With the SEC breathing down accountants' necks and high-profile accounting proble...

Fortune: Why Would You Want to Go Public? FEDERAL REGULATORS...IMPATIENT INVESTORS...NOSY REPORTERS...updated: Mon May 24 1999 00:01:00

One clear lesson from the wild IPO market of the past few years is that a lot of companies should never have gone public. Consider Il Fornaio, a California-based chain of 17 white-tablecloth restau...

Fortune: Still Perking After All These Years The skeptics say that Starbucks has run out of room to grow. The chain's surging stock priceupdated: Mon May 24 1999 00:01:00

At home, in an antique mahogany desk where Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz often works in the hours before dawn, a bundle of clippings is piling up. Although the charismatic Schultz gets his shar...

Fortune: The Danger Lurking In Investor Message Boardsupdated: Mon Nov 23 1998 00:01:00

Don't get me started on the subject of investment message boards. These online financial hootenannies are dangerous at best, and at worst the investment version of poisoned Kool-Aid. Pity the poor ...

Fortune: Short-Sellers: The Market's Real Heroesupdated: Mon Oct 26 1998 00:01:00

Go ahead--call me the chief apologist for those scoundrels, the short-sellers. Tell me I'm carrying water for them. Allege I'm on their payrolls. Charge me with collusion. I've heard it all before,...

Fortune: The Auditors Are Always Last to Knowupdated: Mon Aug 17 1998 00:01:00

Are the reports of independent auditors worth the paper they're written on? Is the current system really protecting investors from accounting chicanery? You can't help but wonder in the wake of rec...

Money Magazine: The Case For Midcap Funds: One Successful Manager Makes The Argumentupdated: Fri May 01 1998 00:01:00

Worried that large-company stocks look increasingly vulnerable to a setback, but still nervous about the volatility of small shares? Well, here's a compromise that's also a compelling opportunity: ...

Fortune: How Investors Got 86ed By Theme Restaurants The collapse of Planet Hollywood and Rainforest Cafe shows the flaws in the Peter Lyupdated: Mon Mar 02 1998 00:01:00

It sounds so easy: If you want to find the next hot stock, look for the local restaurant chain with lines around the block out front or the new store that everyone at work has been talking about.

Fortune: MARKET MOVERS THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF WALL STREET ANALYSTS CLAMORING FOR YOUR ATTENTION, BUT ONLY A HANDFUL CAN BE COUNTED ON TO Mupdated: Mon Oct 27 1997 00:01:00

My job is to make people money," declares Merrill Lynch's Tom Kurlak. It's a laudable goal, but a hard one to reach with any consistency. Critics have long complained that much of the analysis comi...

Fortune: AMERICA'S FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES THE TOP 100updated: Mon Sep 29 1997 00:01:00

No doubt about it, these champions of capitalism are nothing if not high-wire acts. Sure, there are returning stars like Starbucks Corp. (No 77), which for years has shown that focused management a...

Fortune: THE BOSTON CHICKEN PROBLEM THE RESTAURANT CHAIN'S RISE AND FALL HAS BEEN BREATHTAKING. WHO IS TO BLAME FOR THE MESS? TRY ALL THOupdated: Mon Jul 07 1997 00:01:00

A company whose shares were puffed up by aggressive accounting and fuzzy financial information. Brokerage giants hungry for investment banking deals. And Wall Street analysts who missed obvious sig...

Fortune: LEARN TO PLAY THE EARNINGS GAME (AND WALL STREET WILL LOVE YOU) THE PRESSURE TO REPORT SMOOTH, EVER HIGHER EARNINGS HAS NEVER BEupdated: Mon Mar 31 1997 00:01:00

In January, for the 41st time in the 42 quarters since it went public, Microsoft reported earnings that met or beat Wall Street estimates. The 36 brokerage analysts who make the estimates were, as ...

Fortune: HOW TO FIND VALUE IN TECH STOCKSupdated: Mon Jan 15 1996 00:01:00

One trick to turning up tech-stock bargains is to step back from the hot battlefields like the Internet and look at companies that supply others with "plumbing." For example, Glenayre Technologies ...

Money Magazine: CALIFORNIA STOCKS HAVE A SUNNY THIRD QUARTERupdated: Wed Nov 01 1995 00:01:00

WHILE LOS ANGELES MAY BE MOURNING the departure of both its pro football teams, the City of Angels has at least one reason to celebrate. Shares of L.A.-based companies were the third quarter's top ...

Fortune: THE NEXT GREAT FAST-FOOD BATTLEupdated: Mon Jul 24 1995 00:01:00

The feathers are flying in the battle for pecking order in the take-home-chicken business. Boston Market and Kenny Rogers Roasters have much at steak, er, stake--namely, carving off the biggest pie...

Fortune: PEPSICO'S SHEDDING UGLY POUNDS A GLAMOROUS COMPANY CHOSE A GORGEOUS SUPERMODEL TO TELL ITS STORY TO. OUR updated: Mon Jun 26 1995 00:01:00

Ms. Cindy Crawford c/o PepsiCo Purchase, New York 10577 Dear Cindy,

Fortune: WHAT'S FOR DINNER? THE BATTLE FOR STOMACH SHARE BUSY BOOMERS WON'T OR CAN'T COOK, AND THAT FACT IS UPENDING updated: Mon May 15 1995 00:01:00

Hungry? You've come to the right place. America has about 30,000 supermarkets, some 13,000 discounters selling food, 93,000 convenience stores, and about 400,000 fast-food joints, diners, and resta...

Fortune: LESSONS FROM AMERICA'S FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES Prepare to be inspired: These entrepreneurial winners show business people anywupdated: Mon Aug 08 1994 00:01:00

How could anyone risk leaving a venerable, big-league corporation to help run a startup? How could anyone risk staying? "Nowadays, working for a large company is a roll of the dice," says Kyle Crai...

Fortune: AN EXPANDING UNIVERSE updated: Mon Aug 08 1994 00:01:00

Today's Sun King of entrepreneurism may well be H. Wayne Huizenga, 56, CEO of Blockbuster Entertainment. The former president and co-founder of Waste Management, now WMX Technologies, had a hand in...

Money Magazine: MONEY/NORDBY CITIES INDEX Cities with the top stocks Atlanta leads in stock gains, Los Angeles comes in lastupdated: Mon Aug 01 1994 00:01:00

Atlanta was the U.S. city with the best-performing local stocks in the second quarter of 1994, according to the exclusive Money/ Nordby Cities Index, which is composed of a series of indexes of sto...

Money Magazine: SIX INVESTING RESOLUTIONS TO MAKE (AND KEEP) IN 1994updated: Sat Jan 01 1994 00:01:00

To paraphrase Samuel Johnson, the road to financial insecurity is paved with good intentions. Here are six easy-to-keep resolutions for investing that should make the coming year your most profitab...

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