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By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
For decades, the driving goal for corporate America has been maximizing stockholders' profits. So what made nearly 200 of the country's most prominent companies issue a joint statement this week, representing a major philosophical shift? John Yang talks to Steven…
Buying into big-time college football: the system behind the sport…
Twitter's revenue numbers reflect general shift of web from desktop to phone…
Are Innocent Citizens at Risk of Police Seizure of Their Cash, Cars and Homes?…
Benefit Corporations Aim to Make a Profit -- and a Positive Impact…
By Paul Solman
// Editor's Note: On Wednesday's program, a look at an improbable Rust Belt success story. With a guaranteed no-layoff policy and average pay of almost $70,000 this year, Lincoln Electric is atypical of U.S. companies. We last visited the…
Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here's Monday's query: Name: Paul Menzel Question: I understand that it is more profitable for…
By Elizabeth Shell
Name: Paul Menzel Question: I understand that it is more profitable for hi-tech companies to have their devices manufactured overseas (primarily Asia) than to manufacture them domestically. Could these companies manufacture their products in the U.S. and still make a…
In other news Thursday, a Saudi Arabian college student was charged in connection with a bomb plot that allegedly included targets such as the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush. In Britain, a judge cleared the way for…
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