In the timeless holiday classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, forgotten playthings are eventually rescued from the Island of Misfit Toys. This Christmas, we may be seeing companies banished to the island of misfit toymakers.
Zynga is the undisputed king of social gaming for Facebook and smartphones, and its stock price gives it a market cap nearly as big as video game leader Activision Blizzard. But at less than 5 years old, has the bulldog already jumped the shark?
Those Girl Scouts aren't just about selling cookies -- the green-sashed entrepreneur who supplies your Thin Mints is also preparing to be the boss. The GSA now offers 13 merit badges to teach its more than 3 million members financial literacy -- everything from good credit to savings and investing.