Meg Whitman

HP's Revenue Slides as Turnaround Ambles On

HP's revenue fell less than Wall Street expected in the first quarter and it raised its outlook for fiscal 2014 earnings as the computing giant signaled a better year ahead.

5 Women CEOs Who Are Saving Tech

A new trend is surfacing in the Fortune 500. When once-great companies find themselves in trouble, they're beginning to appoint women CEOs to get them out of the woods.

Meet the Billionaire Women Who Made It On Their Own

The Forbes magazine annual list of the world's billionaires has always been scant of women, but 35 more women did join this year's record-length list of 1,426 global über-rich. They now number 138, or 9.7 percent of the total. Last year, they represented 8.5 percent of the list.

4 Former Growth Giants That Have Turned Into Stock Bargains

Recently, the line between growth stocks and value stocks has gotten a lot blurrier. Many well-known companies that were high-growth for years now find themselves viewed as top picks by value-oriented investors. Let's take a look at four of them.

How to Pick the Best Stocks: CEO Candor Predicts Performance

When smart investors consider a stock, they look at profit margins, revenue growth, and a raft of ratios to decide if it's a good buy. But beyond those measurements, here's a subtle and simple guideline that can give you real insight about a company's prospects: How honest is its management?

Pop Quiz: Who's Funding Obama and Romney?

Major corporations are pouring a lot of money into political campaigns this year: The stores you shop in, the shoes you wear, and even the movies you watch may be helping to elect your next president. But which brands, and for which candidate? Take our quiz and find out!

Why Hewlett-Packard Will Never Be Great Again

In the past two years, Hewlett-Packard's world has turned upside-down, thanks to CEO woes, costly acquisitions and a doomed attempt to revive webOS. All those problems cost the tech giant 58% of its market value. But as bad as things appear now, they can always get worse.

Average Joe CEO Made $9.6 Million in 2011

Profits at big U.S. companies broke records last year, and so did pay for CEOs. The head of a typical public company made $9.6 million in 2011, according to an analysis by the AP using data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

HP Says It Won't Spin Off Personal Computer Unit

Hewlett-Packard says it has decided against spinning off or selling its Personal Systems Group unit. The PC manufacturer said Thursday that it reached its decision after evaluating the strategic, financial and operational impact of spinning off the business unit.

How HP Plans to Ruin Investor Returns, Again

The policies of departed Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) CEO Leo Apotheker helped cost investors $50 billion in market value as the tech company's stock dropped from a 52-week high of $49.49 to its current price of $23.19. Now, the board wants to create a plan that could well keep the price of the stock low for some time.

The Most Powerful Women in Business

From PepsiCo to Avon to Xerox, these women are responsible for some of the biggest companies and brands that consumers touch and feel everyday. And this year, there's a new No. 1 on Fortune's list of the most powerful women.

Moving From Business to Politics Is No Easy Task

Election 2010 shows business leaders aren't necessarily electable. Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman (left) and ex-HP CEO Carly Fiorina joined former WWE CEO Linda McMahon and Greer Industries CEO John Raese as GOP losers on a big night for Republicans.

Dubious Billionaire Behavior

By Minyanville.com Meet ten wealthy people whose causes have caused controversy. Among the richest of the rich, the smallest misdeeds can have...

Female billionaires list grows

Women are moving up in the ranks of self-made billionaires. On June 8, 2010, Meg Whitman became the first Republican woman to be nominated for...

Craigslist Vs. eBay in Delaware

The two Internet pioneers are facing off in a legal battle is as old as commerce itself -- a business deal gone sour. How much power eBay has on Craiglist's board of directors is the issue being hammered out in a trial that began Monday.