Some of Monday's top online stories for investors, including: What a McCain-Palin victory might have looked like; how gold and silver could go ballistic by year end; and why Groupon is a real business.
You might think someone who puts her famous name on everything she does would be comfortable with self-branding. Not Oprah Winfrey. "The idea of being a brand was hard for me to accept," the talk show host and soon-to-be cable network founder said at the American Magazine Conference in Chicago.
Why is John Tesh, the multitalented composer, lifestyle guru and former host of "Entertainment Tonight," using copyrighted content to fill his advice blog? We'd ask him ourselves if he weren't so damned popular.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million donation to Newark's public schools has drawn praise, but also questions about its timing: He'll announce the gift on Oprah Friday, the same day as the premiere of a new film that portrays the young billionaire in a negative light.
Move over Oprah. Fox News host Glenn Beck has turned into a literary tastemaker -- and his book picks are yielding staggering sales figures for the respective authors.
Oprah Winfrey is the most powerful celebrity in America. So says Forbes whicH looks at entertainers, athletes, models, spoRts figures, and TV personality based on "a measure of entertainment-related earnings and media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online).