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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.

5 Things to Watch When the Market Reopens

When the market reopens Tuesday after President's Day, it promises to be a busy week. Get ready for earnings reports from casual dining chains and struggling PC makers, as well as holiday sales figures from the world's largest retailer.

The Richest Person In Each U.S. State

By Joshua Berlinger The research firm Wealth-X recently released a report listing the richest person in each U.S. state. This new rich list shows...

Businesses Behaving Badly: You May Be To Blame

When businesses do things that harm workers, the environment, or the health and safety of their consumers, we are justifiably outraged. But do the companies deserve all the blame? Not necessarily.

At a Post-Jobs Apple, Culture Shock Is Certain

It's a new day at Apple. The transition from a dynamic leader like Steve Jobs to a new generation at the helm of the iGiant will change the culture. Not in a year, not even in five -- but before you know it, we'll be talking about Apple in the "good old days" back when Jobs ran things.