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Ten Companies Profiting Most from War

146821322The business of war is profitable. In 2011, the 100 largest contractors sold $410 billion in arms and military services. Just 10 of those companies...

Apple's Weak Board

Apple-storeFor a company of its size and prominence in the global business and tech world, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) does not have much of a board of directors,...

Yahoo Drawn Into Google's Cyber War With China

Yahoo was drawn into the growing cyber-war between Google and the Chinese government after it declared its support of the U.S.-based search giant. Google threatened to pull out of China after it became the victim of a massive cyber attack that is believed to be masterminded by the Chinese government.

Defense stocks: No longer a sure thing

For most of the Bush era, defense stocks seemed pretty close to a sure thing. Those days are over and are not coming back any time soon, according to...