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Oprah's OWN Delivers a Strong Debut for Advertisers

Oprah Winfrey's new cable network is commanding some of the highest ad prices on cable, and it justified the rates with its heavily-watched debut. But can OWN continue delivering the viewership to support those premium rates?

Is the 'New Normal' Slow Growth? Not Necessarily

Pessimists say growth simply won't be as vigorous as it was in the past. But a growing roster of high-profile money managers are taking aim at this theme, arguing that it is both wrong-headed and self-defeating.

Vaska Plans to Clean Up in Green Laundry

A former fabric designer, Julia Fry started Vaska a decade ago because she found traditional laundry soaps were always ruining her clothes. Her green laundry products company's retail push has resulted in coveted shelf space in Duane Reade and Sam's Club stores. Fry talks about how she did it and what's next.