The fury over Michael Brown’s killing was fueled by more than a century of economic and political fragmentation
How's that going to work?
A new ad from Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor boasts about his support for the law without mentioning its name
Don't call the Android Nook tablet a comeback for Barnes & Noble's shambling e-reader
It's a lot of money, but not so much that the stock didn't rise on the news
The company's product design director, Margaret Gould Stewart, discusses how she rolls out new features without alienating too many users
Inside the fight to give college athletes a piece of the action
Two business school professors take a morbid approach to executive compensation research
Odessa startup Readdle sells to the West while keeping a wary eye on the East
Hewlett Packard Development Company; L.P.
Value of investment: $25,279.52*
5-year return: 152.8%
2009 revenues: $114.6 billion
2009 net income: $7.7 billion
Defying the Law of Large Numbers, CEO Mark Hurd has led Hewlett-Packard to significant revenue gains off a gigantic base in recent years. Post recession, HP’s imaging, printing, and services divisions all stand to benefit from pent-up consumer and business demand.
*For all slides as of 3/31/10