Because the proposed law would give more power to cash-strapped local officials to impose fines on polluters, it might have some teeth
Automakers' boards are beginning once again to trust made-in-Detroit executives
With Chief Justice John Roberts leading the Supreme Court in eroding traditional affirmative action, liberals should reassess strategy
Using custom-built smartphones, Google and NASA are developing smart robots to work on menial tasks at the International Space Station
Higher inflation drives Japanese to play the currency market
The ProGlide FlexBall will not use new proprietary blades, perhaps due to pressure from cheap razor subscription services
A master's thesis reveals how Chinese exporters may skirt controls on selling ancient art
Business schools pay little attention to political and social issues that can derail even the most meticulous global corporate strategy
Sandy victims were still looking for credit to help them move on from the devastating storm
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