NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Acme Packet slid 7 percent Wednesday as Jefferies & Co. downgraded the stock, citing a faster investment transition by phone companies from traditional phone lines to wireless.
THE SPARK: Analyst James Kisner cut Acme Packet to "Hold
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio congressional candidate known as "Joe the Plumber" is running a campaign video in which he suggests that Nazi gun controls contributed to deaths during the Holocaust because Jews didn't have firearms to defend
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - His twisted saga has taken him from a stint on a dating show to California's death row, where he has spent the last two years as a convicted serial killer who murdered five women and girls more than 30 years ago
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A website that authorities say two aging professors used to run a multistate prostitution ring is legal, a state judge has ruled, highlighting the difficulties that prosecutors face in using decades-old laws to combat
By CATHERINE TSAIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Boston Market Corp. plans a string of summer deals and giveaways to lure customers, especially younger ones, in a competitive market.
The campaign was built to show how the chain can fit into people's
By MATT MOOREAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Yahoo said Wednesday it is expanding its original offerings, partnering with Liquid Comics to offer motion-comics.
The two companies said they'll make the first two titles - created by film directors Barry
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In an interesting marketing campaign, a McDonald's representative answers a fan favorite question: Why do their advertisements make McDonald's food look better than it actually is? Director of Marketing Hope Bagozzi of McDonald's Canada takes you behind the
By Andrew Housser
A penny saved is a penny earned, so the saying goes, and in these challenging economic times, it pays to find creative ways to save as many pennies as you can. When you lower your everyday expenses with these belt-tightening tips, you can reap the reward of a more robust bank
By Robyn Ross,
Kristen Stewart has dethroned Angelina Jolie as the highest-paid woman in Hollywood, according to Forbes.
The 22-year-old actress, who rose to fame playing Bella Swan in the Twilight series, earned a whopping $34.5 million from May 2011 to May 2012.