There was a time, around a decade ago, when American Apparel's brand seemed to be enhanced, at least on the business side, by the pervy sensibility of its founder and charismatic leader, Dov Charney. Those days have apparently passed.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke and multibillionaire Warren Buffett spoke to CNN Money about the Occupy Wall Street protests.
When you sit back and ponder all the ways in which our government's functionality might be improved, you immediately seize upon the notion that if Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke held news conferences, we'd be that much closer to a true democracy, right?
Is the recession over? Will there be another? Much like the famous groundhog from Punxsutawney, Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke showed up to offer an eagerly awaited sign -- in this case to economists gathered Friday at Jackson Hole, Wyo, and to the world at large (continued) .
BP's embattled CEO, Tony Hayward, is stepping out of the limelight after intensifying the company's PR issues since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill began its relentless spread -- and particularly after royally ticking off certain members of Congress last week.