If decades-old boxes of Annie's Homegrown Macaroni and Cheese were the equivalent of stock shares, nearly every person reading this would be just a little bit wealthier today. As the San Jose Mercury News reported, yesterday Berkeley's own little natural food behemoth began trading shares on the ... More >>
So it's almost the Fourth of July -- a day when we are all obligated to find a barbeque, pretend it's sunny, get drunker than we probably should in the middle of the day, and complain about British people. As is the case with so many national holidays, this whole deal is a pain in the ass for the ... More >>
Ninety million users, zero profits.First, a word of congratulations to Pandora, the Oakland-based Internet radio service whose initial public stock offering today resulted in a nearly $235 million windfall to its investors. The company is now valued at $3 billion. You can buy its stock on the New ... More >>
Despite Obama's promises of change, corporate crooks are still going unpunished for their roles in the financial collapse.