Financial news on August 08, 2010

Business and Financial news
Boss’s Stumble May Also Trip Hewlett-Packard

Mark V. Hurd’s ouster after a relationship with Jodie Fisher has put an unsavory end to one of the most notable executive turns in American business history. Read more..

By ASHLEE VANCE - The New York Times

Executive Leaves After iPhone Trouble

Mark Papermaster, the Apple executive in charge of hardware for the iPhone, left the company. Read more..

By MIGUEL HELFT - The New York Times

Housing Policy’s Third Rail

What we may hear about fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac before the elections is a lot of sound and fury. But intelligent discussion is needed. Read more..

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON - The New York Times

Monday: Something to Scratch

Feast on David Poole’s puzzle. Read more..

By PATRICK MERRELL - The New York Times

Two Tobacco Companies Settle Charges Over Foreign Bribes

They bribed foreign officials to win lucrative overseas sales contracts, government officials said. Read more..

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS - The New York Times

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