Financial news on January 26, 2008
Business and Financial news
The top managers of WellCare Health Plans, an insurer being investigated by the F.B.I. for possible fraud, resigned Friday. Read more..
The outlook for growth in technology spending is encouraging, according to corporate technology buyers and industry analysts. Read more..
An Alabama-based hedge fund, which controls less than 5 percent of Times Company stock, said it would try to elect directors to the company’s board. Read more..
Ward Bushee, editor of The Arizona Republic, was named executive vice president and editor of The San Francisco Chronicle, succeeding Phil Bronstein. Read more..
Do human resource executives know their employees? Apparently not, according to a recent survey of professionals. Read more..
The Liberty Media Corporation has sued IAC/InterActiveCorp in a dispute over IAC’s plans to split into five companies. Read more..
Prominent bloggers are trading barbs over whether their fellow pundits have been far too optimistic or pessimistic about the economy. Read more..
The future looks bleak in much of the developed world. But it looks bright in the developing world, according to two surveys released in connection with the World Economic Forum. Read more..