Last December I wrote on Intel being sued by the Federal Trade Commission based on the sweetheart deal Dell was getting for using their chips in Dell computers. The suit against Intel is about to commence, but it seems Dell did a proactive move and decided to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission to […]

Talk about a nice run. The Dow Jones is on a very impressive run after taking a tumble 8 weeks ago. This weekend, the industrial average closed higher for the 11th time in 12 days, and that helped the index closed well, matching its longest string of gains since January 2004. Of course, marketers being […]

The latest figures relating to the performance of credit card loans, from issuers including Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) and American Express Co. (AXP), suggest that consumers are still troubled, and losses branching from souring credit card loans remain high. Analysts say that recent trends show the market is headed for a peak in delinquencies […]