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LinkedIn is Linked to the Best Type of Ads; Facebook Faceplants

Paul Barter | Posted 08.18.2012 | Canada Business
Paul Barter

Facebook is learning that what people like to chat about when they should be working isn't a very effective way to match ads to eyeballs. LinkedIn on the other hand has a very specific type of advertising structure, and one that works very well: job postings. Is there an ad people want to see more than one promising a better career?

Why Facebook Never Got Into My Wallet

Diane Francis | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

I bought Google in its early days because I figured out the business model, and that it was simply a ubiquitous newspaper with a gargantuan circulation that would make billions by selling ads around its content. But I didn't buy Facebook because I have never understood it. But here's another angle that bothered me.

Wall Street Aristocracy Got $1.2 TRILLION In Secret Loans

Bloomberg | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada Business

Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s unprecedented effort to keep the economy from plunging into depression included lending banks and other companies as ...

Surprise, Surprise: Gold Hits Another Record

CP | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Investors flocked to gold Friday, sending it to the latest of a series of record highs, as fears about recession in the world's major...

Meet The Bankers Having Second Thoughts About Too-Big-To-Fail

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 10.06.2012 | Canada Business

Sandy Weill, the former CEO of Citigroup and father of the modern too-big-to-fail bank, last month shocked Wall Street when he said that he thought it...

Bank CEOs Try To Strong-Arm Fed

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Business

The banking industry is getting personal in its tireless fight against regulation. Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase and the industry'...