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Jared Hunt column: Hedge fund pushes for DuPont breakup

Trian Fund Management, the hedge fund run by activist investor Nelson Peltz, is pushing for a breakup of DuPont Co., arguing the conglomerate’s individual parts might be worth more than the whole.

Trian went public on Wednesday with its...

Jared Hunt column: Hedge fund pushes for DuPont breakup

Trian Fund Management, the hedge fund run by activist investor Nelson Peltz, is pushing for a breakup of DuPont Co., arguing the conglomerate’s individual parts might be worth more than the whole.

Trian went public on Wednesday with its...

Jared Hunt column: Saying goodbye to student loan debt

Friday was a good day.

I woke up to find a email from my student loan servicing company alerting me to the most joyous of news:

“Congratulations! ... Your Department of Education loan has a zero balance and is considered paid in...

Jared Hunt: Welcome to Wal-Mart . . . er, West Virginia
Jared Hunt: Welcome to Wal-Mart . . . er, West Virginia

For the seventeenth year in a row, company top retailer in state

Jared Hunt column: Fed data shows mixed bag for W.Va.

Monthly snapshot reveals housing

market up, payroll employment down

Jared Hunt column: Fortunes improve for Century Aluminum
Jared Hunt column: Fortunes improve for Century Aluminum

Company’s stock price has more than doubled in last three months

Jared Hunt column: WVU brand weathers athletic doldrums

West Virginia University might not be in any of the major Top 25 football rankings right now, but the university has once again made the Top 25 of another lucrative list.

Collegiate Licensing Co., the trademark licensing company that represents...

Jared Hunt column: Politics will dominate Chamber meeting

A record crowd is expected to attend the state Chamber of Commerce’s 78th Annual Meeting and Business Summit, which begins Wednesday at The Greenbrier.

Nearly 800 business and government leaders from across the state will descend on White ...

Jared Hunt column: W.Va. gets more bang for the buck

Money is worth more in West Virginia.

No, it’s not some weird currency rate fluctuation or a privilege of being in “Almost Heaven,” it’s an actual result from a recent analysis from the Tax Foundation.

The...

Jared Hunt column: W.Va. coal losing ground to imports
Jared Hunt column: W.Va. coal losing ground to imports

In addition to competition from natural gas and the looming effects of proposed environmental regulations, Central Appalachian steam coal has another factor working against it right now: international competition.

But this competition...

Jared Hunt column: Cliffs goes from mine layoffs to job fair

Following a management shakeup, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is no longer planning to close its Pinnacle Mining Company in Pineville, Wyoming County.

Now, instead of laying off miners, the company is looking to hire some.

In June,...

Jared Hunt column: States get low marks for revenue forecasts

West Virginia was one of 12 states to receive low marks in a new study about how state governments come up with official revenue forecasts.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a national nonprofit think tank, ...

Jared Hunt column: Sissonville ranked best for home ownership

Sissonville is the best place in West Virginia to buy a home, according to a new study from personal finance website NerdWallet.

The company recently...

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