Though consumers have access to more goods and merchandise, some groups, especially farmers, are struggling to survive amid a flood of cheap imports.
With half of graduates struggling to get full-time employment, people should consider alternatives to a four-year degree, a former secretary of education argues.
Six years after trotting out a highly acclaimed commitment to protect a rain forest, Ecuador's leftist president wants to yank the plan in favor of oil exploration.
Reforms that would open up Mexico's energy industry were less aggressive than some oil companies would have liked, but the proposed changes are still likely to have their winners.
The pet insurance sector is growing, as pet medical costs rise and more employers offer pet care insurance. Even Wal-Mart has entered the pet health insurance business.
The uranium surplus in the market has dragged on prices, but that’s not stopping some people from making bets on the radioactive element longer term.
The Indian rupee has been plunging for more than a month, spreading fear of a crisis. The key issue now is whether Indian equities will see major outflows as well, analysts say.
The delay of one of the key provisions of the Affordable Care Act has raised many questions. CNBC invited different analysts and experts to discuss the implications of the postponement.
For $1 million, you can find plenty of vacation house options—from a chateau in the Hamptons to a timber cabin in the woods of Wyoming. But where are the best investments?
The Million Dollar Home challenge is back, now venturing to the vacation home market. Six reporters were sent to secret locations and profiled homes listed for about $1 million.