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  • A new survey of managers and executives at big companies finds that about seven in 10 of the men and women surveyed believe they can have a successful career and family life, with a catch.

  • US, China Reach Deal on North Korea Sanctions Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:14 AM ET

    The U.S. and China have struck a tentative deal on a sanctions resolution that would punish North Korea for its third nuclear test, which it conducted last month, U.N. diplomats said on Monday.

  • McLaren's $1.3 Million Hybrid Supercar     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 1:04 AM ET
    A McLaren P1 automobile, produced by McLaren Automotive Ltd., is seen on the company's stand ahead of the opening day of the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 4, 2013.

    McLaren unveiled the P1 at the Geneva Motor Show. The car will retail at $1.3 million and can reach 218 miles per hour.

  • The Drivers of Change: CERAWeek Kicks Off Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 8:27 PM ET
    Solar field, France

    The sources of transformation and its impact on our energy world will be the focus this week as more than 2,200 participants from more than 50 countries convene in Houston for the 32nd IHS CERAWeek energy conference.

  • White House: Cell Phone Unlocking Should Be Legal Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:38 PM ET
    BlackBerry Z10 and iPhone 5 smartphones

    An Obama administration adviser says the White House believes smartphone and tablet users should be allowed to unlock their phones. The Associated Press reports.

  • Are $85 billion in spending cuts just too much for our fragile economy to handle?

  • Granada, Nicaragua

    Here's a contest that's offering a free "test drive" of retirement in a tropical destination for a month. Applicants "must be willing to relax." Think you got what it takes?

  • Are You Prepared to Lead in the 'Global Tilt?' Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 12:36 PM ET

    There is a new way of doing business and the challenge is to adapt how you run your business because as this author warns, the usual approaches to strategy may put your company at risk.

  • Africa May Become ‘Most Productive’: Economist Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    With the global landscape rapidly changing, one major economist thinks that Africa is poised to be the most productive continent on Earth.

  • Investors Jump Big Into Market in February: Survey Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Retail investors fully embraced this bull market in February despite several possible headwinds, according to a survey.

  • Where Apps Meet Work, Secret Data Is at Risk Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    Chinese hackers are one problem. But so are employees who put company information online with their smartphones and tablets.

  • A Bounty of Natural Gas From Barnett: Survey Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    The study, funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, showed a cumulative 44 trillion cubic feet of recoverable reserves from Barnett, with production declining through the year 2030. T

  • Recovery Under Way in Auto Sales: AutoNation CEO Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    This Tuesday, July 17, 2012 photo, shows a Land Rover dealership is shown in Pompano Beach, Fla. AutoNation Inc. said Thursday, July 19, 2012,  that its second-quarter net income rose 9.3 percent as the nation's largest dealership chain sold more new and used vehicles. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    The data show that a recovery in the auto industry is currently underway and the American consumer won't be paralyzed by dysfunction in Washington, the CEO of Autonation.

  • How the Student Loan Crisis Drags Down Home Prices Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Outstanding student debt is beginning to impede the economy as a whole, a new report suggests, chiefly by robbing the housing market of its richest crop of new buyers: young college graduates.

  • Buffett Still Sees 'Good Value' in Stocks Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Warren Buffett speaks to Becky Quick on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Mar. 4, 2013.

    Even though stocks are near all-time highs, Warren Buffett still thinks they are more attractive than other investments.

  • Hack Attacks Give Insurance Business a Boost Saturday, 2 Mar 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Death is one of the only guarantees in life — that and taxes. And now, perhaps, getting hacked can be added to the list, and that's been a boon to the cyber-insurance industry.

  • Workers at Chivas Brothers plant in Scotland have accidentally flushed thousands of gallons of the company's Scotch down the drain.

  • We've Seen This 'Sequester' Movie Before Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    All of Washington, and most of us, are focused on the automatic spending cuts which went into effect today. These cuts have been described as repeatedly as "draconian," yet history tells a different tale, writes this contributor.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    With such a record of failure on long-term policy initiatives, it is no wonder that Congress is skeptical of the Fed's ability to unwind its aggressive monetary policy, writes this contributor.

  • 10 Ways to Turn Around Groupon Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Groupon fired CEO Andrew Mason on Thursday afternoon. Mason said he's leaving because he's become a distraction for the company as it continues its turnaround. But how can it turn itself around? TheStreet.com reports.