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While shoppers hit the mall and the Internet, there's an elephant in the room that needs to be addressed, says Steven Pociask.
Will Congress give Main Street coal in its stocking this year?, asks Parker Karnan, executive director of the Independent Running Retailers Assoc.
IBM has taken some heat for its buyback and investment strategy. CFO Martin Schroeter explains why they think it's the right path for success.
Oil prices go down and America loses its resolve for an energy plan. It's time to change that, says SunEdison founder Jigar Shah.
Jake Novak took a lot of heat for his op-ed on "The REAL energy threat (Hint: NOT Saudi Arabia or OPEC)." Here, he responds to some reader comments.
What's Starbucks going to announce at its biennial investor meeting? Retail analyst Brian Sozzi weighs in.
There's a little known pot of cash the SEC has set aside for tipsters, says this former SEC lawyer, which could make whistleblowing quite lucrative.
Here are five reasons why Americans reduced their spending binge on Black Friday this year.
Americans really need to stop feeling bad for countries like Iran over lower prices, says hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger. It's a win for America!
A new law now allows workers to invest 401(k) funds in pension plans, but savvy investors may want to steer clear of the new scheme.
The end of the year can lead investors to seek stock market bargains, but many don't understand how a contrarian really thinks, or trades.
With all the savings from lower gas prices, are Americans about to go on a spending spree? Well...
December is typically a good month for the market, but here's one issue that could halt the Santa rally, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
Here's the REAL energy threat, says Jake Novak — and it's not Saudi Arabia and OPEC.
Individuals should put a bonus to work in a retirement plan rather than view it as money that's above and beyond normal income.
Ebola was just a wake-up call for a more serious health threat, says Barry I. Eistenstein, a doctor and senior VP at Cubist Pharmaceuticals.
Saudi Arabia and OPEC may have just launched an 'oil war.' Here's what the US response should be, says Ron Insana.
Brian Sozzi does some Monday morning quarterbacking on how his "5 Things to Watch on Black Friday" turned out.
Falling oil prices aren't going to crush the economy, says Larry Kudlow. So let's let's stop with the doomsday talk!
Contrary to what you may have heard, this online trading platform says millennials ARE buying stocks.