At many companies, part-time means "on-call" without a fixed number of hours. "It's an extremely abusive and unfair practice," says one labor expert.
A shorter holiday calendar could send frenzied shoppers to physical stores for last-minute purchases, taking some sales away from e-commerce.
A complaint to the SEC could limit the fees that private equity firms charge or force greater oversight.
2013 was a year to forget for many hedge funds. What lies ahead? Look out for more advertisers, short sellers and mutual funds. CNBC's Lawrence Delevingne shares his predictions.
The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter, while jobless claims fell unexpectedly.
Edward Hopper's famous portrait of economic hardship has just become the new symbol of unbridled wealth.
Kobe Bryant debuted his latest pair of basketball shoes this week—the only question now is when he'll take the court in them.
The key to understanding Apple's 2014 strategy is its cohesive cross-device operating ecosystem that is driving sales and product development. Jason Stein, of Laundry Service, shares his predictions.
And Ford is targeting the global market: The newest Mustang was unveiled in six cities around the world on Thursday.
Virtual currency bitcoin lost around $200 in value on Thursday after the People's Bank of China outlawed the country's banks from using it.
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms dipped by less than 1 percent in November, with retail seeing the greatest number of job losses.
The fixes to the federal Obamacare website did nothing to address security concerns, an influential Republican and a cybersecurity expert told CNBC.
U.S. President Barack Obama said he is not allowed to have an iPhone for "security reasons," though he does have an iPad.
Harleys as a status symbol appeal to an increasing number of Africans—a continent that historically relied on motorcycles for basic transportation.
The NYSE is buzzing about this metric. Is it nearing a peak? And what's the scariest part? Tom Kee from Stock Traders Daily crunches the numbers.
Factory orders dropped after rising in September, as economist surveys have shown strength in factory activity in recent months.
The U.S. pledged to keep any trade deal from weakening its regulations, and said it would press to match efforts to make banking and trading safer.
Tablet computer sales have been on fire this year, but a shift in consumer preferences is set to douse demand in the coming years, according to IDC.
The average CEO makes a lot more today than they did a decade ago—but has the cashier at your local fast-food joint fared any better?
Fast food workers from 100 cities across the U.S. are expected to stage a mass strike on Thursday, marking the largest ever push for higher wages.