Global economic activity should accelerate in 2015, Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, adding that the IMF did not expect a sharp slowdown in China.
Fluffy pillows might make hotel guests feel welcome, but sometimes face time with a pet is what a road warrior might be craving.
Fried chicken is seeing servings rise in small chains and independents while overall consumption, mostly in chains, falls.
According to a study from TheStreet.com and GfK's Omnitel, about half of 18 to 24-year-olds think it's OK to wear sneakers in the office compared to a third of those over 65.
While overall health-care costs rise, there's still big differences between what different sectors spend in total medical costs.
Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
The recession took the boating industry from 400,000 new yearly registrations to less than 200,000. Now it is floating again.
"It's nice. It's a talking point, but it's not what the stock market is about," says Jim Cramer of Dow 17,000.
If you call one of these 10 states home, your home has plenty of room for improvement, from crime to health care and the environment.
In the next quarter century, demand for water will boom as the world population swells. This liquid gold could be traded like oil.
CNBC unveils its eighth annual America's Top States for Business ranking that looks at key factors to assess the regional economic landscape.
Maybe it's optimism about the economy, or maybe it's despair at rising tuition, but more parents want kids to cover the bulk of college costs.
There have been some great forecasts and some awful ones over the past 25 years. Here is a look at some that shook the market.
While there are plenty of gadgets to make your Independence Day fun, experts say this year it's all about staying connected while playing.
Some Wall Street firms will use video games to recruit top talent this year.
Argentina on Friday accused a U.S. judge of being biased ahead of debt talks set for New York next week.
It might be a rough year for hedge funds, with markets seemingly wandering ever higher, but some eagle-eyed short sellers are still making money.
What will stock trading be like 25 years from now? A lot different than it is today. Here are seven huge changes on the way.
The June jobs report was strong but there were some important glitches, says Larry Kudlow.
Getting a deal on concert, sports or theater tickets comes down to timing. Are you an early-bird or a procrastinator?