Chicago Fed Pres. Charles Evans says he is "open-minded" to a December taper but wants to see a stronger labor market first as economy moves forward.» Read More
The U.S. has abandoned its five-part formula for success over the past 20 years and our politics is holding the economy back, author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday.
Crowd funding has been a buzzword in the start-up world for years. For most entrepreneurs, though, it was virtually mythological.
P90x has seen an increase in traffic in web searches since Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, revealed that he used the workout program.
Employment in the United States is simply not going to recover to pre-2008 levels as the global economy has slowed and outsourcing continues to gather pace to lower-cost labor countries. We expect the long-term US unemployment rate to be closer to 7%.
While the July unemployment figure rose a tenth of a point from June to 8.3 percent, the government says 44 states saw their rates increase.
Geoff Lewis of Founders Fund says Silicon Valley is flooded with entrepreneurs starting mostly crap companies and VCs playing the momentum game, hoping that the greater fool theory will end up playing out,” Lewis said.
Instead of demanding your workers stay chained to desks, consider how to create more efficient, motivated employees.
Adrenaline junkies live on the edge — and often like to lean over it. And these days, there are plenty of businesses willing to court them.
What really stresses people out the most — annoying co-workers? Long hours? Feeling underappreciated? Find out.
Businesses complain that Groupon didn't pay money owed to them in a timely manner, and that caused their businesses to suffer — but Groupon says the math that business owners are computing does not point to Groupon as the cause.
A recent gathering in Maine at the invitation of David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, over 30 financial experts shared their views about the near term economy, writes William Dunkelberg, Economics Professor at Temple University.
From Nebraska to Oregon to Pennsylvania to New York, cities, schools and not-for-profit organizations are responding to kids' interest in the subject well before they enter college.
Here's what people said about an email blackout. You might be surprised!
Given the skyrocketing cost of post-secondary education; static, underwhelming graduation rates and a dismal job market, some say smart, talented and driven teens are better off diving into the real world without a bachelor's degree.
Everywhere we look we see failures of leadership and ethics—some egregious. The consequences of these failures of leadership and ethics have been dire, and the effects are bound to be long-lasting. One thing is clear: we must do better. We need a better brand of leadership, these authors write.
With unemployment high, you would think that people would be grateful for a job. Of course, they are. But the best talent still has options. Here's one CEO's advice on keeping your best talent from fleeing.
"I am an internist but I’m also a patient. Now that I know how the system works (or doesn’t), there are three things I am looking for when I access care," the author writes.
These authors say if you want your business venture to succeed? Start by throwing out your business plan.
The author writes, "Charting new territory involves using uncertainty as a tool to discover direction. The real missing ingredient for business breakthroughs lies in how we uncover, interpret and respond to the single most predictable aspect of real innovation – the inevitable surprises that will come our way."
Are there extra idiots on your commute these days? Yeah, you might need a better work-life balance.