Former President Clinton advisor and democratic strategist Carrie Wofford, and Rick Berman, The Center for Union Facts, discuss protests for a minimum wage increase.» Read More
Companies big and small are embracing the model to gain leverage over suppliers of all kinds of services, goods and materials.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said Tuesday it was time to take more chances with monetary stimulus, citing a weak economy.
In a matter of just 25 years, defined contribution plans have become the predominant retirement tool available to American workers, many of whom have little investment experience. Nevertheless, the novelty could be wearing off, as 401(k) plans may be ill-suited for the current economic environment.
More than 35,000 entrepreneurs around the world have gone through the Startup Weekend program since 2009. Now the co-founders are sharing their best practices in a new book of how in 54 hours entrepreneurs can go from pitching their ideas to creating a new business.
The author writes that in his work, "studying the traits of thousands of entrepreneurs, I found that the leading cause of frustration and failure in the self-employed community is the one-size-fits-all approach to entrepreneurship."
In a bid to take control of their own careers and avoid joining the unemployment line, college students are flocking to entrepreneurial programs — and schools are rushing to serve their needs.
If we’re not to blame capitalism for the current wave of dissatisfaction, who are we to blame? Selfish prats. They can be found across the political spectrum and in all socio-economic groups. They make poor decisions and screw stuff up for everyone else.
In the current economic climate of corporate thrift, the booming market for technologies to use less energy continues to attract more investor capital.
When it comes to making money, celebrities are deeply abnormal. Their enormous salaries make them outliers in the American economy, on a pay grade above most chief executive officers, surgeons, and lawyers—the professions that typically come to mind when we think of the wealthy.
Everyday there are new headlines confirming the dangerously low levels of trust that exist today. From government leaders to business scandals, this author asks, is any person or institution trustworthy anymore?
Consider it one of the many paradoxes of leadership: It starts with the leader, but it’s never about the leader. Although leaders in business, politics, and other arenas shoulder tremendous responsibility, the focus can never be on them. They are stewards--servants, really--of a greater whole known as the community, the nation, the organization. That doesn’t make the job any easier, of course; in fact, it makes it all the more complex.
There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse.
This is a live blog of student protests taking place Wednesday in the financial district of London, England, near the London Stock Exchange and St. Paul's Cathedral.
A financial planner recounts how he and his family fell victim to the housing boom and bust and how they survived the ordeal in this story from the New York Times.
CNBC anchor Larry Kudlow argues that despite all the pessimism around jobs, housing and the stock market, maybe we're doing OK.
The job search portal CareerCast.com created a list of 12 jobs that look better on paper than they might be in reality. Check to see if your job is on the list!
Depsite the fact that the National Federation of Independent Business' optimism index rose in October, showing the second gain in as many months, the NFIB says overall, the number is not great news.
It is not small business that drives the creation of new jobs or even major productivity advances, but new business, according to guest blogger Robert Litan.
President Obama today challenged government and private business to hire post-9/11 veterans.
There's a number of big issues out there that will have a bearing on the economic well-being of Americans, and voters are beginning to wonder where the presidential candidates stand on some of them.