Much has been made about why we should raise the minimum wage — but here’s the reason why we shouldn’t, says Brian Brenberg from The King’s College.
Pope Francis has sacked nearly all the cardinals from the commission charged with overseeing the scandal-hit Vatican Bank.
"Duck Dynasty" is a merchandising phenomenon with about $400 million in 2013 sales in products that include DVDs, action figures, and even wine.
The multi-billion-dollar telemedicine industry is helping doctors monitor senior patients remotely, allowing more of them to live independently.
According to HSBC's global head of foreign exchange strategy, the euro is at risk of following the same course as the ill-fated Aussie.
Singapore's home prices could fall more than expected this year and unwinding cooling measures may not staunch any damage, Nomura said.
The European Union has lost its way and must adapt to survive, the former Slovakian prime minister told CNBC.
Beef has never been more expensive, and rarely more controversial. From top-end T-bone to Big Mac, the future of the beef industry is at stake.
If Obama's three nominees to the Fed are approved, the country would have a dream team at the head of the central bank, says Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian.
A building modeled after the Sandcrawler in the Star Wars movies has been unveiled in Singapore to house the regional headquarters of Lucasfilm.
Here's why the Internet may never be the same again.
Leonardo Fibonacci's indicator suggests gold prices may be poised to regain some lost ground after their crushing 30 percent dive last year.
A surge in machinery orders is a sign that Japan Inc. is finally gaining traction, just what's needed to boost the country's growth prospects.
The most important event on the U.S. automotive calendar is showcasing a new crop of light cars that can still break speed records.
Experts at this year's retail federation convention had plenty of ideas for what's ailing the sector—and possible solutions.
A security expert says the previous mobile payment app made it easy for hackers to access customers' geological data and password information.
The Supreme Court upheld Monsanto's biotech seed patents on Monday, dealing a blow to organic farmers and critics of the company.
Struggling department store J.C. Penney on Wednesday announced that it will close 33 underperforming stores and slash 2,000 jobs.
How does your state stack up when it comes to millionaire households? A new study crunches the numbers.
The global economy could be in the early stages of massive wealth redistribution, Jim O'Neill told CNBC on Wednesday.