Lobster prices are sinking, but many diners are still getting pinched on the tab. Maria cracks the case on the crustacean economy with Food & Wine Magazine's Dana Cowin. Plus, tasty lobster rolls from Los Angeles-based Cousins Maine Lobster owners' Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac.» Read More
Will a surprisingly strong jobs report and GDP number encourage the Fed to begin tapering its bond-buying program? Harvard Economics Professor Greg Mankiw predicts when the Fed will pull the trigger and how ending quantitative easing will affect jobs and the economy.
Detroit became the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy this week and will now restructure more than $18 billion in debt. Is this a blueprint for other major cities struggling with shrinking revenues and state-protected pensions? Former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer reveals the legal ramifications of Detroit's bankruptcy and why he's optimistic it's a fresh start for Motown.
Strong jobs data shifted the markets back into overdrive Friday, snapping a five-session losing streak. Is the labor market back or are the markets celebrating too soon? Farr, Miller and Washington President Michael Farr on bubble trouble, the Fed and year-end money tips.
Budget deficits are putting the squeeze on many of the country's poorest cities. A new initiative called Fuse Corps is sending corporate America's best minds into U.S. cities to spark change. Founding CEO Jennifer Anastasoff and former fellow Lisa Gans share how entrepreneurial thinking could solve our nation's most challenging problems.
The holiday season is a time for giving and that's what identity thieves are counting on. NY State Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky gives his top tips for preventing fraud while shopping for gifts.
Still looking for deep discounts? There are more bargains ahead with Cyber Monday. FatWallet.com Contributor Vera Gibbons and CNET.com Editor at Large Tim Stevens share the top apps and websites with the best deals.
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is the man behind the best-selling video game in the country, "Call of Duty: Ghosts." He talks gaming culture, the newest trends and shows OTM how to play its other blockbuster hit, Skylanders Swap Force.
The markets continue to hit new all-time highs, but investors are anxious about the retail sector if Black Friday and Cyber Monday flop this holiday season. Is the rally about to lose steam? Holland and Company Chairman Mike Holland and Macquarie Capital Senior Analyst Liz Dunn weigh the impact of bubbly markets, consumer confidence and doorbuster sales on your portfolio.
Maria sits down with Anne Wojcicki, named "Most Daring CEO" by "Fast Company" magazine. Her start-up, 23andMe, lets consumers learn about their medical future with a $99 DNA test.
Maria gets a lesson in green, back-to-school style! Terracycle CEO and Founder Tom Szaky shows how children can return to class in an eco-friendly way with his company's upcycled backpacks, pens and lunchboxes.
Front porches, green lawns and white picket fences are common symbols of the American Dream, but one author says this idyllic lifestyle hasn't kept pace with Americans' needs. "The End of the Suburbs" author and Fortune Magazine Assistant Managing Editor Leigh Gallagher explains the recent trends signaling the suburbs' demise and where the new American Dream resides.
Wall Street is zeroing in on retailers as parents and kids gear up to go back to school. Teen Vogue Vice President and Publisher Jason Wagenheim reports which retail chains are making the grade and explains how today's teens rate brands.
The markets had the biggest sell-offs since June this week after reaching record highs. Is this a correction or a case of the summer swoon? Barclays Head of US Equity Portfolio Strategy Barry Knapp and River Twice Research President Zachary Karabell weigh in on the sluggish markets, the Federal Reserve's taper plans, and activist investors' impact on Wall Street.
He plays the late Apple founder Steve Jobs in a new film, but actor Ashton Kutcher is so stranger to riding technology's cutting edge. His A-Grade Investments has invested more than $100 million in venture capital in emerging start-up companies.
Two major American newspapers sold this week at fire sale prices. Co-Executive Editor of All Things D, Kara Swisher, weighs in on the future of the news business. Will Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' purchase of The Washington Post reinvent the news?
Are we on the cusp of a 15 year bull market? Merrill Lynch Wealth Management CIO of Portfolio Strategies Mary Ann Bartels thinks so. Market analysis and predictions from she and Yahoo! Finance Senior Columnist Michael Santoli.
As the market reaches greater heights, what impact does a grimmer-than-expected monthly jobs report and a cautious central bank have on the economy? Columbia Business School dean and former chair of the council of economic advisors Glenn Hubbard and J.P. Morgan Funds' David Kelly on the big news of the week.
The President wants to make a grand bargain on corporate taxes to help grow middle class jobs. Former White House Deputy Press Secretary Tony Fratto and Politico's Glenn Thrush on the Obama administration's renewed focus on the economy.
A rare discussion with the parents of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos on the unique commitment they've made to encouraging and mentoring a future generation of innovators.
Maria gets a taste of the latest treat to hit NYC: the Cronut! She talks with its creator, Chef Dominique Ansel, about the Cronut going viral and how he whipped up a sweet business from scratch. Plus, Maria gets a preview of his newest dessert, the Frozen s'more.