As the Fed preached patience when it comes to rate hikes, the markets surged, and headed for a Santa Claus Rally. Wharton School Professor of Finance Jeremy Siegel explains why falling oil prices, rising corporate profits and a slow moving Fed could point the way towards Dow 20k.» Read More
If there was ever a time to buy a home, it could be now. Yale University Professor of Economics & Co-founder Case-Shiller Index Robert Shiller discusses whether new guidelines will create a housing market boom or another mortgage bubble.
While consumers are rejoicing at the pump, the stock market is diving on fears of slowing global growth, and shrinking demand for crude oil. Fortune Magazine AME Leigh Gallagher discusses whether consumer savings will loosen holiday retail purse strings and Fundstrat Global Advisors Founder Tom Lee discusses falling oil prices and the markets.
Tax filing season is just around the corner. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses last minute tax moves to make in 2014 before you ring in the New Year to help minimize what you pay Uncle Sam.
A world without chocolate? Probably not. But shortage reports are driving up prices and creating a bad taste with consumers. Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres talks cocoa-nomics and must-have sweets for a chocolate covered holiday!
Yahoo! Finance Senior Columnist Michael Santoli discusses the economy and jobs, and Former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman and Univ. of Chicago Booth School of Business Economics Professor Austan Goolsbee discusses cyclical sectors and spending.
Gas prices have been steadily dropping since September and now average below $3/gallon across the country. But what you pay could actually increase if a new tax is enacted. Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.) discusses the price of cheap gas to a fuel economy.
Millions of people follow him online and his photo book "Humans of New York," became a #1 The New York Times bestseller. Former bond trader turned photographer Brandon Stanton talks about the enormously popular blog of pictures and stories that become a global social media sensation.
Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses how to keep working longer, and leaving retirement behind for a new career.
This year Black Friday started a day early. Will Thanksgiving Day bargains boost the nearly 20% of annual sales retailers hope to see during the holiday season? Macy's Chairman & CEO Terry Lundgren discusses consumer confidence and how one of the world's largest department stores manages to pull in record crowds to make miracles on 34th Street.
Nestled between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, the day smaller shops hope customers spend big bucks. Reporter Kate Rogers talks to local businesses about their high holiday sales hopes and American Express Open Product Executive Vice President Denise Pickett discusses the season of shopping small.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are about getting good deals. Giving Tuesday is about giving something back. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses how to make sure your charitable donations land in the right hands.
White or red? Which wine pairs well with the holidays? Food & Wine Magazine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle uncorks gift ideas and talks bargain bottles of bubbly for the festive season and to ring in the New Year.
On Thanksgiving nearly 46 million pounds of turkey will get carved and consumed with all the trimmings. Butterball CEO Kerry Doughty discusses marketplace fowl frenzy, turkey tasting trends and where you can go to get holiday meal prep help.
Stocks soared after China cut interest rates and the ECB signaled it is ready to expand its stimulus program. How should investors take advantage of the upswing in global markets? The Guardian US Finance & Economics Editor Heidi Moore discusses corporate America and consumer credit risk, and RBC Capital Markets Chief US Economist Tom Porcelli discusses the central market boost to U.S. economic recovery.
The Affordable Care Act became law a year ago and healthcare's open enrollment season is underway. Mount Sinai CEO & President Dr. Kenneth Davis discusses Obamacare and whether legislation kept its promise to improve the quality of health insurance and lower costs for millions of uninsured Americans.
Is Black Friday really the best day to shop? Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson offers shopping strategies that explains where, when and how to get the best holiday bargains.
As auto sales continue to climb, lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending. Ford is betting its new all-aluminum F-150 truck will keep the company America's best-selling brand. Ford President & CEO Mark Fields talks about Ford's future.
How would you like to get high-end beauty and grooming samples delivered to your doorstep at a fraction of the price? Birchbox Co-Founder Katia Beauchamp discusses the subscription company's start-up success.
The downward spiral in oil has produced gains in consumers' wallets. Could the dip in energy rob the market of future growth? S&P Capital IQ Equity Chief Investment Officer Erin Gibbs and BlackRock CIO of Fundamental Fixed Income Rick Rieder discuss ways to find yield.
From credit cards to maintaining a budget, many people have trouble talking to elder family members about finances. National Endowment for Financial Education Pres. & CEO Ted Beck explains how to have the money talk with aging family members.