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Think your cell phone bill is too high? Now might be the time to find a new carrier. Wireless providers are slashing prices in an attempt to gain your business. AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson explains where this leaves customers and the industry at large. Plus, his take on the economy, markets and higher education!
Friday's weak jobs report added to investors' confusion as markets ended the week in positive territory. Is more volatility to come and where's the buying opportunity? Mesirow Financial Chief Economist Diane Swonk and BMO Private Bank Chief Investment Officer Jack Ablin sound off on what's driving the markets and how to invest in this environment.
Becky Quick sits down with the first African-American woman in space. Former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison shares her thoughts on STEM in schools, Sandra Bullock and defying gravity.
BlackRock chairman and CEO Larry Fink sounds off on President Obama's latest proposal to unveil a bold new plan to address America's retirement crisis.
The World Economic Forum doesn't just attract the top business and political leaders. Celebrities also descend on the Swiss Alps to form strategic partnerships for causes near and dear to their hearts. Becky Quick sits down with Oscar Award winner Matt Damon and rock star Bono about tapping into the capital markets for the social good.
Emerging market currencies and liquidity flows rattled the markets this week. Are we nearing the end of the bull market? Wells Capital Management Chief Investment Strategist Jim Paulsen weighs in on the growing volatility and what you can do to protect your investments.
The Federal Reserve announced it will continue tapering its bond-buying program by an additional $10 billion a month. Is this the right move and is the economy strong enough to withstand it? Former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszer reacts to this latest pullback and predicts what's next for the Fed under Bernanke successor Janet Yellen.
American manufacturing is rebounding, and artificial intelligence might be the key to its rise. Phil Lebeau explains how a robot named "Baxter" is changing the future of manufacturing and where that leaves workers on the floor.
Don't let a slack labor market get you down! "The Economy of You" author and U.S. News and World Report Senior Editor Kimberly Palmer reveals how you can awaken your inner entrepreneur and begin earning more income now.
Investors fled the markets this week, selling stocks and riskier assets. Is this the catalyst for a correction? Bessemer Trust Chief Investment Officer Rebecca Patterson and Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO Richard Bernstein sound off on Wall Street's worries, earnings hits and misses, and how you can put your money to work.
Santa Claus delivered lots of gifts to the markets this week, from the Fed announcing its taper to Congress passing a budget deal to the GDP growing at its fastest pace in 2 years. Gabelli Dividend Growth Fund Portfolio Manager Barbara Marcin and Former Federal Reserve Vice Chair Alan Blinder sound off on the optimism from Wall Street to Washington and how it'll affect your investments.
Are American students being left behind? U.S. teens' poor showing on a recent test is fueling reformists' claims that public schools are failing students. American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten explains what's happening in our classrooms compared to other countries and why Common Core might be the game-changer public education needs.
On The Money digs into the big business of holiday windows. Department stores are pulling out all the stops, from LED screens to motion-detecting cameras, to capture the holiday spirit and your shopping dollars. Don't miss this behind-the-scenes look at how the magic happens from Saks Fifth Avenue's Store Planning and Visual Merchandising Senior Vice President Harry Cunningham and Macy's Director of Windows Paul Olszewski.
December is proving to be a cold month for investors. Will Santa Claus deliver a year-end rally? U.S. Trust President Keith Banks sounds off on how the markets' losing streak, tapering and Congress's "little" budget deal will impact your money.
Major broadcasters are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down a tiny startup called Aereo, which is a device that sends live broadcast channels like NBC and ABC onto iPads and cell phones. Why are broadcasters afraid of this business? Aereo Founder and CEO Chet Kanojia explains the controversy and what it says about the future of TV.
On January 1st, Colorado and Washington state residents will be allowed to light up legally. The two states will be the first to allow recreational marijuana use. As more states head in this direction, should investors and "ganja-preneurs" jump in on this opportunity now? TheStreet Markets Analyst Debra Borchardt reveals how to navigate this legally-uncertain terrain.
Time is running out to save big on your tax bill for next year! Money Magazine Senior Writer Donna Rosato shares her secrets for cutting your 2013 taxes by December 31st.
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.