From Hooters waitress to company president, Kat Cole has had a stellar rise to become a star in the restaurant industry. Focus Brands Group President Kat Cole discusses her new job and how she avoids complacency.» Read More
The big job of keeping Americans working... Someone's got to do it. Labor Secretary Tom Perez talks jobs, salaries and how to keep up in the global economy.
The Knee Defender is a controversial device that has air travelers arguing over reclining seats. Its creator Ira Goldman explains why it's the airlines, not his device, that's to blame and how his business is flying high off of the publicity.
Some MBAs are passing up internships on Wall Street to work on Main Street. MBAs Across America Founder and CEO Casey Gerald and Red Ants Pants Owner Sarah Calhoun reveal how they're convincing America's top business minds to help small business owners in a town near you.
Becky takes the ALS Ice-Bucket challenge, and passes it along to Warren Buffett. Will he accept her challenge?
The S&P 500 keeps setting new records, the Nasdaq hits 14 year highs and Dow travels above 17,000. What happened to the geopolitical worries of the past week, and what impact will this weekend's Fed Retreat in Jackson Hole have? Holland and Company Chairman Mike Holland talks about how global events are actually supporting US markets, and why he thinks there's more room to run.
From business leaders, to politicians to movie stars, the ALS ice-bucket challenge is a social media and charitable phenomenon. But is it really increasing awareness and giving, or is it just a fad? ALS Association Development Officer Lance Slaughter and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisor's Melissa Berman explore whether the challenge really works, and whether this viral campaign will change the way charities ask for, and get donations.
If you haven't tasted a Rosé lately, it might be time to try again. How do you find the best affordable bottles, and the one that suits your taste? Food and Wine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle and Becky taste some great affordable Rosé wines. He also explains why Brad and Angelina have entered the business, and why wine growers see green, when they think pink.
If you're thinking retirement, but aren't sure exactly where to put your money, target-date retirement funds might be right for you. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson explains the strengths and weakness of these "set it and forget it" funds, and whether they're right for you.
More companies are crossing borders to escape U.S. taxes. This week, President Obama urged American companies to be economic patriots. Politico's Chief Economic Correspondent Ben White and CRT Capital's Chief Investment Office Alison Deans debate the nation's tax bill and companies considering renouncing their American citizenship to avoid corporate taxes.
Are you in the market for a new car? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson is in the driver's seat and explains whether choosing to lease a car or purchase outright is the better option for you.
The iconic Caped-Crusader turns 75. Comic book characters are saving the day in Hollywood, where superheroes capture large profits. From this year¿s Comic Con convention, DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan Didio and Jim Lee talk about the serious business of comics and the value of a superhero.
Global politics have turned violent. The shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine and recent Israeli-Palestinian combat in Gaza is affecting U.S. markets and diplomatic relations. Former Senator and Secretary of Defense William Cohen discusses the economic outcome of current tensions abroad.
Choosing between traditional and Roth IRAs doesn't have to be tricky. Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson explains how to pick the right one for you and reveals why taxes aren't always the deciding factor.
Coffee is the world's most traded commodity and possibly the most valuable one to kick-start your mornings. Counter Culture Coffee President Brett Smith talks the coffee business and how the gourmet buzz creates opportunities for entrepreneurs.
U.S. companies are seeking greener pastures overseas. Corporations are relocating their businesses to foreign soil for the lower tax rates, but what about "economic patriotism?" Former IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Senior Fellow Jared Bernstein debate corporations' obligation to their country and how to curb corporate inversions.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony, Ukraine concerns and peak earnings season dominated the markets this week. How should you invest with so much activity? Nuveen Asset Management Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll weighs in navigating the market turmoil.
How much should you have socked away in that rainy day fund? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson reveals the magic number you should have in your emergency savings account and how to get there.
Frequent flier programs might be in for a landing. Delta and now United Airlines are changing how they award miles from distance flown to money spent next year, which means fewer rewards for budget travelers. Can the airlines only make a profit when the traveler takes a loss? The Boyd Group Chairman and aviation expert Michael Boyd explains why loyalty is losing mileage among the major carriers.
"Think globally, act locally" took on a new meaning for one class at Columbia Business School. These students took their show on the road, advising and learning from start-ups in South Africa. Associate Professor Don Weiss and Executive MBA Student Matthew Burger weigh in on why entrepreneurs without borders is the future of American business.
Could a 20-something know more about money than you do? Personal Finance Reporter Sharon Epperson has the lessons Millennials learned early on from the Great Recession and how you can apply them to your own savings plan.