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
Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys" alleges that high-frequency trading is rigging the stock market by allowing professional investors to make trades milliseconds ahead of other investors. Are stocks traded on an even playing field? Tradeworx CEO Manoj Narang and KKM Financial CEO Jeff Kilburg debate the pros and cons of high-frequency trading for the average investor.
A third of American workers are freelancers, and that number is expected to rise to 50 percent by 2020. Why are more and more Americans taking on gigs? Start-up entrepreneurs, Fancy Hands Founder Ted Roden and Fiverr CEO Micha Kaufman, explain why freelancing is so attractive for both workers and the economy.
Four years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, a look at where enrollment and the insurance industry stands with former White House advisor on health care, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel. The man at the center of designing Obamacare predicts employer-provided health insurance will cover less than 20% of Americans by 2025.
After a week when small cap stocks and biotechs are hammered, the economy may be doing better than everyone thought. Investment strategist Jason Trennert and financial reporter Ylan Mui on the Fed, the markets and the big banks.
Ways to save on your upcoming tax bill, no matter your income. Sharon Epperson with advice on deductions you may be missing.
3D printing has the ability to turn ideas into objects, immediately. Founder and CEO of MakerBot Industries, Bre Pettis, on the consumer and professional revolution possible with this emerging technology.
Whether you're a newlywed or recently retired, there are tax savings you could be missing out on! Personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson shares her tips for cutting your tax bill this year.
Stocks tumbled mid-week after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested interest rates may go up six months after the central bank ends its bond-buying program. Should the markets fear a rate hike? Yahoo! Finance's Aaron Task and Barclays' Barry Knapp discuss Yellen's long-term impact on the markets and your money.
Travel + Leisure Magazine's Sarah Spagnolo says things are getting tougher for the consumer flyer and frustration is rising.
Toyota was fined $1.2 billion for covering up its vehicles' acceleration problems while GM is facing a criminal investigation for faulty ignition switches. Who's watching the automakers to make sure you're safe and are they doing their job? "Engines of Change" author Paul Ingrassia and Former NHTSA Administrator Joan Claybrook sound off on how regulators got it so wrong and whether today's cars are actually safe.
St. Patrick's Day isn't complete without the pubs that keep the good times rolling. NYC¿s oldest Irish bar, McSorley's Old Ale House, has served customers for 160 years. Is the luck of the Irish the secret to its success? Owners Matthew Maher and Theresa Maher de la Haba reveal how they turned their bar into a pot of gold!
A 1970 NBC News visit to McSorley's, soon after it was sued by the National Organization for Women for its men-only policy. Interview with manager Danny Kirwan.
Irish whiskey sales are up 400 percent in the last decade. Why is this classic spirit seeing a resurgence? Becky Quick gets a look at the business behind the bottle and a taste test, too, with the help of Food & Wine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle.
How can you race to the top of the corporate ladder? We ask Jack Welch, the man today's CEOs try to emulate. The former GE CEO and executive chairman of the Jack Welch Management Institute explains how over-delivering is a professional's best strategy.
A 1956 Today show report at McSorley's Old Ale House, when the bar's century-old location was under threat of demolition from a local building project.
Forget the weather! This week, fears over China and Crimea caused a sudden sell off in equities. Is the bull market over or are the markets experiencing a minor slump? Morgan Stanley Chief U.S. Equity Strategist Adam Parker and Deutsche Bank Chief U.S. Economist Joe LaVorgna weigh in on the market pullback, what the Fed will do next and investing opportunities you can jump on now!
On the 5-year anniversary of the bull market, the S&P 500 index has nearly tripled in value, American households are worth more than ever, and unemployment is in decline. Are these indicators the economy is waking from its winter slumber? S&P Capital IQ Equity Chief Investment Officer Erin Gibbs and Simply Money Advisors CEO Nathan Bachrach sound off on the jobs report, economy and where to find yield now.
Russia's invasion of Crimea upset both the international community and the markets. How does this threat impact the global economy and your portfolio? Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass breaks down Russia's end game, the possibility of another cold war and the best case scenario for the U.S.
Becky Quick sits down for a rare interview with the Oracle of Omaha. Berkshire Hathaway Chairman & CEO Warren Buffett reveals his secrets to picking the right stocks and boosting retirement savings!
Housing activity has dropped to nearly a two-year low. Is the housing boom already going bust? S&P Dow Jones Indices Managing Director and Chairman David Blitzer and Zillow Contributor Vera Gibbons look at the latest housing data and weigh in on what it means for momentum, mortgage rates and your money.