At the forefront of battling poverty and improving lives, the high-tech duo of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates, discuss creating social change and prioritizing great ideas to improve the lives of women and children throughout the world.» Read More
Becky Quick learns the business of basketball from the man who built the NBA into a billion dollar ballgame. Former NBA Commissioner David Stern talks about his legacy and his hopes for the league's continued success.
Social media giant Facebook bought mobile messaging company WhatsApp for $16 billion, the biggest acquisition of a startup ever. Is this a sign of an impending bubble? Metropolitan Capital President Karen Finerman and The Guardian U.S. Finance and Economics Editor Heidi Moore weigh in on the deal shaking up the tech world and what it means for your money.
Amy Chua, best known for her memoir "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," returns with a controversial new idea. She and her husband Jed Rubenfeld attempt to explain why certain ethnic groups succeed in their latest book "The Triple Package."
The Congressional Budget Office reported this week that a boost to the federal minimum wage could cost the economy jobs, but would lift some 16 million people out of poverty. Is this the way to go? Citigroup Global Banking Vice Chair and former CBO Director Peter Orszag analyzes the numbers behind the CBO¿s latest report and how they¿ll impact the political debate over raising the minimum wage.
Extreme weather on both coasts has driven the news headlines. The East's heavy snowfall and the West's severe drought could be costing our economy growth and jobs. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains how weathernomics works and the impact on your wallet.
The markets breathed a sigh of relief after new Fed Chair Janet Yellen addressed Congress this week. Is the economy doing better, and what does it mean to your money? BTIG Chief Global Strategist Dan Greenhaus and BlackRock Managing Director Rick Rieder weigh in on Yellen¿s testimony, the economy¿s mixed signals and buying opportunities you don¿t want to miss.
Becky Quick talks with the controversial author who says women can¿t have it all. How can women blaze new trails and still have a family? New America Foundation President and CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter reveals why men might be the answer.
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.