Smart home technology is state-of-the-art and undeniably cool. But does it help where it really matters— in consumers' pockets?
Global economic activity should accelerate in 2015, Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, adding that the IMF did not expect a sharp slowdown in China.
Fluffy pillows might make hotel guests feel welcome, but sometimes face time with a pet is what a road warrior might be craving.
William Ackman's main fund climbed 25% during the first half of 2014, ranking him as one of the year's top hedge fund industry performers.
Experts are more worried about commercialization of the Internet than about surveillance or errant nation-states blocking services, Re/code reports.
The European Central Bank will publish further details of its new long-term lending program for banks later on Thursday, Mario Draghi said.
The final reading on U.S. services sector activity hit its highest in 4-1/2 years, pushed by increasing new business activity and hiring, a survey showed.
After what has been a difficult start to the year for Japanese equities, fund managers are now upping their allocations to the sector.
Nike of the U.S. and Germany's Adidas and Puma, the three largest soccer apparel companies, poured marketing money into the tournament.
Labor unions representing workers from across Europe met to discuss how best to take on Amazon, following what they describe as the "mistreatment" of its workforce.
Even as diners pay more attention to eat healthy food, restaurant chains are launching highly indulgent items. Here's why this makes sense.
The U.S. apartment vacancy rate was unchanged in the second quarter, while new construction rebounded as weather improved.
The Australian dollar has been strong this year despite slowing growth in China and charts indicate it's set to strengthen further.
Thanks to technology's rapid expansion, many traders say wearables or holograms may replace manually entering orders down the road.
Fried chicken is seeing servings rise in small chains and independents while overall consumption, mostly in chains, falls.
Internet drugstores and their facilitators may claim to be safe, low-cost alternatives to pharmacies. But consumers need to be cautious.
While overall health-care costs rise, there's still big differences between what different sectors spend in total medical costs.
According to a study from TheStreet.com and GfK's Omnitel, about half of 18 to 24-year-olds think it's OK to wear sneakers in the office compared to a third of those over 65.
The recession took the boating industry from 400,000 new yearly registrations to less than 200,000. Now it is floating again.
European companies are set to see almost 18 percent growth in their second-quarter earnings, new data has shown.