The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.
Forget bathing suit season. Why it's really time to join the gym.
There's a case to be made that sports teams are now valued more like Picassos, rare diamonds and vintage Ferraris than fundamental businesses.
Reviving the name of an old low-cost airline, PEOPLExpress aims to offer service on routes that have disappeared amid consolidation.
The fashion and retail industries have turned an eye toward the often ignored plus-size apparel category, generating a 7 percent sales increase.
The Accord Hybrid became the latest among a growing list to take a hit for what some call misleading mileage claims.
Two market pros agree there's more upside for the market in the second half of 2014.
Coke introduced a new design for its plastic bottles featuring a cap that can only be opened when paired with another bottle, AdWeek reported.
J.P. Morgan Private Bank has released its summer reading list, which has become a yearly rite of summer for the super rich.
FTC officials said an abundance of competition means consumers unlikely to be harmed by Men's Wearhouse-Jos. A. Bank tie-up.
Lionsgate is planning an exhibit based on the Hunger Games movies—a first step in building a theme park for the franchise.
As the minimum wage debate rages, one CEO said hikes are already causing franchisees to shutter in some cities.
As California Chrome runs for the Triple Crown, the horse industry is figuring out why populations are declining.
Vastly expensive Russian artwork will attract rich buyers to the U.K. today, where Russia Art Week kicks off.
Mark Zuckerberg announced that he is donating $120 million to San Francisco Bay area schools.
Fifty-one percent of voters are tired of hearing congressional candidates talk about Obamacare.
Some of the largest U.S. companies are looking to hire cybersecurity experts in newly elevated positions and bring technologists on to their boards.
In academia, where brand reputation is key, one university holds an enviable place when attracting students and money, the NYT reports.
Spotify has come under fire from artists and labels in recent times over royalty payments.
Apple sells music. Jimmy Iovine makes music. So Apple Records makes sense, right?
CNBC's Susan Li looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. The New Year arrives this week and the Dow reached the 18,000 mark. No jobs report this week. And UPS and Fedex announced they would change pricing.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
Insight to the major trends in this year's holiday shopping behavior, with Sarah Quinlan, MasterCard Advisors SVP.