Scotland's historic independence vote is ahead, and the result could cause market turmoil.
With all the new Apple products introduced this week, it might be the software that makes the biggest splash.
Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.
Matchmaking data can mean romance for some, but it also offers further proof dating stereotypes ring true—men still like younger women.
A company that uses solar is helping to keep oil drilling viable.
Roughly one in four puts in at least a few hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on a regular basis, according to a report.
Responding to a request from a millennial, Marriott is testing a new grab-and-go healthy option for its lobby.
Theme parks take a dark turn for Halloween with a maze run by psychotic clowns, a "world of deranged dentistry" and an interactive zombie invasion.
With 1 in 5 Americans a victim of credit-report errors, an annual financial checkup is just as important as a yearly physical.
Apartment rentals are even more ripe for a new business model than Airbnb's vacation rental space, says Trulia's CFO.
Want a new hobby or to start an eBay business? Many retailers offer classes, often for free, to build their brands and make loyal customers.
Only 15% of pre-retirees have tried to figure out how much money they'll need for health care in retirement, USA Today reports.
From trading it in to selling it, owners of old iPhones can do a lot with their old gadgets.
Wal-Mart has made a big push for Made in America, but its employees' new vests were made in Jordan.
Craft distillers are taking advantage of the obsession with pumpkin spice everything—with results that could rival the pumpkin spice latte.
A website called Beautifulpeople.com has created a mentoring program cheekily called "Adopt an Ugly Person."
Life is about to get more difficult for the nation's big banks but possibly a whole lot easier for the small ones.
The peer-to-peer home-sharing website Airbnb faces new opposition in New York.
Many shale-rich countries face a dilemma. It might mean a choice between fracking for energy or having enough water to drink.
Google, the world's largest Internet company by market value, is in the early days of its next big bet: education.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. The markets were closed for Thanksgiving, but did manage to hit new highs. Low oil prices gave consumers more money to spend for Black Friday.
This year Black Friday started a day early. Will Thanksgiving Day bargains boost the nearly 20% of annual sales retailers hope to see during the holiday season? Macy's Chairman & CEO Terry Lundgren discusses consumer confidence and how one of the world's largest department stores manages to pull in record crowds to make miracles on 34th Street.
Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter says add to winning trades and continue to do what is working. Gartman also says lower gas prices are good for American consumer.