Aspiring business owners should consider the many advantages and disadvantages of operating a franchise before making the initial investment.
Firms invest in R&D because they want to grow and it's hard for a company to remain competitive if it does not stay ahead of the curve.
Herbalife sells nutrition supplements but continues to be the target of Bill Ackman, who alleges the company is actually a pyramid scheme.
Prices have gone up because of surging demand for the two main ingredients in craft beer: barley and hops.
The yellow taxi industry provides over 450,000 trips a day. Regulations ensure that vehicles are safe for all riders.
Did you know that hospital nurses are so overwhelmed by data and information that they can spend only 20 percent of their time on direct patient care?
Due to a mysterious virus last year that killed herds of piglets, supply has dwindled and pushed prices way up.
Refers to the quarterly expiration of four sets of options: individual stock options, stock futures, stock indexes and stock index futures.
There are income limits for contributing to a Roth IRA but not for converting a traditional IRA to a Roth. Here's what you need to know.
Net neutrality is a wonky policy that can affect your daily life and your consumption of entertainment, email and applications.
Used by technical analysts to explain a small, brief recovery in the price of a declining stock or the market, which is then followed by a downtrend.
When investing in gold, it is important to remember what the much-hyped asset class is -- and what it is not.
Tapering is reducing and pulling back on the extraordinary measures that were put in place during the financial crisis of 2008.
Re/code's Lauren Goode explains how it makes the smart home a reality and how it will change the way we live.
By delaying your social security distribution, you can increase your yearly distribution by 8%.
From jewelry to prosthetic limbs, 3-D printing has piqued interest from both consumers and businesses.
Corrections are short-term drops, but bear markets are more grizzly since they last longer, and generally result in a 20 percent decline in a major index like the Dow.
Although risky and still unregulated, the digital currency has value. But how do you make money?
One of the biggest trends in tech today is the touchscreen and it's so easy to use. A person’s body heat works as the electric conduit that generates an AC current. Go figure.