Minimum wage hikes across the US will prompt Wal-Mart Stores to adjust base salaries at 1,434 stores, impacting about a third of its U.S. locations.» Read More
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Gas prices have gotten so expensive it costs more to fuel your car than to fuel your body. My family is spending $150 a week on gasoline, A WEEK, and that is more than I spend on groceries. One reason for this disparity is that food suppliers are offering steep discounts as "loss leaders" during these tough times.
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Already under intense scrutiny for its role in the credit crisis, the Moody’s Corporation said Tuesday that some employees had violated its code of conduct in rating complex European securities, The New York Times Reports.
Federated Investors' Dean Kartsonas said his third-quarter investment strategy will focus on companies that offer value in a tough economy.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
After watching its bigger rival McDonald's try to woo mothers and grab a share of the family budget, Burger King is launching a new marketing and promotional campaign targeted to moms.
By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week. Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged. But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered
For the week ending Friday, June 27, 2008, the U.S Markets tumbled on low consumer confidence levels, battered financial stocks, interest rates concerns, and new record prices for crude oil.
As oil hit a staggering high of $142 a barrel, and stocks flirt with a bear market, CNBC visited the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to discuss the overall economic picture and the state of U.S. business.
Joe Clark sounds like the businessman in "The Graduate," giving the young college grad one word of advice. The word is "plastic."
GM's shares have plummeted to less than $12, the lowest level since 1955. That means the world's largest auto maker has a stock market value of only about $7 billion.
Q: On Fast Money's Trader Radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street today. Introduced to the world in 1985 by Sears, this company is now the third largest credit card issuer after Mastercard and Visa. But investors today were left wondering if it really did pay to own this stock, as the company said customers were falling behind on payments. Who is it?
In Wednesday’s Web Extra, Pete Najarian reveals why sweet tea makes him sweet on McDonald’s.
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades. Here's how to trade earnings from the homebuilders and credit cards. Plus tomorrow's other market moving events!
MasterCard, the world's second-largest credit-card network, said it will pay American Express up to $1.8 billion to settle a lawsuit that said MasterCard and Visa blocked banks from issuing cards from their rival.
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CVS, Nike, Darden and Research in Motion are just a few of the names he likes.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Goldman Sachs and Wyeth popped while Coca-Cola and Denny’s dropped.
The Dow closed sharply lower Friday, registering its third triple-digit loss in four sessions. What's the "Word on the Street?"