The IRS has registered active identity theft cases in 22 states since January and says its fraud filters caught 262,000 fake returns in 2011 compared with 49,000 in 2010. Authorities say that's just the tip of the iceberg.
With Yahoo’s stock not moving the needle over $20 since mid-2008, CEO Scott Thompson is facing a massive proxy showdown with hedge fund honcho Dan Loeb, who owns a 5.8% stake (over $1 billion ) in Yahoo through his company, Third Point.
More people are filing their taxes digitally than ever before, but they're still dragging their feet to do it, the head of Intuit told CNBC Thursday.
Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit, the $17 billion company behind Turbo Tax, offers insight on how the rapidly changing world of digital payments is changing the way Intuit does business.
Stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Thursday's trading session.
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If you're looking for a market that is up almost three times the Dow, look to Brazil.
Cloud computing services make it easier for companies to share, update and access files, both internally and externally. And small businesses are driving the move to the cloud.
Although selecting the best of breed in the dog show may be a mysterious science to some, picking outliers in the stock market is vastly more straightforward.
Some taxpayers who filed their federal tax returns early this year will have to wait a week longer than initially projected to get their refunds because of a delay caused by new safeguards installed in IRS computer systems to prevent refund fraud. USA Today reports.
With the economy still sputtering, small businesses are getting more creative not only about how to increase revenues but also about retrieving money owed them.
Salesforce.com and Qualcomm are the technology stocks to buy for 2012, Canaccord Genuity analysts say, while Netflix and Research In Motion are to be avoided.
Moibile payment companies such as Square are creating new opportunities for small businesses. The field is growing rapidly, as players such as Google get into the mix.
If Brazil's central bank slashes interest rates Wednesday, bank and consumer stocks could soar.
JP Morgan’s Thomas Lee points out that 53% of stocks have a P/E ratio of less than 12. That’s the lowest level since 2008. Should you just go for it and buy?
Stocks accelerated their selloff to finish near session lows in light, choppy trading Friday as investors were reluctant to remain in the market ahead of a weekend, amid worries over a global recession in addition to the ongoing euro zone jitters.
Weekly jobless claims and consumer inflation data will catch the attention of markets Thursday, as investors continue to assess the damage done in last week's market storm.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Investors have looked for signs of a credit bubble in Brazil in recent months, putting pressure on the country’s financials, though that could now be changing.
It was a good tax season for Intuit, as it put more money into the pockets of consumers and small businesses through electronic filing, Chief Executive Brad Smith told CNBC Friday.