The nation's largest employers are projecting health-benefits costs will rise 6.5 percent in 2015, according to a new survey from NBGH.
It's hard to find investors and analysts who aren't bullish on health care. But how does the prognosis look for the rest of the year?
The high likelihood that the Federal Reserve will maintain current interest rate policy means stock buybacks likely will remain in vogue.
Private health insurance exchanges look like the wave of the future—and investors soon could be surfing to profits.
Earnings season is shifting into high gear in the final week of January, with six Dow Jones components, and more than a fifth of the S&P 500 companies reporting.
Jim Cramer interviews Herbjorn Hansson, the founder, chairman and CEO of Nordic American Tankers, about earnings and challenges facing the shipping industry.
Oil prices have been falling, which should make for an easy trade - but be careful.
To take on Google, Microsoft is spending billions to make its search engine the intelligent “decision engine,” the New York Times reports.
Danny Meyer, founder of Shake Shack has found a way to expand his business in this economy. His signature dish perennially tops “best of” lists. Lines at the flagship location in Manhattan's Madison Square Park are so legendary that carnivores craving red meat can judge the length of the potential wait via live webcam.
No matter what happens with the securities-fraud case against Goldman Sachs , the firm needs to concentrate on shoring up its tarnished image, two experts told CNBC.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Stocks held minor gains Monday, after reports showed that consumer spending stayed even but US manufacturing grew in February. What's ahead for markets? Phil Dow, director of equity strategy at RBC Wealth Management, and Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates, offered their insights to CNBC.
Warren Buffett sat down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with CNBC's Becky Quick ahead of this year Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting. It's a fun and busy weekend for Buffett, as he told Becky.
Warren Buffett sat down for a one-on-one exclusive interview with CNBC's Becky Quick ahead of this year Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders meeting. The event we're calling Buffettstock '08 here at Warren Buffett Watch begins today in Omaha. More than 30,000 are expected to attend, the largest crowd ever, as it is pretty much every year. But the early years were much smaller, as Buffett tells Becky:
The Lightning Round is extended in this new CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Believe it or not, retail gave a boost to the stock market on Tuesday. Wait until you hear which big box offered the Street a solid quarterly profit and an upbeat forecast.
Cramer has picked out a little-known oil company that he thinks has a rosy future ahead of it.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The action reverses 23 years of U.S. trade policy by treating China, which is classified as a nonmarket economy, in the same way that other U.S. trading partners are treated in disputes involving government subsidies.
On Friday, the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would impose import duties on shipments of Chinese coated paper. The move reverses a 23-year policy of not enacting tariffs on goods from nations deemed to have non-market economies. Perhaps more significantly, the decision signifies China's evolution into a developed global powerhouse -- one which is now expected to "follow the same rules" as the U.S., according to Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez.
John E. Fitzgibbon, Jr., editor of IPOscoop.com, told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" that the recent downturn in the broad market won’t crimp the supply of strong deals. Fitzgibbon said the quality of IPOs increases during tough times, giving investors an opportunity to buy shares in top-notch companies.