No one knows who the "layaway Santas" are, but Toys 'R Us has drawn inspiration from their actions. The toy retailer has promised to donate $200 worth of toys whenever someone comes to their stores and pays off a stranger's bill.
Since the Dow industrials have rallied 11 percent so far this year, while the transports are up only 2.6 percent, the charts seem to indicate that the transports may be primed for a big upturn.
A Foxconn executive has acknowledged that the company is having trouble making enough iPhone 5s—creating a supply problem that has contributed to Apple's (AAPL) falling stock price and led to analysts cutting their estimates for the company's December quarter.
When it comes to the presidential candidates' pensions, size matters in more ways than one.
Retail sales are picking up but politicians need to act so the "fiscal cliff" does not derail consumer confidence, lifestyle maven Martha Stewart told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" on Wednesday.
William Cohan, author of "Power and Money: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World" and a veteran Wall Street watcher, says the former Citigroup chief executive was most likely pushed out from his the C-suite office.
In the next few months, America will not only have to cope with a fiscal drag but an unemployment cliff.
Romney attacked Obama during their second presidential debate for failing to push through comprehensive immigration reform, as he had promised during his first campaign for the presidency. "[But] the political reality is that Republicans made that impossible in Congress," says one correspondent.
There are many approaches to sustainability challenges, so an robust debate about how to reduce pollution and make the country more energy self-sufficient is indispensable, but there can’t be a fair hearing of these choices when one side is allowed to shout while the other can only whisper.
Orbitz Worldwide on Tuesday awarded multiple "Best in Stay" hotel winners based on reviews from about 200,000 travelers. Did your favorite make the cut?
As single family home building recovers, are investors throwing too much cash at new rental apartments?
The Internet gaming restart will likely create a far more complex series of changes than some observers imagine, and implications for casino owners could be momentous and unexpected.
As a country, we must stop demonizing certain modalities of energy and adopt an “all of the above” approach.
But is the recovery in manufacturing sustainable? Harvard Business School professors Gary Pisano and Willy Shih do not believe it is.
Third-quarter earnings go positive! Everyone has been screaming that third-quarter earnings will be negative, that earnings are deteriorating. Really?
The challenge for corporates in the post-crash environment is to remain competitive. That calls for stronger engagement with customers, and sticking to one’s areas of genuine expertise, not necessarily becoming bigger, argues Moorad Choudhry.
Phillips 66 has run into overhead resistance after a scorching run higher, but traders are betting that the rally will resume.
Holiday shoppers plan to deck the halls and splurge a bit more on themselves this year, but overall spending will remain cautious this holiday season as shoppers hunt out the bargains.
Food prices have been rising steadily around the world and this summer's drought isn't the only reason why, according to Frederick Kaufman, author of "Bet the Farm: How Food STOPPED Being Food."
With Citigroup’s high-profile executive shuffle occupying the minds of most investors on Tuesday, Goldman Sachs’ strong earnings all but fell by the wayside.