Lloyd Blankfein is not alone: Others on Wall Street share his belief that if Washington resolves the fiscal cliff issues, it could be a major market boost.
Politics is not generally a fact-based realm, and last night's VP debate was no exception. According to Robert Farley, the Deputy Managing Editor of FactCheck.org, both Joe Biden and Paul Ryan stretched or stomped all over the truth during the debate.
If you believe in this recovery, you should be looking beyond the builders to the more than 30 sectors that benefit directly from housing.
Suggestion box programs fail not because of a lack of initial employee interest or enthusiasm. They fail because the process for managing and following up on the submitted ideas isn’t as rigorous as it needs to be.
With two debates down and two to go, there's a lot of talk about who's winning and losing, about "style points" and, of course, intense scrutiny on what's been said. But let's take a moment to reflect on what hasn't been discussed or hasn't gotten nearly enough attention at the halfway point of the debate cycle.
Before ecommerce grew into retail’s top buzz word and changed the way consumers shop and brands advertise, there was the catalog.
This month's employment report was particularly exciting given the bipolar analysis dependent on the political leanings of commentators.
Central bankers have re-inflated the wedge between weak fundamentals and high market prices, but there is a limit to how long prices can deviate from fundamentals, Pimco's CEO says.
Hedge funds are having one of their worst performing years in over a decade. Bank of America Merrill Lynch reports that hedge funds are posting their smallest gains since 1997, and through the third quarter this year advanced just over 3% while the S&P 500 (GSPC) gained 13%.
Call it "playing hooky," "taking a mental health day" or "pulling a Ferris Bueller," but any way you slice it, there are fibbers among us who call in sick when they are not. Here are some of the most outrageous excuses.
From indispensable to just-for-fun, 10 websites that you should consider bookmarking, according to The New York Times.
Could it be that we’re tired of driving the same car or truck for five or six years and have decided it’s time for a new ride in the driveway?
Wells Fargo beat by a penny on the topline; revenue was light. Let's be blunt: Wells Fargo is a crowded trade on the housing market. They are the biggest mortgage player in the U.S.
Dole has been falling all month, but traders are betting on a comeback ahead of the company's earnings report.
This year, more than ever, there are corporate tie-ins with the presidential campaign. But the results have been mixed.
It may not be fair for online retailers to pay for returns that aren't their fault, but it makes them more money, a new study finds. A lot more money.
Debates between vice presidential candidates never decide elections — e.g., Lloyd Bentsen's annihilation of Dan Quayle over Jack Kennedy — but they provide great fun. Why not make it more fun with a drinking game?
Mobile gaming is exploding, according to a new report from The NPD Group, and that could pose a threat to traditional gaming companies.
When JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo kick off bank earnings season Friday, one analyst will be watching to see how their fixed income segments and the housing rebound have impacted the banks' reports.
Whether it's stories about Facebook hitting 1 billion users or Twitter's influence on the election, barely a day goes by without some report on the importance of social media. B.J. Mendelson turns the conventional wisdom about social media in his new book.