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.
Ahead of the presidential election, CNBC created the CNBC Obama Index and the CNBC Romney Index featuring companies that could be viewed as winners or losers depending on the outcome of the race.
Typically, dividends and earnings season go hand-in-hand because many firms want to announce their dividend payouts around the same time that they announce the earnings that are going to pay for them. This quarter, earnings could be particularly interesting. TheStreet.com reports.
He emerged as a breakout star from the first presidential debate and he’s the focus of an Obama campaign ad. Now, he may be appearing at your friend’s next Halloween party or on your doorstep at the end of the month.
Despite their status as perpetual whipping boy, one prominent analyst thinks the country needs too-big-to-fail banks to survive.
Forget face time, meetings and spending your nights and weekends in the office. There's a growing movement to dump the stereotypical signs that you're working hard in favor of actually working hard – and getting stuff done.
Craft beer sales continue to grow at a breakneck pace, but homebrewing pioneer Charlier Papazian said there isn't a bubble in the making.
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said the harsh austerity measures European officials are pushing could produce the opposite effect on struggling eurozone nations like Greece and Spain.
For the second time in a week, a government unemployment report is sowing confusion—and may not be as positive as the markets think.
Sales of personal computers worldwide declined a shocking 8% in the third quarter, according to technology research firm Gartner.
Before every Wall Streeter made it into the limelight of a trading floor or investment banking suite they had to correctly answer a brainteaser. Investment banks should simply ask interviewees to put a value on Facebook. TheStreet.com reports.
A flurry of IPOs last night — with the most important one pricing tonight — has led some to say that the IPO market is showing signs of life.
While Wall Street typically prefers a Republican in the White House, since Obama took office in late January 2009 the stock market has surged. Why then do many folks on Wall Street dislike Obama?
Traders turned bullish on Barnes & Noble yesterday.
In another sign that the still shaky housing recovery might be finding its footing, foreclosure filings in some of the hardest hit states of the housing crash have plummeted dramatically, and overall the nation is seeing the lowest level of foreclosure activity since 2007.
Jamie Dimon speaks out, PC sales are in decline; U.S. sets tariffs on solar panels and Spain is downgraded by the S&P for the third time this year.
A “lost decade” for stocks? Buy and holding stocks dead? I don’t think so.
The big one is Workday (ticker: WDAY), pricing Thursday for Friday, brought to you by Dave Duffield, the founder of PeopleSoft. It has the magic word...But the one that will likely get the press is Realogy (ticker: RLGY).
Still looks more like "buy on the dip" than "get me outta here."
It's hard to recall an election where each side was so entirely convinced not only that their candidate was best but that the other candidate was awful.