As retailers gear up for the busy holiday shopping season, there’s trouble brewing in Toyland, according to research from Goldman Sachs.
Close to 100,000 properties were flipped in the first six months of this year - a 25 percent jump from a year ago. But flipping is not what it used to be.
The Street believes that Romney, if elected president, would not re-appoint Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke when his terms expires at the end of 2013. The markets want Bernanke to remain at the Fed because of Bernanke's loose monetary policy, which has helped boost stock prices.
Japanese telecommunications firm SoftBank confirmed Monday that it would buy 70% of Sprint Nextel for $20.1 billion. This acquisition makes it the largest international deal for a Japanese company. The newly created entity will be called "New Sprint" and become a publicly traded company.
Marriott Hotels has teamed with several airlines to offer thousands of bonus frequent flier miles with the purchase of hotel gift cards. Is your favorite airline participating?
In spite of sluggish U.S. economic growth, a handful of stocks offer value to investors, Neel Kashkari, Pimco head of global strategy, said Monday.
Currency Wars is the term coined by Brazilian finance minister Guido Mantega to describe what he saw as the dangerous ramifications of ultra-loose U.S. monetary policy. Mantega (and others) believe that the U.S. is debasing its currency, causing money to rush into emerging market currencies, threatening their ability to compete, and stoking inflation.
Would you give up everything you had in the pursuit of a dream? Evelyn Stevens gave up her career as an investment banker in 2008 and ended up cycling for the U.S. Olympic team in London just three years later.
If you want to read faster, you shouldn't try to read more words per minute. Instead, you should read fewer words per minute—those words most relevant to your work.
Negative earnings growth for the third quarter? The jury is still out.
IMAX may be breaking out of its recent range, and traders are buying into the digital-theater company ahead of its earnings report on Thursday morning.
Microsoft wants to turn XBox into an entertainment brand — one powerful enough to sway consumers picking a phone or video game console. To do that, it's launching its biggest bet on music yet — XBox Music.
Analysts and investors weighed in on whether Amazon is a threat to Netflix and whether Wal-Mart can take on Amazon this week. They also discussed their bank and restaurant stock picks. Find out more in this weekly CNBC.com Stock Blog roundup.
NPD Group's September videogame retail numbers tell a very clear story: Gamers are waiting for new consoles, and free mobile games are raising the bar for retail sales.
Citigroup’s strategists have moved to “overweight” on U.S. equities and see the S&P 500 ending 2013 at 1,615.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including Canada's new beer barons, Guinness Airlines and really, really cold beer.
Despite the eye rolling that occurs when shoppers see Christmas decorations next to Halloween candy, shoppers are starting their holiday shopping earlier to soften the holiday’s blow on their budget.
If you loved “Surprised Kitty” or “Sneezing Baby Panda” on YouTube but quickly opened another Internet browser at work so it didn’t look like you were slacking, you can come out of the closet, cute animal lovers. Now, looking at cute animals is work-related!
Bank stocks fell Friday afternoon along with the broader market as concerns over Europe's debt crisis returned. JPMorgan (JPM) stock dropped 1.5% even though the country's largest bank by assets reported $5.7 billion in third quarter profits, up 34% from a year ago.
Accidental calls have become "an epidemic" to an already strained 911 emergency call system.