One of the most popular — and already among the most funded — projects on Kickstarter is the Ostrich pillow, a hilarious yet practical product that gives you an instant napping environment — anywhere!
Netflix has surged more than 30 percent in the past week. Monday’s 10 percent gain was sparked by a Morgan Stanley upgrade, but at least one analyst suggests investors tread cautiously.
The latest numbers on wholesale prices the dealers are paying shows not only how far prices have dropped, but also raises the questions of how much further they could slide.
A recently launched iPhone app offers consumers the chance to browse local bars’ menus or search for a specific beer before they hit the town.
The best and worst leaders are often surprisingly similar, and our efforts to block the worst from power may also hinder us from getting the best ones.
Earnings: Is this the trough? Much is being made that third-quarter year-over-year earnings for the S&P 500 index will be negative.
What was Wall Street saying about earnings season, Google hitting an all-time high, Facebook’s 1 billion users and European bank stocks? Find out in this week’s CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
BMC Software has rallied despite weak results, and buyers returned to the name last week.
Layaway provides a lure for customers who might not have cash on hand to pay for holiday presents. But the service can also make it harder for retailers to manage inventory, and some customers never pay off their contracts. Sears Holdings weighs in on why the rewards outweigh the risks.
Shares Constellation Brands surged more than 4 percent on Friday leaving the stock up 75 percent for the year after strong quarterly earnings.
Although Zynga shares hit a fresh all-time low on Friday after the company lowered its full-year guidance, one analyst advised investors against shorting the stock.
It’s nothing new for people to question economic data—in fact it’s a sport here at CNBC. The fast approaching election just amps up the volume on this conspiracy claims.
Alcoa, which kicks off the third-quarter earnings season on Tuesday, is often considered a bellwether stock. But do the quarterly results from the Dow 30 component actually set the tone for the markets?
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including a ballsy brew in Denver and a possible turnaround in beer shipments.
Cybercrime is becoming increasingly commonplace and insidious and yet, time and time again, corporate America appears ill-prepared.
"The employment picture didn’t really change all that much with the September report, but there were enough shifts in enough pieces to suggest the glass can be viewed as half full rather than half empty," says one economist.
The campaign attacks on China only scratch the surface of a far greater concern: our economy isn’t creating enough good-paying jobs, and the imbalance we have with China is growing, not shrinking.
A mismanaged CEO succession can have disastrous results, including significant financial losses, degradation of market share and competitive positioning, departure of key talent, or reputational damage to the brand.
The unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent, because the number of self-employed jumped dramatically. With the economy growing so slowly many of these are likely workers laid off during the economic collapse who have established home-based businesses.
This morning, it's all about politics. The second the nonfarm payroll report came out, I got the blasts: 7.8 percent unemployment good news for the White House, 103,000 change in private payrolls (poor number) positive for Republicans. Let's just leave it at that.