After gains in home sales over the spring and summer, an industry survey surprised expectations, registering a 2.6 percent drop in pending home sales from July.
When things get rough, people start listening to all sorts of populist rhetoric. Here's why the Barcelonians are no different.
Stocks had a great first half of September, but the tide is turning towards the end of the month.
After one pig industry group predicted a bacon shortage, Major League Eating reacted swiftly, issuing a ban on all bacon-eating contests.
Puh-leeeeeease! That job is so overrated. Here are the 12 most overrated jobs of 2012 and, lest you think no one noticed, the 12 most underrated jobs!
Why it's become so difficult to categorize the current condition of the U.S. economy.
Paychex’s quarterly results disappointed investors earlier in the week, and now the bears want revenge.
It looks like we’re making some progress in debunking the "Great Farm Labor Crisis of 2012."
In a Super Bowl-worthy commercial, Acer laptops has hired Kiefer Sutherland to go all CTU in a quest to make the best cupcakes.
Despite concerns about the European debt crisis, one Pimco managing director still sees some global stocks that could boost investors’ portfolios.
In several recent columns, CNBC.com senior editor John Carney has dismissed any notion of a farm labor crisis, claiming that record farm profits suggest no such crisis exists. The senior editor’s all too common error is to grossly oversimplify American agriculture and draw the wrong conclusions as a result.
The Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction ETF is booking its worst day in nearly four months
Steve Jobs once famously said “It’s not the consumers’ job to know what they want.” French beverage company Pernod Ricard is applying a similar philosophy to its spirits business.
Everyone's piling on the replacement refs in the NFL, but perhaps the most hilarious spoof of the series of bad calls is Replacement Google.
When it comes to hosting meetings and events, certain cities lead the pack, according to recent data. See where your favorite city ranked.
Deloitte's retail and distribution practice expects holiday sales to climb to between $920 billion and $925 billion, or an increase of 3.5 percent to 4 percent over last year.
With borrowing costs at all-time lows, and the demand to create and store all kinds of data increasing, now would be a great time for an acquisition in the technology sub-sector often referred to as “data solutions providers.” TheStreet.com reports.
Today, Spain is at the forefront in the headlines and media with ugly protests in Madrid ahead of Thursday’s budget announcement.
Twitter is at a turning point, trying to roll out advertising while also maintaining the user experience. I sat down with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo at the company’s new San Francisco headquarters to talk about his plans to grow the social media giant.
The bulls piled into the New York Times Company early yesterday, looking for the media stock to rally.