I would recommend that anyone interested in the future of Europe take a look at the speech by EC President Jose Manuel Barroso (all right, stop laughing!). Really.
As thousands of the country’s most influential editors and prolific bloggers descend upon Fashion Week in New York, beauty and fashion start-ups are seizing on the twice-yearly opportunity to drum up business.
Starting next week, consumers will know exactly how many calories they’re getting with that Big Mac, fries and milk shake.
Toys 'R Us, the world's largest toy retailer, has announced a plan to allow parents to reserve any of the 50 toys on its hot holiday toy list for guaranteed delivery by Dec. 16.
Grey Poupon is back with a new clever new marketing campaign and a Facebook spacer app called "The Society of Good Taste."
As home sale prices rise, overall home equity rises, and consequently more and more mortgages rise from “under water.”
Mark Zuckerberg responded to criticism about the missteps in Facebook's mobile strategy and the sharp drop in the stock price. While investors appeared to like what they heard, one analyst has slashed his price target on the stock.
The big challenge at Ford remains the mounting losses in Europe. They're already more than $500 million this year and could eventually reach $1.5 billion this year.
European banks are trading up about 3 percent. German stocks are at a 52-week high; France, Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal markets are at multi-month highs. Italian 10-year debt yield is at a five-month low of 5.009 percent, if it drops below 5 percent it would be first time since April.
Option trades continued to flow in Phillips 66 yesterday as oil refinery stocks remain active.
Retail luxury investors are missing the biggest red alert sounded off by Burberry yesterday.
Mark Zuckerberg gives his first interview since the Facebook IPO; Ex-JCP exec joins the GAP; Steve Wynn releases a scathing statement on Joe Francis and Ford may soon have a CEO succession plan.
Daniel Thorton at the St. Louis Fed has an important note out on the effect of zero interest rates.
A few pointers to what I'm reading around the Internet today.
In an interview at Tech Crunch Disrupt in San Francisco, I asked Matt Cohler — a former Facebook employee and current advisor to Mark Zuckerberg — what he thought about the stock's dramatic decline since the IPO.
The most talked about subject on Wall Street today is the question about whether the Fed will announce a new round of quantitative easing, or QE3.
Fast-food giant McDonald’s is still an attractive bet despite pockets of weakness in its global sales, two analysts said on Tuesday.
California continues to have the third highest unemployment rate in the nation, at 10.7 percent. But there is one job opening, and it's paying six figures—chief economist.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have claimed false “representations and warranties” on thousands of loans sold to them by lenders.
Consumers can't seem to get enough of craft beer. Now some hamburger chains are hoping to capture a piece of the craft beer momentum.