Facebook is making a long-awaited move into a whole new revenue stream, announcing on Wednesday it's testing "Facebook Gifts" with 1 percent of Facebook's user base.
U.S. stocks rallied mid-morning Thursday because the Spanish 2013 budget was heavy on spending cuts, which the market liked. The economic minister of Spain said the budget reform plan exceeded EU recommendations. Does this mean anything?
You might think that the Competitive Enterprise Institute would be smart enough to see through the farm labor-shortage baloney. Surely they aren't going to fall for some farmer claiming that he can't hire farm workers at any price...right?
Quantitative easing might not do much for the rest of the U.S. economy, but it sure seems to be helping New York.
Shares of Internet search giant Google have surged 33 percent in the past three months. That’s better than Apple’s 18 percent gain. At least one analyst thinks Google is only just hitting its stride.
Soon, bacon won't be the only thing we'll need to hoard because of shortages.
With just one trading day left in the month (and the third quarter), the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up about 2.5 percent. The blue-chip average, in fact, is on track to have gained in 11 of the past 12 months for the first time in half a century.
Hazing new hires is a favorite pastime at investment banks everywhere. The latest stunt at one firm London is a game called Meow, according to the Evening Standard.
Whatever was going through the brilliant minds at the Fed, recent evidence does indeed suggest that housing may finally be showing the signs of life we have so desperately been seeking.
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.