Munich's world famous Oktoberfest doesn't kick off for another 12 days and it's already off to a tough start.
There has been a lot of focus in the press recently about retailers moving to cheaper or free layaway. Is it a big deal? I say yes. In my opinion, this year's free layaway is last year's free shipping.
Investors are moving out of dividend payers and into banks, builders, and insurers. Re-risk is on.
Safeway attracted bullish option activity on Friday, two days after gapping higher on plans to spin off its gift-card business.
There are several problems in the details of how the European Central Bank plans to intervene in the continent’s government bond markets.
The CEO of Irish carrier Ryanair has had a lot to say about passengers and fees, after an angry customer took to Facebook to complain. Who do you think is right?
Alec Young at S&P Capital IQ noted to me that there are five near-term events that the markets are counting on.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including the White House beer recipe, a beer bottle shortage in Germany, and Bud Light's NFL kick-off.
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The disappointing jobs numbers Friday were quickly met with a consensus view on Wall Street that it is very likely that the Federal Reserve will take some action intended to boost the economy. But it’s far from clear what that action would be.
The answer: when all the bond funds they have fled into start falling apart. And that isn't close to happening. Not yet.
The current unemployment statistics obscure one simple fact: unemployment for people with technical skills is much lower than it is for the balance of the workforce.
The U.S. economy may not be recovering as fast as President Obama likes, but at least he can make one claim: The stock market has done better under his watch than with any other recent president.
Begin by taking solace that you not alone. The vast majority of managers struggle with managing others while managing themselves.
Fashion Week’s parties are big, and the industry is even bigger, but expect elements of simplicity and the beginning of a “pants cycle” this season, industry forecasters predict.
Qantas dumped British Airways as an alliance partner in favor of Emirates. Route changes and enhanced services are coming to the Australian airline.
Despite rising demand for newly built homes, construction employment in August remained flat, stuck at the same paltry pace for the past four months. The numbers don’t make a lot of sense at face value, given that housing starts are up in both single and multi-family, and builders are reporting big jumps in new orders for homes.
The author writes, "More recently, some electronic trading practices, driven by micro-movements in market price, are yet another indication that much of the market’s behavior is still driven by price-trending as opposed to value hunting."
Does European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's reach extend even to Asia?
The most effective jobs program appears to be to convince working-aged adults they don’t need a job.