Consumer Reports is not recommending the high-end extended range electric Fisker Karma. In fact, the auto division of Consumer Reports says the Karma is full of flaws including a "badly-designed touch-screen system makes the dash controls an ergonomic disaster." The Karma score of 57 out of a possible 100 makes it among the poorest performing vehicles of the 311 reviewed by Consumer Reports.
Spending on Halloween is expected to rise to $8 billion, up 17.5 percent from last year, according to the results of a survey conducted by BIGinsight on behalf of the retail industry’s trade group, the National Retail Federation.
The uptrend in Apple remains in place. This makes the dips a buying opportunity.
Toys ‘R Us is the latest retailer to say it plans to hire more workers this holiday season than it did last year.
So you can’t get your hands on the phone that is so clearly super-duper-special-gotta-have-it-even-though-my-current-smartphone-is-just-fine. What other ways could you waste those few hundred bucks until your ship (from China) sails in?
After all the hype surrounding the iPhone 5 launch, Apple looks to have only sold 5 million smartphones, not including pre-orders. That, along with news of riots at Chinese supplier Foxconn and disappointment with the new mapping app, led to profit-taking in Apple shares on Monday. Analysts and fund managers remain bullish.
Valuations of homebuilder stocks have jumped into uncharted territory, says one analyst who still sees promise in a few of the sector’s names despite the lofty prices.
"One of the issues that I have been preaching about around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner — especially from the elites in every country," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in her speech at the Clinton Global Initiative Monday.
If you were checking out the latest hot holiday toy lists and are filled with a slight sense of deja vu, you are probably not alone. Several major toy retailers —Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart Stores, Sears Holdings’ Kmart – have weighed in with their picks for this year’s hottest toys. Topping those lists are retro brands like Furby, Lego, Barbie, and new editions of brands that were popular last year.
At the Clinton Global Initiative, former President Bill Clinton asked an odd question of Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke.
A surge in older workers has masked the severity of unemployment as the younger jobless find it increasingly more difficult to get back in the labor force, according to research from a prominent Wall Street economist.
The nation’s home builders are leaping back to life. Another day, another earnings report that beats the street’s expectations.
Toyota has decided to cool off its once ambitious plans for developing electric cars.
The Fed's latest easing has been nicknamed everything from "QE3" to "QEternal," but some on Wall Street question whether the latest bond buying will be QEnough.
Paper and packaging firm Mondi, online betting company Paddy Power, U.S tax preparer H&R Block and Cisco, the world's biggest maker of computer-networking equipment represent good investment opportunities with plenty of potential, Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital told CNBC.
The Baltic Dry Index, a favorite measure of traders looking to gauge shipping activity, has rebounded this week on hopes that central bank intervention in China and elsewhere will spur economic growth.
Want to know what analysts have been saying about Apple, J.C. Penney, FedEx, and ConAgra? Find out in this CNBC.com Stock Blog roundup.
Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including comic-book beer and the Playboy Wine Club.
MOO.com, which is in the business card business, has done a survey of small business owners about where they network, and what makes a bad first impression