Americans are making their old cars and trucks run longer. A study by Polk finds the average age for vehicles in America has climbed to an all-time high of 11.4 years.
It's past time for the Fed to stop the presses and stop manipulating the market. It's time for the long-term health of not only the market but of the economy.
The Services and Manufacturing ISM both report Employment expanding, but Nonfarm payrolls were below consensus. ISM respondents' optimism is overdone, or Nonfarm payrolls is wrong.
As mortgage rates rise and refinancings fall dramatically, banks are in search of new business. That, in turn, has them easing lending standards for some borrowers.
When UNC-Chapel Hill launched its online MBA program two years ago, tuition cost $89,000—the same as the old-fashioned way. That may have been a bargain.
Cutting the annual trade deficit by $300 billion and forcing China and others' hands on protectionism would increase GDP by about $500 billion a year.
ESPN faces tough comparisons to a year ago. But the advertising recovery should benefit the valuable sports network as well as Disney's other networks.
JPMorgan looking to end its metal period, Canadian housing market still on fire, and Goldman Sachs sued for aluminum busines.
Every brand wants to go viral, but few actually know how to tweak Internet weather patterns to create a "Sharknado." One guy thinks he knows the key: Hundreds of T-shirts.
August is traditionally unkind to markets, but trends suggest that this time might actually be different.
Bart Chilton, the CFTC's commissioner, has sent a letter to Ben Bernanke urging the Fed to draft a tougher Volcker Rule so banks can no longer speculate in commodity markets.
You see it all the time: Booming times for Wall Street banks and investors, while life for ordinary Americans remains, well, ordinary.
A large trader is looking for more gains in GameStop despite a downgrade by Credit Suisse.
A much greater emphasis on mission and policies would be more useful than the current debate about personalities who might chair the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) after next January.
There's a new and cheaper way to rent a car—get it from someone who lives near the airport. Peer-to-peer car-sharing sites are gaining in popularity.
Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.
A report that says McDonald's would only need to raise the price of Big Macs by 68 cents to double workers' wages is bunk and based on bad math, says CNBC contributor Carol Roth.
Investors watched Facebook shares swoon after its IPO. The stock has clawed its way back after big gains in mobile ad revenue, but is it a good buy?
August is traditionally deadsville for equity trading, but it's particularly dead for the IPO business. Everyone shuts down until September. Not this year....
Stocks often make large-percentage move before the start of a major trend—a trend that can lead to huge profits. These four stocks are about to break out, TheStreet.com reports.
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