An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.» Read More
A new bargain-hunting culture has emerged, where Americans of all incomes look for antiques in pawn shops and flea markets — even their own attics and basements.
Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.
Author and entrepreneur Betty Shotton shares her tips to keep your enthusiasm high, your company on track, and mediocre performance a thing of the past.
To mark our annual November "Green Is Universal" week, we've assembled a "Green Winners & Losers 2011" special report, looking at six industries whose fortunes either rose or fell this year.
Investors in the solar industry have needed a strong stomach this year, and that’s unlikely to change soon.
While the current notion is that securing a business loan is near impossible, the truth is that there are still bank loans available for those who do the necessary footwork and come prepared, says Mike Lubansky of Sageworks Inc.
It is not small business that drives the creation of new jobs or even major productivity advances, but new business, according to guest blogger Robert Litan.
If a politician in the 2012 election is looking for a way into many a voter's heart, there may be no easier way than to propose a repeal of the alternative minimum tax. But both major parties seem anxious to avoid the issue.
Finding the next Steve Jobs of CleanTech can make sustainable clean energy achievable, says blogger Terry Tamminen.
Earnings estimates are coming down — but not as much as bears predicted.
Some say Warren Buffett does. If that's not enough, a growing body of research shows that women are less emotional money managers than men — and have the returns to prove it.
Don't lay low. Be proactive. Assess the vulnerability of your company and position by understanding the evolving business strategy and how your unit and specific function fit into the overall scheme.
The Federal Reserve chairman was discussing this in the context of what might happen if the European debt crisis worsened and there was a run on the U.S. financial system.
Once a sure-bet, investors are beginning to doubt how long emerging market plays can generate steady returns.
September has almost always been a bad month for stocks, and the past one amply illustrates that. October, however, is often the beginning of of a multi-month upswing for equities. This fall, however, there's little in the way of fundamentals to suggest historical trends will play out.
GOP candidates could get ahead by advocating gold-backed money, says blogger Jeffrey Bell.
Between dominate G7 voting rights, and historical European leadership, is the IMF overly weighted towards Western interests?
Great new ideas are only the first link in a chain that includes government and corporate allies in an economy that supports risk.
Eliminate regulation and an equalize corporate tax rates, and you'll see the U.S. economy turn around, says blogger Patricia Chadwick.
New survey numbers show continue unusually high bearish sentiment among investors.