Private job creation surged in November, with ADP reporting 215,000 new jobs in a number that could put heat on the Fed to begin reducing stimulus.» Read More
In the first lease auction for Gulf of Mexico oil & gas drilling held since the BP oil spill, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the federal treasury.
Despite recession-like attitudes about the economy, the average American plans to spend more on gifts this year, up 22 percent from last year, CNBC's latest All-America Economic Survey reveals.
Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.
The Fed will continue with $85 billion monthly securities purchases but spooked markets by not mentioning its financial concerns cited in September.
Two big CEOs step down, a political crisis emerges in China and the euro survives.
Scrutiny over oil and gas fracking, a hard landing for rare earth stocks, and a surprising jobs engine.
The euro plunges against the U.S. currency, gold prices slump, and the Euro debt crisis bailout costs $2 trillion.
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.