Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.» Read More
President Obama's proposed corporate tax plan makes great political headlines. A president, who some have characterized as “anti-business,” serves up a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent? Surely this is bullish news for business owners and investors, right? Not so fast.
Chattanooga, which has grappled with pollution and economic decay, is now home to a grassroots movement that hopes to kickstart the city ... with letters.
If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
He's Asian-American, Harvard-educated and not that tall by NBA standards. He's Jeremy Lin, the point guard who, quite unexpectedly, has led the New York Knicks on a seven-game winning streak.
For 135 years, breeds of all shapes and sizes have vied to be named top dog at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Some breeds have grabbed the coveted title more times than others. Which ones are they?
It is true that there are some major differences between startups and established, public companies, but which type of organization is better is a personal preference. Before making your next career move here are 12 things you should consider.
Call me crazy, but I believe we’re at a unique moment of opportunity in our country’s history; an unprecedented opportunity if we handle it right. And, handling it “right” is going to require a sizable paradigm shift in how we educate and prepare young people to take their place in the workforce.
How an idea for a toy marshmallow shooter prompted one man to leave his job and start a million dollar business.
Here are 10 people who quit their jobs and went on to make millions, whether it was creating personal wealth or revenue for their company.
New research concludes that Americans enjoy less economic mobility than their peers in Canada and much of Western Europe, the New York Times reports.
Prosecutors accused three Swiss bankers on Tuesday of conspiring with wealthy U.S. taxpayers to hide more than $1.2 billion in assets from tax authorities, and sources briefed on the matter said the three worked for Wegelin & Co, one of Switzerland's oldest private banks.
"Sometimes, but only sometimes, firms resist the aging process. Such firms adapt and thrive in dynamic markets; they are serial innovators; they continuously reinvent themselves; they change their industries," the author writes and offers seven ways to turn your company into a a serial innovative
While some stick with their businesses long-term, serial entrepreneurs often are driven by the excitement of creating and investing in new ventures and wind up launching a string of companies.
Without treatment to replace his failing kidneys, doctors knew, the man in Bellevue hospital would die. He was a waiter in his early 30s, a husband and father of two, so well liked at the Manhattan restaurant where he had worked for a decade that everyone from the customers to the dishwasher was donating money to help his family.
An airline lobbying group, the IATA hsa proposed a new concept for airport passengers, where travelers would stop only briefly to identify themselves before entering a tunnel-like structure where machines would screen them for metals, explosives and other banned items as they walked through, reports the New York Times.
Are there really jobs with flexible hours, fantastic locations and copious vacation time that also net a decent paycheck? What follows is a list of jobs with the potential for high pay and low stress.
Christmas this year has come to the neighborhood pawnshop — and business is booming like never before, the New York Times reports.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
Although unemployment was steady at 8.3 percent in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development area, youth unemployment, at 17.2 percent, is high and likely to go higher, Stefano Scarpetta, deputy director for Employment, Labor and Social Affairs at the OECD, told CNBC.com.
Dodd-Frank and other costly regulations are punishing businesses, keeping them from expanding and creating more jobs, hedge fund investor Ken Langone told CNBC Tuesday.