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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.
European leaders agreed to sign an intergovernmental treaty that would require them to enforce stricter fiscal and financial discipline in their future budgets, the NYT reports.
The best way to pay for a payroll tax extension is to freeze hiring and salaries of federal workers, said Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. That would include freezing the paychecks of the entire U.S. Congress.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery not only brews beer, it runs its own in-house bottling operation. But disaster struck during one of its bottling runs.
Shoppers will pick through the after-holiday sales, and then put their wallets away for the rest of the year.
Brian Solis author of "The End of Business as Usual" offers what he calls "The 9 Laws of Affinity to Survive Digital Darwinism."
Some experts say that job seekers often lie and that interviewers expect this, but the level of ‘lie’ can make or break the interview. CNBC.com spoke with experts and asked them if there are lies told at job interviews that are acceptable. Some responses might surprise you.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
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