Alibaba founder Jack Ma has touted the e-commerce giant as a path for U.S. companies to access the consumer market in China. Small business owners share their experiences.» Read More
Despite the recent Wall Street rally, an economic “Perfect Storm” continues to brew worldwide - here's how to navigate through these tough times.
Many new companies are springing up helping to retrain today's workforce - but perhaps as this Guest Blogger says, the whole system needs a complete reboot in order to adequately prepare a 21st century workforce.
Many investors are shifting funds from capital-intensive alternative-energy technologies, such as solar panels, to lower-cost ventures focused on energy efficiency and “smart grid” technologies that automate electric utility operations.
Brands will be able to relaunch their brand story on Facebook starting from day one.
Facebook has much more growth still left and will tap its existing users as well as secure growth by increasing the total number of users, Eduardo Saverin, one of the four co-founders of Facebook who retains a 5 percent stake in the social media giant, told CNBC Wednesday.
Dell is targeting companies of all sizes that want to take advantage of new technology quickly and seek flexibility in how they use it, CEO Michael Dell told CNBC Monday.
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.
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