Chinese and U.S. leaders said Friday that they had made important progress on a range of economic issues, with China Prime Minister Wen Jiabao saying the agreement had included “some important breakthroughs.”
Many countries finance their Olympic competitors, but not the United States, where athletes fund their own training.
Too many Americans are addicted to cheap credit and to artificially cheap Chinese imports at big box stores
The Fast Money crew weigh in on the play in Chesapeake Energy as shares plunged over 14% today and Fast Money trader, Karen Finerman shares her views on Southeastern Asset Management changing its ownership in CHK from "passive" to "active".
America’s economic imbalance with China has been a singular concern of policy makers for more than half a decade. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Lindsey Graham wanted to punish China for pegging the exchange rate to the dollar in 2005 — arguing that its policy of cheapening the currency to subsidize exports was fueling a huge trade surplus that cost America jobs.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the top trades to make on today's market rally ahead of Friday's jobs numbers.
Colleges and universities are pouring millions into renovating residence halls and freshening up cafeteria food. Administrators believe it can give them an edge in recruiting top students, while also improving the overall education by improving quality of life.
According to some estimates, the U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the world, but is that the rate companies actually pay? "You can raise the tax rate on Warren Buffett all you want, but unless you close the loop holes and exemptions, Warren Buffett will still pay less than a secretary," says Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard.
If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama's visit to Afghanistan on the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The Fast Money crew have the trade on April's best and worst stocks, and whether it's time to buy some of the laggards on the dip. Also, a look at Groupon's board shakeup, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche, and Morningstar analyst, Rick Summer discusses why he has a "sell" rating and $8 price target on GRPN.
Pine Bush, N.Y., is sometimes referred to as the UFO Capital of the East Coast. After taking a big hit during the recession, it recruited the aliens to help rev up the local economy. This weekend is the Pine Bush UFO Festival and Parade!
Dissecting the day's major business news, including Amazon's blowout earnings and Deckers shares plunging 17%, with the Fast Money traders.
China needs to open up its markets further to improve global trade and create a level playing field, U.S. Trade representative Ron Kirk told CNBC’s "Worldwide Exchange" Thursday.
Gas prices may still be uncomfortably close to $4 but great news, bacon lovers — just in time for the summer BLT season, bacon prices have fallen back down to earth in the U.S.!
Dissecting the day's major business news, including Ben Bernanke's press conference, with the Fast Money traders. Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics, and Rich Ilczyszyn, also discuss gold's wild ride.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner discusses his support for President Obama's recovery efforts and shares his views on economic fixes, European austerity and China's economy.
CNBC's John Harwood discusses the details of his interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who also addresses Romney advisor Glenn Hubbard's claims in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
Big movements in the price of oil can have significant effects on the economy, and countries with the most oil within their borders are set to benefit, as demand for crude continues to rise.
Dissecting the day's major business news, including Apple's upbeat earnings surprise, with the Fast Money traders and Brian White, analyst at Topeka Capital Markets.