One of Warren Buffett's biggest investment mistakes, IBM, played out over an agonizing seven-year stretch this decade. But in the end, he rotated into Apple for a lucrative ride.
Disruption has become an overused and abused buzzword, but it's an appropriate term when it comes to markets, money, technology and politics in the 2010s.
Batteries hold the key ingredient for transitioning away from fossil fuel dependence, and the next decade could prove transformational.
The U.S. health-care system has been transformed in the decade since the Affordable Care Act's passage.
Student loans have become a defining feature of American life.
"I just don't recall there was a decade like this one in terms of corruption," said one analyst.
Social media has bolstered the success of Ulta and Sephora and cultivated a number of billion-dollar beauty brands that are going head-to-head with well-established players like Estee Lauder.
Obamacare has affected the Democrats in presidential elections, both positively and negatively, since it became law in 2010.
As the 2010s come to a close, lawmakers and regulators have their eyes fixed on the tech industry following a series of scandals.
Taxpayers found themselves asking the same question after the Trump tax revamp took effect in 2018: "Did I actually wind up with lower taxes or not?"
Behind the surge is an industry that has shifted away from a console and title-based business to an ecosystem driven by the expansion of digital and social.
The 2010s opened with big ambitions of protecting consumers after the financial crisis. There has been progress, but not as much as some had hoped.
Cloud infrastructure took off in the 2010s, making it easier to launch apps and creating many billions of dollars in stock market value.
The 2010s were a golden age for growth stock appreciation, but as the decade comes to a close, some investors are eyeing more cautious strategies.
The growth of passive, index-based choices — including exchange-traded funds and index mutual funds — has pushed fees lower across the board.
Of the trillions of threats this decade, and the billions of breaches, and the thousands that made it to the news, here are the six that really mattered.
Are there any other Netflix-like stocks out there for the next decade?
Faced with an existential crisis in 2011, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings apologized to customers and then set about leading investors on a historic run.
Semiconductors now power the most essential technology from mobile network to the iPhones of the world to artificial intelligence.
Campaigns like Nike's Colin Kapernick spot and Procter & Gamble's #LikeAGirl" succeeded in changing cultural conversation, proving big risks can pay off in making memorable ads.