Gas prices climb an average 17 cents in California, with some stations charging more than $5 a gallon and others closing for lack of fuel. One silver lining for motorists: California gas prices should start falling next week.
Romney pans Obama's subsidies for 'green' energy, citing Solyndra and other high-profile failures. Obama has far more green energy winners than losers so far, but his strategy is risky.
Fisker wants to share technology and sell shares, the latest sign that the economics of plug-in cars are making it difficult for automakers to turn a profit.
Helium shortage is raising prices for everyone from physicists and hospitals to retailers of Mylar balloons. But it's not supply and demand that's caused the helium shortage, it's a botched public-private handoff of responsibility.
From Mitt Romney's 47 percent gaffe to Warren Buffett's secretary's tax rate, this election is about taxes and who will be saddled with paying back America's huge debt.
The Great Recession of 2008/09 delivered the worst blow to the global economy since the 1930s. But in a few nations, 2012 is turning out to be worse than 2009 in terms of economic growth. Europe's debt crisis, the general slowing of the world economy, and domestic political troubles have played a role in undercutting 2012 growth for one or more of these four nations. Can you guess who they are?
Job growth is subdued and could stay that way well into 2013, but that doesn't mean investors can't profit by choosing stocks wisely. J.P. Morgan is introducing a new Nifty Fifty for the world's emerging markets.
Returning from their two-week China adoption, the Belsie family hits the road with new daughter Madeleine Bao Yi, heading for a family reunion. Bao Yi has gone through the looking glass and is having a blast learning new traditions and more about who she is.
$100 million apartment in midtown Manhattan is New York's most expensive residence for sale. The $100 million apartment would give owner a nominal 800 percent profit.
Papa John's CEO stepped into a political minefield when he said Obamacare would raise the cost of a pizza 15 to 20 cents. But is all the criticism justified?
The better-than-expected US jobs report suggests the US is not following Europe into recession. But some analysts worry that head winds will keep growth anemic.
Toyota recall will involve 760,000 RAV4s and 18,000 Lexus HS 250h vehicles because of the potential for rear-suspension arms to fail. But before the Toyota recall, the automaker has to figure out how to fix them.
Part 7 – China adoption diary: 90 emotional minutes at Grace's orphanage where the outlines of her past take some real shape.
Part 6 – China adoption diary: The sisters wrangle over pigtail pitch, Madeleine becomes a thoroughbred clothes horse, and Mom wonders, "What if Grace’s Chinese mother had any idea that her precious daughter was right here in Maoming for only one day?"
Part 5 – China adoption diary: After questions from Chinese functionaries – such as "Why did you choose to adopt?" – the Belsie family officially becomes four, with new sister and daughter Madeleine Bao Yi.
Part 4 – China adoption diary: Pig-tailed and rhinestoned Madeleine Bao Yi meets the Belsie family – her family – on gotcha day. It's love at first sight.