In the poor job market, investors in the debt bond market see recent college graduates as a bad bet
Retail sales showed a 0.5 percent increase from September and 7.2 percent increase since 2010
Now that they've gotten the public's attention, the protesters may be more effective organizing from behind computers than out in the streets.
Energy-efficient LED lights will save you money over time, but you should buy them after the holidays
Experts say government regulation has a minimal impact on jobs numbers. If the costs in terms of jobs is a wash, and the benefits side is even slightly positive, then the conservative talking point for aggressive deregulation should largely be ignored.
Compared to lawyers, economists are vastly underrepresented in the upper echelons of US leadership. But what would happen if an economist were elected president?
When I started looking for a job 75 years ago, there was record unemployment with little prospect for growth. Kids like me with college backgrounds were a dime a dozen. Times were so bad that people were rioting on Wall Street. Sound familiar? One thing I've learned during my 95 years is that history repeats itself. Also I've learned how to leverage my skills to take advantage of new opportunities That worked for me in the credit-card industry and in offshore oil production. Most recently, I leveraged all that into a career as a business-book author. Here are my Top 5 lessons for navigating dire business straits:
Are the stock market's wild swings the beginning of an overall downward trend?
To the dismay of its many fans, the McRib is disappearing from the McDonald's menu. After Nov. 14, McDonald's will no longer offer the pork sandwich nationwide (although some restaurants carry it periodically). Can’t wait for the McRib to come back? Take heart. McDonald’s’ elusuive sandwich is pretty easy to replicate at home. And while you’re at it, why not get creative? Here are our Top 7 homemade McRib sandwiches. All are kitchen-tested, although most of these are more fun to talk about than to eat. Have any brilliant McRib creations of your own? Tell us about it!
Total consumer confidence dropped 0.31 percent since September, slumping 2.57 percent below the level seen in October 2010
Americans are angrier and more polarized than they've been in decades, yet the presidential race that officially begins a few months from now is likely to be as passionless as they come.
Wages are increasing a lot faster in China than in the US. Some are saying that's a good thing, because it will keep jobs in the US, but the problem is that productivity is going up a lot faster in China as well.
It's no myth: Driving 1 mph below the posted speed limit will significantly improve your gas mileage, especially over 55 mph.
Stocks and scary movies are the subject of a new study on investor fear. Researchers linked stocks and scary movies to find out how frightened investors might act.
Even if the meal itself is cheaper, there are extra costs associated with eating out.
Web-based personal finance tools offer many advantages. The question is whether any of them are worth the risk of a stolen identity