Prepaid cards are fastest-growing method of payment. American Express is first large financial company to offer prepaid cards.
Pandora stock soars 63 percent in first day of trading before falling back to close with a 9 percent gain. Pandora is the latest Internet stock to go public.
The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 each closed substantially lower on Wednesday, with five shares falling for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange
Oil stocks in the US saw a big drop. But traders, focused on the stalling economy and rising dollar, ignored the oil stocks report and sent oil prices to their lowest level since February.
Stanley Cup Game 7 will be especially hard to see in person because tickets in Vancouver are in short supply. Instead of 2,500 tickets available for Game 6 in Boston, one outlet reports having only about 500 tickets for the decisive Stanley Cup Game 7.
Experimenting with money – spending and managing it – is a college freedom that can quickly get out of hand. I should know; I graduated recently and my college financial habits over those four years had me drowning in debt after graduation. With unemployment high and an average debt load of more than $29,000, the Class of 2011 needs to be especially savvy about money as it moves into the working world. Here are five big financial mistakes 20-somethings often make – and how to avoid them.
Home solar is target of Google's largest clean-energy investment yet. Under home solar program, homeowners would get free rooftop panels, paying set amount for the power.
Social Security payments were made to seniors in 2009, federal investigator says. One in 10 Social Security payments to very poor were improper.
The Dow gained about 123 points, and the Nasdaq gained about 39 points, led by gains in energy
The companies represented on Obama's jobs council employ many workers from overseas, and they'll be fine regardless of American jobs numbers