Gas prices have been only modestly affected by fighting in Libya, but a 'fear factor' is driving up oil futures, which in turn drive gas prices.
US technology stocks were the biggest losers as the Nasdaq lost 1.4 percent. The Dow stock index fell nearly 80 points and lost 0.7 percent.
There are jobs being created, but they aren't the right kind of jobs.
If we expect that prices will rise, we should focus on finding a solution
Traditional unemployment rate declined to 9 percent in February
Mattress Firm, a nationwide chain, has started offering a $200-off Groupon coupon for $50. On Monday, Mattress Firm was overwhelmed with web traffic and phone calls.
Our country's leaders are acting like children, fighting and whining about the budget
China's economy looks strong, but its policy tools are crude and it's still too dependent on exports. A hard landing this year is likely.
The language to describe long-term and short-term budgets in the US is confusing
Skippy peanut butter recall affects some reduced-fat jars of peanut butter. The company says no illnesses have been linked to contaminated Skippy peanut butter.
Many young people are leaving the country forever and leaving Ireland with a pile of debt
Bringing British-style supermarkets to India could increase the country's food supply.
Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is one of the great works of social science.
Stock market news is downbeat as traders, investors worldwide worry about rising oil prices, slowing growth.
Spring break deals are popping in Panama City Beach, Fla. Airboat tours, limousine rides, and hot wings are some of the spring break deals available to students.
Wis. layoffs: Governor says he's sending layoff notices. Thousands of state workers face pink slips in fight over Wis. layoffs.
Airline pretzels are the latest freebie to disappear from some airlines. With no more airline pretzels, can carriers' profits really soar?
BlackBerry has another challenge ahead of the launch of their new PlayBook tablet - the head of RIM's marketing is leaving the company. After losing brand cachet, can the company catch up?
Car recalls are made for all kinds of reasons. But of all Mazda's car recalls, this one is perhaps the strangest
Making your own basic supplies, like laundry detergent, oatmeal packets, and toothpaste can help save you money and teach you skills.