Bonds have been available digitally since 2002, but the US treasury says that making savings bonds available for purchase exclusively online will save taxpayers $70 million in the first five years
The Dow closed down 54 points, the S&P 500 lost 9 points, and the Nasdaq fell 34 points after Bernanke said the Fed has no immediate plans to institute a third round of quantitative easing
Currency markets around the globe that are government-controlled, are hurting the US dollar. While some currency markets bump up and down, compared to the US dollar, others remain steady.
Greece itself may be facing financial turmoil, but sales of Greek-style yogurt are booming in the US. The most popular brand, Chobani, sold about $500 million in yogurt last year.
ConocoPhillips shares jump almost 10 percent in premarket trading
The Dow rose 45 points, the S&P 500 gained 4.1 points, and the Nasdaq closed 15 points higher after Ben Bernanke announced that the Fed would be open to the possibility of additional stimulus
Getting married? Congratulations! Your future spouse will be your business partner as well as your life partner. Your credit, good name, and financial future will be tied to this person, who may not hold the same beliefs about money that you do. Talking about money is difficult for anyone, and it may seem like a romance-killer. But it is a good test of your relationship. An honest discussion about finances before the wedding can help avoid one of the biggest causes of stress after the wedding. Here are six ways to help you confide in each other and create a financial plan:
Trademark infringement should be stopped by online retailers, like eBay, says the European Court of Justice. It's up to national courts to decide whether trademark infringement is occurring, then order the retailer to stop it.
Netflix has raised prices for its DVD and streaming plans plans by 60 percent. Will customers switch to Redbox?
The Dow fell 59 points, with about three stocks falling on Tuesday for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange
Domestic merger and acquisition deals totaled $584.4 billion through June – the highest total since before the financial crisis
Dwyane Wade of the NBA's Miami Heat is waiting for the current owner lockout to end. In the meantime, one of his former employers says the door is open for Dwyane Wade.
There are a few things that US firms can do to stay competitive: monitor management, set targets, and develop strong incentives for employees to perform well