The always-connected consumer is perpetually in a shopping state of mind, but the great unknown is whether she is ready to transfer impulse buying tendencies to social networks.
A new report released for the Government Accountability Office finds the elderly now account for $18.2 billion in student loan debt.
Chain restaurants have released a dizzying number of new products in 2014. But are they really fueling their financials?
Now is the time to buy into a mobile payments industry leader, VeriFone, which is poised to capitalize on the industry's shift.
Higher oil prices are necessary to keep domestic oil production flowing. Companies are playing a game of chicken, hoping they won't have to cut back jobs.
Workers paid with these cards need to watch for fees, which can be steep.
Hedge funds would have a case of Schadenfreude if the Fed raised rates. Here's why they would profit while a new recession would start.
The economy added 248,000 jobs in September, with growth particularly in middle-wage jobs that were missing earlier in the recovery. Here's where they can be found.
Enough jobs, and the right kind of jobs, but no raises. On the bright side, the report may mean lower interest rates for a longer time
Catch up on Jim Cramer's thinking over the last week about the signals that are saying it may be time to invest and the near-term and the longer-term outlooks.
Cramer remains a big fan of Apple, Dr Pepper Snapple and Walt Disney.
Cramer is avoiding SeaDrill and Silicon Graphics but likes Gilead and Mettler-Toledo.
Cramer is focusing on earnings next week from many companies including Apple, Yahoo!, 3M and Procter & Gamble.
Confidence is in short supply right now in the market. And that's becoming a big problem.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average opens lower, erasing slight premarket gains after IBM said it would fall short of previous 2015 profit forecasts and reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings.
Constellation Brands (STZ) shares are rising after analysts at Pivotal Research initiated coverage with a 'buy' rating and $110 price target.
Sale to Martin Franklin's chemicals rollup Platform Specialty Products provides the London firm with a 1.7 times return on investment.
CSX shares fall in premarket trading on Monday after Canadian Pacific Railway says it it ended exploratory talks with CSX about a possible combination.
U.S. stock futures are trading lower on Monday.
Apple reports fiscal-fourth quarter earnings after the market closes and all eyes will be on the company's iPhone sales. Here's what analysts said.
IBM shares plunge after the company badly misses third-quarter earnings estimates and after it paid GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take its money-losing semiconductor unit off its hands.
The firm initiated coverage of Alibaba with a bullish stance because it believes the e-commerce giant has the scale to grow margins and revenue from its Taobao and TMall marketplaces.
WWE has placed a huge bet on the WWE Network being a radical transformation to its business.
Sixty days after Secretary Lew sought tax reform legislation to curtail corporate merger inversions, he enlisted Obama's help to develop a policy proposal on the matter.
The longer you wait to take your Social Security benefits at your full retirement age, the more money you'll get every month.
Mutual fund investors need to watch out for an unexpected, and in some respects undeserved, tax bill.
Rackspace shares plunged after the company announced it ended its formal review process and would remain an independent company, removing speculation the company would be sold.
Of all the things Congress and President Obama might do to hurt the stock market, closing tax loopholes on corporate tax 'inversion' mergers isn't one of them.
No matter where you live, there's someone living nearby who is richer than you are -- unless you're on this new list out from Wealth-X.
The trading panel discussed which stocks to buy during a time of uncertainty.
Lululemon Athletica (LULU) stock is down after the fitness clothing company was downgraded to 'underperform' from 'neutral' at Macquarie this morning.
Nike (NKE) shares are down after the company's Converse division brought a lawsuit against 31 companies it claimed ripped off the design for its Chuck Taylor shoe.
There are no signs of the correction terminating yet.
Wahlman drove the 2015 Audi A3 diesel 834 miles on one tank -- just 13.2 gallons -- for a record 63 MPG. Is this the ultimate road trip car?
One reason stocks have been hammered lately is that investors are worried that the U.S. economy is headed for a Europe-like swan dive. But is it?
Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA) are down in pre-market trade Friday after the company announced the release of a higher tech version of its Model S car on Thursday night.
Tesla will be opening up to a new customer base: those who can afford a used luxury car.
Millennials finally are moving out of their parents' homes -- but not into their own. Here are the ugly stats.
Fairholme Funds is appealing a recent court decision that dismissed its lawsuit against the U.S. government over claims to the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Airbnb could be coming to a city near you, if this mini-term rental biz has its way.
Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) shares are rising after analysts at Norne Securities upgraded the stock to 'buy' from 'hold' on Monday.
Bose is the NFL's official headphone sponsor, but players are still sporting Apple-owned beats gear despite $10,000 fines. Welcome to the unfair world of NFL sponsorship.
Burger King tried to lift comedian Billy Eichner's personality from Billy On The Street, but it got celebrity criticism and free publicity for McDonald's in return.
Nineteen states could generate nearly half a billion dollars in new business if they allowed gay marriage, according to a national think tank.
When markets hop on an emotional roller coaster, expect anxiety, denial, fear, desperation, panic and capitulation.