It's not easy for retirees to budget when payments from income-oriented investments like bond funds and REITs change with interest rates and stock market swings.
Defense spending may be declining, but shares of military aircraft supplier Rockwell Collins have taken off in the past year, rising nearly 40%.
Capital Pacific Bancorp may focus on lending to non-profits and sustainable companies in the Portland area, but its niche customer base has not hampered its own profits.
The housing market should explode come springtime because the harsh winter is creating a huge pent-up demand among potential buyers, says Anthony Hsieh, CEO of loanDepot.
Gold prices are slightly higher at around $1345 an ounce on Thursday as the situation in Ukraine has for now changed to more of a regional issue of lesser significance.
There are more than 2 million active U.S. patents, representing trillions of dollars of R&D investment, but the patent market is massively inefficient so all this innovation is lost or frozen.
Nuveen High Yield Municipal Bond Fund's John Miller says Chicago's economy and tax revenue are growing so the situation will improve once it solves its unfunded pension problem.
Hollywood's increasing reliance on expensive "tentpole" movies and the rise of high quality cable TV shows are jeopardizing the movie business.
Hot online pinboard site Pinterest is on deck to be the big winner for venture capital giant Andreessen Horowitz, says Ben Horowitz, author of "The Hard Thing About Hard Things".
The prepaid RushCard continues to grow at a double digit clip as underbanked consumers seek an easier and cheaper way to manage their finances, says the card's originator Russell Simmons.