Today's Business News and Opinion
The biggest storyline coming out of Saturday's Republican debate in New Hampshire was the utter destruction of Marco Rubio by Chris Christie.
The New Hampshire slugfest, China's week-long break for 'The Year of the Monkey,' Janet Yellen's grilling before Congress ... buckle-up for another bumpy ride in the week ahead.
The bombastic billionaire candidate might be losing it a little as his poll numbers slip. He's not new to public profanity, however.
The Yum Brands chain will officially unveil the new premium menu item during Super Bowl 50. But it won't be the only new move Taco Bell undertakes this year.
Hillary Clinton has had trouble connecting with young women voters. It may be time to significantly increase her focus on pay equity, family leave, flexible workplace scheduling and affordable childcare.
Will we soon be seeing Hillary-Bernie '16 signs peppering neighborhood lawns? If Thursday's debate is any indication, we might.
Hyundai is the NFL's official auto sponsor, but that isn't going to stop Mini from paying millions to try to get people to stop labeling it a small car company.
With commercials during Super Bowl 50 costing between $4.5 million and $5 million for 30 seconds, a first-time advertiser is taking a big leap of faith.
Let's just cancel all the presidential debates and instead have the candidates face off in other kinds of contests to see what they're really made of, because why not?
Can Hillary Clinton's human turn finally convince voters they belong in her corner? She hopes so.
From bailed-out automakers to out-of-vogue beverage companies, there is no shortage of brands willing to spend millions on a Super Bowl makeover.
If your New Year's resolution isn't toast by now, companies from Frito-Lay to Taco Bell are going to do whatever they can to add to your Super Bowl calorie count.
Sunday's game is America's pre-eminent sports extravaganza and it should provide a hefty return on investment for these three companies that are heavily advertising during the broadcast.
The Koch brothers' LIBRE Inititiative aims to win over Latino voters. Here's how.
Keep yourself abreast of the Federal Reserve's outlook on interest-rate hikes by following data releases and speeches with this handy calendar.
Donald Trump was back in the last Republican debate before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Who won?
Where to look for strength, and three things you must watch for before making decisions about stocks based on fundamentals again.
Bernie Sanders is far behind Hillary Clinton in the important Southern primaries, but if he turns the tide on the African American vote, he could win. Will he?
Oil prices and the end of the OPEC cartel. What's next?
China's economic growth reports have been widely discredited by money managers who say government estimates are overstated. That hasn't stopped Wall Street analysts from trying to predict the figure.
Stout and porter are relatively unloved throughout the year as bitter, more hop-laden beers thrive. A shame, since these examples are absolutely decadent.
The Affordable Care Act mandate is cutting into wages and sucking up the benefits of lower gasoline prices, two new reports say. Simon Constable explains.
Not only does NFL want new buildings and upwards of $600 million in public funding before giving a city a Super Bowl, it wants other sacrifices as well.
Trump needs a solid victory in New Hampshire to prove that all those months of Trump-Mania weren't a manic dream.
When sponsors are spending millions on halftime entertainment and networks have billions wrapped up in broadcast rights, halftime shows need to keep Super Bowl viewers on the couch.
The bombastic presidential candidate has said and written some surprisingly smart and thoughtful things about how to succeed in business over the years.
While NFL quarterbacks aren't paid nearly as much as NBA stars or even soccer players, they tend to make as much money off the field as they did on it.
There are new investment opportunities in Cuba. And the Cuban farmer has become the rising middle class.
Little-known Android smartphone brand Oppo has displaced Samsung in China due to price and marketing. Does it have a future offshore?
There's more going on behind the scenes than what Beyonce will be wearing Sunday.
'Orange is the New Black' will be returning to the online streaming service for three more seasons.
The company’s special research division, which works on breakthrough technologies, recently concluded a test of its first seabed data center. It's a move to innovate and cut costs.
The once-dominant company has fallen on hard times that won't end.
This once high-flying biotech stock has hit bad times that aren't likely to abate anytime soon. Here are the reasons for shunning this erstwhile Wall Street darling.
President Obama's plan to add a a $10-per-barrel tax to oil to pay for infrastructure projects isn't likely to impress the Republican-led Congress, according the reporter who broke the story.
Looking for guidance? The Oracle of Omaha has proven once again that he knows how to pick winning stocks, even in a volatile market.
After releasing weaker-than-expected guidance for 2016, LinkedIn has been beaten-up in the markets today. Are investors just overreacting?
Body scanning technologies are getting closer to solving the last big challenge of online shopping -- fit.
Today's slight drop in unemployment is bigger than it appears at first glance, a silver lining in a soft report.
U.S. affluent investors are souring on the stock market - should Main Street retirement savers take notice?
The bad news for the world's second-largest economy just won't quit. As China's troubled financial services sector teeters on collapse, here's the best way to pocket gains.
JPMorgan carries less risk from souring energy loans than any of its big rivals, according to a new report from credit-ratings firm Moody's. Jim Cramer weighs in.
Twitter is a one-stop place for getting a collective sentiment reading -- and Twitter thinks oil is going up.
As voters move toward choosing the presidential nominees in the early events of the season, it's worth looking at how one leading cadidate -- Trump -- would handle the economy.
Despite its recent bump upwards in price, this chipmaker still faces a perilous year. Here's why you should think twice before buying the stock.
The John Malone-backed studio Lions Gate explores a merger with the John Malone-backed pay-TV network Starz. Shareholders are displeased Friday, though.
The toy maker has given its iconic doll a complete makeover. Will Barbie's rebirth be the impetus for a market-beating year for Mattel?
ChemChina's bid for the ag chemicals and seed giant will raise a host of concerns with regulators.
It's time to unload these toxic stocks from your portfolio.
J.C. Penney announced plans to put its giant home office campus in Plano, Texas up for sale, and the proceeds could be huge.