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We’ll tell you the best products to buy on Black Friday, and which items you should hold off on until Cyber Monday.
Join us as we capture the sights, sounds and key trends from the malls and discount stores as holiday shopping officially kicks into high gear.
Target starts the holiday shopping season on a strong note. Here is what you need to know.
Here's a beaten-down stock that trades at an attractive forward multiple, offers tons of growth potential and pays a high yield.
If the Federal Open Market Committee had followed its December 2012 statement, the federal funds rate would have likely risen 11 times by now.
Entrepreneurs are often shrewd about money, except when planning their estates. Here are a few ways they can protect their businesses.
Stocks of companies selling food in line with the holiday's 'fresh and natural' theme are in, while the shares of the old-line packaged food giants are out.
Auto sales and airline passenger counts are experiencing a boom, but some retail sectors have not been able to keep up.
There's a 25% increase in credit counseling after the holidays. Here are some big and small ways to treat your loved ones during the holidays.
While recent numbers show first-time home buying overall is down, Millennials are just starting to get into the market with a desire to buy -- but are they ready?
Google is giving users a comprehensive Star Wars-themed overlay that will show up across the range of Google's services.
It all goes back to our hunter-gatherer ancestors.
Black Friday is for suckers. Though Black Friday has engulfed Thanksgiving and the entire weekend afterward, some of the best November holiday shopping before it.
With the huge shopping day almost here, here are some important stories for investors to track.
It looks like Black Friday's numbers will be down again this year. Here's why that should have shoppers thrilled.
A Christmas tree after Dec. 25? A winter jacket from another retailer? Customers have tried to return almost everything you can imagine.
Kmart swung open its doors at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day and brought back its popular Blue Light Specials. Did it matter?
Old cranks will complain that Thanksgiving is being forgotten in the holiday rush, but we've forgotten more about Thanksgiving than we acknowledge.
Plenty of retail chains are taking a stand by not opening on Thanksgiving this year. Here are 17 stores keeping their doors closed for Turkey Day.
More than 22 million people tune in each year to watch a giant commercial, but some conglomerates' mascots and balloons are cuddlier than others.
Word is out Apple has acquired Faceshift, a Swiss startup whose motion-capture technology translates people's facial expressions onto avatars or CGI figures in real time.
Pandora received a ruling from a copyright regulator that makes it more likely the Copyright Royalty Board will set a streaming fee structure for 2016-2020 to its liking.
A hearing in New York may not decide the fate of big fantasy sports sites, but is already scrambling the rest of the industry.
Blue Apron, which recently raised $135 million to help it expand, is taking the country by storm. Here's what it looks like to cook meals using the service.
Hacking is back, Jim Cramer says, and so are cyber defense stocks like 'best of breed' Palo Alto Networks.
The theft of personal items or gifts from cars are 28% higher on Black Friday than any other day of the year, according to Travelers, the Hartford, Conn.-based insurance company.
Hackers are already primed with malware and other phishing attacks as consumers embark on a season of holiday shopping with Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner.
The Internet of Things offers greater convenience -- for customers and criminals alike.
The company is pulling out all the stops to avoid the shipping delays that disappointed customers two years ago.
Security concerns are limiting the use of mobile payments this holiday season.
The potential impact of a class-action lawsuit over fantasy football bets made with JPMorgan and AmEx cards is unclear, with 57 million people a year betting about $465 each.
Cash mobs inject excitement and revenue into local businesses by rejuvenating local economies and revitalizing interest in small businesses.
Microsoft has continued to improve its Surface Pro tablet/laptop while others are now joining the fray.
With planning and some willpower, you can save more and spend less on unessential items. Here are the five best and worst things to do with your paycheck.
A proposal by Canadian Pacific management to put Norfolk Southern in a trust and assume full regulatory risk underscores the uphill battle it faces trying to consolidate the rails.
But the firm maintains its buy rating on the stock and increases its price target.
These heavy hitters helped the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund set a new high.
Here's how to wake up on New Year's feeling you did the right thing with your year-end bonus
The biggest tech stocks have outperformed the overall tech sector, which is at new highs. Here's how to trade those stocks and the sector.
I give BioMarin a 5% chance of winning approval for drisapersen from the FDA following a negative advisory panel. I might be too generous.
You could buy the stock just for the dividend or you can profit by holding for the long term.
On the day before Thanksgiving, U.S. investors are likely to give thanks for quiet trading and some economic data.
Gift cards are increasingly popular this holiday season, as mobile, security, low fees drive demand.
Millennials and Gen Zers may say they're so over Facebook, but the 'likes' are still rolling in from Wall Street.
U.S. households typically produce 25% more waste than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year's. David Steiner, CEO of Waste Management, says his company is ready to handle the surge.
It’s unclear how widespread or serious the issue is, however.
Some banks are charging - $0.50 and up per deposit. But you can dodge those fees. Here's how.
It's the season to eat, drink and be merry. It's also when brewery stocks typically see an upswing. Here are the best to buy.
Tesla Motors will now let you personalize your Model X anyway you want it. You just need the cash.
China's president has been traveling the world to promote not just Chinese products but Chinese-run factories and big construction projects.