President Obama wants the minimum wage to increase from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Too much? Too little? What's the right wage?
The rising cost of labor in China, high-tech robots, and even 3D printing are bringing manufacturing operations back to the United States. But will it guarantee more jobs for American workers?
Standard and Poor’s is the first rating agency to face civil fraud charges from the federal government. The Justice Department filed a civil complaint against the company on Monday. It’s the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating firm since the financial crisis almost five years ago.
Money Talking examines how immigration reform would affect wages and benefits, consumer spending, entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security and the economy as a whole.
Political leaders, CEO and even a few celebrities are rubbing elbows and discussing the world’s biggest political and economic challenges in Davos, Switzerland. Why should we care?
Today is the deadline to submit claims for a piece of the $25 billion mortgage settlement state attorneys general reached with the five largest mortgage servicers in February 2012.
Congress narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff, but now lawmakers face a three-pronged problem that some in Washington say makes the fiscal cliff look like a cakewalk.
For years, we've heard that the markets hate uncertainty. Well, this week, we got some certainty. On Money Talking, Rana Foroohar and Joe Nocera weigh on whether the fiscal cliff deal will spur companies to start spending money and hiring.
A week after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, the mass shooting continues to have a ripple effect in the conversation around guns, even in the financial community.
The New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board.
Ever since the presidential election, the business press has been consumed with the negotiations in Washington to avoid the December 31st fiscal cliff.
The nation's biggest banks are facing job losses, falling revenue, big spending cuts, not to mention core questions about their very size and scope.
The question gets more urgent by the day: Can President Obama and Congress cut a deal in the next month to prevent the automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes known as the fiscal cliff?
Grey is the new black when it comes to post-Turkey shopping. In a growing phenomenon known as "Grey Thursday," more of the largest U.S. retailers are opening on Thanksgiving Day, offering consumers deals a day earlier than Black Friday.
Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.
The New York Times debuted their new CEO recently. The addition of Mark Thompson has raised questions however because of a a scandal that emerged out of the BBC. Times columnist Joe Nocera gives us an update from inside the paper.
With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.
Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.
When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.