Gold rose Friday ahead of a series of speeches by Federal Reserve officials but was still on track for its biggest weekly fall since November.
Songs from artists like Adele and Katy Perry can generate big bucks for the folks who write them. But the money side of the music biz has some quirks as odd as Gaga's outfits.
Bitcoin and businesses surrounding it have had it tough lately. But allow us to present two reasons not to count out the virtual currency yet: Marc Andreessen and Fred Wilson.
The real estate crash soured many people on buying houses to fix up and flip, but restoring and flipping classic cars is more popular than ever.
You may have heard that the virtual currency bitcoin is "mined" by computers. But how exactly does that work? Jon Steinberg explains, and shows how easy it is to do.
For much of its half-century history, the NEA has been steeped in controversy, in part because of the projects it funds. But is the agency still relevant?
If you're looking abroad for high profit potential (and you should, because that's where the growth is) there's one country you really need to consider. Hint: It's not a BRIC.
If you miss the good old days when you could buy safe, secure bonds or CDs and earn enough to make it worthwhile, you should check out the many benefits of preferred stock.
"Save Ferris" is cool. "Invest, Ferris" is better. Here are 6 scenarios examining how much the clever rebel might've earned investing the $50,000 raised...
Entrepreneurs and startup companies looking for backing will be able to solicit small investments over the Internet, under a new proposal unveiled by U.S. regulators.
At American Civics Exchange, investors can buy and sell "shares" of likely developments in Washington. But are these investments any more telling than those on Wall...
The bills in your wallet may be worth a lot more than the big numbers at the four corners say they are. Collectors will pay a pretty penny for bills with fancy serial numbers.
U.S. and E.U. authorities really want to know how Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz turned a $160 million investment in a Guinean iron mine into $5 billion in just two years.
A host of regulators are expected to hit J.P. Morgan Chase with fines of at least $700 million over its handling of the "London whale" trading loss case in 2012.
The arrest of hedge fund CEO Jim Bisenius in a prostitution sting may be enough to take down one of the largest U.S. fund of funds operators - ironically named Common Sense.
Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine in New Jersey for selling exotic exchange-traded funds to unwary elderly investors seeking income investments.
Lots of people got caught up in the 1990s Beanie Babies craze, but one family actually sunk $100,000 into them, hoping to fund three college educations with the 'investment.'
Come October, hedge funds will to be able to advertise to the general public for the first time in 80 years.
The Winklevoss twins love Bitcoins, and they plan to make it easier to invest in the cryptocurrency with their Bitcoin ETF. But the idea isn't ready for prime time.
A former executive with Tiffany stole a bounty from the jeweler's midtown Manhattan headquarters and resold it for more than $1.3 million, federal authorities say.
Investing in art used to be just for the rich. But these days art collecting is more open to the masses -- and may even be a reasonable addition to your portfolio.
While profit-seeking motives and greed have not been wiped out, serious, socially conscious changes are under way in American capitalism.
Hedge fund manager Anthony Scaramucci has elevated his Skybridge Alternatives confab in Vegas into a conference of big ideas.
Monday saw gold prices plunge, prompted by fears of a slowdown in China. But for gold bugs here, now may be the time to add some of the yellow metal to your portfolio.
The value of digital crypto-currency Bitcoin has skyrocketed thanks to eurozone worries. But skeptics say its a bubble destined to pop, much like these five historic bubbles.