IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates for her alleged role in a long-running political fraud case.
You would think Burger King's decision to buy Tim Hortons and move its headquarters to Canada would spark national outrage. But you'd be wrong. Here's why.
As my dad's health declined, I thought there was nothing I could do. In retrospect, I see how his physical problems grew out of fiscal ones.
To cut your taxes, you can combine a partial conversion of a traditional IRA into a Roth with a fixed indexed annuity that offers an initial premium bonus.
Does the greater prestige -- and usually greater cost -- of an exclusive college increase your chances of landing your dream job? Life is not that simple.
The S&P 500 closed above 2,000 points Tuesday for the first time -- barely -- after some encouraging news, including a surge in consumer confidence.
At The Great Alaskan Bowl Co., employees put their heart and soul into every beautiful piece they handcraft out of Alaskan wood.
More than 6 million power cords that came with two popular notebook computers are being recalled because they could start fires or burn consumers.
Best Buy again reports lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as fewer people bought consumer electronics, and those who did bought them online.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods posted their biggest gain on record in July on strong international demand for aircraft.
You might assume that foreclosures all sell for deep discounts, but certain kinds of distressed properties actually fetch hefty premiums.
Burger King strikes a deal to buy Tim Hortons for $11 billion, a move that could help Burger King plant a stronger foothold in the breakfast market.
Americans are doing a better job of making timely credit card payments, even as many lenders extend credit to more people with less-than-stellar credit.
Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting the process of gaining compensation for their loss.
Some financial rules suggest the wrong way to prosperity. Let's look at 10 mistaken tips, starting with the idea of having six months of expenses in cash.
The stock market notched another first on Monday as the S&P 500 index nudged briefly past the 2,000-point mark and closed at its second record in a week.
New online platforms for Chinese commerce and totaled cars pushed some stocks higher, while Elizabeth Arden cites the sour smell of failure.
Tempted by a "no-interest" offer? If you plan properly, you can get a good deal. But if you're not watching the fine print, you're liable to pay a price.
American clothing production saw a slight increase this past year. What caused the change? Will there be more to come or is the U.S. too far behind?
Sales of new single-family homes fell for a second straight month in July, but a surge in the stock of homes on the market should help stimulate demand.
Dollar store competitors are betting not only on the health of the deep discount retail sector but also on the intractability of poverty in America.
Zoe's Kitchen is expecting good news in its first quarter as public company. Compare that to reports from Tilly's, Chico's, Tiffany and even RadioShack.
A majority of economists believe the Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S. economy, a new survey shows.