Chocolate

Love and Money: What America's Spending This Valentine's Day

Romance can't be reduced to dollars and cents, but when Valentine's Day rolls around, there's some pressure to whip out your wallet. With that in mind, Discover has produced a fun little infographic that shows what everyone wants on Feb. 14 -- and how much they expect to pay.

All the Heart, Half the Cost: Your Budget Valentine Ideas

In search of gifts that say more about the heart than the wallet, we asked our readers for inexpensive but meaningful ideas for Valentine's Day. They came through with a number of fine ways to demonstrate your love without busting your budget.

Share Your Ideas for a Sweet but Frugal Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is coming, which means that millions of men are getting ready to drop money on Whitman's samplers and red roses. But there are other options out there -- and we know that our faithful readers have explored at least a few of them.

Specialty Foods Are Becoming a Regular Staple Again

Americans are once again indulging in specialty foods the way they did before the recession, and they'll likely make big purchases of these affordable luxuries during the holidays. A recent survey showed 63% of American consumers purchased specialty food this year, up from 46% in 2009.

Daily Blogwatch: What Happens After Seven Up Days?

Some of the best reads for investors from around the Web, including the financial legacy of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, Apple's stunningly rapid dominance of the cellphone business, and an answer to the age-old question: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

Kraft Swallows Cadbury, But a Bitter Taste May Linger

On Monday, Cadbury accepted a $19.4 billion buyout offer from Kraft Foods. As the smoke clears from that momentous decision, commentators and chocolate lovers from around the world are arguing over the sale, Kraft's practices, and what Cadbury means to Great Britain.

Hershey Is Finally Ready to Bid for Cadbury

After weeks of sitting on the sidelines while Cadbury played cat-and-mouse with Kraft Foods, Hershey is finally ready to make a bid for the U.K.-based chocolate maker. Sources close to the Hershey board say that the company will bid $17.9 billion for Cadbury.