2016 so far has brought the worst first-week-of-the-year in stock market history. Fears over trouble in China caused worldwide mayhem in markets. But, the U.S. got an encouraging employment report.
Numbers show more authors are finding it hard to make a living income. Fresh off of fighting the Google Books case, the Authors Guild is now taking on author contracts in an open letter to publishers.
Sneaking people across the U.S.-Mexico border is a well established, booming business. Today on the show, we meet a businessman and a client in the evolving industry of human smuggling.
A Maryland-based start-up is selling imperfect and surplus fruits and vegetables via subscription. It's co-founder will try to persuade investors food waste is good business tonight on ABC.
The Campbell Soup Co. has announced that it now supports a federal law requiring labeling of genetically modified ingredients. It's the first major food company to endorse such a law.
The Labor Department's latest jobs report provided reassurance that the domestic economy is on track for 2016. That was welcome news, given all of the gloomy reports coming out of China.
Top officials from the Obama administration were in Silicon Valley Friday, in a closed-door meeting to discuss with tech execs how they can weed out ISIS content and run counter campaigns online.
The Powerball jackpot has reached a record $800 million. Jon Ogg of "24/7 Wall Street" tells us what not to do if you're the winner.
After a frightening week for global financial markets, the U.S. economy showed real strength on Friday when the Labor Department released the December jobs report. It showed employers added 292,000 jobs, which is a strong number.
An offer of savings on health insurance failed to motivate people to lose a modest amount of weight at a Philadelphia hospital system.
Everything you absolutely must know about personal finance fits on an index card — according to a blog post that went viral in 2013. Now its author has expanded the basics into a book, The Index Card.
Many economists believe December provided another month of solid job growth. Surveys suggest that around 200,000 more jobs were added to payrolls and the unemployment rate held steady at 5 percent.
It's been an unnerving week for China's economy, the world's second largest. Prices fell so sharply on the Shanghai stock exchange that trading had to be halted for the day — twice.
The franchise isn't well known in the world's second-largest movie market. When the first Star Wars film debuted in 1977, Chinese were still wearing Mao suits and were largely cut off from the world.
U.S. stocks are off to one of the worst starts to any year in memory. David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.
For a while, the president's plan for increasing vehicles' fuel efficiency worked — he said it would save money and reduce carbon pollution. Then came cheap gas, and the improvements have stalled.