A little college can be worse than none

One expert says that if you start on a four-year degree, it's important to finish. It's easy to infer that getting a little college under one's belt will help, but that may not be true.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 05:21am EDT

The most- and least-healthy cereals

Everyone's kitchen shelves seem to contain at least one box of cereal, and the grocery aisle is full of choices. But some of the most popular cereal brands fail to make the list of the healthiest.

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:39am EDT

How Frenchman's Nobel research could aid consumers

France's Tirole wins Nobel economics prize for showing how best to regulate industry giants

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 04:28am EDT

McDonald's invites icky questions about its food

'Are there worms in your beef?' McDonald's fields unappetizing questions about its food

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 03:20am EDT

Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

Businesses accuse Yelp of extortion by raising or dropping ratings if they don't advertise

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 02:48am EDT

JC Penney's new CEO faces challenges

JC Penney names Home Depot executive next CEO; New leader faces challenges

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 01:58am EDT

Asian shares boosted by strong China trade data

Asian shares mostly higher on strong China trade data

Monday - 10/13/2014, 11:36pm EDT

Airlines start longer flights from Dallas airport

Longtime law expires, new long-haul flights take wing in Dallas on Southwest, Virgin America

Monday - 10/13/2014, 06:24pm EDT

Late-day swoon sinks US stock indexes

A late bout of selling sends US indexes sharply lower as investors turn jittery; Energy slides

Monday - 10/13/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Top US, UK regulators do exercise on bank failure

Top US, UK regulators conduct exercise on big bank failure; part of preventing crisis

Monday - 10/13/2014, 04:10pm EDT

France hits back at French bashers with Nobel wins

France sends message to French bashers with 2nd Nobel win in 2014: Thumb in your eye!

Monday - 10/13/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Finance ministers wrestle over deficits, growth

Worries about economy hang over meeting of finance ministers from euro currency union

Monday - 10/13/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Luxottica shares slide after CEO's exit

Luxury Italian eyewear maker Luxottica shares slide after losing second CEO in 40 days

Monday - 10/13/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Calif. brewery breaks ground on Va. location

California-based Green Flash Brewing Co. breaks ground on Va. Beach location

Monday - 10/13/2014, 02:30pm EDT

GM ignition switch deaths rise to 27

Attorney says death toll from GM ignition switches now stands at 27

Monday - 10/13/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Malcolm Gladwell's advice for entrepreneurs: Be "disagreeable"

Author and New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell said the most influential entrepreneurs responsible for vast transformational changes in technology share an important trait: They have the courage to be independent and even disagreeable.

Monday - 10/13/2014, 01:59pm EDT

Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

Is this good karma? Women in tech, finance face biggest pay gap, less likely to win top jobs

Monday - 10/13/2014, 12:28pm EDT

US stocks slip as traders brace for earnings news

US stock indexes edge lower in midday trading, coming off their worst week since 2012

Monday - 10/13/2014, 12:23pm EDT

US high court: Who best judges fair competition?

US Supreme Court to hear case over filling state boards with those who regulate own occupation

Monday - 10/13/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Chairman: Metro-North staff worked 7 days straight

Transit boss: Metro-North Railroad workers on job 7 days straight at time of 2013 derailments

Monday - 10/13/2014, 12:20pm EDT
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