Will history repeat itself this September? Big institutional investors such as Blackstone and Wells Capital Management have expressed concern that the summer rally could grind to a halt.
William Deresiewicz, a former Yale professor and author of the new book 'Excellent Sheep,' argues that admissions standards, especially at the most elite colleges in the country, exacerbate income inequality.
Two years after consumers shunned “pink slime” – the term given to slaughterhouse scraps that are used as ground beef fillers – the dubious meat product is back.
Action Comics No. 1, a very rare comic book, is up for auction on eBay. Current bidding for the book, which was published in 1938, is over $2 million.
Has J.C. Penney got its groove back? Investors will find out when the beleaguered retailer reports fiscal second-quarter earnings after the close Thursday.
Payday lenders have been in the national spotlight lately. National People’s Action, a network of activist organizations, launched a SharkWeek campaign (to coincide with the Discovery Channel’s weeklong shark week coverage) to stop predatory lending to low-income and minority groups. Even comedian and HBO host John Oliver criticized the industry’s practices in a 16-minute segment last week.
Harry Potter has millions of fans. Benjamin F. Bailar is not one of them. The 80-year-old former postmaster general and avid stamp collector sent a letter last month to Patrick Donahoe, the current postmaster general, berating the United States Postal Service for including the boy wizard on its postage stamps.
Award-winning chef and author Dan Barber tells Yahoo Finance how he's trying to radically change the way we eat and why the farm-to-table movement has failed in its mission.
Yahoo Finance's Jeff Macke interviews Vita CoCo CEO and co-founder Michael Kirban about the company's expansion plans and how coconut water became so popular with consumers.
Millions of Americans will spend the July 4th holiday grilling hamburgers, steak, fish and even veggies. Here are some of the best grills on the market, according to Bon Appetit's Adam Rapoport.
The Federal Trade Commission has filed charges against T-Mobile USA (TMUS) over claims it made “hundreds of millions of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for purported ‘premium’ SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers.”
Universal Orlando Resort will open the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley on July 8. Diagon Alley is the second installment of Universal's boy-wizard park.