You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize.
Entrepreneurs may be all smiles when they get an offer on the show, but the deals aren't set in stone. Negotiations start soon after episodes are taped. Contestants can walk away if they don't like the terms.
Fidelity is taking a page out of the 401(k) playbook to try to make it happen for your individual retirement account. The company will begin offering a match on contributions that some savers make to their IRA.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in January, rising by the largest amount in six months, although much of the strength came from a big jump in airplane orders.
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.
Target Corp. delivered a cautious profit outlook for the first quarter and reported a loss in its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs to end its money-losing foray in Canada.
The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said Wednesday that it will boost pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour.
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.
U.S. consumers are feeling a bit less confident this month, but their spirits are still at the highest levels since before the Great Recession.
Lexus is the most dependable car brand for the fourth consecutive year in rankings that increasingly hinge on high-tech features.
Lowe's fourth-quarter profit climbed as an improving economy gave homeowners more confidence to take on home projects.
U.S. home prices rose in December at a faster pace than the previous month, likely because of a much smaller number of homes for sale.
U.S. banks' earnings dropped 7.3 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as a few big banks had increased costs to settle legal cases and the industry had declines in income from the mortgage business.
Macy's delivered a disappointing full-year profit outlook Tuesday as the department store chain reported sluggish sales for the holiday quarter.
Shoppers liked what they saw at Home Depot during the holidays, helping the home improvement chain beat Wall Street expectations for its fourth-quarter results.