Five Trusty Tips for Job-Hunting With a Recruiter
Can a recruiter help you get the job you want? You bet, as long as you control the process.
Shorting Stocks is a Strategy Fraught With Risk
Seasoned investors sell stocks short to hedge against losses, but this strategy can backfire.
Stocks Sleepwalk to Flat Finish
U.S. stocks crawled to a mostly unchanged close on very light volume on Wednesday as a mixed batch of economic reports failed to jolt Wall Street from this week’s quiet sleepwalk.
How Long Should You Wait for Price Drops?
Perhaps the most underrated savings tool is simple patience. When a new consumer product hits the shelves -- say, a DVD of a movie that came out recently or a new model of a laptop -- it's generally sold at the manufacturer's suggested retail price, or MSRP. After some time has passed, however,
Kodak Reaches Film Deals With Four Movie Studios
Eastman Kodak Co. (EKDKQ) forged new deals with movie-studio partners including Walt Disney Co. (DIS) and Warner Bros.
Tips for Financing Studying Abroad
Many students take advantage of the learning and cultural experience of taking classes in a foreign country, but it comes at a hefty cost. From scholarships and grants, here are expert tips on how to finance studying abroad.
U.S. Treasury Names Two Appointees to Ally Financial's Board
The U.S. Treasury Department announced two appointees to Ally Financial Inc.'s board of directors, exercising its right as part of its bailout of the largest U.S. auto lender during the financial crisis.
Samsung Electronics Unveils Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (005930.SE, SSNHY) Wednesday unveiled its latest effort to take on Apple Inc. (AAPL) in the tablet market, launching the Galaxy Note 10.1.
NY Attorney General Subpoenas Several Banks Over Libor
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office confirmed on Wednesday that it has issued subpoenas to J.P. Morgan Chase, Barclays and several other banks in connection with the alleged manipulation of the benchmark interest rate.
Caterpillar, Striking Workers in Joliet, Ill., Reach Tentative Deal
Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) and striking machinists at an Illinois assembly plant have reached a tentative agreement on a six-year contract.