Business News

  CNNMoney: This is a Russia-Ukraine gas deal that could keep Europe warm http://t.co/AtzpziumVP http://t.co/mHLHlMHIwh 2 minutes ago

Honda, Takata sued over exploding airbags

Federal lawsuit seeks class action status on behalf of owners of 5 million Hondas with airbags at risk of exploding.  More

Russia-Ukraine gas deal to keep Europe warm

Russia and Ukraine's new energy deal ensures gas will flow freely to Europe just in time for winter.  More

America's gun stores are overstocked

Inventory glut causes Sturm, Ruger sales to suffer.  More

The fix for exploding airbags may be more deadly than the problem

Critics question Toyota's plans to disable airbags when it runs out of replacements for the defective airbags at risk of exploding.  More

Apple says it may lose Irish tax break

Apple warned investors it could be hit by higher taxes due to changes in Irish law  More

GM spokesman becomes 'Chevy Guy' thanks to 'technology and stuff'

'Chevy Guy' Rikk Wilde became a viral sensation bumbling his way through a World Series presentation Wednesday night.  More

Watch this 3-D scanner-printer fail

The Da Vinci AiO 3-D scanner and printer doesn't really work, but it's an interesting concept.  More

It looks like Russia and smells like Russia ... but is it Russia?

It's easy to blame Russian hackers. It's harder to prove it.  More

Starbucks to start coffee delivery soon

The company's stock fell after-hours after a weaker-than-expected profit forecast.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Halloween treat: Record stock market close

Dow soars 195 points Friday after Bank of Japan stimulus adds extra boost to the rebound.  More

North Dakota leads decline in homelessness

An annual federal government census found about 578,000 homeless individuals nationwide, down about 2% from last year.  More

Tim Cook isn't the only openly gay CEO

Like Apple CEO Tim Cook, these top executives are openly gay in the workplace.  More

Microsoft says its new Band gizmo can make you a 'better human'

Microsoft's new Band smartwatch claims to make you a better human, and to know you better than you know yourself.  More

The world is running out of plasma TVs

Plasma TV production is about to end, as LG says it is going to stop producing the once-popular TV sets.  More

Tim Cook's push for LGBT equality

Apple CEO Tim Cook, speaking in Alabama about civil rights, criticized the state for being 'too slow on equality for the LGBT community.'  Play

Keurig Green Mountain is best stock of 2014

Shares of Keurig Green Mountain are riding a caffeine high this year. Will Coke, which already owns a big stake in Keurig, buy the rest?  More

Feds fine dating site for making fake profiles

The case from the Federal Trade Commission is its first against an online dating site.  More

New York Times shares slammed on grim forecast

Warnings about drop in ad spending during all important holiday period another sign of problems facing New York Times.  More

Ca-Ching! Visa, MasterCard surge again

Consumers continue to ramp up spending. That's very good news for credit card companies.  More

US economy chugging along at 3.5% growth

More proof America is gaining momentum: GDP beat expectations from July to September.  More

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook writes a column in which he announces that he's gay: "I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."  More

Why are America's biggest businesses struggling?

Stocks staged a huge rebound in October, but the Dow got left behind.  More

Movie theaters ban Google Glass and other wearables

Movie and film industry announce "zero tolerance policy" towards wearable recording devices in theaters.  More

These countries are getting killed by cheap oil

Energy producing nations like Iran, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia rely on oil to bankroll their budgets. Now they're in trouble.  More

Samsung profit plunges 60% amid smartphone troubles

Samsung earnings plunged in the third quarter as the company's smartphone business was squeezed by competitors.  More

Dirty tricks of the student loan industry

A financial regulator highlighted a string of servicing practices it didn't like.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Taylor Swift's new single to benefit NYC schools

Swift pledges to donate all of the proceeds from her new song "Welcome to New York" to the city's public schools.  More

History Channel to teach college history

The History Channel and the University of Oklahoma are launching a 3 credit online college course.  More

Costco isn't only store closed on Thanksgiving

Black Friday isn't just about Friday anymore, with many stores opening on Thursday evening and online deals that kick off the season.  More

Ferrari: Hot cars, wild year

Ferrari has been on a wild ride this year, with a management shake up and new plans to split from its parent company. But the company still makes some of the hottest cars on the planet.  More

Verizon ad tech raises privacy concerns

Verizon Wireless has been using technology that assigns unique identification codes to users as they browse the Web on their phones, sparking concerns about customer privacy.  More

Murdoch: MySpace failure was my fault

News Corp's $580 million investment in MySpace failed because of poor management decisions.  More

Apple Pay rival CurrentC just got hacked

Many retailers are rejecting Apple Pay for their own app, CurrentC. It just got hacked.  More

Fed ends 6-year effort to stimulate economy

Despite the headwinds, the Fed believes the economy is strong enough to stop the bond buying crutch.  More

Game 7 standing room only tickets: $800

Kansas City fans are paying about $1,000 to see the Royals play San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the World Series Wednesday night.  More

Lysol flooded with Ebola questions

Lysol and Clorox claim that they are effective disinfectants against diseases similar to Ebola.  More

BlackBerry unveils new 'Classic' phone for CrackBerry addicts

BlackBerry CEO says the new BlackBerry Classic will be for BlackBerry's core group of fans.  More

Gas is $3 a gallon or less for most drivers

About two-thirds of the stations nationwide are now charging $3 or less for a gallon of regular, as the national average falls to the lowest level in nearly 4 years.  More

Billionaires double since financial crisis

However the gap between the rich and the poor has widened rapidly, a new Oxfam report on inequality finds. It's also a dangerous trend and could lead to more violence.  More

These 2 charts show QE worked ... for some

Critics complain that the Federal Reserve's bond buying didn't help the economy. They may be right. But QE helped the broader market ... and banks in particular.  More

Can Ted Cruz audit the Fed?

The Texas senator says a Fed audit is a top Republican priority for 2015, but some question his rationale.  More

Chipotle workers sue for overtime pay

Chipotle workers say the burrito chain had policies in place that required them to work extra hours without pay.  More

White House hacked

Hackers have broken into a computer network used by President Obama's top advisers.  More

Fraudsters use paycheck selfies to steal identities

More than two dozen people have been charged with using paycheck selfies from Instagram photos to steal financial information.  More

Exploding rocket company's stock plunges

Orbital Sciences shares are getting hit hard following a rocket explosion Tuesday. The company faces tough competition ... including from Elon Musk and SpaceX.  More

Legal pot on the ballot

Ballot initiatives in Alaska, Oregon and D.C. are letting voters decide whether or not to make marijuana legal for adults this November.  More

Ferrari to split with parent company, Fiat Chrysler

Ferrari is splitting with its parent company, Fiat Chrysler, and investors will soon be able to buy shares in the newly spun-off company.  More

Millionaire tax on the ballot in Illinois

It's the only state to put the idea to a vote this year, but Illinois is hardly the first one to consider a millionaire tax.  More

382,000 Ram pickups recalled for fire risk

Potential for a fuel leak and fire is behind the recall of nearly 382,000 Dodge Ram trucks.  More

QE is finally over. Here's why

Good riddance, QE? The Fed's stimulus program has boosted stocks and kept interest rates low. But has it really helped consumers all that much?  Play

Peter Thiel: We live in an anti-tech world

Thiel says Hollywood and Washington, D.C. are to blame for society's aversion to technology and science.  More

Facebook now makes two-thirds of its money on mobile

Facebook's mobile money machine is going strong.  More

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Time Magazine schooled for 'bad teacher' cover

The American Federation of Teachers have a petition with 80,000 signatures demanding an apology from Time.  More

Google searching for cancer cure

Google Life Sciences announced it's working to develop nanoparticles, wearables to detect cancer and diseases.  More

Government accuses AT&T of misleading 'unlimited data' customers

AT&T is back in the Federal Trade Commission's crosshairs for throttling data speeds for customers with unlimited plans.  More

This is Verizon's new completely insane Droid

Verizon's new Motorola Droid Turbo smartphone has amazing features that are a little over the top but still useful.  More

GM's new Volt to be faster, more efficient

General Motors will unveil a re-engineered second-generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid at the Detroit Auto Show in January.  More

Oil sinks, you save

Plunging oil prices are making the gas in your car and the heat in your house cheaper. But you won't be saving on everything.  Play

Buffalo Wild Wings hikes prices

Buffalo Wild Wings hikes menu prices at height of football season. Chicken prices are up 30%.  More

Papa John's CEO honors murdered worker

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter attends a memorial service for an employee who was murdered while working for the pizza chain at a location in Tennessee.  More

Oil trades at $80. Russia is budgeting $100

Russia's budget uses an 'alternative economic reality' where oil trades for at least $100.  More

Kim Kardashian hoards BlackBerries

The reality star scours eBay looking for older models, and says the device is her "heart and soul."  More

Surprise! Twitter is not Facebook

Twitter's user growth is lackluster and it still loses money. The company pales in comparison to Facebook.  More

Taco Bell's app to deliver fast food faster

Taco Bell has an app for ordering food, but you still have to pick it up at the restaurant.  More

LeBron tickets soar to nearly $1,000

Ticket prices for the Cleveland Cavaliers' home opener are up more than 1,000%, while Miami Heat tickets are now ice cold.  More

'Charlie Brown' Halloween is still hot TV

"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" debuted in 1966. It's still beating most current TV shows.  More

Ebola: The making of a $1 billion drug

Drug makers stand to make $1 billion in federal contracts to develop stockpiles of Ebola vaccines and treatments for the U.S. government, says investment bank Credit Suisse.  More

YouTube considering paid subscriptions

YouTube acknowledged late Monday that it is considering charging viewers of the videos posted to its site.  More

Costco: Our employees 'deserve' Thanksgiving off

The warehouse retail chain will stay closed on Thanksgiving this year, bucking the trend of retailers opening their doors earlier and earlier.  More

Madison Square Garden to explore split

The Madison Square Garden Company is exploring a potential split that would separate its live entertainment operation from its sports and media business.  More

Feds sue New York City for Medicaid fraud

U.S. District Attorney accuses NYC and Computer Sciences Corp. of improper Medicaid billing.  More

U.S. is 65th in world on gender pay gap

The global gender gap in the workplace is closing slowly, the World Economic Forum said.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

CVS and Rite-Aid turn off Apple Pay

CVS and Rite-Aid have blocked Apple Pay, Google Wallet and all other NFC payment methods. Customers are worse off as a result.  More

21,000 say their MacBooks are defective

Some MacBook users say the laptops suffer from a manufacturing defect that causes frequent system crashes and graphics failures.  More

Larry Summers: Beware of China and India

Larry Summers warns that it's no slam dunk that China and India will continue with their red-hot growth. In fact, history suggests otherwise.  More

GM recalls will mean smaller bonuses for factory workers

Neither CEO Mary Barra nor a company spokesman would estimate how much employees might take home this year through the profit-sharing program.  More

The Fire TV Stick, Amazon's answer to Google Chromecast

Amazon's firing a new shot in the battle for control of your TV.  More

Toyota cuts stake in Tesla

Tesla's other big auto maker investor, Daimler, announced last week that it had sold its stake.  More

IBM joins Ebola fight with Big Data

IBM is helping officials in Sierra Leone crunch data from phone calls and text messages to coordinate the response from aid workers and health agencies to the worst Ebola outbreak in history.  More

Most reliable cars - Consumer Reports

These cars, trucks and SUVs scored best in the magazine's latest survey of vehicle owners.  More

Brazilian stocks take beating after election

President Dilma Rousseff narrowly won re-election Sunday. Market reaction hasn't been pretty.  More

Beyoncé teams up with Topshop to launch activewear line

The music megastar is working with the British retailer to launch an active streetwear brand next fall.  More

Harry Potter hotel website crashes after being overrun by avid muggle fans

Harry Potter fans are clamoring to book holidays at a central London hotel that is offering rooms inspired by the popular J.K. Rowling books.  More

I'm paying for grad school with GoPro and Tesla stock

Well-timed bets on GoPro, Netflix and Tesla generated almost $50,000 in winnings for this 29-year-old.  More

Howard Lutnick donates $25 million to college

Howard Lutnick's philanthropic efforts -- especially since the September 11 attack that claimed hundreds of his New York employees -- got $25 million deeper this weekend.  More

Hazmat suit maker hustles to meet Ebola demand

Lakeland Industries is raising $11.2 million through a stock sale to make more protective suits.  More

Paying thousands before health insurance even kicks in

More and more workers will have to pay out thousands of dollars as high-deductible insurance plans proliferate.  More

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Ferrari's invitation-only supercar

The Ferrari Sergio supercar, produced in partnership with Italian design firm Pininfarina, is so exclusive that you have to be invited to buy it.  More

What happens if Republicans win the Senate

If Republicans control both chambers of Congress, hard-line party members could try to drive the fiscal agenda. Or pragmatism could win out. Here's what the political analysts say.  More

Fed set to finally get out of the market

It's been a quite a ride, but the Fed is finally set to announce its exit from the market this week  More

Honda CEO takes $47,000 pay cut over recalls

Honda CEO, Chairman and 11 other executives take pay cuts after company hit by recall failures.  More

25 of Europe's top banks fail stress test

Regulators have revealed the results of an extensive health check of Europe's top 130 banks as they try to weed out the weaklings.  More

Brits may get paid for losing weight

Obese Brits will be offered cash incentives to lose weight as part of a plan to save billions in healthcare costs.  More

NYC tabloids keep a straight face on Ebola

New York headlines took a straight forward and direct approach with NYC's Ebola news.  More

The Ebola stocks: Effect of an outbreak

Drug makers, airlines and entertainment companies are among the stocks that some investors say could be impacted by the worst Ebola outbreak in history.  More

Can Facebook live up to the hype?

Shares of Facebook recently topped $80. They've more than quadrupled from their post-IPO lows of two years ago. Can Mark Zuckerberg keep the momentum in mobile going?  More

Airbag recall could expand

Senior official says "investigation is not over".  More

Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve?

With oil and gas prices falling, some in Washington are questioning whether it makes sense to hold 106 days worth of supply in storage.  More

CNNMoney Recap: The week's biggest stories

All the money news that matters to you this week: Stocks continue to rally despite global concerns, and Ebola. A major airbag recall drivers need to know about -- and why some Florida moms got angry at Toys R Us over an action figure.  Play

Cable customers startled by 'Emergency Alerts'

Many AT&T U-Verse customers across the country woke up to an emergency alert on their TVs.  More

Bezos: The Grinch that stole Amazon's Xmas

Wall Street is tired of Amazon losing money. Investors want Jeff Bezos to be more focused and disciplined with the company's long-term investments.  More

Icahn to casino workers: Give up healthcare

Icahn fights union over battle for Taj Mahal  More

P&G to spin off Duracell

Consumer products company moves to make battery unit stand alone.  More

Exploding airbags spark fears

Ten automakers are affected by nearly 8 million faulty Takata airbags.  Play

EU pledges 1 billion euros to fight Ebola

European states have stepped up their efforts to fight Ebola, pledging one billion euros in total.  More

'SNL' interns reach $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal

Underpaid interns for 'Saturday Night Live' will finally cash in after court settlement.  More

Tumblr CEO: I'm still in charge here

Tumblr CEO David Karp says he's still the boss after Yahoo's purchase, and he's happy with the progress the company has made so far.  More

China one of top 3 destinations for expats

Many Chinese want to swap Beijing pollution for greener foreign shores, but it seems plenty of expats are happy to head in the opposite direction.  More

Wall Street delivers bad news to Amazon

The company lost more than $14 billion in value.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Why AMC and the BBC are getting together

AMC Networks is effectively taking over the BBC's cable channel in the United States in a $200 million deal announced on Thursday.  More

Buffett lost $2 billion, but there's good news

Buffett's investment firm lost big on Coca-Cola and IBM this week, but that's about the extent of his losses this year.  More

Billionaire sees potential in West Africa

Billionaire Aliko Dangote believes West Africa has enormous potential despite Ebola, but needs to fix its infrastructure  Play

Paul Allen pledges $100 million to fight ebola

The Microsoft co-founder and billionaire also announced more than $12 million for new efforts.  More

Tesco chairman will resign

The chairman of British grocery giant Tesco will resign after the company admitted overstating profits by $420 million.  Play

Bah Humbug: Sears is closing 77 more stores

Sears Holdings closing stores across U.S., most before Christmas, and cutting more than 5,000 workers.  More

You can put up to $18,000 in your 401(k) next year

The IRS is raising contribution limits for 401(k)s by $500 to $18,000 next year. Contribution limits on IRAs and Roth IRAs will remain the same, however.  More

Schools install gun detection technology

Using technology developed for the military and implemented in Iraq, schools have installed alarm systems that detect gunfire.  More

Dunkin' gets dunked: Weak doughnut sales hurt stock

Dunkin' Brands reported sluggish sales and warned that growth is going to remain slow. The coffee and breakfast wars are clearly having an impact on Dunkin' and other restaurants.  More

In Chinese, Zuck says Facebook has 11 users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a Q&A at Beijing's Tsinghua University entirely in Chinese.  More

Virtual reality movies are coming

Filmmakers are experimenting with virtual reality technology from companies like Oculus VR to create a new kind of cinematic experience.  More

Big Chocolate goes small on Ebola donations

The chocolate industry gets 70% of its cocoa supply from West Africa - the region hardest hit by the Ebola virus. But Nestle, Mars and other major producers only scraped together $600,000 to fight the disease.  Play

Refinancing your mortgage? Opportunity knocks

Concern about the stock market has sent interest rate of 15-year mortgage to lowest level of the year.  More

Maker Camel cigarettes bans smoking in its offices

Reynolds American, maker of Camel cigarettes, says starting next year employees will no longer be able smoke at their desks or in conference rooms.  More

Customers up, profit up at Comcast

As it awaits approval of its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast continues to show solid growth, both in profit and in numbers of new customers.  More

What's keeping bond investors awake at night?

Concerns about liquidity in the fixed-income market have some top investors wondering about safe alternatives.  More

How I became a Comic Con star

Linda Le takes us behind the scenes, to show us what it takes to become a Comic Con star.  Play

Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet

Las Vegas might have first class shopping, dining and nightlife. But for serious gambling, head to Macau.  More

After six months of recall costs, GM making money again

GM earns more than $1 billion after recall costs essentially wiped out profits in first half of the year.  More

NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman to resume work in November

The mandatory Ebola-related quarantine is over, but Dr. Nancy Snyderman and the crew members who traveled to Liberia with her are not coming back to work yet.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

World Series strikes out with lowest Game 1 ratings in history

Game 1 of the World Series saw the Royals taking on the Giants, it also saw the lowest ratings in MLB history.  More

Just how sick are Europe's top banks?

Regulators are about to reveal the results of an extensive health check of Europe's top 130 banks, indicating which may need a cash infusion.  More

Domino's Pizza is hot again

Domino's pizza used to suck. Now people like it and the stock is at a record high  More

Remember 'Easy Rider'? That bike just sold for $1.35 million

Captain America's bike exceeds auctioneer's estimate.  More

Is Apple the perfect stock?

It's hard to find a glaring weakness with Apple's stock. The innovative spirit is back too. So why is Apple still not in the Dow?  More

Uber sorry for 'hot chick' 20-minute ride promo

Uber canceled its free rides with hot girls promotion in Lyon, France before it ever launched.  More

Jimmy John's under fire for worker contracts

House lawmakers urge the Labor Department and Federal Trade Commission to investigate Jimmy John's.  More

Apple Pay is double charging some customers

Apple Pay is double charging some Bank of America customers, and getting the charges taken off is a headache.  More

$134,700 one-of-a-kind trip for fashionistas

Trendy power couples can now get their fashion fix with a 30-day tour of the 12 most in-vogue global cities, including Paris, London, Milan, New York, Istanbul and Barcelona. But it costs a pretty penny.  More

Election issue: Why people still feel the economy stinks

The midterm elections are around the corner, and the economy remains a top concern. With unemployment down and inflation low, why do people still feel the economy stinks?  More

What next for Turkey's roller-coaster economy?

Turkey's finance minister is cautiously optimistic about the future despite slowing growth and regional unrest.  More

Social Security benefits will increase by 1.7% in 2015

Social Security checks will get a little bit bigger next year as benefits rise by 1.7% -- which translates into $22 more each month for the average retired worker.  More

Warren Buffett loses $2 billion in two days

His Berkshire Hathaway investment house holds big chunks of Coke and IBM, both of which have taken a drubbing this week.  More

Joseph Weisenthal leaves Business Insider to join Bloomberg

Joseph Weisenthal, executive editor of Business Insider, is leaving the site for Bloomberg.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Nurse wins $1 million for chip flavor idea

Lay's announced that the flavor beat out more than 14 million others in a new contest.  More

Mercedes parent unplugs its Tesla investment

Daimler sells its 4% stake in the electric car-maker after five years as an investor.  More

Rebound! Stocks erase most of October losses

The Dow rises nearly 200 points and the Nasdaq has best day of year as stocks roar back Tuesday.  More

Yahoo profit soars following the Alibaba IPO

Yahoo was in the spotlight Tuesday as it released its third-quarter results, its first earnings release since the Alibaba IPO.  More

Rush Limbaugh thinks 'they' think we all deserve Ebola

Rush Limbaugh claimed that "people at the highest levels of our government" think Americans deserve to be infected with Ebola as retribution for slavery -- but now seems to be back-pedaling.  More

Tesla blocked from selling in Michigan

Michigan governor Snyder signs bill that Tesla says will block it from opening either a store or showroom in Big Three's home state.  More

Colorado health officials want to ban pot-laced candy

The recommendation was made Monday during a meeting of a state task force that is working on new rules to require retailers to clearly label food with marijuana.  More

SF tops KC - in World Series ticket prices

After a slow start, tickets prices in San Francisco have moved ahead of those in Kansas City ahead of start of Fall Classic.  More

Investors pour out of Coke

Coke just can't get its turnaround story right. Investors are tired of the fizzle.  More

U.S. companies return to Mexico's one-time 'murder capital'

American companies are ramping up investment in Juarez, Mexico, after years of drug violence.  More

Chipotle vs. Qdoba: Investors like the Q

Shares of Chipotle tumbled due to concerns about slowing sales growth in 2015. But investors love Qdoba and its burger chain parent Jack in the Box.  More

McDonald's gets burned in Asia

McDonald's is struggling in markets around the world, especially in light of a food scandal in Asia that caused sales to tumble.  More

Microsoft CEO: Women paid equally here

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says women are paid equally at Microsoft, while taking home an $84 million pay package.  More

China is hacking its own citizens' iCloud accounts - report

Chinese iCloud users are facing a new wave of attacks -- not from cybercriminals, but from their own government.  More
Search for Jobs
CNNMoney Sponsors