Knowledge is Power: On Financial Literacy

It’s a simple concept, yet it is difficult to fully define. It’s an important goal, yet is a moving target. It’s an expected reality of most adults, yet it is not something that’s taught in primary or secondary schools. Financial ...

Houston Housing Authority Breaks Ground on First Multifamily Housing Dev

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Houston, City Council Member Karla Cisneros, and others join HHA to break ground on the City’s newest mixed-income community

Trump's Wall Street Cop Is A Big Defender Of Wall Street

There's Volkswagen, which has pled guilty to criminal charges over cheating on emissions tests; Valeant, a drug maker accused of being the "Enron" of the pharma world for fraud; and Deutsche Bank, which has been charged in a $10 billion ...

The 800+ Club: Secrets Of People With High Credit Scores

"A strong credit score is integral to borrowing at the most attractive terms," said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate. That means a high credit score can save you thousands of dollars in interest.

Emirates President: 'Amazing' To Suggest Dubai Airport Is Not Safe

Speaking to CNNMoney a day after the U.S. banned passengers from bringing laptops and other large electronic devices on some flights from the Middle East and Africa, Clark said the U.S. must have "clear evidence" of a threat.

The Wall Street Journal And Trump: A History Of Hostility

The Wall Street Journal editorial board's blistering rebuke of Donald Trump on Tuesday was only the latest chapter in an antagonistic relationship between the president and a usual standard-bearer of conservative media.

Sears Has 'Substantial Doubt' That It Can Survive

Sears Holdings, the holding company for the two iconic retail brands, warned investors late Tuesday that it can't promise it will stay in business.

Starbucks To Add 240,000 Jobs worldwide by 2021

The company announced its plans for a hiring spree at its annual shareholders meeting Wednesday. It marks the final shareholder event that Howard Schultz will attend as CEO before he's replaced by Kevin Johnson on April 3.

Wall Street Is Losing Faith In The Trump Agenda

Wall Street's faith in the fate of the Trump agenda has been shaken, if not shattered, by political reality.

This Terrifying Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

If you’re worried that you might be spending too much time procrastinating on Instagram and Facebook rather than actually doing anything productive, then fear not, for it appears you’re not alone. New statistics on the average person’s social media consumption ...

Apple's New Clips App Creates Social Media-Friendly Videos

Clips, Apple's new standalone app announced Tuesday, creates videos to share to networks like Facebook and Instagram. The app, which will be available for free in the App Store in April, lets users create what Apple calls "immersive" video.

Apple Unveils Special-Edition iPhone 7 In Red

Apple unveiled Tuesday a special red version of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, to commemorate the 10-year partnership between the tech giant and Red, an organization that helps fights AIDS. The special edition iPhones, which feature a red aluminum ...

Top Fed Official Likens Wells Fargo Fraud To Mortgage Crisis

The "widespread fraud" at Wells Fargo shows the "powerful role -- for good or bad -- that incentives can play," New York Federal Reserve president Bill Dudley said in a speech in London on Tuesday.

The Billionaires Club Shrank By 283 Last Year

The billionaire population took a hit last year, declining 3.1% from its record high in 2015, according to a report from Wealth-X released Tuesday. That's the first annual drop since the financial crisis.

Apple Worth $750 Billion. Next Stop? $1 Trillion

And get this. Apple is now worth about three quarters of a trillion dollars: $750 billion. Apple's market cap is $160 billion higher than the second most valuable company in the U.S. Google parent Alphabet is worth about $590 billion.