Meta stock makes record surge - Mark Zuckerberg makes $29 billion

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth increased by more than $29 billion between your morning coffee and your lunch break.

US economy adds 353,000 jobs in January; 2024 starts with a bang

The US economy added a stunning 353,000 jobs last month, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday, registering a stronger-than expected gain to kick off 2024.

Tesla recalling 2.2 million vehicles for too-small warning lights

Tesla is recalling 2.2 million of its vehicles on US roads because the font size of the warning lights on its display is too small, according to federal safety regulators.

Houston Tax Expert Reveals 5 Essential Prep Tips for Tax Season

Tax season officially opens today, January 29, 2024, and while most may not be prepared to file returns yet, early preparation can save money and alleviate stress before the filing deadline in April.

US economy grew at shocking pace in fourth quarter

The US economy remained shockingly robust in the fourth quarter to close out a remarkably strong 2023 as consumers and businesses continued to spend, crushing expectations of a recession.

More-than- $3 million Microsoft - second company to break threshold

Microsoft became the second-ever company worth $3 trillion on Wednesday as the artificial intelligence boom sent shares of the company’s stock soaring higher.

Here’s why it may be harder to find a job online

The US economic picture of the last few years has been defined by an ultra-strong labor market. But new online job posting data suggests a possible slowdown: Total job postings on online job site Indeed have fallen more than 15% ...

What broke the American Dream for Millennials

Rachael Gambino and Garrett Mazzeo planned their financial life by the book: They went to college, paid down debt, saved aggressively, got married, bought a house, started a family. The dream.

Biden proposes rule that could save consumers $3.5 billion annual bank fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday said it is proposing a rule that would curb excessive overdraft fees charged to customers of large banks and credit unions, potentially saving consumers as much as $3.5 billion a year.

Boeing’s stock tumbles after report warns investigation will open ‘new can of worms’

As if Boeing needed any more bad news, a scathing report from Wall Street on Tuesday sent its stock sinking sharply. The report cast doubt on Boeing’s ability to pass a new federal safety audit.

Bill Gates explains how AI will change lives in 5 years

It’s no secret that Bill Gates is bullish on artificial intelligence, but he’s now predicting that the technology will be transformative for everyone within the next five years.

Five investors on their biggest takeaways from 2023

Markets were anything but predictable last year. Investors aren’t looking to get caught flat-footed again.

Inflation is down sharply, but getting to exactly 2% will be tough

The Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge, the Personal Consumption Expenditures price index, measured 2.6% annually in November. So, getting that number down to the Fed’s 2% target should happen in no time, right?

Americans haven’t felt this good about inflation in more than three years

The US inflation picture greatly improved in 2023, and so have Americans’ attitudes about it.

Short sellers lost more money betting against Tesla than any other company last year

Here’s something sure to make Elon Musk smile – short sellers, those investors who placed bets that the value of Tesla shares were going to go down, lost a combined $12.2 billion last year, more than short sellers lost on ...