Next week focus is on Citi, Google, 'fiscal cliff'
Quarterly earnings reports ramp up in the coming week but investors care more about what companies are planning for the remainder of the year and Congressional deadlock as tax increases and budget cuts loom. See full story.
How 2012's top money ideas have fared so far
As 2012 began, investors were encouraged to stick with defensive, dividend-paying U.S. stocks. Those strategies are paying off so far this year. See full story.
Perils of a corporate profit slowdown
The 2013 fiscal cliff should be a wake-up call. It does not benefit America's economy to have the highest corporate tax rate in the world, writes Diana Furchtgott-Roth. See full story.
First drive: 2013 Ford Focus ST
Solidly built, lots of fun to drive and very comfortable, the forthcoming Focus ST confirms Ford as a major player in the hot hatch crowd, says Ron Amadon. See full story.
Goodbye new-car discounts, hello perks
Car makers offer money-back guarantees and haggle-free pricing instead of price cuts. See full story.
Why has the New York Times failed to find a successor to the previous CEO in seven months? asks media columnist Jon Friedman See full story.
It's a situation that seems to defy supply-and-demand logic: If there's more demand in the housing market, wouldn't the cost of borrowing funds to buy a home be significantly on the rise? See full story.