Big purchases often come with big expectations. So it's no wonder that in a recent survey 80% of homebuyers said they regretted at least one thing about their home. Here are ways to improve those odds.
Sources close to Joan Rivers just confirmed that her daughter Melissa and grandson Cooper are about to receive an enormous inheritance from the late comedian's estate.Read more: Melissa Rivers Just Inherited $100+ Million From Her Mother's Estate
From the shadows of the pyramids to the city that never sleeps to the neon laced landscape of Las Vegas, these 10 hotels owners are all billionaires and each hotel reflects at least a bit of the personality of its owner.Read more: 10 Billionaire Owned Hotels
Amazon investors are reacting much like the TV viewers who yelled out their windows in the 1976 movie “Network,” fed up with ongoing the e-commerce giant’s bigger losses and increased spending. Its shares tumbled 11% in after-hours.
The confusing financial products that helped spark the 2008 crisis aren’t completely forgotten. So perhaps it’s no surprise that regulators have taken a dim view of a new breed of ETF referred to as ‘nontransparent.’
Aug 18 - Lauren Bush Lauren discusses the latest findings on hunger in the U.S. from a survey conducted by an organization she represents. The granddaughter of President George H.W. Bush and niece of President George W. Bush also discusses her famous family.
An Englishwoman proves it is possible to manage a business in 21st century Britain and make a modest living, without the use of modern-day technology. Hayley Platt looks at Dani Church's ferry business on the Suffolk coast, which has been in her family for 125 years.
Arizona-based company World View Enterprises says it has taken a major step towards launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, with a successful unmanned test flight that reached an altitude of about 23 miles. The company hopes to begin taking tourists to near space in 2016 with advanced technology it says will open up a new view of the Earth […]
The remote Fijian island of Cicia has launched a novel business in organic produce that could prove to be a template for other developing communities around the world. The island declared itself chemical free and fully organic eight years ago and is now producing food that's attracting the interest of foreign buyers. Tara Cleary reports.
June 18 - A bipedal robot modelled on the now extinct Velociraptor, can run faster than Usain Bolt, according to its developers. The Jamaican sprinter holds the 100 metres world record with a time of 9.58 seconds but South Korean researchers say their robot could leave him in the dust. Rob Muir reports.
June 16 - With attention focused on the world's greatest soccer stars in Brazil, conservationists are working hard to promote the plight of the animal being used as the official World Cup mascot. Known as Fuleco on posters and banners throughout the country, the three-banded armadillo is in decline, and conservation groups say FIFA and the Brazilian gov […]
June 15 - A community in East Java, Indonesia, is turning methane from the local garbage dump into gas for more than 400 homes. Local authorities have set up a system where methane produced by rotting waste is extracted and pumped to villages nearby, turning greenhouse gas emissions into useful energy. Tara Cleary reports.
June 13 - A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists. Jim Drury has more.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
Oct. 24 - All eyes on quarterly earnings from Honda Motors as the Japanese automaker steers through a growing airbag crisis. Samsung Electronics and big China banks also reporting. Sareena Dayaram reports.
EU leaders meeting for a two-day summit on climate and energy policy may also be forced to grapple with the continuing doubts over the euro zone growth story. Latest data shows a surprise rise in euro zone business activity this month - but prices and optimism still falling. David Pollard reports
U.S. home prices rose half a percent in August. But number three U.S. homebuilder Pulte says its average selling price rose only 8 percent last quarter- its slowest growth in home prices in 2 years. Bobbi Rebell reports.
The ECB moves to cool speculation that at least 11 banks may fail its stress tests when results are published on Sunday, October 26. As Sara Hemrajani reports, 130 banks are under the microscope - and some do look vulnerable.