Reports from luxury retailers like Tiffany's are watched closely by analysts because they can signal how the overall economy is doing. Rachel Dornhelm reports current signs show the average consumer is cutting back.
The Treasury Department released complaints from Americans shut out of financial deals because their names are similar to ones on a terrorism watchlist. Rachel Dornhelm reports how lenders can resolve the problem.
Wal-Mart is planning to open 400 health clinics in its stores in the next two years. The clinics will partner with local health care providers and carry their namesake. Rachel Dornhelm reports the move is a profitable one.
If you're out shopping today and you want to know how safe that toy is before you buy it, you can peruse with more confidence if you've brought your cell phone. Rachel Dornhelm has more on toy safety texting.
Peer-to-peer lending websites have made it increasingly possible for everyday people to lend to entrepreneurs around the world. Rachel Dornhelm reports the down-to-earth businesses tend to get the most cash.
A three-year-old program in San Francisco lets customers pay $90 for a living tree that will later be replanted in an urban area that could use the green. Rachel Dornhelm reports this option is becoming more popular.
The final Harry Potter book due out tomorrow has already set sales records, but JK Rowling's boy wizard has also given rise to a new genre of music: wizard rock. Rachel Dornhelm has the story behind the bands.