Whether you're planning a spring break getaway or holing up at home, you'll be hit by rising prices. Beef, milk, gas, airline travel, and even a ticket to Disney World will cost you more than they did last year.
Breakfast goes south of the border. Taco Bell’s new Waffle Taco takes on McDonald’s McMuffins in the battle for AM appetites. But she’s already got a hold of America’s taste buds – Paula Deen is back, ya’ll. Christine Romans has this Money Time with a side of syrup.
Oscar attendees will pick up $80,000 in gift bag swag. Doctor? Check. Yoga teacher? Done that. Now Barbie can cross entrepreneur off her list. And if you picked up Hot Pockets recently, check for a recall. Christine Romans has this week’s Money Time.
Facebook dished out $19 billion for WhatsApp. Did it overpay or make a smart investment? “WhatsApp will prove to be the most successful start to exit in the history of technology,” venture capitalist Mark Suster tells Christine Romans.
Can you survive on $7.25 an hour? The minimum wage today buys 20 percent less than what it did 50 years ago. President Obama hopes to raise it to $10.10 an hour but some are saying raising the minimum wage will hurt the very people it is supposed to help.
Graco recalls car seats. But Barbie is unrestrained on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Here are the money headlines you missed.
A college degree is worth it, more so today than ever before. Rana Foroohar tells Christine Romans about a six-year high school that’s backed by IBM and can guarantee job opportunities for its students.
Companies just can’t seem to win when it comes to Olympic advertising. McDonalds, Visa and Coca-Cola are facing backlash for advertising in a country cracking down on LGBT activists. Brian Stelter, John Berman and Christine Romans discuss how social media can menace big sponsorships.
CVS might be kicking the habit, but luxury car sales are smoking. And in the time it took you to read that, an American's identity was stolen. Christine Romans lights up this Money Time.
California famers produce half of the country’s homegrown fruit, nuts, and vegetables. An exceptional drought is decimating those crops. That could mean bigger grocery bills for shoppers nationwide.