"Catching Fire" is spreading through theaters this weekend. But what about the girl on fire? She's 23 years old, an Oscar winner, and a millionaire. Christine Romans takes a look at Hollywood's sweetheart and her growing paycheck.
Whether you see it in Republican red or Democrat blue: the economy is broken. Christine Romans puts on the tinted glasses and explains the economic charts each side is looking at.
Christine Romans sits down with CNN veterans Christiane Amanpour and Candy Crowley to discuss the world's perception of America since the government shutdown.
Can't reach the IT guy? Turns out he might be busy scrubbing porn off your boss's computer. And more in inappropriate movies: gun violence in PG-13 flicks has skyrocketed. The following edition of Money Time with Christine Romans has been approved for all audiences.
Ever wonder what a meat dress costs? You probably know the words to her songs, but you might not know how much Lady Gaga earns for her hit singles. Christine Romans takes a look at the money behind Mother Monster.
Gas prices are the lowest they have been in two years and will continue to drop - possibly hitting $3/gallon by the end of the year, according to GasBuddy's Tom Kloza. But like real estate, gas prices are local. Six states already enjoy gas below $3.
It all comes down to the fundamentals: Crude oil prices account for around 71% of the cost of a gallon of gas. The conflict in Syria pushed oil prices higher, but the supply disruptions that would have accompanied a broader conflict never materialized. Crude prices have dropped 7% in the last month and analysts expect it to keep going down. Cheap crude from Canada and North Dakota, combined with a quiet hurricane season are also helping to keep oil prices and refining costs low.
How does Twitter make money? Most of its 230 million users don't know that the answer is advertising. Poppy Harlow sits down with Matt McCall and Rachel Sklar to find out why the brand getting lots of love is short on the ad dollars.
Congress has got a sickness: the bickering bug. Christine Romans searched high and low for the best opinions on the nasty affliction, assembling a crack team of a hostage negotiator, a relationship expert, a pawn broker, a sports agent, and a poker player. They've concocted a cure, here's their dose of negotiation potion. Listen up, Washington.
The economy added 204,000 jobs in October, far more than the 120,000 economists had expected. The Labor Department says the 16-day government shutdown had a negligible impact on their estimates. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3%, but economists say that rise is likely to be a blip. Read more from CNNMoney