U.S. Markets open in 9 hrs 14 mins
  • What to watch in the markets: Thursday, August 24th

    Here's a look ahead at what will be making headlines on Thursday, August 24th

    Read More »
  • News
    Yahoo Finance14 hours ago

    The most and least valuable college majors — is yours on the list?

    If you want to pick a major that pays big, consider the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and math. According to a new study by The Cashlorette, people who majored in STEM subjects earned the most and had the best employment opportunities. All of the top ten most valuable degrees were granted to STEM majors, and and four out of the top five most valuable majors were in the engineering field.

  • A couple who paid off $127,000 in 4 years shares their No. 1 money-saving tip
    Business
    CNBC12 hours ago

    A couple who paid off $127,000 in 4 years shares their No. 1 money-saving tip

    In 2008, Cherie and Brian Lowe found themselves deep underwater. Between credit cards, student loans, car payments and a gap loan, the couple had racked up more than $127,000 in debt, but struggled to make a dent in paying it off. "At that point, we had been married just about nine years and really we just didn't have a plan for our money," Cherie tells CNBC Make It .

  • Boeing Roundup: $349M Air Force missile deal…Rolls-Royce engine for 787 Dreamliner hits key milestone
    Business
    Chicago Business Journalyesterday

    Boeing Roundup: $349M Air Force missile deal…Rolls-Royce engine for 787 Dreamliner hits key milestone

    Chicago-based Boeing (NYSE: BA) has operations around the country. Here are other recent stories reported by The Business Journals. EXCLUSIVE: Boeing exec who led supplier price-cutting effort moves to Chicago to head up M&A The Seattle-area Boeing Commercial Airplanes executive who led the company's efforts to press suppliers for lower prices has quietly moved to a new corporate job at Boeing. ( Puget Sound Business Journal) Subscriber content Air Force awards Boeing $349 million missile contract The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing Co. a $349 million contract for work on the nation's next intercontinental ballistic missile. ( St. Louis Business Journal) House speaker Paul Ryan will visit Boeing's