The Department of Commerce has determined that Pioneer Natural Resources and Enterprise Products Partners could start exporting condensate, an ultralight type of crude
The $3.5 billion merger highlights how little has changed in the stubbornly old-fashioned way we buy and sell houses
The Supreme Court has seemed hesitant to hear a gun-rights case for the past four years, but that spell looks likely to end.
OKCupid does all sorts of interesting research on its users—just like Facebook
“Procrastination and inattention” cause homeowners to leave money on the table, says a prize-winning academic research paper
Remember when Wolf Blitzer talked to Jessica Yellin’s hologram in 2008? HologramUSA envisions so much more
A lot more workers, especially in high-earning professions, are overworking than they used to -- and most are men.
Thanks to a quirk in Federal law, most students of the company's shuttered for-profit schools can't do anything about their student debt.
AirSign, the skywriting company behind a recent Comic-Con campaign, sees an opportunity in airborne social media
Illustration by Ray Vella
By Greg T. Spielberg
Through discussion on our blogs and stories, BusinessWeek readers have expressed a gamut of economic opinions this summer. While there is no consensus on where America will be a year from now, six months from now or even in a few weeks, there are optimists. Here, 13 readers from around the U.S. point out successful businesses, pockets of consumer spending and rebounds in their local communities. From cupcake sales to high fashion, an uptick in paper license plates or retail-store foot traffic, these members of the business community reveal a bevy of everyday optimistic indicators. Share your evidence of economic hot spots by posting a comment on our Case for Optimism