Enormous new oil and gas discoveries under American soil are having a game-changing impact on the entire economy. How to play the new energy boom.
Americans love critiquing services online, but when it comes to rating real estate agents, few reliable forums exist. How brokers are evading scrutiny.
Far away from Wall Street, a revolution is brewing in the financial-advice industry.
The winners and losers in this high-stakes competition for international attention.
Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Dahl discusses the August issue.
Investors worried about a U.S. stock slowdown have another scare: the euro. A few options if the currency collapses.
Hospitals are facing funding cuts nationwide, but their municipal bonds continue to make money for investors.
Arends: What do Europe's economic woes mean for European stocks? Not as much as you might think.
Skechers' CEO thinks there's room for another running-shoe firm. Analysts aren't so sure.
With the markets once again turning shaky, we turned to the pros for advice.
The industry's attempt to create ETFs that mimic popular mutual funds isn't working as investors expected.
Turns out, some savvy pros are finding the sunny side of all those falling home prices and foreclosures. How to venture safely into the sector.
Hough: Investors should be careful about reaching too high for yield.
Are the firms that sell camping gear, pool parts and other outdoor equipment worth an investment?
Stock moves are downright calm compared with the price changes of these shiny stones. Two ways to get a piece of a rock.
What happens to all of your e-mail and other digital assets when you die? Financial pros say not knowing can be costly.
Higher fees? Less scrutiny from the boss? Experts say workers at smaller firms should pay extra attention to their retirement plans.
Ruffenach: For retirees, muni bonds are an important, and problematic, investment.
Machan: The founders of Ecovative are convinced that they'll be able to create mushroom-based products to take the place of most plastics, and they've already put some on the market.
The $8 billion ice cream industry has experienced a sales chill in recent years, but experts say investors with a taste for the right treat can still profit.
Since getting dunked by the sodden economy, the water-sports industry has a new target: beach boomers.
A look at the three most prominent types of rental homes.
Ever sit down at your PC and think: You know what this thing needs? Diamonds! If so, British retailer Fabstuff has your number.
At one Brooklyn eatery, the $11 foie gras donuts sell out every night.
Which stocks will shine? Jack Hough searches the markets for clues that point to tomorrow's top performers.
From credit cards and charitable giving to online dating and the hunt for discontinued products, Anne Kadet takes an offbeat look at consumer behavior, customer service and marketing trends.
Small businesses are the engine of the economy; Dyan Machan finds out what kind of fuel makes them go. Innovation, strategy and tips for start-up entrepreneurs, in Smart Ideas.
For a growing number of baby boomers, there is no more pressing financial issue than retirement. Glenn Ruffenach looks at strategies, ideas and tools to help prepare for, and make the most of, life after 50.
If you think personal finance is all about math skills and timing, your brain has a surprise for you. Wall Street Journal editor Ryan Sager explores the intersection of psychology and investing in Money & Your Mind.