Entrepreneurs may be all smiles when they get an offer on the show, but the deals aren't set in stone. Negotiations start soon after episodes are taped. Contestants can walk away if they don't like the terms.
Fidelity is taking a page out of the 401(k) playbook to try to make it happen for your individual retirement account. The company will begin offering a match on contributions that some savers make to their IRA.
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in January, rising by the largest amount in six months, although much of the strength came from a big jump in airplane orders.
More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.
Target Corp. delivered a cautious profit outlook for the first quarter and reported a loss in its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs to end its money-losing foray in Canada.
The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said Wednesday that it will boost pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour.
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.
In a bid to get more visitors and more businesses into its area, the Downtown Bakersfield Development Corp. wants to get direction signs installed on Highway 99.
Lexus is the most dependable car brand for the fourth consecutive year in rankings that increasingly hinge on high-tech features.
Lowe's fourth-quarter profit climbed as an improving economy gave homeowners more confidence to take on home projects.
Coffee-Brimhall LLC, a developer that owns land in Bakersfield, filed a California Environmental Quality Act lawsuit over the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Fresno to Bakersfield segment.
California's tax board on Tuesday approved a 6-cent cut in the state gas tax because of lower gas prices, but it isn't likely to affect drivers' wallets.
President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
After one of the fiercest legislative battles of the year, pitting bag-makers against environmentalists, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill last fall. It was scheduled to be phased in starting in July at large grocery stores and supermarkets as a way to cut down on litter and protect marine life.
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Johnny Garlic's restaurant opens Tuesday in Bakersfield.