Art Cashin believes it was a mistake for the U.S. dollar to come off of the gold standard.
D'Souza's Anti-Obama Documentary, 2016, Too bad it's a pack of lies. Article by Gary North / What I Saw at the GOP Convention, Devils dancing on the head of a pin. Article by Karen Kwiatkowski / How To Debate the Flag Wavers
The eight Samsung smartphones Apple wants a U.S. judge to ban after winning its patent case might symbolize all that Steve Jobs hated about the Android competition.
Facebook's stock has crashed to a new all-time low.
THE ECB SLOWLY BUT SURELY BECOMING A TWIN BROTHER OF THE FED: POSITIVE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SHORT-TERM?
Back in the early 2000's, the world was on a roll. Spending was at an all-time high, and people were drunk with the belief that the party would never end; that there was no limit to the amount that either they or their governments could borrow and sp
Chairman Ben S. Bernanke at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium - Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Much of the housing recovery you've been hearing about is still just hype, says Jonathan Miller of Manhattan-based real estate appraisal company Miller-Samuel.
The Revolution Is Over, Long live the revolution! by Bretigne Shaffer. / That 'Fiscal Cliff' Ahead by Charles Goyette / I Was Booed in Tampa by Walter Block / The RNC Proves One Thing, It's impossible to take over or reform the GOP, by Joel Skousen.
China’s top banks are stepping up their lending activities in the US as large US companies diversify their funding sources and seek to penetrate more deeply into the world’s second-largest economy.
Adam Tooze, a British historian, has written a marvelous book on the Nazi economy, The Wages of Destruction. He shows that, far from illustrating the success of intelligent central planning, the German economy of the Third Reich was a disaster.
Matt Papke, Arizona delegate to the RNC, provides a summary of the event - Art Olivier (Producer of the new video: Operation Terror) on the 911 story you are not supposed to know - Charles Goyette provides an update on the market
Now more than ever, the onus is on you to save for retirement.
If a newly release report is any indication, most children shouldn't expect a big inheritance from their parents. A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that 46 percent of Americans die with less than $10,000 in finan
Brand new chart from the New York Fed showing the state of American household debt.
The digital marketing world has gone gaga over LUMA Partner's collection of insanely intricate and visually complex infographics that aim to bring order to a confusing digital media landscape.
Yesterday, Bank of America held an investor call with hedge fund manager John Paulson to discuss his investment strategy.
At the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) annual meeting on May 5, 2012, Warren Buffett stated (in response to a shareholder question)
Consumer confidence missed big in August falling to 60.6.
We have been saying for a long time that anyone in the western world who's 10-15 years away from collecting their first pension payments, shouldn't expect to get much, if anything, when the time comes.
In his new note, Nomura's Richard Koo comments on the fiscal cliff (the automatic spending cuts and tax hikes that will kick in this year if Congress doesn't do anything), and a CBO report that anticipates a mild recession if that happens.
This morning's Case Shiller report for June showed prices in the 20 city composite rising YoY for the first time since 2007, with the exception of a few months during the $8000 home buying tax credit in 2010.
Almost every good we own has been in a truck at one point or another. As such trucking volumes are a key bellwether of the U.S. economy.
Travel on all roads and streets changed by 0.4% (1.1 billion vehicle miles) for June 2012 as compared with June 2011.
Facebook Inc. founder Peter Thiel cashes out with $1 billion. Stakeholders have to ask, is this someone you really want on the board?
Jim, Just a pondering I hoped you might be able to give me some insight on, I'm either to young or didn't know it because we were too poor to notice, but I've never experienced a significant economic decline in my life.
Now I like it! I have long called the emission of unbacked credit -- like QE -- counterfeiting.
With the world's suckers investors (CEOs, politicians, and peons alike) all hanging on every word the man-behind-the-curtain has to say on Friday
In a little under two-and-a-half minutes, CNBC's Rick Santelli surveys the landscape of just what exactly is Quantitative Easing
It's quiet out there; too quiet. But if you were watching carefully this morning, everyone's favorite government-subsidized bank - Citigroup - flash-crashed to the tune of a $1.2bn market-cap loss in a fraction under 100 milliseconds.