Oil major Royal Dutch/Shell is seeking to work around international sanctions by repaying a $1.4 billion oil debt to Iran with a grain barter deal via U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill, industry sources said.
Kevin Boyland and Anna Son at IBISWorld released a report highlighting ten U.S. industries with limited growth prospects.
If you still have a good job, you might want to hold on to it very tightly because there are a whole bunch of signs that unemployment in the United States is about to start getting worse again.
Bad news will greet Vice President Joe Biden when he arrives in Wisconsin Thursday night. Hours earlier, Oshkosh's largest employer announced that it will lay off 450 employees in January.
The number of American workers collecting federal disability insurance benefits hit yet another record high in October, according to the Social Security Administration.
Historically, the act of bartering has flourished in times of monetary crisis, such as when the currency in a country has become unstable (e.g. Hyperinflation or a deflationary spiral) or currency is simply unavailable for conducting normal purchasin
A group of high-profile business leaders sounded the alarm about the deficit. Top executives from Honeywell, JPMorgan and Express Scripts as part of a campaign to enact major deficit reduction through the negotiations over the “fiscal cliff.”
The fiscal cliff is still two months off, but the scheduled blast of tax hikes and spending cuts is already reverberating through the U.S. economy, hampering growth and, according to a new study, wiping out nearly 1 million jobs this year alone.
Bank analyst Meredith Whitney was just on CNBC, and the first thing she was asked about was the new $1 billion lawsuit against Bank of America.
After GE and Siemens, a third major industrial powerhouse has warned the solar energy market is floundering.
In preparation for the launch of the Silver Circle Movie, a commemorative graphic novel has been released. There will be a comic book bomb on Halloween. Everyone who signs up on the Facebook event will be entered into a drawing to receive a free copy
Multitasking has gotten a bad rap recently—more than one study has shown it makes you less efficient and, well, stupider. (As someone once said, “Multitasking means screwing up several things at once.”)
Tuesday’s presidential debate touched on some massive economic issues that are affecting all Americans.
Good old fashioned land has become one of the hottest investments in the world, as stocks disappoint, currencies go to war, and food prices soar.
Along with the market being down... Obama down to 57.
We're not sure if The Donald will be tweeting about this one.
Dear Editor: In the 1880s milk sold for $0.56 per quart or $2.24 per gallon which at the time was 0.112 oz of gold per gallon of milk.
The big economic strategy for the next term of whoever is Presidenti is essentially, “turn those machines back on”.
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Stocks traded near session lows Tuesday, with the Dow down nearly 250 points, following a batch of disappointing quarterly results and amid worries over Spain's economy. The Dow and S&P 500 are seeing their worst one-day drop since June.
After yesterday's big down day, today is getting pretty sloppy.
Housing data this week continue to point to a market recovery.
We had Gary Shilling on DailyTicker last week. No matter who wins the presidential election in two weeks, he's not optimistic about the near-term outlook for the economy...
The Telegraph's Ambrose Evans-Pritchard has caught up to a working paper entitled "The Chicago Plan Revisited" issued by IMF staff members Jaromir Benes and Michael Kumhof.
As the german "Bild" newspaper reported on Monday, Bundesbank (Germany’s central bank) board member Carl-Ludwig Thiele had addressed a letter to Mißfelder and Wanderwitz. In the letter, the German banker writes, that the central banks in Paris and Lo
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Max Keiser makes his way to the “money bomb” discussing the global banking mafia and how it affects you.