What a year 2012 has been!
Will this be the last normal holiday season that Americans ever experience?
J. Kyle Bass, founder and principle of Hayman Capital Management, takes the stage with a compelling keynote address offering candid views on the state of crippled sovereigns and the global economy
The recent rash of insider trading cases may be a shock to some on Wall Street, but not to one long-time market player: Bernie Madoff.
Here in Chicago, shopping for last minute holiday gifts, it was easy to spot a trend that routinely presented itself in the checkout line. At the cash register, customers were, time and time again, using just that: cash, to pay for their purchases.
The U.S. government will hit the $16.4 trillion federal debt limit on Monday and turn to “extraordinary measures” to continue borrowing, the Treasury Department said, beginning a countdown until Congress either passes legislation to allow for more bo
But the Obama administration will announce these results to be a huge "job creation success!" because workers must now find two part-time jobs that usually pay less than the one full-time job they used to have. The raw job numbers, however, will be
Oil prices jumped Wednesday as President Barack Obama headed back to Washington for a last-ditch attempt to secure a “fiscal cliff” deal with Republicans ahead of a year-end deadline.
Toyota has agreed to pay about $1.1 billion to settle a class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners affected by a series of mass recalls, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday.
The 2012 holiday season may have been the worst for retailers since the financial crisis, with sales growth far below expectations, forcing many to offer massive post-Christmas discounts in hopes of shedding excess inventory.
I don’t have to tell you that our nation, along with the dollar, is on a slippery slide downward. I have been trying to figure out how to protect my family, do what it takes to get unshackled from debt and then acquire REAL assets.
Starbucks on Wednesday made public a letter from CEO Howard Schultz to the company’s employees, unveiling an effort to publicly push lawmakers to strike a deal on the looming “fiscal cliff.”
With 2013 fast approaching these are some of the areas of economic concern that could bite the nation in the proverbial backside! The question will be how Washington politicians and Federal Reserve policymakers address them.
US firearm sales have sky-rocketed since the Newtown school massacre, as debate over gun control rages and enthusiasts fear certain assault weapons and high-capacity magazines could be banned.
After being dismissed from her job as a Midtown Manhattan securities attorney in October 2009, Christina Tretter-Herriger hitched a used horse trailer to her Dodge Ram pickup and drove 1,628 miles to Texas.
The problem is that no deal is going to be satisfactory. If we go over the cliff, taxes will be raised on everyone, and GDP is predicted to drop by 3%. If a deal is reached, taxes will be raised on some people, and some services will be cut. But t
The Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Commission has released the latest report on Traffic Volume Trends, data through October.
Is the market rally since the low of November 16th signaling better times ahead? We don't think so.
Further cuts in U.S. military spending are certain, even if Congress and the White House find a way to avert damaging automatic reductions, a top U.S. Air Force general told Reuters as prospects for such a deal appeared to dim.
NYSE-Euronext is a 220-year-old icon of global finance, but its 12 year-old Atlanta-based rival, IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) will buy it for $8.2 billion, according to a deal that has just been announced.
A range of private players in the water arena, including water service companies like American Water, are part of a relatively new corporate effort to coordinate public outreach about the “Value of Water.”
Police said they arrested a man for allegedly practicing dentistry without a license out of the bathroom of his Moorpark, Calif., home.
The judge overseeing America's biggest municipal bankruptcy blocked a legal bid to force Alabama's Jefferson County to keep running a hospital that serves the poor, which the county says it can no longer afford to operate.
I vote for Plan C: Jumping off the fiscal cliff and hope for a deep abyss.
Bond god Jeff Gundlach was on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers" with Erik Schatzker and Stephanie Ruhle.
As lawmakers across the U.S. debate the possibility of new gun control laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, weapon sales in parts of the country appear to be on the rise.
What's making the news on Freedom's Phoenix...Gun Rights in Arizona - NRA
The “fiscal cliff” is another hoax designed to shift the attention of policymakers, the media, and the attentive public, if any, from huge problems to small ones.
Since the tragic shooting in Newtown, there have been calls to reform America's gun industry. The question is how.
And A Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Getting Closer