In the somewhat unsurprising conclusion of former FBI Director Louis Freeh's investigation into the MFGlobal collapse, Jon Corzine's aggressive bets on European sovereign debt led to the firm's dramatic collapse.
I mark the change in weather by rotating my music selection: there are bands for the winter, and bands for summer and fall, but there’s a certain je ne sais quoi about spring air that demands reciprocating its freshness.
There have been whispers about this for a while, but now it's happening.
U.S. stocks rose, rebounding from the biggest selloff in more than a month for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as central banks’ pledges on stimulus efforts overshadowed a rise in American jobless claims.
Online currency bitcoin had 20 percent knocked off its price overnight on Thursday as one of its major exchanges became the victim of a hacking attack leading to a sell-off in the virtual currency after reaching an all-time high.
Chris Duane, founder of Sons of Liberty Academy and 'Greatest Truth Never Told' on his YouTube channel, provides an update on the economic and market conditions, and also weighs in on Bitcoin.
But North Dakota is also red in another sense: it fully supports its state-owned Bank of North Dakota (BND), a socialist relic that exists nowhere else in America. Why is financial socialism still alive in North Dakota? Why haven't the North Dakotan
Discrimination fear cows Uncle Sam into endless payouts
Online shopping might feel just a short step removed from a Star Trek replicator — click a button and the thing you want (eventually) appears.
The Obama administration is readying a push to get banks to make more home loans available to individuals with weaker credit, The Washington Post's Zach Goldfarb reports.
Brock Lorber (Economist and Friend) joins Ernest to go over the Freedom's Phoenix Headline News, and weighs in the on the market conditions and what's ahead.
The report, which covers the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, says that the state's negative status -- all of its assets minus all of its liabilities -- increased that year, largely because it spent more than it received in revenue.
Smartphones using the Android platform boosted their US market share in recent months, extending their lead over Apple’s iPhone, a new survey shows.
The author of an influential 2006 study on climate change warned Tuesday that the world could be headed toward warming even more catastrophic than expected but he voiced hope for political action.
Money management firms frequently offer workers misleading and self-serving information about how to handle their retirement savings when they change jobs, according to a Government Accountability Office report to be released Wednesday.
Judge Christpher Klein paved the way for the city to be able to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy in a ruling Monday.
Stocks traded in positive territory Tuesday, with the Dow hitting a new intraday record and the S&P 500 within striking distance of its all-time high, boosted by the health care sector.
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A judge accepted the California city of Stockton's bankruptcy application on Monday, making it the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy.
In their March 27 response to my "Rotten Tomatoes for a Billion-Dollar Farm Payout," Philip Fraas and David Frantz, the lead counsel for the Pigford case, disparage the notion that many black claimants merely "attempted to farm."
Our April Fool's wish: someone in the inner circle of power would finally tell the truth.
Stockton, California, was ruled eligible for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 9 of the U.S. bankruptcy code, a US judge said, turning aside creditors' arguments the city was not truly insolvent when it sought protection and had improperly
The Main Street economy is failing while Washington is piling a soaring debt burden on our descendants, unable to rein in either the warfare state or the welfare state or raise the taxes needed to pay the nation’s bills. By default, the Fed has resor
"All this money printing, massive debt, and reckless deficit spending – and we have 2% inflation? I'm beginning to believe that either the deflationists are right, or the Fed's interventions are working." – Anonymous Casey Research reader
While being distracted by the developments of this insolvent European sovereign or that, coupled with increasingly prevalent episodes of deposit confiscation, is all the rage these days, the fundamental problems summarized by these three simple words
In "The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America," Stockman lays out how we have devolved from a free market economy into a managed one that operates for the benefit of a privileged few. And when trouble arises, these few are bailed
A book review in the Wall Street Journal by associate professor of economics at San Jose State University Jeffrey Hummel entitled "The New Central Planning" tends to confirm the perspective that the Federal Reserve is under continued attack.
I couldn’t believe the plan in Cyprus hinged on the idea that the bank could just steal customer’s funds to balance the bank’s books. I muttered to myself that couldn’t possibly happen here. Unfortunately, I learned the plan was already in the works
Farmers have been taking on mounting debt, creating an unsustainable increase in land prices and risking a crash that would ripple through our economy.
Listen to Jim Cramer or his cohorts on CNBC and you’ll hear statements like, “Don’t settle for the mediocre returns of a market index!” and “It’s not that hard for investors to pick stocks that will beat the market!”