Recent droughts have cast a long shadow over beef prices.
Markets are moving today with stocks tumbling 1% early in the U.S. trading session.
Get ready for the next era in retail—one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and smaller stores. On Tuesday, Sears said that it will shutter its flagship store in downtown Chicago in April. It's the latest of about 300 store closures in
Mich. governor seeks 50,000 work visas over 5 years to entice immigrants to bankrupt Detroit
The U.S. is likely to exhaust its borrowing authority on the earlier side of what Treasury Secretary Jack Lew had estimated, he said in a letter to Congressional leaders on Wednesday.
Get ready for the next era in retail—one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and smaller stores.
Economist Stephen Moore discusses government spending programs that subsidize the rich with John Stossel.
Dedicated readers of The Wall Street Journal have recently been offered many dire warnings about a clear and present danger that is stalking the global economy.
Analysis: Don't waste your time on the Davos forum, which kicks off this week. A bigger economic story already happened in another Swiss town, Basel, where the banks just won huge.
We have previously discussed the increasing discipline of both students and teachers for conduct outside of the schools. Now a significant free speech issue after a student was kicked out of his high school, Cocoa High School, for working
Did you know that the 85 richest people in the world have about as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the entire global population does? In other words, 85 extremely wealthy individuals have about as much wealth as the poorest 3,500,000,000 do. This
With the coming of the new year, everyone wants to know what 2014 will hold for themselves and the world. Futurists do their best to predict what events will come about over the next 12 months, as well as how current trends will affect, and be aff
Dedicated readers of The Wall Street Journal have recently been offered many dire warnings about a clear and present danger that is stalking the global economy. They are not referring to a possible looming stock or real estate bubble (which you can f
If you regularly follow establishment media and you’ve fallen for the notion that the stock market is the primary measure for economic health in this country, then you probably also believe that the recovery has taken hold,.....
The House and Senate last week passed a hefty spending bill that included $1.1 trillion in discretionary spending for 2014 and provided funds for some mandatory programs (though the bill does not control the levels of that spending).
It’s not too difficult to understand that we are well on our way to a paradigm shift in America; in fact we’re in the midst of it right now. The writing is on the wall and can no longer be ignored.
On Capitol Hill, CNSNews.com asked Rep. Blumenauer: “The omnibus bill yesterday, it was 1,582 pages, did you have a chance to read all the pages before voting on it?” Blumenauer laughed and said: “Nobody did!” “Nobody did?” asked the
Frequent Zero Hedge contributor Mike Krieger sent this in: "Just got this in the mail. No, it's not meant to be a joke." Which is why it is unclear if one should laugh or cry at this fantastic offer for a "High-Yield" savings account...
Two Roads Diverged As we know, it has been a suspect week with a variety of earnings misses. Although I have been constructive on risk asset markets generally, equities anecdotally, as figured year end push for alpha desires could let it run into y
"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson
Two of the largest retailers in America are steamrolling toward bankruptcy.
In July of last year, I asked the question of whether housing was really recovering or not?
Sir, I have a question in regards to the reply article on turning one's IRA or 401(k) into a survival retreat property.
If history repeats — and history has a funny way of doing that — then the release of Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" should warn investors of an impending market crash.
Wall Street's analysts have the tough task of estimating what a company will earn in a quarter.
Krugman: “Hopefully Bitcoin Will Destroy Central Banking”
Study: Chris Christie's New Jersey Least Economically Solvent State in U.S.
Once again we’re being drowned in inanities, banalities, sophistries, platitudes, nostrums, tropes, canards, lies, half-truths, statistical distortions, and propaganda.
With discussion of income inequality reaching a fever pitch—from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's "tale of two cities" message to the headline-grabbing sermons of Pope Francis—former Goldman Sachs asset management chairman Jim O'Neill believes th
Yesterday, when the Treasury released its TIC data early by mistake, the update that China's holdings rose to a record $1.317 trillion caused a stir.