Oct 1, 2014
Degrading and ultimately destroying the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be expensive.
Sep 26, 2014
Bear markets usually develop because of a fundamental change in the economy, but sometimes the carless remarks of a president or other government action can provide the spark for a deep selloff.
Sep 24, 2014
"Buy now and pay later" business strategies are coming under increased scrutiny as government agencies crack down on several industries with questionable business practices. For-profit colleges that rely on student loans are one example.
Sep 19, 2014
At schools all across the country, the federal government's lunch rules limit the number of calories and types of foods students can have.
Sep 17, 2014
Trying to reassure a group of donors that his foreign policy is working, President Obama recently noted that the world has always been a scary place. Now Twitter and social media, the President noted, bring that news into all of our lives.
Sep 12, 2014
According to one survey of money managers, the number of bears has fallen to the lowest level since 1987. This is being interpreted by some analysts as a sign the end of the bull market is near.
Sep 10, 2014
Celebrity photos were hacked and released on the Internet. The photos themselves aren't very newsworthy. The important lesson is how easy it is for hackers to steal data from the cloud. Even if you aren't a celebrity, you should take minimal steps to ensure your financial data is safe.
Sep 5, 2014
Housing prices seem to have found a bottom, and that is good news for homeowners. This should also be good news for long-term investors, but many might be overlooking the opportunity.