Aug 22, 2014
Unemployment in Mexico was just 4.9 percent in June, the latest available data. That figure could be significantly higher if the United States enforced its immigration laws.
Aug 20, 2014
Value investing is one of the most popular and successful approaches for long-term investors.
Aug 15, 2014
Vermont's state government has admitted that single-payer medical plan is a goal in the state. California hasn't officially made that a goal, but with one-third of the state's population on Medicaid, they might be closer than Vermont is in reaching the goal.
Aug 13, 2014
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman wrote about an interview he had with President Obama where the president noted that "we did not just start taking a bunch of airstrikes all across Iraq as soon as ISIL came in was because that would have taken the pressure off of [Prime Minister] al-Maliki."
Aug 8, 2014
At any given time, professional investors try to buy assets that are the least likely to fall.
Aug 6, 2014
Global investors think of the U.S. dollar as a safe haven. It has historically been a reliable store of value that is free from threats of government confiscation through devaluation.
Aug 1, 2014
Bank of America bought Countrywide Financial in July 2008. BofA was fined $1.27 billion this week for a loan program Countrywide offered prior to May 2008.
Jul 29, 2014
Just a few years ago, Europe was the center of an economic catastrophe and stock prices indicate we could see more problems from that region before the end of the year.