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.
Sep 3, 2014
Government programs can have a permanent impact on the economy. Cash for Clunkers demonstrates that the long-term impact of short-term incentives can hurt the vast majority of Americans.
Aug 29, 2014
Census Bureau data showed U.S. factories recorded the largest ever one-month gain in new orders for durable goods in July. New orders rose 22.6 percent from June, the biggest jump since the data were first reported in 1992.
Aug 27, 2014
Many sectors within the stock market are overvalued by traditional measures. Small-cap tech stocks are an exception and are undervalued by at one least valuation model.