Dow snaps 3-day win streak as Wal-Mart weighs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities closed lower on Tuesday as Wall Street digested better than expected housing data and mixed earnings results from two Dow components while eyeing the more…

Property values nosedive in post-riot Ferguson

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1627035" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Protesters tear up businesses in Ferguson, Missouri.[/caption] It's been a year since violent protests tore through the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, over the death more…

1st openly transgender official hired by Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) — CHILMARK, Mass. – The first openly transgender White House official started work Monday in the West Wing, a milestone cheered by transgender rights activists more…

Americans saving less for retirement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — More Americans are saving for retirement, but most are saving less money than they were a year ago. Fewer than 1 in 5 American workers are more…

VA under fire for tossing claims in trash

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2333675" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Department of Veterans' Affairs is under fire for providing inadequate service.[/caption] The Office of Inspector General for Veterans Affairs just found staffers with more…

Trump goes to war with Facebook founder

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Donald Trump has a new target for his criticism of the nation's immigration policies - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg is one of the leading tech more…

D'oh! GOP misses another 'golden opportunity'

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2333195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio[/caption] Despite the largest GOP congressional majorities in decades, lawmakers made virtually no progress over the past seven months more…

Trump 1st candidate to attack LEGAL immigration problems

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2331885" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Mexican border in Laredo, Texas, on July 23, 2015[/caption] WASHINGTON – Donald Trump has suddenly distinguished himself from more…