Bullet train: Benefit or boondoggle?

by Gina Loudon -- It was the Los Angeles Times that described the scene: California Gov. Jerry Brown and other leaders meeting on a vacant industrial parcel in Fresno to mark the more…

Private pension fund levels fall behind

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) For many investors, last year's stock market gains helped make up for the heavy losses inflicted by the 2008 financial collapse. But it turned out to be more…

Politico reporters jumping ship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KBET Radio) Remember Politico? The site took another big hit Friday morning when it lost Maggie Haberman, who is going to the NYT and taking her unmatched Hillary more…

Bridal shop stigmatized by Ebola closes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) Operators of a northeast Ohio bridal shop linked to an Ebola survivor say the store is closing because it lost significant business and has been more…

Why 'free' community college is anything but free

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Signal) The Obama administration announced Thursday that it will propose two years of "free" community college, paid for by taxpayers, for students maintaining a "C" or better more…

Labor-participation rate lowest in 38 years

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – While President Obama plans in his upcoming State of the Union address to tout 5.6 percent unemployment in December as another sign of a “recovery” more…

Fed-driven stock market rally fizzles

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – "It's the Fed, stupid!" warned the widely read economic blog ZeroHedge.com in describing the two-day rally this week. Driven by "soothing comments" released from the more…

Republicans already gunning for major tax hike

by Greg Corombos -- Congress is desperately searching for money to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, but National Taxpayers Union President Pete Sepp is urging key Republicans to back away from a hike in the more…