Dow plunges 318 points – drops 3.5% for week

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) U.S. stocks continued their slide Friday, tumbling sharply as jittery investors reacted to continuing turbulence in emerging markets. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped back below more…

Herbalife tanks after senator calls for probe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) Shares of Herbalife (HLF) sank 13% and close down 10% Thursday after U.S. Senator Ed Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, said he has called on the Securities more…

Moody's slashes outlook on insurers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) Credit ratings firm Moody's Investors Service on Thursday lowered its outlook for health insurers to "negative" from "stable," citing "uncertainty" swirling around the rollout of President more…

Holder: Feds to set rules for banks and pot money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) The Obama administration will soon announce regulations to make it easier for banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday. "You more…

Obama to release budget a month late

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) President Obama will deliver his fiscal 2015 budget a month late. The budget, officially due on the first Monday in February, will come out on March more…

Smith & Wesson quits California

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) Firearms manufacturer Smith & Wesson will no longer ship new semi-automatic pistols to California, preferring to turn away from the nation's most populous market rather than more…

Pay the IRS first!

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My husband has his own business installing windows. As a result, we now have IRS and state tax debt. We're managing the payments, but where should more…