7 scariest uses of tax dollars in 2014

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY SIGNAL) Sen. Tom Coburn’s annual “Wastebook” chronicles the most outrageous government waste—spending that is so frightening that it taxpayers ought to be scared. Halloween is upon us, more…

Rich pay sky-high prices for meteorites

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) One small check to a businessman, one giant leap for a meteorite: After journeys of millions of kilometers, rocks formed from the primordial soup of the more…

Body-cam maker reports spike in sales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) Taser International is reporting a big jump in demand by police departments for "body cameras." The company, one of the biggest providers of body cams to police more…

China filling strategic reserve with cheap oil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) With oil prices at new modern lows, China is seizing the opportunity to stock up. The Wall Street Journal reports that a division of China National Petroleum more…

Ameliorating job volatility

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm a 26-year-old journalist making $26,000 annually, and the only debt I have is $31,000 in student loans. I'm following your plan, so I also have more…

Homeownership drops to 2-decade low

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MarketWatch) — Showing that the housing market is still far from normal, U.S. homeownership dropped to the lowest rate in two decades, with declines across the country and more…

NYSE 'normal' after technical burp

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) The NYSE and the NYSE MKT experienced a brief issue involving publishing and receiving trades and quotes on Thursday. The NYSE, on its website at 1:40 p.m. more…

Stocks up on better-than-expected GDP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RncjlmcTpzZfy265DQ3JYMNZI3cgDhGM" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNBC) U.S. stocks jumped on Thursday, with Visa helping lift the Dow industrials into the green for October, after data showed the U.S. economy grew more…

Apple CEO: 'Being gay gift from God'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK) Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to more…

100,000 march against Internet tax

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Up to 100,000 Hungarians have rallied in Budapest in protest over a new "internet tax" that critics have condemned as "government despotism" and an assault on more…