What retirement train wreck?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) News about retirement since the financial crisis has been decidedly negative. Workers aren't saving enough. Pensions are underfunded. Long-term investment strategies to make up the difference are more…

GM's recall problems grow

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) Friday was a tough day at General Motors. Late in the day, GM said it had recalled 172,000 Chevrolet Cruzes "to replace a right front axle half more…

Can LED advances help vertical farms take root?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) It turns out that the price reductions and efficiency gains we're hearing about this year for LED technology aren't just interesting for traditional lighting applications in warehouses, more…

Obama targets methane emissions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) In an effort to deliver on President Obama's pledge last summer to tackle emissions that drive climate change, the White House announced a strategy to more…

How Huawei became NSA's worst nightmare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) The NSA's global spy operation may seem unstoppable, but there's at least one target that has proven to be a formidable obstacle: the Chinese communications technology firm more…

Republicans quiz administration bias over bird deaths

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) House Republicans think the Obama Administration may be selectively enforcing wildlife laws to prosecute oil and gas companies while sparing wind-energy farms. And they're pushing hard to more…

Golden era of 1950s/60s was anomaly, not norm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Zero Hedge) If there is one thing that unites trade unionists, Keynesian Cargo Cultists, free-market fans and believers in American exceptionalism, it's a misty-eyed nostalgia for the Golden more…

Soaring bacon prices got you down?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Zero Hedge) We recently noted the soaring cost of US foodstuffs this quarter (handily outperforming stocks) but without a doubt it is lean hogs that are the best more…