Iceland jails bank bosses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) An Icelandic court sentenced four former Kaupthing bankers to jail on Thursday for market abuses related to a large stake taken in the bank by a Qatari more…

Amazon changes prices 2.5M times a day

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Quartz) An analysis of retail pricing habits run by price intelligence firm Profitero revealed a pretty staggering statistic: Amazon changes its prices more than 2.5 million times a more…

The 50 coolest small businesses in America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) This year we found the coolest small businesses in New York, Austin, New Orleans, Detroit, Seattle, and D.C., but small businesses in many other American cities are more…

CBO stuns! 'Rich' pay 106% of income taxes

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – A new Congressional Budget Office study has torn a hole in yet another one of President Obama's insistent claims about the way things are. The more…

Congress only pretending to dislike budget deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="F4ZTJqaToJzxMHH4WYF6eG7Yf4iqRKEf" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Both Republicans and Democrats are publicly holding their noses as they support the Ryan-Murray budget plan, but Heritage Foundation economist Romina Boccia says many lawmakers more…

Another international lender pledges no more coal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) The U.S. Export-Import Bank has joined the growing list of international financial institutions that will no longer finance coal projects abroad. Ex-Im is the official export more…

Braces, glasses cost more under Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MARKETWATCH) Here’s something your orthodontist is not smiling about: a new tax rule raised the cost of braces this year. Thanks to a change from the Affordable Care more…