Russia might be forced to cut oil production

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Russia can't balance its budget unless the average price of oil is about $100 a barrel. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says Moscow is considering a possible more…

Obama launches 'green' train plan for Mexico

by Steve Peacock -- One day before President Obama announced his independent action allowing illegal aliens to roam the U.S., his administration separately launched a plan to ensure Mexicans who stay in more…

Colorado approves credit union for pot stores

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) America's rapidly-expanding marijuana industry faces a major quandary: large, national banks are afraid to do business with cannabis businesses for fear of running afoul of strict federal more…

Hackers empty Mexican town's coffers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Hackers left a small Mexican town penniless after breaking into its bank accounts and stealing more than $500,000, officials said Friday. The theft took place on more…

Door opens for scrutiny of Federal Reserve

by Bob Unruh -- The new Republican majority in the Senate opens a door for a new level of scrutiny of the Federal Reserve, the quasi-public organization that largely controls U.S. monetary more…

Ebola becomes latest stock scam, SEC says

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) U.S. regulators warned investors of stock scams tied to West Africa's Ebola outbreak and suspended trading in four small companies that they said have made unverifiable claims more…