Greece is out of money, 'on war footing'

by Mark Leibovit -- Editor's note: Mark Leibovit is one of the investment world's top-rated gold timers, and helps investors anticipate and benefit from both the ups and the downs of the more…

Greek depositors may face 'haircut' of 30%

by -NO AUTHOR- --   In what appears to be an inevitable scenario, Greek depositors are being warned a Cyprus-style haircut of "at least" 30 percent for deposits over 8,000 euros – more…

Major scientific tool now fits inside your phone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Popular Mechanics) We use them to spy on exoplanets, diagnose skin-cancer, and ID the makeup of unknown chemicals. They're on NASA spacecraft flying around Saturn's moons right now. more…

No civil forfeiture without criminal conviction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Just in time for the Fourth of July, states are declaring their independence from civil forfeiture. Enabled by civil forfeiture laws, police can seize and keep property more…

Greeks split down middle before bailout referendum

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Greece is divided right down the middle heading into Sunday’s referendum on European bailout proposals, portending even more upheaval for the stricken nation. A poll commissioned by more…

Chinese stocks' biggest decline since 1992

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The Shanghai Composite Index capped its steepest three-week decline since 1992 as measures to shore up Chinese equities failed to stop margin traders from unwinding positions at more…