Global government debt triple what was thought

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) Government debt in 20 industrialized countries stands at $44 trillion. But it's actually a lot more than that, according to a new report. After factoring more…

U.S. officially bans hoverboard imports

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Gizmodo) Today the US International Trade Commission issued an order banning virtually all imports of hoverboards into the United States. But this time it has nothing to do more…

Ryan huddles with GOP donors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) House Speaker Paul Ryan met Thursday night at a pricey French restaurant here with some of the Party’s biggest donors to assess a political landscape dominated by more…

China acquiring USA one company at a time

by Roger Simmermaker -- What's the best way for a country like China to exert its influence over the U.S. economy? Acquire American-owned companies like Chinese-owned Haier just did when they purchased more…

The online work-at-home scams

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I've always wanted to work from home. How can I separate the scams online and on television from the real jobs where I can make money? more…

Dow briefly adds 200 points

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks traded higher Thursday, with industrial stocks among the top advancers as FedEx jumped more than 10 percent following a better-than-expected earnings report. U.S. crude oil more…

Stunning turnaround on stock market

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Talk about a stunning turnaround. The Dow turned positive for the year on Thursday, erasing a scary start to the year that at one point had the more…

SeaWorld to end breeding of killer whales

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) SeaWorld announced Thursday it will end its killer whale breeding programs and take a "new direction" amid changing social attitudes. The company said the 24 orcas more…