Helping without hurting

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I have a friend we met through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. She has a 1-year-old child, and she recently asked us more…

Israeli start-up hires phony interpreter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) The disgraced sign language interpreter from Nelson Mandela's funeral is now a viral video star for a Tel-Aviv based video-sharing app. "We needed something surprising," more…

U.S. stocks finish mixed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks mostly declined Thursday afternoon, with the S&P 500 retreating after rising to within two points of its record close and the Nasdaq Composite extending losses more…

House subpoenas VA chief

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) House committee voted Thursday to subpoena Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki for emails and documents tied to an alleged secret "waiting list" for sick veterans at more…

Barnes & Noble to expand college stores

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) is turning to its college roots to boost its top line. The U.S. bookseller, which opened in 1965 as a university bookstore in more…

Did U.S. economy just turn negative?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessWeek) Last week we learned that the U.S. economy grew a meager 0.1 percent during the first three months of the year. The news was met by a more…

'Buck stops with Obama' for secret death list

by Greg Corombos -- Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, is appalled at reports that at least 40 U.S. veterans died after being included on a secret list to delay them needed medical treatment, more…

The gold price is fixed – so what?

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…