'Starbucks effect' gives jolt to home prices

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) Zillow chief economist Stan Humphries has this advice for homebuyers: Watch where Starbucks opens and buy a house close to one of the ubiquitous coffee shops. more…

Mysterious Hillary email fixer a JP Morgan banker?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEBEACON) — The name of the mysterious individual who registered the servers for Hillary Clinton’s private email address used at the State Department bears a striking resemblance to more…

Ted Cruz unveils Obamacare alternative

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday offered the latest in a series of Republican ObamaCare alternatives ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could gut more…

Stocks lower, Dow off 100 points

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday amid a series of economic data that continued to show moderate growth ahead of Friday's key jobs report. Investors also more…

Bank warns against drawing Spock on money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESS INSIDER) Canadians are paying a strange sort of tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy — they're drawing his most famous character, Spock from "Star Trek," over a more…

Feds raid 'maternity hotels' catering to Chinese

by Cheryl Chumley -- Federal agents raided more than three dozen suspected Southern California "maternity hotels," so named for the use of their rooms as birthing spots for foreigners who want their more…