Nasdaq wipes out 2.5%, Dow dives 150

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Stocks closed out the week with a big thud Friday, with the Nasdaq narrowly avoiding its worst one-day loss this year as momentum names got crushed for more…

Democrat: Members of Congress underpaid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) A retiring Democratic congressman from Virginia says federal lawmakers don’t make enough money to get by in both Washington and back home. “I think the American people should know that more…

Nabisco: 'Gay' marriage is 'wholesome'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DEERFIELD, III. (WRIC) - The new “This is Wholesome” Nabisco ad for Honey Maid and Teddy Grahams is causing a stir among anti-gay groups, but the company is more…

Paula Deen closes restaurant in wake of lawsuit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) As long-time employees collected severance checks in the parking lot, Uncle Bubba’s Seafood and Oyster House announced its closing Thursday morning on its website and more…

Wealthy political donors fear shakedown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) You'd think that rich political donors would be celebrating. But the Supreme Court's decision to lift limits on political giving is actually making some donors miserable. "This more…

Amazon, Twitter fail Greenpeace report card

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Amazon and Twitter have received “Fs” on their renewable energy report cards issued by Greenpeace, for inadequate commitment to renewable energy as a large percentage of Internet more…

New hepatitis drug costs $1,000 per pill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Kaiser Permanente, the biggest U.S. health maintenance organization, said it is using Gilead Sciences' new hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi, even though its $84,000 treatment price is "outrageous." more…

Suicide banker's widow blasts alleged 'cover-up'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Having changed her Facebook profile picture to a "V...for Vendetta" face mask, the widow of former Zurich Insurance CFO Pierre Wauthier said she and her family cannot more…

Is extravagant giving foolish spending?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My husband and I are debt-free, and we have several hundred thousand dollars in savings. We pay for our children and grandchildren to visit during Christmas more…