Facebook, Zuckerberg to sell 70 million shares

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) Facebook Inc. (FB) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is selling shares to help pay taxes, joining the company and board member Marc Andreessen in an offering worth more…

Stock futures fall after Fed-fueled leap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox Business) U.S. stock-index futures edged lower on Thursday as traders took a breather after a powerful, Fed-fueled rally in the last session. Today's Markets As of 8:00 more…

City's lesbian mayor sparks 'anarchy' uproar

by John Griffing -- [caption id="attachment_594053" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Houston Mayor Annise Parker (right), pictured with her partner, Kathy Hubbard"][/caption] A judge in Houston has slapped down lesbian Mayor Annise Parker's decision to more…

When is a 'fee' actually a tax?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Politicians are, by nature and necessity, truth-challenged. It"s tempting to call them liars, but that would be harsh, so let"s stick with the euphemism. After all, that"s more…

EPA rules kill clean-energy project

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Presque Isle Advance) This time the word is final. The plug has officially been pulled on the Wolverine Clean Energy project. "It is with a great deal of more…

Bitcoin collapses after major blow from China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BusinessInsider) Recent days have brought headlines about Chinese authorities clamping down on Bitcoin — not wanting various institutions to deal in the digital currency. The latest is that more…