Income gap, meet the longevity gap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Fairfax County, Va., and McDowell County, W.Va., are separated by 350 miles, about a half-day’s drive. Traveling west from Fairfax County, the gated communities and more…

Quiznos files for bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AOL) Sub shop Quiznos announced Friday that it was filing for bankruptcy. Choked by more than half a billion dollars of debt, the chain is restructuring, cutting almost more…

Is this law going to kill bitcoin for businesses?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NakedCapitalism) Warning to Bitcoin enthusiasts: if you airily try dismissing UCC Article 9 as a nothigburger, you’ve just established you are unqualified to comment on commercial transactions in more…

Wind leaves nuclear behind in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CleanTechnica) In China, wind power is leaving nuclear behind. Electricity output from China's wind farms exceeded that from its nuclear plants for the first time in 2012, by more…

Russia transferring U.S. holdings offshore?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) The record drop in U.S. government securities held in custody at the Federal Reserve is fueling speculation that Russia may have shifted its holdings out of the more…

Scary factors behind copper's plunge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Cascading copper prices have multiple root causes that lead to one conclusion: The anticipated global economic recovery may not be all it's cracked up to be. Consequently, more…

Internet driving prostitution off streets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) The world's oldest profession is adopting a new business model; street-walkers are heading to the information highway. A first-ever study of the U.S. sex industry shows more…

Stocks slide on Ukraine uncertainty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks declined on Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite posting its first weekly drop in six, as concern escalated about Ukraine, two days before a vote in more…