Vatican orders external audit of assets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The Vatican said on Saturday it had ordered the first external audit of its assets as part of a drive by Pope Francis to bring transparency to more…

Stocks surge 2% to close higher for week

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks gained about 2 percent Friday on increased certainty of divergent central bank policy, with a strong jobs report supporting a Fed hike in December and more…

Obamacare prompts 5% increase in health spending

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Health spending spiked by more than 5 percent last year as Obamacare took full effect, according to a new government analysis Wednesday that said the low-growth more…

J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs downgraded by S&P

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Marketwatch) Standard & Poor’s downgraded the credit ratings of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs Group and six other major U.S. banks, saying it is no longer more…

Facebook mogul accused of hypocricy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Once, it was enough to put a notice in the newspaper when your child was born. But Mark Zuckerberg, the multi-billionaire founder of Facebook, likes more…

Travel tough with Tough Traveler gear

by Roger Simmermaker -- Traveling this time of year isn't easy. It can be downright stressful. Especially if you're traveling through the Christmas, or New Year's holidays, it can be really tough. more…

Should I give my buddy a cool grand?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, The guy who has been my best friend since grade school recently asked me to loan him $5,000. All I have in savings in $5,000, but more…