Emerging-market rout 'a long time coming'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Bill Rhodes, president and CEO of William Rhodes Global Advisors, told CNBC that he had been expecting a sell-off in emerging markets ever since the U.S. Federal more…

Emerging-market storm spreads to Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) The simmering crisis in emerging markets has spread to Eastern Europe, forcing Russia and Romania to defend their currencies against capital flight and triggering a sharp more…

Kids watch as lunches tossed in trash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE) Up to 40 kids at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City picked up their lunches Tuesday, then watched as the meals were taken and thrown more…

Beretta building new firearms plant in Tennessee

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) NASHVILLE, TENN. –  Italian gun maker Beretta said Wednesday that Tennessee's support for gun rights was a major factor in its decision to build a manufacturing more…

Gal earns $9,000 a month to eat on webcam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FoodBeast) I've always told people that making good money doesn’t come easy, but I think I’ve been proven wrong. According to Reuters, a trend called “gastronomic voyeurism” is more…

Now it's federal consumer-protection agency spying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) Officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are conducting a massive, NSA-esque data-mining project collecting account information on an estimated 991 million American credit card accounts. more…

Is Super Bowl a cash bonanza?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) Light posts all over New York City already heralded the forthcoming Super Bowl earlier this month when U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney held a press conference with tourism more…