World risks deflationary shock

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Half the world economy is one accident away from a deflation trap. The International Monetary Fund says the probability may now be as high as 20pc. more…

Stocks sink as investors retreat from risk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) Investors made a retreat from riskier assets, sparked by an emerging-markets selloff, as the Federal Reserve said it would cut back further on its stimulus more…

U.S. stocks hold losses after Fed move

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) U.S. stocks held their losses Wednesday after the Federal Reserve decided to cut back further on its stimulus efforts, as widely expected. The Dow Jones more…

Rand Paul to Obama: 'Where are the jobs?'

by Jack Minor -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Tuesday night took aim at President Obama's economic policies after the  the State of the Union address, contending the nation already has tried-and-true solutions. more…

Super Bowl ticket prices plummet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — So much for being the most expensive Super Bowl ever. With ticket prices in a freefall, seats for Sunday’s MetLife Stadium matchup between the Seattle Seahawks more…

Facebook asks to read users' text messages

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FASTCOMPANY) — Over the last month or so, a few keen-eyed Android users may have been startled by some peculiar permission requests when they tried to update their more…

U.K. lawmakers tell queen to cut costs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LONDON (AP) — Britain's royal household needs to get a little more entrepreneurial, eye possible staff cuts and replace an ancient palace boiler, lawmakers say in a new report. more…

Obama hiking wages for federal contractors

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) President Obama will announce in the State of the Union address Tuesday that he will use his executive power to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour more…