Minimum wage hike has unexpected result in 6 cities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZEROHEDGE) – Hiring at restaurants, hotels and other leisure and hospitality sector venues slowed markedly last year in metro areas that saw big minimum-wage hikes, new Labor Department more…

The untold problems of cheap gasoline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2925204" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Oil rig flare[/caption] When most people see cheap prices at the gas pump, they only think of how it benefits their wallet. Full Measure more…

Trump: Bush family used eminent domain, too

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (IBTIMES) — Real estate mogul Donald Trump Sunday fired back at Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush on the subject of eminent domain, pointing out the Bush family once more…

What's behind LinkedIn's dramatic fall?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — While Facebook and Google's parent Alphabet both surprised Wall Street with better-than-expected earnings, LinkedIn's Thursday afternoon forecast for its next year so dramatically disappointed that business more…

Abortion foes ordered not to release secret videos

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — A U.S. judge on Friday granted a preliminary injunction stopping the distribution of surreptitious videos taken by anti-abortion activists who alleged Planned Parenthood staff discussed the more…

Europe's top court considers legality of hyperlinks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Arstechnica) Europe's highest court is considering whether every hyperlink in a Web page should be checked for potentially linking to material that infringes copyright, before it can be more…

Ron Paul: Ted Cruz is no libertarian

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) "You take a guy like Cruz, people are liking the Cruz — they think he's for the free market, and [in reality] he's owned by Goldman Sachs. more…

Citi strategist warns of 'Oilmageddon'

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_2921144" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Twitter)[/caption] NEW YORK – The selloff on Wall Street continued Friday, with the Dow closing down 211.75 points, ending at 16,204.83, off 1.29 more…

Nasdaq sheds 3% amid massive tech sell-off

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities closed sharply lower on Friday amid a massive drop in technology stocks and as mixed U.S. employment data raised concerns the Federal Reserve may raise more…