Pelosi clarifies stance on fundraisers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WLS-AM Radio) Nancy Pelosi is in Chicago for fundraisers with President Obama Wednesday night -- and she says there is nothing ironic about it. 89 WLS Reporter John more…

Georgia Tech shocks higher ed with $7,000 degree

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a partnership with Udacity to offer an online Masters Degree in Computer Science for $7,000, down 80% from the existing cost more…

Why college students need Financial Management 101

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Ticker) Nearly two million students are graduating from college this spring, according to the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES), and many of them thousands of dollars more…

Fannie And Freddie get smoked – down 40%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting destroyed today. Stifel Nicolaus' Dave Lutz points us to reports that Senator Bob Corker will push to more…

Egypt worries as Ethiopia diverts Nile for dam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Ethiopia has diverted the Nile River as it continues with the construction of a new $4.7 billion hydroelectric dam. In its quest to become Africa’s largest power more…

Chinese firm to buy U.S. pork producer

by -NO AUTHOR- --   (WASHINGTON POST) Smithfield Foods, whose signature hams helped make it the world’s largest pork producer, is being taken over by a Chinese firm in a deal that more…