California drought to lower hydro generation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) The record drought in California will cut into the availability of water for hydropower generation in the coming months, according to the Energy Information Administration. Nearly 60% more…

Sen. Warren wants post office to offer banking services

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Digital Journal) Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren proposed that post offices should offer non-bank financial services to help the underserved. According to Boston, Warren backs a proposed idea of more…

What's so special about $1 million?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I've heard you say many times you shouldn't buy a brand-new car unless you have a net worth of $1 million. What's so special about a more…

Subway removing yoga-mat chemical from bread

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Chicago Tribune) Subway said it will stop using azodiacarbonamide, a chemical used in the production of foamed plastics like yoga mats and rubber-soled shoes, in its bread. "We more…

Drought threatens U.S. fracking industry

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Phys.org) The two years of drought in the central United States is placing strains on the water-intense oil and gas fracking industry, according to a new study Wednesday. more…

Obamacare kills 2.5 million jobs?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) One of the precepts of Obamacare is that all employees ought to have affordable health coverage. That's a laudable goal, but the details have become more than more…

New York Times profit falls 12%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) The New York Times announced Thursday that operating profits had fallen 12% in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same period a year before. Earnings more…

Twitter clobbered with 21% loss

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Social media site Twitter saw its shares tumble 21 percent on Thursday, despite reporting quarterly results that exceeded Wall Street expectations. Analysts gave a mixed assessment of more…