Brussels gravy train like 'last days of Rome'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) The gilded lifestyle of MEPs has been compared to the uncontrolled excesses of ancient Rome after research showed their perks have not been dented despite more…

The single greatest threat to your wealth

by Porter Stansberry -- As you undoubtedly know, financial newsletter writers get paid to make bold, exciting predictions. Judging by the hyperbole in our industry's sales letters, you'd have to imagine that more…

IRS to America: Your emails are ours

by Bob Unruh -- Two of the headline scandals that have hit the Barack Obama administration in recent days could be about to come together – the IRS and the invasion by more…

The mother-in-law and boundaries

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I live outside Houston with my wife and our 9-month-old daughter. I've received a job offer from a company on the other side of the city more…

Bronx 'ghetto' tours hit the skids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) — A company that promised sightseer tours to the Bronx that included a New York City "ghetto" has stopped the bus rides under protest from more…

U.S. stock-index futures slide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Financial markets around the world were roiled Thursday after Japanese stocks suffered their biggest slide since the country was hit by a devastating tsunami more than two more…

Swiss banks face huge U.S. tax fines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Swiss banks holding U.S. citizens' funds that are not declared to American tax authorities face massive fines under a deal between Switzerland and Washington, a newspaper more…

Bitcoin ATMs money-laundering nightmare?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wired) The Robocoin is an ATM for Bitcoins, and for a few glorious days this past weekend, on a conference center floor in San Jose, California, it dished more…