America's future: Epic crisis and vast prosperity

by Porter Stansberry -- I have become well known in financial circles for doom-and-gloom themes. That's mainly because my professional life as a financial writer and analyst happened to correspond with the more…

Company offers pay raise for logo tattoo

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If your company offered you a pay raise to tattoo its logo on your body, would you do it? A New York City real estate company made more…

42% unaware Obamacare is law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — A new poll finds that many Americans are confused about the health care overhaul legislation commonly called “Obamacare.” The Kaiser Family Foundation released results of a more…

Home ownership falls to lowest in 18 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in almost 18 years, reflecting rising demand for rentals and investor purchases in the housing market. The share more…

Gold standard gains dramatic new respect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — The gold price fell, dramatically, and now is bobbing about. Meanwhile, the prospects for implementing a 21st century gold standard continue to rise. Dramatically. In a more…

FBI probes Gov. McDonnell link to campaign donor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) FBI agents are conducting interviews about the relationship between Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, his wife, Maureen, and a major campaign donor who paid for the more…

Tsarnaev family received $100,000 in benefits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTON HERALD) The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food more…

Russia tries to break China's grip on rare earth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — ICT Group, controlled by Russian tycoon Alexander Nesis and state-owned corporation Rostec has reached a $1 billion deal to develop the Tomtor rare metals deposit in more…

Michael Jackson's mom seeks $40 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — The life and death of Michael Jackson will be played out once again in a Los Angeles court on Monday as a jury hears opening statements more…