Stocks close more than 2% higher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed more than 2 percent higher in a second straight day of recovery from a recent plunge, with sentiment helped by a rebound in oil more…

China dumped $100 billion in Treasurys

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) On August 11, China devalued its currency, and in the subsequent 3 days the onshore Yuan, the CNY, tumbled by some 4% against the dollar. Then, as more…

Male-escort site's CEO donated to Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FreeBeacon) The CEO of Rentboy.com, who was arrested by federal authorities Tuesday for allegedly promoting prostitution, donated to Barack Obama’s first campaign for president. Jeffrey Hurant and six more…

Feds spend $278,442 to study 'weight stigma'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FreeBeacon) The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending nearly $300,000 to study weight stigma, a project where obese people will text researchers to report when they have been more…

WalMart to quit selling AR-15s

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) Just months after winning against a Trinity Church lawsuit designed to force Walmart to quit selling AR-15s and "high capacity" magazines, Walmart corporate says it will quit more…

Dow regains 600 points in roller-coaster week

by Jerome R. Corsi -- NEW YORK – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Wednesday at 16,268 after gaining 601 points, as a week of roller coaster trading continued on Wall Street. In more…

Stocks surge: Dow jumps more than 600

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks shot higher on Wednesday, rebounding from six consecutive days of declines that pushed the major averages into correction territory. In addition to the recovery, more…

Burger King makes pitch for McWhopper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MONEY.CNN) — Burger King has extended an olive branch to longtime rival McDonald's -- an offer to collaborate on a bold new hybrid frankenburger called the McWhopper. But more…

Obama accuses Derek Jeter of golf hustle

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2360305" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Derek Jeter[/caption] A semi-bitter but joking President Obama told members of the national press Derek Jeter, of former New York Yankees fame, took advantage more…