$20 low-income rebate costs city $37

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KIRO-TV) Taxpayers in Seattle may be paying more than expected to help low income drivers get a break on the new $60 car tab fees. The city is more…

$9 computer raises $1 million on Kickstarter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer LqGLzdLA] (CNN/Money) In five days, a $9 computer has raised more than $1 million on Kickstarter. The dirt-cheap computer is CHIP, a 2.5-inch motherboard that costs about more…

Baltimore riots caused $9 million in damage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer NvjdtzFa] (BUZZFEED) Days of rioting in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s death caused an estimated $9 million in damage to homes and businesses, the Small Business Administration announced more…

U.S. retail sales hint at recession

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Despite bouncing back last month at the fastest pace in a year, April just printed the slowest YoY growth since Nov09 at just 0.9% (retail sales has more…

Obama: Wealthy use private schools to avoid poor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) During a conversation about poverty, President Obama said he was concerned that more wealthy people were separated from poverty because they chose to frequent private institutions instead more…

Facebook enters minimum-wage fight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer WZ197sUo] (CNBC) — Workplace benefits at Silicon Valley's biggest names including Google and Apple are the stuff of legend. Now tech powerhouse Facebook is entering the minimum more…

Stocks mixed as rising yields, soft data weigh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed on Wednesday as investors remained wary of climbing bond yields and the lack of indications for a strong second-quarter rebound in more…