U.S. housing starts surge to 9-year high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) U.S. housing starts surged to a more than nine-year high in October as builders ramped up construction of both single and multifamily homes, offering hope that housing more…

Yellin: Rate hike 'appropriate relatively soon'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday made her strongest comments to date in favor for a policy tightening in December, telling Congress an increase could be "appropriate more…

Obama sending another $1 million to Kenya

by Steve Peacock -- A joint venture between the government of Kenya and private investors soon will receive a million-dollar grant from the Obama administration solely to study whether to build a more…

New Balance shoes in PR nightmare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — As New Balance struggles to control its public-relations nightmare, with white supremacists declaring its sneakers “the official shoes of white people,” the company is learning the more…

Google boss wore 'staff' badge at Hillary party

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEBEACON) — Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, Inc., was spotted at Hillary Clinton’s “victory” party last Tuesday wearing a staff badge, according to more…