Stocks close lower, with Dow below 18,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday, with telecoms leading declines amid the latest batch of earnings. "The S&P 500 is definitely weighed on by United, Travelers and Verizon," more…

Obama on the nickel? Publication pushes yes

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2946474" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama (White House photo)[/caption] A left-leaning news publication has taken the announced replacement of Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman from the $20 bill more…

WSJ full-page advert denies Armenian genocide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mediaite) The Wall Street Journal ran a full-page ad Wednesday for a website that denies the Armenian genocide, an ethnic cleansing that left 1.5 million people dead. "Truth more…

Dow closes at highest since July

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher Wednesday amid earnings and stabilization in oil prices. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly added more than 100 points in afternoon trade more…

Harriet Tubman boots Andrew Jackson from $20 bill

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3213804" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Harriet Tubman[/caption] Goodbye Jackson; hello Tubman. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was expected to announce Wednesday a change of face in the $20 bill, knocking more…