New challenge rattles economy's foundation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9rcm5tYTo2XNAViCW77CUndsVkegDpTW"] Banks in Cyprus likely are going down, taking a portion of the assets in many accounts with them. But were other banks in the West feeling more…

Obama: April is 'Budget Responsibly' Month

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — President Barack Obama, who has increased the national debt by $53,377 per household, has proclaimed April “National Financial Capability Month,” during which his administration will do more…

1st major U.S. city gets bankruptcy green light

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — A judge accepted the California city of Stockton's bankruptcy application on Monday, making it the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy more…

Dying newspapers expand online pay walls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Newspapers, once reluctant to try to charge readers for access to their Web sites, have begun doing so in droves. Across many of the developed economies more…

Lego drops Jabba toy after Muslims complain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) MUNICH – Danish toy maker Lego is to stop selling a model of the “palace” of slug-like Star Wars character Jabba The Hutt after complaints that more…

U.S. can't afford another economic shock

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Andrew Arends The stock market is at historical highs. The job numbers are looking good. Everything seems to be the way that it should in the American more…

Cyprus depositors to lose far more than feared

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — Big depositors in Cyprus's largest bank stand to lose far more than initially feared under a European Union rescue package to save the island from bankruptcy, more…

Farmland 'the next real-estate bubble'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE AMERICAN) — Eeyore should have been a farmer. It’s almost impossible to find a farmer happy about his situation. The weather’s too hot, cold, wet, or dry, more…

Obama, Pelosi do fundraising on Easter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — Easter Sunday is not a day of rest for the Democrats' moneychangers. At least three top party officials dispatched fundraising emails Sunday in their bid more…