Obama blames economy on 'bad decisions'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — In his weekly address, President Barack Obama blamed the economic problems on "bad decisions." "[T]his week, we also received the first estimate of America’s economic growth more…

Americans rip up retirement plans

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) The American workplace is about to get grayer. Nearly two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 45 and 60 say they plan to delay retirement, more…

No-money-down mortgages are back

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MarketWatch) It's 100% financing—the same strategy that pushed many homeowners into foreclosure during the housing bust. Banks say these loans are safer: They're almost exclusively being offered to more…

Credit Suisse report: Gold era coming to an end

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) The anti-gold bandwagon is getting more and more crowded. Analysts Tom Kendall and Ric Deverell of Credit Suisse is out with a bombshell report this morning more…

'I give God 10%, why do you get 18?'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) An Applebee's waitress has been fired after a bizarre handwritten note from an annoyed customer turned into the latest internet sensation. The waitress in St more…

Dow hits 14,000, so is America booming now?

by Bob Unruh -- The Dow Jones Industrial Averages today closed above 14,000 for the first time since 2007, within hailing distance of the highest stock market level ever and marking the more…