Sinkhole buyout awaits evacuated homeowners

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Christian Science Monitor) Texas Brine will offer buyouts to Assumption Parish residents whose homes are in a swampy area under evacuation because of a nine-acre sinkhole, Gov. Bobby more…

France: Cost of nuclear disaster 3 times GDP

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Catastrophic nuclear accidents, like Chernobyl in 1986 or Fukushima No. 1 in 2011, are very rare, we're incessantly told, and their probability of occurring infinitesimal. But when more…

Ethanol mandate: Jumping the gun in big way

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) U.S. consumers aren't sure the ethanol math is adding up here as they prepare for this year's new federal mandate—they're also not sure whether it's good for more…

Washington Times extends reach with cable network

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Herring Broadcasting, owner of the Wealth TV network, and The Washington Times announced Thursday that they have joined in a strategic partnership to create a new more…

'Real' writers get paid … sometimes

by Jim Fletcher -- In a society where one can have relative freedom on the economic scale (we all need dough), it's instructive for the writer to think about, well, at some more…

Google snoopers slapped for WiFi tapping

by Alyssa Farah -- WASHINGTON – Attorneys general representing 38 states and the District of Columbia have reached a $7 million settlement with Google Inc. over consumer protection and privacy claims. The more…

Can you face retirement with hope?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My parents are close to retirement and very heavily leveraged. Do you have any advice on how I can help motivate them to succeed financially? Jack more…

Bill Gates pines for more powers for Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Sometimes America’s free system of government and constitutional Democratic-Republic just make it too hard for the president to properly do his job, suggested Microsoft co-founder Bill more…

Why stocks are on fire in 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FTMDaily) The headlines pumped out of the mainstream press this week were some of the most economically positive that I have seen recently. It seems the global embrace more…