Michael Jackson defender now claims abuse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — A choreographer and television personality who was a key witness in Michael Jackson's successful defense against child molestation charges is seeking permission to file more…

China gold imports literally off the charts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Reckoning) "Setting a record" doesn't begin to do the story justice. The Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department is out with its monthly figures on China's gold more…

Europe on verge of trade war with China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Europe is gearing up for a fresh trade war with China with plans to impose a levy on billions of pounds worth of imports of cheap more…

JP Morgan: New type of dirty energy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) As US power plants lose money, a bit of market manipulation goes a long way … ask JPMorgan Chase. The banking giant is accused of manipulating energy more…

Obama's cigarette tax up in smoke

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Remember the cigarette tax hike President Barack Obama proposed in his big budget rollout? The White House barely does. Presidential budgets are all about theater. But this more…

U.N. predicts boom in trade of 'green' products

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) The U.N.'s environment agency says the global market for low-carbon and environment-friendly goods and services is projected to almost triple to $2.2 trillion by 2020. The more…