California farmers ripping out grapevines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sacramento Bee) Faced with stagnant sales of low-priced wine and a glut of overseas competitors, grape growers in the Central Valley are ripping out their vines and replacing more…

FDIC attempts to end Operation Choke Point

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) In an effort to put an end to Operation Choke Point — a financial task force that was created by the Obama administration to "choke out" more…

Jury awards $150,000 in 'Mark of the Beast' case

by -NO AUTHOR- -- For the managers of West Virginia's Consol Energy/Consolidation Coal Company, it was just a technological innovation to improve tracking of employees' time and attendance, but for Beverly R. more…

What is real passive income?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I've been following your plan, and I'd like to find a way to make a little more money on the side. Do you have any ideas more…

Saudis hoard billions for own shale revolution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) The country's colossal state-run oil firm, Saudi Aramco, is investing another $7 billion (£4.64 billion) in unconventional gas (shale) drilling in the country. That's more than more…

Obama to call for reversal of mandatory budget cuts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) President Obama on Thursday will announce that his proposed budget for next fiscal year would reverse across-the-board budget cuts that went into effect two years ago. more…

New app analyzes odds of flight crashing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) A new app has been launched to help people conquer the fear of flying by providing cold hard stats on the unlikeness that their flight will more…

Big Mac attack: McDonald's CEO out

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Amid a tumultuous past year for McDonald's, the fast food chain's CEO Don Thompson is retiring, effective March 1. The restaurant's Senior Executive Vice President and more…