Fannie And Freddie get smoked – down 40%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting destroyed today. Stifel Nicolaus' Dave Lutz points us to reports that Senator Bob Corker will push to more…

Egypt worries as Ethiopia diverts Nile for dam

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Ethiopia has diverted the Nile River as it continues with the construction of a new $4.7 billion hydroelectric dam. In its quest to become Africa’s largest power more…

Chinese firm to buy U.S. pork producer

by -NO AUTHOR- --   (WASHINGTON POST) Smithfield Foods, whose signature hams helped make it the world’s largest pork producer, is being taken over by a Chinese firm in a deal that more…

Saudi writer: Molest working women

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) A Saudi writer of self-help books has urged his 97,000 Twitter followers to sexually molest women cashiers in order to dissuade them from working. Abdullah Mohammad Al Dawood, more…

Women top earners in 4 in 10 households

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — America's working mothers are now the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children — a milestone in the changing face of more…

J.C. Penney tea kettle looks like Hitler?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TODAY) — A tea kettle that bears a potential resemblance to Adolf Hitler has landed J.C. Penney in hot water. A California billboard advertising a Michael Graves-designed kettle more…

Letters: IRS scandal extended beyond Cincinnati

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBCNEWS) — Additional scrutiny of conservative organizations’ activities by the IRS did not solely originate in the agency’s Cincinnati office, with requests for information coming from other offices more…

The decline of the global stock market

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="ZtczF5Yjp8hRz4eUNIvU38tizfVAO6pb"] The first thing an investor needs to know is how not to lose money. That's according to economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry more…

Americans deserve the IRS

by Walter Williams -- Individually, Americans do not deserve to be subservient to such a fear-mongering, intimidating and powerful agency as the Internal Revenue Service; but collectively, we do. Let's look at more…