Stalemate danger on fiscal front rattles markets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Sun) Right after the election, it was all peaches and cream and conciliatory common-ground language when President Obama met with congressional leaders to discuss the fiscal more…

China, U.S. in secret war for Africa's oil riches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) In the struggle to secure energy resources, the great powers consider all states to be fair game. Indeed, this is precisely what characterizes American foreign policy in more…

California's shale formation 4 times Bakken's size

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Perhaps one of the more overlooked aspects of the International Energy Agency's (IEA) recent World Energy Outlook 2012 and its detailed analysis of the US hydrocarbon potential, more…

Woman reports stolen Thanksgiving turkey

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OCALA STAR-BANNER) Joyce Romer’s Thanksgiving will go on, despite someone swiping a turkey out of a freezer in her garage. Romer, 70, reported the bird burglary Monday morning. more…

Feds open investigation into Obama money

by Bob Unruh -- Federal investigators confirmed an investigation has been opened into allegations that Barack Obama's re-election campaign stuffed its war chest with illegal donations. Jeff Jordan, a supervisory attorney for more…

Happiness may bring you more money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUN-SENTINEL) — Scientists may have discovered the secret to avoiding the fiscal cliff: Happiness. Regardless of whether money can buy happiness, being happy may actually make you more more…

HP takes huge hit on 'accounting improprieties'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DEALBOOK.NYTIMES) — Hewlett-Packard said on Tuesday that it had taken an $8.8 billion accounting charge, after discovering “serious accounting improprieties” and “outright misrepresentations” at Autonomy, a British software more…