CBO puts 2012 deficit at $1.1 trillion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) A new estimate puts the deficit for the just-completed 2012 budget year at $1.1 trillion, the fourth straight year of trillion dollar deficits on President Barack Obama's more…

KitchenAid apologizes for Obama-grandmother tweet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Another company learns the pitfalls of social media. The appliance seller KitchenAid has apologized for an "irresponsible tweet" about President Obama's late grandmother, whom he invoked more…

$4 gas: Get used to it

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fortune) FORTUNE -- President Obama may have a lot more to worry about than bombing the debate this week. Traders are starting to get particularly bullish over gasoline more…

Jack Welch: Unemployment rate cooked

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN/Money) The big drop in the unemployment rate a month before the presidential election brought cries of disbelief and conspiracy theories from Jack Welch and other critics of more…

Jobs report met with skepticism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Weekly Standard) This morning's jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is being met with skepticism. The report found that, from August to September, the unemployment more…

Want a promotion? Shave your head

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) A recent Wharton study found that men with close-cropped or shaved heads, such as GM CEO Daniel Akerson, are perceived as more masculine and dominant more…

Is your upcoming yard sale illegal?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MarketWatch) CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — Tucked into the U.S. Supreme Court's busy agenda this fall is a little-known case that could upend your ability to resell everything from your more…

CBO: Obama broke deficit pledge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) The Congressional Budget Office on Friday reported that the federal government ran a $1.1 trillion deficit in fiscal year 2012, making it official that President Obama more…