Tiffany sues Costco over engagement rings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) A Tiffany & Co. subsidiary is suing Costco, claiming the wholesale club operator has been selling engagement rings wrongly labeled "Tiffany" rings. The high-end jeweler filed lawsuit more…

Nightmare cruise barely regulated

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) The scenes flashing across cable news and YouTube are familiar - refugee tent cities set up on the lido deck, hotel-like accommodations ankle-deep in human more…

Small businesses still struggle, impede recovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) In the recovery so far, small businesses have largely been left behind. Initially, loans were hard to come by and consumers weren't shopping. Now, small-business more…

Famed investor trashes State of Union address

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Blaze) Noted investor, free market advocate, and author Jim Rogers during an interview with Glenn Beck on Wednesday said that Tuesday's State of the Union address makes more…

Social Security chief: Program hurt by neglect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Outgoing Social Security Commissioner Michael J. Astrue has some parting shots for Congress, the White House and advocates for seniors. They have all "really walked away more…

Kerry to profit big from sale of Heinz?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Secretary of State John Kerry may have just scored a huge windfall thanks to Warren Buffett. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital announced Thursday that they more…

Former San Diego mayor gambled away $1 billion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NPR) In a federal court today, prosecutors said former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor misappropriated $2 million of her late husband's charitable foundation because of a gambling addiction. more…

Where do your gas dollars go?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Americans pay more for gas than they do for vehicles on average, and the Union of Concerned Scientists has set out to demonstrate exactly where all the more…