Christie to Buffett: 'Write a check and shut up'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Outspoken New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had some rather harsh words for billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Tuesday. During a discussion with CNN's Piers more…

Obama offers to cut corporate tax rate to 28%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — President Obama will ask Congress to scrub the corporate tax code of dozens of loopholes and subsidies to reduce the top rate to 28 more…

Accounting tricks behind Postal Service woes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BwaTZrMzqo7xvwBMnKWahD9gu4kL2Fos"] Two weeks ago, the U.S. Postal Service announced a huge financial loss in the final quarter of 2011. The USPS says much of the problem lies more…

Gallup: Unemployment climbs to 9%

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNEWS) — Unemployment in the U.S. rose to nine percent in mid-February, up from 8.3 percent a month earlier, according to a new Gallup survey. The polling company more…

Carney: Obama didn't reject Keystone pipeline

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REALCLEARPOLITICS) — White House press secretary Jay Carney first says Republicans "forced" President Obama to deny the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. Later in his press briefing, more…

Surge in sales of 'Adele'-sized mannequins

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — High Street shops are buying "Adele-sized mannequins" as chains increasingly market clothes at curvier women. The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld caused a storm earlier this month more…

Some doubt settlement will end mortgage ills

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Even as government officials prepare to unveil new standards this week for how banks treat millions of Americans facing foreclosure, housing advocates and homeowners are skeptical more…

Sotheby's: 'Scream' could fetch $80 million

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) LONDON -- Sotheby's will offer the only privately owned version of Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" at an auction in New York on May 2, and expects more…

Europe seals $170 billion Greece bailout

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers agreed a 130-billion-euro ($172 billion) rescue for Greece on Tuesday to avert an imminent chaotic default after forcing Athens to commit to more…

Congressman: Quit borrowing money!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- One member of the GOP says his party should not have been willing to go along with Democratic plans to spend and borrow more money. It was Texas more…