Despite crises: 'The American spirit will prevail'

by Jim Fletcher -- A conservative political commentator from Australia thinks America will not only survive tough economic times, but will thrive. Nick Adams, author of "The American Boomerang: How the World's more…

Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name or snapping pictures of the sign outside. Unfortunately, that's life for a small-business owner whose more…

Stocks rally on payrolls, denting 2nd weekly loss

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks surged on Friday, with the Dow industrials jumping 200-plus points, after a better-than-projected payrolls report bolstered a positive view of the U.S. economy. "You couldn't more…

Even Bernanke can't get home loan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Ben S. Bernanke said the mortgage market is so tight that even he is having a hard time refinancing his own home loan. The former Federal Reserve more…

Prison time for 'Real Housewives' stars

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NORTHJERSEY.COM) Reality — in the form of a federal judge — hit Teresa and Joe Giudice hard Thursday when they were sentenced to prison for mortgage and bankruptcy more…

JP Morgan: Cyberattack on 76 million households

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) Updated, 9:03 p.m. | A cyberattack this summer on JPMorgan Chase compromised the accounts of 76 million households and seven million small businesses, a tally more…