Inflation is your biggest problem

by Jody Tallal -- In this week's column, I want to ask you to think for a moment about your single biggest financial obstacle. Is it your income taxes? What about having more…

Stocks jump 230, Nasdaq closes above 6,000

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities rose sharply on Tuesday as solid quarterly reports from several large-cap companies rolled through. The Nasdaq composite jumped about 0.8 percent, sending the index more…

Wikipedia founder aims to 'fix the news'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will more…

Dow rises 250 points on strong earnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities rose shaprly on Tuesday as solid quarterly reports from several large-cap companies rolled through. The Nasdaq composite jumped about 0.6 percent, sending the index above more…

Google tweaks search to root out 'fake news'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — Google is making changes to its search algorithm to promote more authoritative content and demote "low quality" content such as Holocaust denials. The more…

Trump slaps 1st tariffs on Canadian lumber

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The Trump administration is hitting Canada with stiff tariffs of up to 24% on lumber shipped into the United States. These are the first tariffs imposed by more…