$20 low-income rebate costs city $37

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KIRO-TV) Taxpayers in Seattle may be paying more than expected to help low income drivers get a break on the new $60 car tab fees. The city is more…

$9 computer raises $1 million on Kickstarter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="N1MXEydTo63EY_Va7xe77W32DmHhbMRH" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN/Money) In five days, a $9 computer has raised more than $1 million on Kickstarter. The dirt-cheap computer is CHIP, a 2.5-inch motherboard that costs more…

Baltimore riots caused $9 million in damage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9ybXEydTpNXIMYsopleApKmg7_eyoipR" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BUZZFEED) Days of rioting in Baltimore after Freddie Gray’s death caused an estimated $9 million in damage to homes and businesses, the Small Business Administration more…

U.S. retail sales hint at recession

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Despite bouncing back last month at the fastest pace in a year, April just printed the slowest YoY growth since Nov09 at just 0.9% (retail sales has more…

Obama: Wealthy use private schools to avoid poor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Breitbart) During a conversation about poverty, President Obama said he was concerned that more wealthy people were separated from poverty because they chose to frequent private institutions instead more…

Facebook enters minimum-wage fight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="lxczUydTqTiqahiU--kQIzyucIz_prGi" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNBC) — Workplace benefits at Silicon Valley's biggest names including Google and Apple are the stuff of legend. Now tech powerhouse Facebook is entering the more…

Stocks mixed as rising yields, soft data weigh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed on Wednesday as investors remained wary of climbing bond yields and the lack of indications for a strong second-quarter rebound in more…

Senate strikes deal on Obama's trade bill

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="dieTQydToi_59BPHFWyyO5ToXbvV03e6" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (WASHINGTONTIMES) — The trade deal was back on track Wednesday afternoon, just a day after hitting the skids in a Democratic filibuster, after leaders struck more…