5 pro-Obama states hit hardest by tax hikes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNSNews.com) – Families in Hurricane Sandy-ravaged New Jersey will face the highest tax increase as a percentage of their income – 6.82%  or about $6,933 more in taxes -- more…

Bankruptcy judge approves Hostess liquidation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Today) It's official. Twinkies are toast, at least as far as being a Hostess product is concerned. Hostess Brands Inc on Wednesday won permission from a U.S. bankruptcy more…

The U.S. oil boom ... without the hype

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Before I discuss the logic behind negating a peak of production of anything, let me sum up where we are in the U.S. in terms of crude more…

Why are investors so bullish on silver?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) A lot of people seem to be trying to find reasons to buy silver. In fact, there appear so few detractors that you wonder why it isn't more…

Stalemate danger on fiscal front rattles markets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Sun) Right after the election, it was all peaches and cream and conciliatory common-ground language when President Obama met with congressional leaders to discuss the fiscal more…