Obama to automakers: Double mileage, or else

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has finalized regulations that will force automakers to nearly double the average gas mileage of all new cars and trucks they sell by more…

Gasoline rising to record Labor Day high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Hurricane Isaac and a deadly blast at Venezuela’s Amuay refinery pushed gasoline to an almost four- month high and threatened to revive a debate about energy more…

Who'd be Fed chairman in Romney admin?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — In an interview with Bloomberg last night, Mitt Romney reiterated that he wouldn’t reappoint Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman, and strongly hinted that he would choose more…

Consumer confidence falls by most since October

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Confidence among U.S. consumers fell in August by the most in 10 months as households grew more pessimistic about their employment prospects and the economic outlook. more…

Feds: Too few 'turn to government for help'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — More Americans rely on their families for assistance than the government, so federal officials have undertaken an effort to help people to apply for federal more…

GM suspending Chevy Volts for now

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AUTONEWS) — General Motors plans to idle the plant where it assembles the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid for four weeks starting next month, two people familiar with the more…

Demise of the American war machine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer xTBbcLRn] In this podcast, economist, columnist, radio host and international conference speaker Jerry Robinson of "Follow the Money Weekly" ponders the demise of the bankrupt American war more…

Isaac bad news for GOP and Obama

by Jerome R. Corsi -- The emergence of Tropical Storm Isaac is not good news for either Democrats or Republicans. In Tampa, Fla., top officials of the Republican National Convention have canceled the more…

Isaac to rival Katrina in damage?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — On August 24th, we warned on Forbes that Tropical Storm Isaac could pose a threat to energy markets and even rival Hurricane Katrina in its destructive more…