It’s time to buy oil stocks


Record Rally: A gold medal for stock investors It’s no secret that when oil prices rise, energy stocks tag along for the ride. That’s why energy stocks are More...

Apple slips as worries about iPhone sales linger


Berkshire Hathaway makes investment in Apple The iPhone 7 can’t come soon enough for Apple — and its investors. Apple(AAPL, Tech30) already reported last More...

Oprah is done with ‘diversity’


Oprah Winfrey in 96 seconds Oprah Winfrey is done with “diversity.” Winfrey sat down with The Hollywood Reporter along with filmmaker Ava DuVernay to discuss More...


Dollar imperialism: The Fed’s tributaries

OUTSIDE the Federal Reserve’s imposing building in Washington, DC, water cascades from two fountains shaped like chalices. Inside, the Fed’s decision-making generates equally More...

Money talks: November 17th 2015: A world of debt

LIKE the sub-prime mortgage crisis in America and the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, emerging markets could be on the cusp of their own debt reckoning 20151117 More...

Univision to buy Gawker Media


Peter Thiel in 108 seconds It’s official: Univision has agreed to buy Gawker media. The primarily Spanish-language More...

Walmart is selling deep-fried Twinkies


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Bernie Sanders’ plan for prescription drug prices Senator Bernie Sanders has a message for Pfizer: Make...

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Kobe Bryant rings the NYSE bell Kobe Bryant has revealed that while he was dominating play...

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Volkswagen emissions scandal: A timeline Volkswagen is being forced to cut production of cars in Germany....

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Pfizer announced a $14 billion deal for Medivation, a biotech company that makes an important cancer...

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America’s top retailers in trouble Fans of the Coen Brothers will appreciate this next reference. (Google...

Michele Roberts optimistic Players Union and owners can avoid lockout


The spending of the 2016 summer has sent some people into worry mode that there will be a lockout and it will More...

Danny Duffy almost threw one of the most dominant no-hitters in MLB history

The Royals on Monday topped the Rays by the score of 3-0 (box score). At this point, we’ll indulge in felonious..

Mets’ Noah Syndergaard refutes reports he’s pitching with a bone spur in his elbow

The Mets hopped out to an early 4-0 lead over the first-place Nationals on Monday night, but beginning with the bottom..

Religious leaders grapple with doctor-assisted dying


LIFE’S beginning and end are, to most religions, sacred moments. Therefore politicians are accustomed to More...

The unkindest cut

AT a midwife’s clinic in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, services for baby girls include an incision with a needle to the fold..

Endocrine disruption pioneer Lou Guillette remembered

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Andrew Jefford: a new Cretan age

Andrew Jefford ‘The indigenous star among Cretan whites, Vidiano, can vary from fresh and sappy to peachy and creamy’ ©Graham Roumieu The story..

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How this Family of 4 Traveled the World for $130 a Day

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Microsoft Buys Livestreaming Firm Beam to Bolster Xbox Live Team

Microsoft is adding gaming company Beam to the fold as the software giant looks to bolster its gaming division. Terms of..

The 10-Minute Morning Butt Workout That Will Fire Up Those Glutes

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Housing in America: Comradely capitalism


THE most dramatic moment of the global financial crisis of the late 2000s was the collapse of Lehman Brothers on September 15th 2008. The point at which the drama became inevitable, More...

Italian distressed debt: Bargain hunt


AFTER years of economic stagnation and questionable lending, bad loans at Italian banks have piled up. The gross value of non-performing loans (NPLs) is around €360 billion More...

European banks: Still stressed out


ANY big announcement about banks made after the markets close for the weekend is bound to bring back dark memories of the 2007-08 financial crisis. Although the results of the More...