How Social Peers Affect How Even Congress Will Vote

By Dartmouth College Researchers,The Fiscal TimesMay 27, 2015
US Congress members' social circles are more important in how they vote than their liberal or conservative beliefs...

Ex-Presidents Are About to Get a Big Taxpayer Pay-cut

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
Under a new bill proposed by a trio of Senate Republicans, former President Bill Clinton would zero out his post-...
Pedestrians walk past the Time Warner Cable headquarters in New York

Charter and Time Warner Cable Merger: It’s All About Broadband

By Tim Stenovec,Business InsiderMay 26, 2015
The proposed $56.7 billion marriage of Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable , which the cable companies...

Guess What Stock Has Run Up 89% in the Past Year

By Alex Rosenberg,CNBCMay 26, 2015
Shares of Skechers have surged 89 percent in 2015, the third-best performer in the broad S&P 1500 index, as...
According to the U.S. Census bureau, last year 41 million children (and many adults I’m sure) made candy stops at over 116 million houses.   These houses spend on average $21 on treats, that’s nearly 2.5 billion in candy corn.

A Surprising New Status Symbol of Millionaire Moms

By Julie Zeveloff,Business InsiderMay 26, 2015
A ski home in Aspen? A private jet? A closet full of Birkin bags? If you thought any of these were the ultimate...

How the GOP Could Box in the White House on Obamacare

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
A group of Republican Senators is getting ready for a game of chicken with the administration if the Supreme Court...

Summer's Here! How Smart Companies Are Engaging Their Employees

By Suzanne Lucas,Inc.comMay 26, 2015
The day after Memorial Day is the official start of the summer season -- or at least when Miss Manners says we can...

Sneezy, Itchy, Swollen, Wheezing—5 New Ways to Beat Allergies

By Jacqueline Leo,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
After an endless winter in the eastern half of the U.S. it’s no surprise that sales at Kimberly Clark, makers of...

Boomers, It's Time to Cash Out of This Bubble

By Anthony Mirhaydari,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
Equities seem unshakeable. It's been nearly four years since the S&P 500 has suffered a 10 percent correction...

Why Ukraine Will Get Its Debt Restructured

By Patrick Smith,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
Push is quickly coming to shove over Ukraine’s $35 billion in government debt, $23 billion of which must be either...
Buffett: moving oil by rail safely major industry concern

Buffett Says a $15 Minimum Wage Will Crush Workers

By James Pethokoukis,Business InsiderMay 26, 2015
Wise words from Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha predicts how the rush to sharply raise the minimum wage will...
"First, we change all the maps!"

Putin Isn’t Reviving the USSR, He’s Creating a Fascist State

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
Many have suggested that Vladimir Putin wants to revive the old USSR, but the new Russia he’s building looks less...

States Band Together To Keep Obamacare Afloat

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesMay 26, 2015
A handful of states struggling to finance their Obamacare health exchanges are considering teaming up with other...