Apple hit with U.S. injunction in e-books antitrust case

The Best Books of 2014: Our 5 Favorite Novels

By Suzanne McGee,The Fiscal TimesDecember 21, 2014
This is the time of year when booklovers feel overwhelmed, not only by the choice of books at hand, but by the...

Wall Street Looks to End the Year on a High Note

By Patti Domm,CNBCDecember 21, 2014
After a week of high-octane turbulence, stocks have a good chance of drifting higher in the week ahead, giving the...

FEMA Wasted Billions on Administrative Costs

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
A federal watchdog has raised concerns about how much of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s budget is going...
A car drives past under a mural of revolution leader Che Guevara in Havana

Lifting Trade Restrictions Won’t Help Cuba That Much

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
Cuba is seen as the big winner from the Obama administration’s plan to normalize diplomatic relations and...

DHS Employees Still Ripping Off Overtime Pay Program

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
Despite repeated complaints that the Department of Homeland Security employees were ripping off a special overtime...

Telltale Signs You’re in the Wrong Job

By Marla Gottschalk,Government ExecutiveDecember 19, 2014
At some point in our work lives, many of us will find ourselves in the wrong job. (I hear of this quite often.)...
In smartphone mass-market, Samsung, Apple have margins on their minds

Why Mobile Retail Still Needs Fixing

By Cadie Thompson,CNBCDecember 19, 2014
Mobile shopping may be all the rage these days, but consumers aren't entirely impressed. More than half of...
A security guard stands at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los Angeles, California December 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian

Next Cyber Hack Target Could Be Power Grids

By Ju-Min Park and Jack Kim,ReutersDecember 19, 2014
The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army in a long-term...

The Surprising Fact of Hunger in America

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
According to pollster John Zogby’s survey of 12,000 American adults, nearly one in 10 said they’d gone without...

Collapsing Oil Prices Could Really Mess with Texas

By Yuval Rosenberg,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
There could be trouble bubbling up in Texas. Even as most state economies suffered mightily during the Great...

Borrowing Bad: Risky New Mortgage Rules Could Take Us Back to 2008

By David Dayen,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
If one principle in financial regulation reached a consensus in 2014, it’s that decreased leverage creates...
Citigroup to pay $7 billion to settle U.S. mortgage probe

Two Big Breaks for the Big Banks to Kick Off 2015

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesDecember 19, 2014
It was a good week for big banks in Washington. Just a few days after Congress passed an appropriations bill that...

The Dangers Hiding in the Market’s Huge Rebound

By Anthony Mirhaydari,The Fiscal TimesDecember 18, 2014
Investors are probably grabbing at their necks, suffering from some serious whiplash as stocks have rebounded...