King of the Streamers? HBO and Amazon Team Up to Challenge Netflix

By Josh Herr,The Fiscal TimesApril 23, 2014
in the same week that Netflix announces a subscriber price increase, Amazon Prime announces the acquisition of...

IRS Gives Tax Dodging Workers $3M in Bonuses

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesApril 23, 2014
Apparently it’s okay to be a tax dodger if you work for the Internal Revenue Service. The federal tax agency doled...

When Inflation Is Too Low to Grow

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesApril 23, 2014
For generations that grew up hearing Federal Reserve Board chairmen vowing to battle inflation, listening to Janet...

David Einhorn Says We Really Are in a Tech Bubble

By Julia La Roche,Business InsiderApril 22, 2014
Hedge -fund manager David Einhorn, who runs Greenlight Capital, says we're seeing another tech bubble, CNBC...

Teen Birth Rate Drops by Half to 3 Percent

By Marine Cole,The Fiscal TimesApril 22, 2014
The U.S. teenage birth rate may be at a record low – but more than one in four teens who gave birth were ages 15...

The Greening of the Pentagon Takes a Big Step Forward

By Timothy R. Homan,The Fiscal TimesApril 22, 2014
A U.S. Army base in Arizona will soon be home to the Pentagon’s biggest solar power plant, part of the Defense...

Mismanagment of Veterans Hospitals Costs $1.5 Billion

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesApril 22, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ largest construction projects continue to suffer from massive cost overruns...

The Growing Perils of the Cashless Future

By Michael Kling,The Fiscal TimesApril 22, 2014
We’re finally on the brink of the cashless society that futurists and other have been forecasting for years. The...
GM Ignition Switch

Igniting a Battle That Could Bring Down General Motors

By Supriya Kurane and Arnab Sen,ReutersApril 22, 2014
General Motors Co filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce a bar on lawsuits stemming from ignition defects in...

Medicaid Expansion Cheaper Than Expected: CBO

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesApril 22, 2014
A deep dive into numbers released by the Congressional Budget Office last week shows that Medicaid expansion under...

Female Docs See Fewer Patients, Earn $55,000 Less Than Men

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesApril 22, 2014
Even the most prestigious of professions can’t escape from the gender wage gap. It’s been known for years that...

High Court Affirms Ban on Race-Based College Admissions

By Robert Barnes and WILLIAM BRANIGIN,The Washington PostApril 22, 2014
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of racial preferences in university admissions,...