Category: Markets

China’s Anti-Reformers Take Over

China’s Anti-Reformers Take Over

  The Communist Party of China’s new Politburo Standing Committee, the nation’s top decision-making body (L-R) Liu Yunshan, Zhang Dejiang, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Gaoli, Yu Zhengsheng and Wang Qishan meet the press...

Could Under Armour Billionaire Kevin Plank Bankroll Maryland’s Move To The Big Ten?

Could Under Armour Billionaire Kevin Plank Bankroll Maryland’s Move To The Big Ten?

      comments, called-out + Comment now   + Comment now Welcome to the new landscape of college sports, where billionaire boosters and eight-figure payouts cause universities to abandon rivalries decades in the...

Why Facebook’s Stock Looks Locked And Loaded

Why Facebook’s Stock Looks Locked And Loaded

      Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “I’ve been called a lot worse.” This continues to be my response to those proclaiming me as a Facebook apologist. Although...

Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Chats Reportedly Extended To Buffett, JPMorgan’s Dimon

Obama’s Fiscal Cliff Chats Reportedly Extended To Buffett, JPMorgan’s Dimon

    Jamie Dimon, chairman of the board, president and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. leaves the hearing room after testifying before the US Senate Banking Committee full committee hearing on ‘A Breakdown...

Breaking Down Centi-Millionaire ‘Papa’ John Schnatter’s Obamacare Math

Breaking Down Centi-Millionaire ‘Papa’ John Schnatter’s Obamacare Math

John Schnatter wants to raise the cost of your pizza in response to new health care costs. And his math kind of adds up. Updates can now be found at the bottom of this...

The Mysteries of Finance: What Do Canadians Know that Americans Don’t?

The Mysteries of Finance: What Do Canadians Know that Americans Don’t?

The U.S. dollar valued in Canadian money: All downhill since 2008 — and a fall of more than one-third since George W. Bush took office in 2002. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HALIFAX, N.S. I have...

Off-The-Grid Mansions

Off-The-Grid Mansions

  Introduction With the help of Realtor.com, Sotheby’s International Realty, Coldwell Banker Previews International and Prudential Douglas Elliman, we combed the Multiple Listing Services to find available homes touting self-sustainable energy options capable of...

How to Amass and Lose a Fortune on Wall Street

How to Amass and Lose a Fortune on Wall Street

English: Wall Street sign on Wall Street (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Remember one month ago, when the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) was heading for 1500, and investors seem to think that equities are the best game in...

The end of Hostess

The end of Hostess

  Snack time is over for the maker of the iconic Twinkie and other lunchbox staples. By David A. Kaplan, contributor FORTUNE — The fat lady — the one who apparently ate too many...

Even without Rick Scott and GOP governors, Obamacare exchanges should flourish

Even without Rick Scott and GOP governors, Obamacare exchanges should flourish

  No matter whether online shopping markets for millions of uninsured Americans to buy medical benefits are run by states or the federal government, these health insurance exchanges should effectively provide health benefits, say...