Energy company taps Biden, Dems to win loan deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The White House contends that all energy loan guarantees, including the more than $500 million given to now-bankrupt solar firm Solyndra, are awarded solely on the more…

This state fails to process jobless claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESS INSIDER) After this morning's surprisingly positive jobless claims number was released, three things happened:   Lots of people felt better about the economy Democrats cheered because they more…

More confusion over jobless claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) For the second time in a week, a government unemployment report is sowing confusion—and may not be as positive as the markets think. First it was last more…

30% one-time tax on all wealth coming?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ZeroHedge) Denial. Denial is safe. Comforting. Religiously and relentlessly abused by politicians who don't want nor can face reality. A word synonymous with "muddle through." Ah yes, that more…

SEC sues the 1 rating firm not on Wall Street's take

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) In April, motivated by what I consider pure maliciousness, the SEC initiated a "cease and desist" administrative proceeding it deemed "necessary for the protection of investors and more…

Jack Welch: I was right about jobs report

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) Imagine a country where challenging the ruling authorities—questioning, say, a piece of data released by central headquarters—would result in mobs of administration sympathizers claiming you more…

Could pepperoni pizza spoil presidential debate?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) During the next presidential debate, the candidates will be pondering the important questions of our time. But the most controversial may be "Sausage or pepperoni?" Pizza more…