Dow snaps 4-day winning streak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed lower for the first time in five days on Tuesday, led by declines in Apple, while investors puzzled over conflicting more…

Obama's top economic adviser kills himself, says family

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_4731211" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alan Krueger (Courtesy Princeton University)[/caption] Princeton University economist Alan Krueger, who served as a top economic adviser to Presidents Obama and Clinton, committed suicide more…

Putin makes joke about Jews and money

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HAARETZ) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made a joke invoking the anti-Semitic trope about Jews and money during a visit to Crimea. During a visit with local residents more…

Wealth becomes issue for 'regular guy' Biden

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) “Middle-Class Joe” Biden has a $2.7 million vacation home. He charges more than $100,000 per speaking gig and has inked a book deal likely worth seven figures. more…

Pentagon identifies $12.8 billion for wall

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) The Defense Department has identified $12.8 billion in possible funding that it could use to fulfill President Trump's call for a border wall. Sen. Jack Reed, more…

7 in 10 say economy good

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (CNN)Americans give the nation's economy glowing reviews in a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS, and Donald Trump's approval rating may be reaping the benefits. Overall, 71% more…

Andrew Yang for prez promises $1,000-a-month

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) — The unlikely presidential run of Andrew Yang, who is proposing a $1,000-a-month “freedom dividend” to every adult in America, rolled Friday into San Francisco, more…