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The Buffalo Bills picked up snowed-in players from their homes -- on snowmobiles

If nothing else, give the Buffalo Bills credit for being incredibly creative. After Ralph Wilson Stadium got buried under too much snow for Sunday's planned home game against the New York Jets, the NFL rescheduled the matchup for Monday night in Detroit. Show More Summary

Why Silicon Valley's Elites Are Obsessed With Poker — And It's Not Just Because Of The Money

E very month, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest power players meet at the Palo Alto home of Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive who now runs his own venture capital firm Social+Capital. The guest list reads like a who’sShow More Summary

Fed’s Bullard: Fed Has Boxed Itself In When It Comes to June Rate Hike

Broad expectations the Federal Reserve will start raising short-term interest rates next summer are being driven not so much by economic considerations as they are by quirks in how the U.S. central bank conducts its policy meetings, and that's a bad thing, a top Fed official said Thursday.

Draghi Just Deliberately Tanked The Euro

European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi is speaking today at a banking conference in Frankfurt, and he has one central message: we have to bring inflation back up, now. It's one of Draghi's most forthright speeches, with one exceptional...Show More Summary

Bill Dudley Explains Why The New York Fed Is Not A Subsidiary Of Goldman Sachs - Live Webcast

Just days after the NY Fed ousted an employee for providing confidential information to a Goldman Sachs banker (who formerly worked at the NY Fed - and has since been fired by Goldman), Bill Dudley - the president of the NY Fed - will...Show More Summary

Republicans have officially filed a lawsuit over ObamaCare

House Republicans filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration on Friday, claiming that the president has abused his executive authority over the Affordable Care Act. The suit was filed against the secretaries of the Health and Human Services and Treasury Departments. Show More Summary

Speaker Boehner's Response To Obama's Executive Action: "Acting Like A Teenager"

Speaker Boehner is out with his response to Obama's executive diktum: BOEHNER: OBAMA IMMIGRATION ORDERS WILL ENCOURAGE BORDER CRISIS OBAMA `DAMAGING PRESIDENCY ITSELF' BY EXECUTIVE ORDER: BOEHNER As Obama himself noted, these actions are those of a teenager...

Fed To Issue Rules Notice On Banks And Commodities In Early 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve will issue in the first quarter of next year a formal notice of rules it has been reviewing for financial holding companies and their activities in the physical commodities markets, a top official with the U.S. Show More Summary

Will Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Deal With Mozilla Foundations Put Pressure On Google Inc (GOOGL)?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is all set to replace Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as default search engine on Mozilla Foundations Firefox web browser. Before the introduction of Chrome browser by Google, Firefox was the most widely used browser for various reasons. Introduction of Chrome has widened the crack between Mozilla Foundations and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), which gave […]

Five members of family killed in crash en route to Disney World

Five members of a Texas family were killed as they set off for a "dream trip" to Disney World when a 16-year-old boy apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing the family's SUV to roll over, police said Thursday. Police charged the boy, who had a driver's license, with reckless driving. Show More Summary

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1: 10 major differences between the book and the movie

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 arrives in theaters today. It is adapted from the first half of Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay, the final volume in the Hunger Games trilogy. (Part 2, which will conclude the film series, will arrive...Show More Summary

Bill Gross Reacts To George Soros’s $500 Million Investment Like He’s Been Awarded The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

If George Soros, whose fund threw Gross a couple of nickels earlier this week, had any doubts about his investment with the former Pimco CEO, they have been assuaged. Not only has Gross pledged his undying stewardship of Soros’s capital...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton supports President Obama's executive action on immigration

Losing no time, Hillary Clinton tweeted her support for President Obama's executive actions on immigration minutes after he concluded a prime time address at the White House. Thanks to POTUS for taking action on immigration in the face of inaction. Now let’s turn to permanent bipartisan reform. #ImmigrationAction — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 21, 2014 More

The NY Fed's Attempt To Explain That It Is Not A Subsidiary Of Goldman Sachs

The most shocking, if already completely buried, news of the day was that - in yet another confirmation that Goldman Sachs is in charge of the New York Fed - a NY Fed staffer was colluding and leaking confidential, material information to a 29-year-old Goldman vice president, himself a former Federal Reserve employee. Show More Summary

This Is Why Rand Paul Is Hillary Clinton's Worst Nightmare

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, As Hillary Clinton starts to ponder the curtains she wants to hang in the Oval Office, there is only one person who can realistically stand in her way: Rand Paul. Readers of this site will be well aware that I spend very little time focusing on Presidential politics. Show More Summary

Taking selfies and talking inequality, has Janet Yellen gone too far?

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signs a copy of Time Magazine while testifying on Capitol Hill earlier this year. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images. One recent brisk morning in the nation’s capital, about 30 community leaders and workers from around the country, all clad in matching green T-shirts, posed for a group photo on Constitution Ave. Show More Summary

Charting the millions of people affected by Obama’s immigration order

President Obama will unveil executive action Thursday evening offering temporary legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants. The White House hasn't said who will receive protection, but several stories Thursday morning indicated the...Show More Summary

Sen. Tom Coburn: Obama immigration order could lead to 'instances of anarchy'

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn (R ) warned that the country is "going to go nuts" over President Obama's immigration order. "The country's going to go nuts, because they're going to see it as a move outside the authority of the president, and it's going to be a very serious situation," he told USA Today. Show More Summary

After Recession, Home-Remodeling Is on the Rise

Wednesday's report on housing starts suggested a steady trend for construction. But new houses aren't the only support to economic growth. Updating a bathroom or adding a deck also contributes.

Who Doesn't Have to Pay the Obamacare Penalty?

The Affordable Care Act includes penalties for those who don't have health insurance, but some people may be exempt.

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