SoundCloud The latest Republican crackpot to come out in defense of the Koch brothers and their big, big far right money: the always fully-deranged Michele Bachmann. Bachmann advocates using the RICO Act against people who criticize the Koch brothers. I just thank God that there's a billionaire or two on our side....
The parasitical drones comprising Big Government’s bureaucracy are generally regarded as subnormal in terms of intelligence, but they can be quite clever when it comes to separating productive citizens from their hard-earned money. For example: A Florida city [Tamarac, pop. Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo… The market for wearable devices could be technology’s next goldmine, and Google wants to be a big part of it. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android and Chrome, says Google will soon release a free software development kit to firms making...
For many of us, cars are a big part of life. They provide us with independence, allowing us to go wherever we like, and not be tied to anyone else’s time schedule. Not only that, but many of us use our cars for weekend drives and long distance trips. This makes saving money on gas even [...]Show More Summary
Free agency in the NFL is a chance for stars coming off huge years to get their money in a big contract. However, there are plenty of lesser-known players who will settle for smaller deals before providing great value to their new teams. Fans...Show More Summary
America really doesn’t understand how big chat apps are in Asia and that’s ok. Like I keep saying, the US is iPhone (iMessage), SMS and Facebook Messenger reliant. In Asia, it costs money to SMS. It costs money to make phone calls. The US may be the only country where SMS is unlimited for […]
Earlier this week, the Senate refused to end the filibuster of the nomination of Debo Adegbile to become the head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division Adegbile was unquestionably well suited for the job. The child of immigrants,...Show More Summary
Facebook may finally start to recoup some of the money it paid for Instagram. Ad Age reports that Instagram has inked an ad commitment with Omnicom, a global advertising company, for up to $100 million in ad spend over the course ofShow More Summary
If you go up against big home-goods sellers like Sears, you're going to need some money. Wayfair just announced it's re-upped with $157 million.
The Kansas Senate just passed a bill that would give the state's judicial branch $2 million in additional funding for the year. But the legislation contains some interesting fine print.
NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, AKA The Big Do Anything For Money, has launched an Indiegogo campaign in cooperation with Big Deez Productions to crowdfund a sequel to the hilariously awful Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo game Shaq Fu.Show More Summary
Gold’s price is ahead by 12% in 2014, beating stocks and bonds by a mile. ETF money flows, so key to last year’s 28% slump, have turned positive. Hedge funds have stopped selling. So why aren’t more traders chasing the big reversal in gold? Lately, it’s doubts about the geopolitical boost of the Ukraine crisis. [...]
In many parts of the world, there are governments paying significant amounts of money to license Microsoft's Office suite of productivity software. And, Office has played a big part in Microsoft's recently improved revenue and profit reports. Show More Summary
The first shot is launched in what could become a new price war for smartphones. Walmart Stores (WMT) is cutting prices on both the iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S4. The price on the Galaxy drops to $49 from $99. The Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5S drops to $119 from $145, and the 5C goes down to $29 from $45. Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo… One day after RadioShack revealed it will close 1,100 stores, Staples has announced a big cost-cutting drive. The office supply retailer will shut 225 stores by the end of next year in a bid to make annual savings of $500 million. The...
All WGC titles are big money events, but with the top 50 in the world set to play a redone Doral, this should be the biggest week of the season until Augusta. The Honda Classic won't hold the title of "best field of the year" for long, as the top 50 players in the world are set to tee it up at Doral this week for the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Show More Summary
Money can be tight when you’re studying, but there’s one big advantage: you can receive student discounts on all sorts of goods. Here are the best permanent student tech discounts in Australia. More »
Payment card fraud in the U.S. is rampant, and it's adding up to big losses. The U.S. accounted for 51% of global payment card fraud costs in 2013, according to BI Intelligence estimates. Here are the key points for 2013: The cost of global payment card fraud grew by 19% last year to reach $14 billion. Show More Summary
Wendy Davis has a big problem. Having filibustered a bill that would stop late-term abortions in Texas, she is so strenuously pro-abortion that she is turning of Catholic and Hispanic voters who may otherwise support a Democratic candidate for governor. Davis’ abortion problem with pro-life Hispanic voters is so pervasive that a candidate who spent […]
The Philadelphia Eagles have a major need at safety this offseason. Will they spend the money to make Jairus Byrd the highest-paid safety in the league? Do they view T.J. Ward as a better, more affordable option? Is there a player already...Show More Summary