The Fed has said for some time it wants to see substantial improvement in the labor market before ending this round of quantitative easing, meaning an aggressive tapering schedule is not likely to be announced in the coming weeks...
The Chicago Bears are reeling and will host another team fighting for its playoff life on Monday Night Football with the Dallas Cowboys coming to town. The Bears' overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings may end up being the one to keep...Show More Summary
Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul missed the team’s Week 13 victory over the Redskins because of a shoulder injury that’s caused him problems for several weeks. Pierre-Paul was able to fight through the injury to make a crucial interception in a victory over the Packers, but he was completely ineffective against the Cowboys after spending…
The Indianapolis Colts benched running back Trent Richardson yesterday. It's a damning sign of just how disastrous the trade that brought Richardson to Indianapolis three months ago has become. He ended up with just five carries for 19 yards in a 22-14 Colts win, with Donald Brown getting the bulk of the action at running back. Show More Summary
After the Patriots beat the Texans in Week 13, Texans defensive end Antonio Smith said that he thought “it was kind of fishy” that the Patriots seemed to change up things on offense to combat things the Texans put in just for this week. Any reference to spying that involves the Patriots and Bill Belichick…
Even though media coverage on the economy may focus on how the holiday shopping season is unfolding, economy-watchers will still want to keep an eye on these five things in the reports scheduled for the week ending December 6.
Below is an updated look at our trading range screen for the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. For each stock, the dot is where it is currently trading, while the tail end is where it was one week ago. Moves into the red zones are considered overbought, while moves into the green zones are considered oversold. Show More Summary
Good Monday, Heroes! It’s time for the weekly giveaway linky, and we’re featuring the two contests that are live here on Earnest Parenting. Be sure to enter both (the baby blanket giveaway ends sooner), and then check out all the other contests linked up here. Show More Summary
In the grand scheme of things, the Pittsburgh Steelers losing to the Baltimore Ravens last Thursday in a heartbreaker wasn't the end of the world. The AFC continues to be a huge jumble of mediocre football teams scrambling for a Wild...Show More Summary
Once again it's time to delve into tips and tricks for new players in this week's Captain's Log. I'm quite happy to say that many of these previous columns are still very popular and generate a lot of feedback. This week I will endeavor...Show More Summary
The epic ending to the Iron Bowl between Auburn and Alabama provided a fitting end to a game that lived up to its immense hype. When Chris Davis returned a last-second field goal 109 yards for a touchdown to give Auburn a 34-28 victory,...Show More Summary
Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis‘ status for Week 13 was up in the air until just before kickoff because of a groin injury, but he was able to give it a go against the Panthers. Revis didn’t make it to the end of the contest, although his groin didn’t turn out to be the thing that…
The Buffalo Bills entered their Week 12 bye with a dominating performance over the New York Jets to keep their slim playoff aspirations alive. Many scenarios needs to work themselves out for the Bills to end their 13-year playoff drought,...Show More Summary
While Rivalry Week meant some serious upsets across college football (love you, Iron Bowl), life in the Big 12 went mostly as planned in Week 14—except for West Virginia, whose season ended in heartbreaking fashion once again. Baylor got a scare from TCU but was able to pull out its 10th win of the year. Show More Summary
Today is the day: Vast Majority Sunday! For weeks now, the Obama administration has promised that HealthCare.gov would "work smoothly for the vast majority of users" by the end of November. With it now being December, the White House is … Continue reading ?
Bob Dylan has found himself on the receiving end of a lawsuit this week. A group of Croatians has filed suit against the aging rocker for comments he had comparing the European country to America during slavery. The comments were made by Bob Dylan in response to a question about America in the French edition... Show More Summary
By Cliff Wachtel: Iran, China, and Investor Implications The following is a partial summary of thoughts and conclusions from our weekly fxempire.com analysts' end of week meeting, in which we share ideas about the outlook for global equities, currencies, and commodity markets for the coming week and beyond. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago Auburn beat Georgia under extraordinary circumstances on a Hail Mary called "The Immaculate Deflection" among other names. That was merely the warm-up act for what may be the most miraculous, memorable ending to a football game in this or any millenium. Show More Summary
Black Friday hadn't even ended before some retailers started teasing their deals for Cyber Monday. Amazon announced plans to start its Cyber Monday deals at midnight on Sunday and run promotions throughout the week. Walmart did one better...Show More Summary
There are a few teams around the NFL that are in must-win situations in Week 13, and for one reason or another, a loss would essentially end their playoffs hopes. Luckily for these teams, they are in great position to succeed this weekend. With the playoffs looming, there are several mid-level teams that need to start picking up wins each week. Show More Summary