Investors who read and react to blogs and the Twitterverse may not realize it, but they're actually on the forefront of a revolution, according to Joshua Brown, one of the greatest information disintermediations in modern history.
Chinese authorities have artificially lowered the interest rates that regular Chinese citizens earn on their savings and have directed these cheap funds to finance “staggeringly unprofitable” state enterprises that spin out wealth for connected elites.
Current high school and early college textbooks don't adequately explain what the federal debt is and why the students should care about it. This is a problem, because they are the ones set to inherit it.
Next time you mail a package or stop in to buy stamps, take a look at your post office's bulletin board. No telling what you'll find.
With these tips, you could save thousands annually on your apartment rental.
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.45 -- 18 cents below last year, and 23 cents lower than May. That's good news for commuters, road-trippers, and other folks who depend on their cars. Crude oil prices have also dropped.
When it comes to investing, a new article written by Nick Shalek claims that software is better than 99 percent of humans when it comes to financial advising. His post has spread around the industry like wildfire, with wildly mixed reviews.
Portugal stands out as the country making the biggest improvements, while neighboring Spain is seeing the smallest. Portugal's deficit in the first four months of 2012 is far lower than it was in the same period of last year.
Held two decades ago, the original Earth Summit gathered world leaders in Rio de Janeiro to try to grapple with climate change, biological diversity, and other environmental challenges. Rio+20 is smaller, but still generating interesting ideas.
Credit card debt can be financially crippling, so it's important to teach your kids responsible card use early. Here are five tips to get you started.
The idea of the X Tax–a progressive consumption tax designed 25 years ago–generated lots of discussion among tax experts. Whatever you want to label it, there are so few new ideas in tax policy, it never hurts to revisit an old one.
The number of accidental entrepreneurs, who started businesses after finding themselves unemployed and unable to find work, has doubled over the rate found before the recession began (from 9 percent to 18 percent). And a good chunk of those are struggling to make end's meet.