The late Sen. Gaylord Nelson (D) of Wisconsin organized the first Earth Day in 1970 after the devastating oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. The event started as an environmental teach-in, with some 20 million Americans taking part on college campuses across the United States. Today, 500 million people in 175 countries observe Earth Day on April 22 as a way to celebrate the natural world and raise awareness of the environment. How much do humans affect the earth? Click below to find out.
Initial jobless claims declined to 386,000 from last week’s revised 388,000, while seasonally adjusted continued claims increased by 26,000, resulting in an “insured” unemployment rate of 2.6 percent.
The commercial paper market generally appears to be trending lower, contracting at a rate of 15.23% on a year-over-year basis to $932.60 billion, according to the Federal Reserve Bank.
We all have collections of clothes, books, DVDs. Following the management rule of "one in, one out" can help keep things under control.
Letting the Bush/Obama tax cuts (including the payroll tax cut) fall off the cliff would increase taxes on an average American household by $3,000 in 2013 alone, likely wrecking a still-fragile economy.
'We’re on the right track' isn’t a sufficient plan. The President has to offer the nation a clear, bold strategy for boosting the economy.
The average rate for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage declined 4 basis points to 3.94 percent since last week while the purchase application volume declined a notable 11.2 percent and the refinance application umped 13.5 percent over the same period.
Morgan Stanley should be commended for their earnings in the first quarter, even at a loss, but investors should still beware of Morgan Stanley.
Borrowing seldom-used items in lieu of buying them will save you money and space. It's also a good way to get to know your neighbors.
Citigroup's shareholders have said no to an exorbitant pay package for the bank's CEO, and why shouldn't they? Executive pay across American companies has ballooned to unacceptable levels, without the performance to back it up.