Internet stocks are doing well for Google. The company's internet stocks rose from $5.71 a share a year ago to $7.68 a share at the end of the second quarter.
Currency markets around the globe that are government-controlled, are hurting the US dollar. While some currency markets bump up and down, compared to the US dollar, others remain steady.
Job openings climbed 0.83 percent since April, and they're up 9.66 percent from May 2010
Getting married? Congratulations! Your future spouse will be your business partner as well as your life partner. Your credit, good name, and financial future will be tied to this person, who may not hold the same beliefs about money that you do. Talking about money is difficult for anyone, and it may seem like a romance-killer. But it is a good test of your relationship. An honest discussion about finances before the wedding can help avoid one of the biggest causes of stress after the wedding. Here are six ways to help you confide in each other and create a financial plan:
Debt ceiling discussions are taking up huge amounts of legislative time. But should the president be able to raise the debt ceiling on his own?
The US space shuttle program has cost around $200 billion, by some estimates. Has the program been a sign of America's greatness, or has the price made other areas of innovation drag?
Unemployment is rising, and the president's response has been far from adequate
The debt limit increase would be America's, not the current administration's. Soon, rational Americans will be much more nervous about the debt ceiling.