The government should subsidize health insurance through refundable tax credits, not by writing checks directly to everybody over 67 years old
Though retail sales rose overall, discretionary sales for things like home furnishings and consumer electronics, were down 0.6 percent in April from the previous month and 1.4 percent from last year
Looking at rising stocks, it's easy to think that the economy's recovering. But the facts simply don't support such a fantasy.
Raj Rajaratnam, a wildly successful hedge fund manager, was sentenced and fined Oct. 13 on fraud and conspiracy counts for using insider information to make more than $50 million. Prosecutors called it the largest insider-trading case ever for a hedge fund. So how does his conviction stack up against other insider traders in the United States who were found guilty? Here's a look at the Top 5 convicted insider traders:
The University of Texas at Austin has published a spreadsheet that shows the cost-effectiveness of its faculty members
The US trade deficit is the highest it has been in more than two years, and a weak US dollar won't solve the problem