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 2014-08-02 00:01   

Marketwatch.com

  Don't expect U.S. to follow California's lead on Obamacare rates, chief says...

While premium hikes may not be as high as feared, don't expect the rest of the nation to follow California's lead on 2015 Obamacare rates, one official says....



 2014-08-02 00:00   

Marketwatch.com

  Twitter debates the important issue — whether Obama should have said U.S. 'tortured folks'...

The U.S. has largely moved on from the debate over torture to prevent terrorism. But it clearly hasn't moved on from the issue of how to characterize it....



 2014-08-02 00:00   

Fox Business

  Why the Selloff? Who Knows?...

Traders started hitting the 'sell' button during the middle of this week. But the reason for the swift move lower in U.S. equity prices remains somewhat of a mystery....



 2014-08-01 23:49   

The Economist

  Domesticated animals: How the Labrador got its spots | The Economist...

OVER the course of several thousand years, mankind slowly transformed the wild canine into mans best friend. Wolves would linger near early human settlements,......



 2014-08-01 23:46   

Fox Business

  How Much Millennials Spend on Fast Food...

Which states have the most millennial fast-food fanatics?...



 2014-08-01 23:46   

Bloomberg

[ Markets ]

  Greece's Credit Rating Raised by Moody's on Fiscal Outlook...

Greece's credit rating was raised two levels by Moody's Investors Service, which cited a better fiscal and economic outlook for the country that was at the center of Europe's debt crisis....



 2014-08-01 23:40   

Bloomberg

[ Industries ]

  Storm Bertha Will Lash Caribbean on Track Into Atlantic...

Tropical Storm Bertha will lash parts of the Caribbean with rain and gusty winds on a path that curves away from the U.S. East Coast....



 2014-08-01 23:38   

International Business Times

[ Markets and Finance ]

  Time Inc. Earnings Preview: 5 Questions Q2 2014 Earnings Report Should Answer...

For readers who still love print -- and there are a few of us left -- it’s a page right out of history....



 2014-08-01 23:37   

Bloomberg

[ Industries ]

  House Republicans Add $35 Million to Border Fund Plan...

House Republicans, seeking votes to pass their plan to address the influx of children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, boosted its cost to $694 million and bolstered language to speed child deportations....



 2014-08-01 23:33   

Bloomberg

[ Industries ]

  Two Leaders Dealing With Ebola Skip Obama Africa Summit...

The presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone plan to skip President Barack Obama's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit next week to deal with the deadly Ebola virus in their countries....



 2014-08-01 23:29   

Fox Business

  Wall Street Heads South...

It was a nasty week for the market, but at least we now know the dominant direction....



 2014-08-01 23:26   

Bloomberg

[ Markets ]

  Treasuries Climb After U.S. Jobs Growth Trails Forecast...

Treasuries climbed, led by five-year notes, after data showing the U.S. added fewer jobs than forecast in July damped bets the Federal Reserve will accelerate a reduction of monetary stimulus forecast for 2015....



 2014-08-01 23:08   

International Business Times

[ Markets and Finance ]

  In Push Against Teachers Unions, Campbell Brown Refuses to Release Names Of Funders...

The founder of a high-profile group seeking to weaken teacher tenure laws refuses to reveal who is funding her efforts, despite her organization's stated aim to "bring transparency" to education policymaking....



 2014-08-01 23:06   

The Economist

  Data geopolitics: Round three to the government | The Economist...

DEFEAT in a New York court on July 31st probably came as no surprise to Microsoft. The technology company had already been told twice to hand over a customers......



 2014-08-01 22:51   

The Economist

  Politics and local government: Urbane development | The Economist...

WITH lawmakers in Washington achieving precious little, cities and the suburbs are increasingly the places where things get done. This at least is the case put......



 2014-08-01 22:46   

Bloomberg

[ Markets ]

  Real Caps Worst Week Since January on Central Bank Swap Decision...

Brazil's real had its biggest weekly decline since January as the central bank refrained from starting a rollover of foreign-exchange swap contracts supporting the currency....



 2014-08-01 22:46   

CNN Money

  Stop sharing USB Flash drives - right now...

USB-connected devices have a fatal flaw. Say no to strangers' flash drives -- and smartphones too....



 2014-08-01 22:45   

Fool.com

  Why Insurers Are Paying Out Rebates...

Thanks to Obamacare, insurers including UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Humana (HUM), and Aetna (AET) are paying consumers millions in rebates. - Todd Campbell - Health Care...



 2014-08-01 22:42   

International Business Times

[ Companies ]

  Online Grocery Delivery Battle Rages As Google, Amazon, Whole Foods Face Off...

Google, Amazon and eBay are spending tens of millions to fend off fledgling upstarts for preeminence in a burgeoning service sector that experts believe will revolutionize yet another basic area of modern life. The fight for the online grocery delivery ma...



 2014-08-01 22:41   

Bloomberg

[ Markets ]

  Freddie Sells $659 Million of Debt in First Soured-Mortgage Deal...

Freddie Mac, the government-backed mortgage giant, sold $659 million of "deeply" delinquent home loans in its first offering of such debt....



 2014-08-01 22:40   

The Economist

  Tattoos in the workplace: Ink blots | The Economist...

Shame about the tie IN THE North Star tattoo parlour in downtown Manhattan, Brittany shows off her ink: a Banksy-inspired tableau covering both feet. Now a student......



 2014-08-01 22:40   

Fox Business

  Procter & Gamble to Axe Up to 100 Brands...

The family-products giant plans to cut 90 to 100 brands in its portfolio, leaving behind a more efficient, consolidated company....



 2014-08-01 22:35   

CNN Money

  P&G dumping 90 brands...

P&G announces it is selling or closing about 90 smaller brands to focus on its 70 to 80 major brands....



 2014-08-01 22:24   

Fox Business

  Week Ahead: Sparse Data, More Earnings...

The upcoming economic calendar is sparse by comparison to last week: manufacturing reports, trade data and more earnings....



 2014-08-01 22:24   

Fox Business

  Berkshire Hathaway Sees 2Q Earnings Rise to $6.4B...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway late Friday reported a second-quarter beat, with earnings rising to $6.4 billion. Shares were up nearly 1% in after-hours trade....



 2014-08-01 22:22   

Fox Business

  More Momentum: U.S. Adds 209K Jobs...

The U.S. added 209,000 jobs in July, less than analysts had anticipated and raising concerns for labor market momentum....



 2014-08-01 22:21   

International Business Times

[ Markets and Finance ]

  US Judge Orders Argentina Debt Negotiations Must Continue...

(Reuters) - Argentina's default this week did not "extinguish or reduce" the South American country's debt obligations, a U.S. judge said on Friday, and he ordered negotiations between the country and holdout investors to continue. In a stern tone, U.S. ...



 2014-08-01 22:19   

The Economist

  Gaza: How to get a long-term ceasefire | The Economist...

THIRD time lucky? A Palestinian delegation is heading to Cairo to discuss terms for a long-term ceasefire after 24 days of fighting which has left 1,400-plus......



 2014-08-01 22:19   

Fool.com

  Congress and Hospitals Team Up For Veterans' Medical Care...

The creation of a Veteran's Choice Fund to pay for veteran care at non-VA facilities could significantly decrease veteran wait-times for appointments. - Todd Campbell - Health Care...



 2014-08-01 22:13   

The Economist

  A setback for free trade: Strangled at birth | The Economist...

THE trade-facilitation agreement the 160 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) concluded in Bali in December may have sounded drab, but it was......



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