This year has been a tale of two recoveries. The jobs numbers show an economy that’s having one of its best years since 2010, but the GDP numbers show it’s having one of its worst. How do we reconcile this? Well, we don’t. That’s because nearly any time there’s a data discrepancy like this, it eventually gets revised and smoothed away, which
Via LearnVest By Natasha Burton ~ Blood, sweat and tears. O.K., maybe not the first part, but for anyone who’s made it a goal to get in shape, these words can often come into play when you’re kicking off a new exercise regimen. But what about if you’ve made it your goal to finally get
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Monday said the country’s giant load of student loan debt would not lead to a “meltdown” but warned that too many Americans were being held back by their college borrowing. In a speech before a group of economists, Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin noted that borrowing for
A top official at the Federal Trade Commission is warning that consumers will be hurt if a fellow agency, the Federal Communications Commission, pushes for strong net neutrality protections under Title II of the Communications Act. It’s the second time in as many weeks that the FTC has complained about the possible loss of authority
Jay Z is facing legal action over a sample he supposedly used in the 2009 hit ‘Run This Town’. Record label TufAmerica has announced that it is suing the hip-hop star – who is married to Beyonce – for the use of the single syllable sample ”oh”, which is allegedly taken from Eddie Bo’s 1969
Gus Wenner for Rolling Stone Taylor Swift covers the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine, and inside, she opens up about who inspired her new songs, how paranoid she is about her privacy, and what’s happening with her love life…which is pretty non-existent at the point. Regarding her privacy, Taylor says that the idea that
If we’re taking any cues from the street style we’ve seen this week, it’s that wearing white after Labor Day should be encouraged, not frowned upon. Bright whites are all over the streets, from Rihanna’s full-on white-out to model Irene Kim’s fluffy white sneakers. Click through the gallery below to see our favorite looks from Day 4
Kiss today goodbye, arts lovers. Bid farewell to all the warm (but not too warm), wonderful days of summer we’ve had. We are heading into fall, and that means serious business: school, midterm elections, the advancing chill of partisan divides and other cold fronts. So there is absolutely no call for something as loony-goony as
Image Courtesy Peggy Sirota/Billboard Chris Brown graces the cover of latest issue of Billboard magazine, in his first formal print interview since he was released from jail last June. The singer candidly discusses various topics, ranging from redemption to being a role model — to whether he foresees a time where his relationship with Rihanna
NEW YORK (Reuters) - One year ago, New York Rangers veteran center Brad Richards was benched in the team's last two games of the National Hockey League playoffs because of poor play.
"It was the lowest point in my career," Richards said about being ma...
ACCRA (Reuters) - A Liberia-flagged oil tanker has gone missing off the coast of Ghana and a senior port official told Reuters on Saturday the captain sent a distress call to say the vessel was attacked by pirates.
The Liberia-flagged MT Fair Artemis ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to regulate booming online financial services firms to curb the risks they pose to the wider financial sector, the former president of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Yang Kaisheng, said on Thursday.
Tens of mil...
A slew of better than expected local economic news, that came hot on the heels of the best company reporting season in three years, saw local shares move higher over the past week.
The stockmarket shrugged off Monday's falls as fears abated that Russia...