When was the last time you stopped to pick up a penny? Considering most of us consider the one-cent coin almost worthless these days, it’s probably been a while. Still, the U.S. penny persists
It’s widely believed that the mileage ratings of many hybrid cars are inflated. Is it time for the ratings system to change?
The average fuel economy of new vehicles rose 6% in 2012, and cars are expected to use less and less gas going forward. Isn’t that a good thing?
The American Great Plains are known for their expansive farm lands, endless horizons, and — in recent history — staunchly conservative politics. So it may come as a surprise that only state-owned bank in the U.S. (an institution more widely associated with communist China than the Republican Party) can be found in ruby-red, rural North …
Walmart representatives met with Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday to talk guns and gun control. But how important are gun sales to Walmart’s bottom line?
No one present at next week’s swearing-in ceremony of Barack Obama as president is supposed to pay a dime to attend the event. But some attendees may be paying thousands of dollars for the privilege.
The summer of 2011 is not a time any of us would like to revisit, economically speaking. It was during this time that the European Debt Crisis had reached it’s most volatile stage, with many believing that a Greek exit from the …
Social Security may not add to the deficit, but it does add to the national debt. Fortunately, it’s easy to fix this.
A misguided response to the fiscal cliff could risk a recession while doing little to solve long-term financial problems
Multiple debt markets are facing big trouble because of excessive borrowing and the Fed’s easy-money policies.