REALTOR MAG –”Builder Magazine teamed with Hanley Wood Market Intelligence to compile its annual list of the healthiest housing markets in the country, factoring in housing projections from Moody’s Economy.com. The list was based on projected price appreciation, population growth, … read more
YAHOO FINANCE — “Four years ago, Wal-Mart abandoned its plans to obtain a long-sought federal bank charter amid opposition from the banking industry and lawmakers, who feared the huge retailer would drive small bankers out of business and potentially conflate … read more
In the last four weeks, as anger over debit card fees festered, more than 650,000 customers signed up for credit unions, according to the Credit Union National Association. Via NY Times.
Some of the Washington Redskins’ offensive woes appear to have rubbed off on the latest local team challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in court. Earlier today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court … read more
From the WSJ, comes this sortable list of college majors, salaries and jobless rates.
Here’s what the IAEA had to say today about an Iranian nuclear weapons program: The information indicates that Iran has carried out the following activities that are relevant to the development of a nuclear explosive device: • Efforts, some successful, … read more
Last week, the New York Times reported that the FBI broke up a scheme that distributed fraudulent disability payouts to hundreds of Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) workers—and the total cost of the fraud could amount to more than $1 … read more
The editor of Commentary magazine John Podhoretz sits down with Stu and Andrew to discuss his Bradley Lecture and essay entitled “The Case for Optimism.” They also discuss a counter essay penned by Mark Steyn called “The Case for Pessimism,” and … read more
This headline should make you look twice for two reasons. The first, of course, being that President Ortega did not actually lose the Nicaraguan elections last Sunday. He won his third term as president by a landslide, according to the … read more
The BLS reported today that total job openings in the U.S. reached a three-year high of 3,354,000 open positions at the end of September, the highest level of openings since August of 2008 (see chart). Private-sector openings were just slightly … read more