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Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has released a new book that is part fiscal conservative ideology and part Shawshank Redemption.<p>Great American …

Huckabee

Worried about stocks? Bonds look worse

As 2015 kicks off, investors are skittish.<p>Stocks are pricey. Historically, the price-to-earnings ratio for the S&P 500 is a tad over 15, according to Bespoke Investment Group. Today's trailing P/E, a key measure of whether stocks are a good value, is above 19.<p>That's not dotcom bubble levels, but …

Stock Markets

Solar and wind power are now cheaper than coal or natural gas in some markets

While renewable energy has been getting more affordable for residential installations, that has not always been the case on a commercial scale. For …

Are Police Stealing People’s Property?

Our asset forfeiture laws are a mess, and they’re letting cops confiscate property. Left and right ought to agree on this one.<p>“Don’t even bother …

Figures 'prove Scotland has enough wind farms already'

The Conservatives seize on a WWF Scotland analysis showing wind farms generated the equivalent of 98 per cent of Scotland's electricity needs last year as it emerges power companies were paid more than £53 million to switch off their turbines in 2014.<p>Nicola Sturgeon is under pressure to stop the …

Renewable Energy

Here's What 13 Top Wall Street Pros Are Predicting For Stocks In 2015

The S&P 500 closed the year at 2,058, above the year-end forecast of all but one strategist — FundStrat's Tom Lee.<p>For 2015, Wall Street sees stocks gaining some ground, but few strategists are calling for the fourth straight year of double-digit gains from stocks.<p>The average year-end target on the …

Markets

U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years

American spies have detailed dossiers on the North Koreans who the U.S. says were behind the Sony attack. But the still-secret evidence likely won’t …

North Korea

How much money managers put into their own funds

They handle your money, but do fund managers put their own wealth into the portfolios they offer? New research reveals who has 'skin in the game'<p>Does it bother you that fund managers get paid vast sums whether they make you money or not? Actually, there is a select band whose fortunes are very …

Investing

The FBI has circulated to police departments, people who make frequent reference to the U.S. Constitution or the Bill of Rights may be terrorists – InvestmentWatch

KeepAndBearArms.com — The Phoenix Federal Bureau of Investigation created a flyer some time back during Clinton’s Presidency, asking the recipients …

Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 index edge back up to record highs

U.S. stocks are back at record levels as investors were encouraged by good news on housing, the job market and corporate earnings.<p>Best Buy jumped 7 percent Thursday after its quarterly results came in far ahead of what analysts were expecting. That bodes well for the holiday shopping season in the …

Stocks have only done this 3 times in the last 100 years

Here’s a mind-blowing statistic: If the market is trading at the current level or higher at the end of the year, it will only be the fourth time in …