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The end of $100 a barrel oil

The days of $100 a barrel oil may be a thing of the past, according to the Saudi oil minister<p>If true, that could also eliminate the threat of $3 a gallon gas.<p>In an interview with the Middle East Economic Survey, an oil industry newsletter, Ali al-Naimi responded "we may not" when asked if oil …

President Obama Made One Of History's Greatest Stock Market Calls In March 2009

Barack Obama is having a pretty good month. On Thursday, the Supreme Court voted in favor to uphold the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.<p>You could argue that he's having a pretty good presidency overall. On comedian Marc Maron's podcast on Monday, he listed a bunch of things he accomplished while …

Retiring at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don't know why the word "lazy" gets such a bad rap -- I'm a big fan of lazy.<p>Here's why: Lazy is a smart man's motivation to get from point A to B as quickly as possible. A lazy person knows there's lots of life and fun to be …

New Minimum Wage Laws Will Force Walmart To Hike Wages At Over 1,000 Stores

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Minimum wage increases across the United States will prompt Wal-Mart Stores Inc to adjust base salaries at 1,434 stores, impacting about a third of its U.S. locations, according to an internal memo reviewed by Reuters.<p>The memo, which was sent to store managers earlier this …

Reading On A Screen Before Bed Might Be Killing You

You've heard that using screens before bedtime can mess with your sleep, but new research suggests the problem is even more serious.<p>Reading from an iPad before bed not only makes it harder to fall asleep, but also impacts how sleepy and alert you are the next day, according to new research from …

DA: Guns smuggled on planes in Atlanta an 'egregious' security breach

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> The breakup of a gun smuggling ring allegedly involving a current and former Delta Air Lines employee has exposed what a New York prosecutor described as an "egregious breach of security" at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.<p>Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson …

Google, Wireless Industry Not Down With Marriott’s Wi-Fi Blocking Plan

History isn’t on the hotel industry’s side as it tries to convince regulators to let it block personal hotspots.<p>Microsoft and Google don’t agree on much, but they’ve presented a united front against the hotel industry, which is trying to convince government regulators to give them the option of …

The Navy Seal Who Says He Shot Bin Laden Is Reportedly Under Investigation

Robert O'Neill, 38, who unveiled himself as the member of the Seal Tea Six team who killed the terror leader in a 2011 raid, is accused of revealing classified details of the raid, prompting a probe by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)<p>Depending on the outcome of the investigation, he …

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …

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