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Queue It Up: 24 Oscar Nominated Documentaries Now Streaming on Netflix

We recently highlighted the 11 Best Picture Oscar Winners now streaming on Netflix, but we decided that documentaries deserved a list of their …

Lyrid meteor shower: All you need to know

In 2018, April 22 is the peak morning. The moon, near the 1st quarter phase, is out of the way. Expect 10 to 20 meteors per hour at the peak.<p>The …

N.J. governor vows buyout of residents flooded in Sandy

State is hoping federal Sandy relief money would allow buyout of perhaps 1,000 homes.<p>MIDDLESEX BOROUGH, N.J. — By the end of next week, New Jersey should know whether it can set aside $250 million of the state's $60 billion Sandy relief allocation to buy perennially flooded homes and turn them into …

SHILLER: 'We're Living In A Totally Artificial Real Estate Economy'

"One thing that makes it very hard to forecast home prices right now is that we're living in a totally artificial real estate economy," said Shiller, co-creator of the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Index, a widely followed measure of housing prices.<p>Shiller pointed to the Federal Reserve, which …

JPMorgan Chase Now Being Investigated By Eight Federal Agencies, One Case Concerns Whether The Bank Fully Alerted Authorities To Suspicious Madoff Trades

The number of federal agencies now investigating JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), the biggest U.S. bank by assets, has grown to eight, and one case …

BofA: 'Banks Will Never Look The Same Post-Cyprus'

Dijsselbloem sparked a controversy this week when he suggested in an interview with Reuters and the FT that the way banks were bailed out in Cyprus - specifically, the haircut to uninsured deposits as part of the restructuring process - could be the new way that the euro zone handles bank bailouts …

Tensions remain about BRICS development bank

Despite a year of negotiations, the BRICS bloc of countries is still bickering over key details of a planned development bank to compete with the World Bank.<p>At their summit in the South African resort city of Durban, the leaders of the five BRICS members – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South …

European Financials Are Getting Slammed

In Italy, Monte dei Paschi is down 5.3 percent, Banco Poplare SC is down 4.4 percent, and Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna and Banca Popolare di Milano are both down 4 percent.<p>BofA credit strategist Hans Mikkelsen flagged Italian banks as most at risk in the wake of the Cyprus deal.<p>Spain is …