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Why Republicans Want to Declaw the Nation's Consumer Financial Watchdog Agency

A new bill aims to dismantle the powers of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the independent watchdog that protects consumers and investors and has saved Americans almost $12 billion since it was created six years ago.<p>Supporters say the Financial CHOICE Act will undo the regulatory burdens …

5 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 3%

With interest rates still close to record-low levels, and major market benchmarks seemingly bumping up near all-time highs on a daily basis, there are fewer places where income-focused investors can find a compelling yield these days. That said, one place that still offers a generous income stream …

CEOs Make 335 Times What Workers Earn

Average S&P 500 CEO made $12.4 million in 2015.<p>The average S&P 500 CEO in the United States earned 335 times more per hour than the average worker …

Exclusive: Big data breaches found at major email services - expert

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Hundreds of millions of hacked user names and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters.<p>The discovery of 272.3 million stolen accounts included a majority of users of Mail.ru (MAILRq.L), …

BP prepares deeper spending cuts as profits fall 80%

Oil prices touched a near-13-year low in the first quarter of 2016 contributing to a sharp fall in BP’s profits over the period<p>BP has said it is prepared to slash capital spending if oil prices continue to slide, as the company announced an 80% fall in profits.<p>The oil and gas company said it had …

Sears, Walmart, Target & Others That Have or Will Close Stores in 2016

Well over 2,500 stores will be closed.<p>We’re not yet into May, and already 2016 is proving to be another banner year for store closures. Chain …

Ford to build factory in Mexico, moving small-car production from U.S.

Ford Motor Co. plans to build a $1.6-billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, creating about 2,800 jobs there and shifting small-car production away from the United States at a time when moving jobs south of the border has become a major issue in the U.S. presidential campaign.<p>The company announced …

NAFTA

The Bribe Factory

EXCLUSIVE<p>WORLD’S BIGGEST BRIBE SCANDAL<p>PART 1<p>Unaoil: THE COMPANY THAT BRIBED THE WORLD<p>In the list of the world's great companies, Unaoil is nowhere to …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Unbelievable Secrets You’ve Never Heard About Your Favorite Disney Rides

When it comes to Disney history, park lore is easily the most exciting kind. So much work, time and creativity went into developing the theme parks …

3 Great Tax Breaks for People Who Make Less Than $50,000

Tax breaks aren't only for the rich.<p>Some of the most lucrative tax breaks available are designed to help low- to moderate-income families save for …

Break up The Banks, Says The Fed's New Guy

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s newest policymaker and a former point man for the government’s bailout of the financial industry on Tuesday called on …

Will Nissan Leaf Has Chance Against Tesla or GM?

The Nissan Leaf is stuck between the Volt and the Bolt. After new plug-in cars entering market, sales of the Nissan Leaf’s keep dropping. In total …

Electric Vehicles

Absurdly hot October as Earth sets 8th heat record this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even in a record-breaking hot year for Earth, October stood out as absurdly warm.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Global Warming

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p>“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was …

T-Mobile keeps growing, and CEO John Legere won't stop bragging about it

What happens when you combine a bombastic CEO with a marketing strategy that ruthlessly attacks its competitors? Apparently, it’s 2.1 million new …

With no sign of oil price rebound, Shell wields axe again

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is to axe 6,500 jobs this year and step up spending cuts as it seeks to reassure investors it can withstand an extended period of lower oil prices, even through its planned $70 billion acquisition of BG Group.<p>The Anglo-Dutch company also announced plans to raise …