Food stamp fraud rampant: GAO report
Welfare recipients greatly increased from 2009 to 2013.
by Fox News
Argentina’s Peso Weakening at Fastest Pace Since January
First came the default, then a proposed debt swap aimed at circumventing a U.S. court ruling that could normalize Argentina’s relations with foreign investors. Now traders foresee a devaluation for the second time this year. Argentina’s peso sank 1.5 percent this week to 8.4025 per dollar, the biggest drop since the government devalued the currency 15 […]
by Camila Russo and Charlie Devereux

Tooth Fairy Feels the Pinch after Overspending
Average payout of $3.40 for every lost tooth.
by Kaitlyn Krasselt
Dollar Demand Falls Against Other Currencies
Dollar begins losing its global appeal
by Reuters

Sears may close more stores
It is the ninth consecutive quarter of losses for the once-mighty retailer.
by Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz
European Banks Expect Only ‘Limited’ Impact From Sanctions on Russia
Expected impact of sanctions on business to be “marginal.”
by Chad Bray

Justice Dept. Announces Record $16.65 Billion Settlement with Bank of America
Largest settlement in history between the federal government and a single company…
by Kevin McCoy and Kevin Johnson
UPS Says 51 Retail Stores Breached by Malware
Information includes card numbers, postal and email addresses from about 100,000 transactions.
by Associated Press

NAFTA Is 20 Years Old – Here Are 20 Facts That Show How It Is Destroying The Economy
It amazes me how the American people can fall for the same lies over and over again.
by Michael Snyder
Putin Says The Petrodollar Must Die: "The Dollar Monopoly In Energy Trade Is Damaging Russia's Economy"
“We should act carefully. At the moment we are trying to agree with some countries to trade in national currencies.”
by Zero Hedge

The Declaration Of Bitcoin's Independence
When we say Bitcoin, we mean the idea: the birth of cryptocurrency.
by Brave the World

Trading robots 'cause stock market tsunamis'
Trading algorithms and high frequency trading were behind the “Flash Crash” of May 6 2010, when the Dow Jones briefly plummeted almost 1,000 points.
by Neil Johnson
Infowars Now Accepts Bitcoin
Bitcoin successfully challenges the international banking cartels.

Gold buoyed on weaker-than-expected retail sales
Gold for December delivery rose $3.90, or 0.3%, to $1,314.50 an ounce.
by William Watts
Bank Of England Warns: Interest Rate 'Will Need To Start To Rise' To Fight Inflation
Bank will raise interest rates in “small, slow increases.”
by Jim Edwards