Qualifying for reverse mortgages will become harder
Part of effort “to avoid additional losses to government insurance funds.”
by Kenneth R. Harney
$4.15 Per Pound: Ground Beef Climbs to Another Record High
Americans feel the squeeze as food prices rise.
by Ali Meyer

The Economic Death Spiral
Japanese economy shows failure of Keynesian economics.
by Peter Schiff
State Monopolies Aren’t What They Used to Be
Freedom slips through the fingers of the government trying to tighten its grip.
by Julian Adorney

The Real Millionaires of Congress
Our elected officials remain increasingly out of touch.
by Jesse Ventura
Walmart officially in the running for worst corporation in the world
Public Eye, a counter-event to the World Economic Forum, nominated the company for its lifetime award as workers around the world protest Walmart’s wages and treatment of workers.
by Jana Kasperkevic

Obama Will Legalize More Workers Than Jobs Created
More competition for scarce jobs.
by Neil Munro
Fees Paid To Rahm Emanuel Donor Firm Increased After Emanuel Became Mayor
The John Buck Co., a real-estate investment firm whose executives contributed substantially to the campaign of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has earned more than $1 million in fees for managing city pension money. The details of the company’s fees emerged amid scrutiny over the propriety of the campaign contributions from company executives. According to a […]
by David Sirota

Ventura: CEO Salaries Up 875% Since 1978
In comparison, a typical worker’s salary increased only 5.4%.
by Off the Grid
The Reason Small Businesses Are Disappearing, As Explained By A Small Business Owner
Segment of the US economy that has historically led every single recovery.
by Zero Hedge

The Truth About Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy
Close alliance among politicians, bankers and big enterprises.
by Claudio Grass
Dow at record but S&P flat as energy weighs
Energy shares fell as Brent crude slid.
by Rodrigo Campos

Oil falls below $80
Brent crude has fallen more than 30% since June.
by Richard Leong
iPhones Are For Amateurs: With 22 Days To Go, The "Black Friday" Line Has Started
“We could have started later, but then we wouldn’t be sure to get first in line.”
by Zero Hedge

Election results aside, financial world expects more of the same
Republicans did not win a super majority in the Senate.
by Kevin G. Hall
Ron Paul: Markets Will Always Reign Regardless of Governments
Russia, China move away from U.S. dollar.
by Global Gold