Money & Politics

Marijuana News: John Boehner Flips Stance on Pot Laws

In the latest marijuana news, former U.S. House representative John Boehner has changed his stance on weed laws, joining the boardroom of a cannabis company. Read Article

Pay-to-Use Facebook, Inc.? The Option’s Likely Coming, But…

If you own FB stock and think charging for ad-free access is a good move, know that Facebook can't simply flip a switch and win consumers over. Read Article

New Jersey to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey is the latest state to explore the possibility of opening up the door for medical marijuana for those with health conditions such as anxiety. Read Article

John Bolton: 10 Things to Know About Trump’s New White House Security Adviser

John Bolton is President Donald Trump's new White House Security Adviser and will take over the role from  H.R. McMaster next month. Read Article

Trade War Fears 2018: Here Are 7 Things to Know

A trade war may be on the horizon as President Trump is on the verge of increasing tariffs on Chinese imports. Here are seven things you should know. Read Article

Facebook Inc Is Being Hurt by a Political Witch Hunt

Facebook stock absorbed a multi-year record loss over its data scandal, but investors should separate facts from sensationalized fiction. Read Article

Trump Fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

President Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, marking yet another departure from the POTUS' cabinet, only 14 months into his presidency. Read Article

The Trump Tariffs: 13 Things to Know About His Aluminum, Steel Proposals

Proposals for the new Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum have been revealed and we have a few things to know about them. Read Article

Bitconnect Crash Is Good for Investors

Forest fires, whilst potentially lethal and devastating to people and property in their path, are a crucial part of the natural cycle of forest ecosystems. Fire... Read Article

Equifax Breach: Free Credit Freeze Deadline Is Wed., Jan. 31

Equifax is offering a free credit freeze by Wednesday, January 31 in order to protect those whose personal information has been exposed through a data breach. Read Article

Steve Wynn Resigns as RNC Finance Chair Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Steve Wynn has resigned as the Republican National Committee (RNC) finance chair due to allegations of sexual harassment towards the casino mogul. Read Article

Top 10 Most Traded Cryptocurrencies: The Biggest Names in Altcoin

As 2018 begins, the top 10 most traded cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, Litecoin, NEM, Stellar, IOTA and EOS. There is no... Read Article

Doomsday Clock Makes Most Alarming Move Since 1953

The Doomsday Clock is now two minutes to midnight, the closest it's ever been to that spot since the hydrogen bomb was being tested in 1953. Read Article

Tax Season 2018: 9 Key Changes to Know

Tax season 2018 is less than a week away and there are a number of change you should be aware of when filing your taxes for the 2017 year. Read Article

Fake News Awards: Trump Calls Out 6 Media Outlets

President Donald Trump released his Fake News Awards for 2017 this week and he called out six media outlets with the awards. Read Article

Government Shutdown 2018: What Happens Now?

A government shutdown 2018 may be on the horizon if Democrats and Republicans can't find a way to fund the government by Friday at midnight. Read Article

It’s Time for the Feds to Clarify Their Definition of Marijuana

Stand on whichever side of the marijuana legalization fence you want to, but let's at least hammer out some fact-based decisions. Read Article

Bitcoin’s Major Problem Is That It’s a Terrible Currency

No matter the Bitcoin price, its use as a currency is minimal. So what, exactly, are Bitcoin investors buying -- and why? Read Article

Jeff Sessions Marijuana Memo Ends Safe Haven for Legal Pot

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era law that protected the possession and sales of marijuana in states where it's legal. Read Article

Could Bitcoin Futures Pop the Bubble?

Bitcoin Futures are coming to the CBOE on December 10 and the CME later in the month. Assuming a sufficiently liquid market develops, large-scale institutional... Read Article