Money & Politics

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama-era law that protected the possession and sales of marijuana in states where it's legal.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

Obamacare 2018: When Is the Open Enrollment Deadline?

Obamacare -- the Affordable Care Act -- has announced its open enrollment deadline as being only eight days from today, on December 15, 2017. Read Article

Medical Marijuana in Ohio: List of Who Won Grow Licenses

Medical marijuana has passed in the state of Ohio and 12 large growers have been issued licenses to grow it, and 24 companies can produce it. Read Article

Is the Bitcoin Value Greater Than Gold?

As the Bitcoin value peaks, the value of gold declines. This is due to the perception of the Bitcoin, and the way its value has inflated in recent years. Google... Read Article

The CFPB Controversy: Who Is Mick Mulvaney?

The POTUS named Mick Mulvaney head of the CFPB even though the last director named Leandra English as his successor, stirring controversy. Read Article

How to Invest in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are the next big "thing" but how can you play it through stocks to cash in on the growth? Read Article

Is Microsoft Corporation CEO Satya Nadella Worth Roger Goodell Money?

MSFT stock has performed very well in 2017 and the biggest winner is Microsoft Corporation CEO Satya Nadella. Read Article

Investors Beware of the Bitcoin 10,000 Bubble

Supporters believe in Bitcoin 10,000, while skeptics think the Bitcoin bubble will soon burst. History is on the side of the skeptics. Read Article

Why Pizza Stocks Stink: Papa John Should Blame Millennials, not the NFL

While Papa John's blames the NFL anthem protests for a lagging PZZA stock, the reality is that most pizza stocks suffer similar challenges. Read Article

Will Horrific Mass Shootings Ever Impact Gun Stocks?

Gun stocks are again in focus after another horrific shooting, but substantive gun-control measures are still far away. Read Article

Marijuana News: California Cannabis Lovers Brace for Hefty Pot Taxes

California is preparing to sell recreational marijuana, but lovers of the drug are going to have to deal with hefty taxes first. Read Article

Is Silver’s Underperformance a Positive Sign?

Technical analyst Clive Maund explains why he sees silver's prolonged underperformance as the sign of a bottom. Read Article

New GOP Tax Plan: Who Wins? Who Loses?

In the latest GOP tax plan, the rich are expected to come out on top, while the working poor and small business owners will be hurt by it. Read Article