Money & Politics

The Pope Has a Point About Unchecked Capitalism, But…

Pope Francis and the Vatican's top leaders aren't wrong, but there's far more to the story than is being said. Read Article

Blockchain: Party Like It’s 1999? Or 2000?

Dueling New York conferences failed to raise cryptocurrency prices, but beneath the surface the Cloud Czars are itching for blockchain action. Read Article

Which City Will Amazon HQ2 Call Home Sweet Home?

With several candidate cities eagerly vying for the Amazon HQ2 prize, here’s a quick look at the top contenders for the new, Inc. headquarters. Read Article

Why ZTE Is The Last Stop Before a Full-Blown Trade War

ZTE is at the epicenter of a potential trade war between the U.S. and China -- one that has no straightforward solution. Read Article

5 Physical Goods to Grow Your Money

Although buying physical goods like art and automobiles makes your investment considerably less liquid than investing in the stock market, those with an interest in antiques might find buying tangible items more rewarding. Read Article

The Now-Hot Energy Market Should Cool Off Sooner Than Later

The energy market looks almost too hot to handle here, because it is. Oil giants like Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips are apt to keep oil prices stable in the foreseeable future by turning on a select number of spigots. Read Article

Without Trump, Baidu Inc (BIDU) Stock Has Easier Road for Q1 Earnings

BIDU stock faces a beatable Q1 earnings challenge in any other circumstance, but this year is geopolitically troublesome. Read Article

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