Trumps bluster is not the only threat to the stock markets

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan — who once famously warned of “irrational exuberance” — appeared on CNBC this month and ominously warned that the bond market could collapse, bringing stocks down...

Bob Corker helped Republicans get the tax bill to the finish line, then they...

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) says he'll vote against Senate Republicans' tax plan, saying the $1 trillion it's projected to add to the deficit is too much for him to swallow....

Trump dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a tweet. What’s the worst way...

The world learned that President Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by a tweet. In doing so, the president broke a cardinal break-up rule: When breaking up, do it...

What regular investors should do about the Feds big move

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it will slowly reduce the $4.5 trillion in U.S. securities that it bought up a few years back when it helped prop up...

The Wests largest coal-fired power plant is closing. Not even Trump can save it.

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to help revive the struggling coal industry. It’s looking like a tough promise to keep. In the past three weeks, owners of two of...

Apple hired Dwayne the Rock Johnson to try to get you to fall in...

Apple wants everyone to like Siri. Everyone — it seems — likes Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson. Therefore, it makes sense to show the Rock liking Siri. That at least seems to be...

Republicans magic trick: Middle class tax cuts that disappear

The hallmark of any Republican tax plan is that it showers a wildly disproportionate share of its benefits on the top 1 percent of households. And in this, their...

A Whiff of Schadenfreude for StanChart as Tycoons Flail: Gadfly

Standard Chartered Plc has been treated worse than a doormat by Asia’s carefree tycoons. So it should be a matter of some satisfaction for CEO Bill Winters, who inherited...

The worlds all-time top car salesman is fighting to keep his title

For more than 40 years, Joe Girard has been the undisputed king of sales. That’s according to the Guinness Book of World Records that recognized Girard back in 1973 for...

CNN vs. Fox: Why these two cable networks can’t stop talking about each other

When a young survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting accused CNN of trying to “script” his questions for its town-hall-style telecast last week, Fox News’s opinionated hosts Tucker...