Both excoriated and celebrated, Marc Rich developed his commodity trading business into a massive world-wide powerhouse employing more than 100,000 people, based on one principle: finding a need, and filling it, even if illegally.
A closer look behind the Conference Board's rosy consumer confidence survey released on Monday reveals an economy, at the individual and family level, that hardly merits such optimism.
Edward Snowden's final destination is uncertain, with reports of Ecuador, Venezuela, or even Cuba being his target to escape prosecution for blowing the whistle on the NSA.
To say that the Congressional Budget Office's estimate of the costs of S. 744, the immigration bill being contested in the Senate, is misleading is far too mild. It is deceptive and serves partisan political interests rather than the truth.
The collaboration between Google, NASA, and a small cutting-edge computer company marks a breakthrough in technology that could threaten U.S. citizens' privacy even further.
Gone is one of the most fearless investigative journalists of the present time, the author of an article so powerful and revealing that it forced the commander-in-chief to fire his number one general.
Three other NSA whistleblowers were asked on Friday what they thought about Edward Snowden's revelations about the surveillance state in the United States and each was relieved that someone had finally been able to break through and reveal the truth.
Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr gave just two options to those creditors gathered in downtown Detroit on Friday: Go along with my proposal now, and you'll get the best deal you can. Don't, and you'll get less, it'll cost more, and it will take longer.
On Thursday the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that patents on human genes are now void, while the successful creation of synthetic genes may continue to be patented. Both sides of the lawsuit celebrated victory.
Central banking and Keynesian ideology make a toxic brew, the consequences of which are beginning to show up around the world.