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EPA Was Not Always Confident In Its Global Warming Agenda

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Lisa Jackson

‘It’s not going to be able to be done easily’

Zika Virus Causing Mayhem For Corporate And Personal Travel From US

Daily Caller News Foundation | JP Carroll
A female Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen on the forearm of a health technician in a laboratory conducting research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, at the entomology department of the Ministry of Public Health in Guatemala City, February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Josue Decavele

38% of female employees allowed to postpone trips

Greens Want To Sue Companies That Don't Care About 'Global Warming'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Judge holding gavel in a courtroom (Getty Images)

The governments of the United Kingdom and the Netherlands have fallen victim to similar legal arguments.

Stocks Get Burned As Oil Flirts With 13-Year Lows

Business | Steve Birr
Fake U.S. dollar banknotes are burnt during a ceremony to honour deceased ancestors in the old quarter of Hanoi October 26, 2010. According to Vietnamese tradition, people burn items made of paper, such as money, cloths and vehicles, during the ceremony. Leaders from the 10 ASEAN states plus China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and others convene in Hanoi for the ASEAN summit this week with the currency issue as one of the main topics to discuss. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (VIETNAM - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)

The Federal Reserve said it will not take negative interest rates off the table

Dow Jones Industrial Average Moving Today as Oil Prices Soar

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Cuomo-Commissioned Study Ignores KEY Problem With $15 Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27: Vice President Joe Biden (L) appears with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to unveil plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City. The highlight of the event was an announcement that a new LaGuardia airport will be built, with construction starting next year. The new facility will will feature state-of-the-art security, transportation and shopping and dining options. The project is estimated to bring 8,000 new jobs to the area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Not any recognition’

Union Boss Slams Obama For Putting Environmentalists Ahead Of Workers

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska

‘It appears that environmental extremists have convinced the President to tax our energy sector’

Federal Reserve's Plan 'Won't End Well' For The Markets

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Yellen holds a news conference in Washington

Yellen reiterated the Fed’s plan to raise interest rates in the months ahead

Elon Musk Ignores Terrible Earnings Report, Promises Tesla Will Make Money This Year

Business | Steve Birr
Elon Musk speaks at an event.

‘The last several months have been quite excruciating, really.’

Top Broker Says China Crisis 'Could Exceed 400 Percent' Of 2008 Crash

Business | JP Carroll
File picture illustration taken in Beijing, China shows Chinese 100 yuan banknotes and a U.S. one dollar banknote

Hedge fund manager is betting big against China

US Natural Gas Exports Could Free Eastern Europe From Russia

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Canaport liquid natural gas facility is seen in Saint John, New Brunswick

American LNG exports to Europe have the potential to save America’s allies from Russian aggression.

Fed Charts Show Just How Much The Energy Industry Is Hurting

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Two cooling towers are demolished at a power plant in Huaibei, east China's Anhui province June 22, 2007. China said on Thursday it was unfair for rich countries to buy its cheap goods and then condemn its greenhouse gas pollution, a day after one study suggested the nation was already the world's biggest carbon dioxide emitter. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA)

The only consolation is that cheap oil is likely worse for the rivals of the U.S. energy industry.

Why the Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Falling Today

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New Federal Overtime Rule Gets Bashed By Congress

Business | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question after delivering a statement on the economy in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We are writing today to express out serious concern’

Pro-Lifers Could Be Worst Enemy Of A Tobacco Tax Increase

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
Largest Ever Federal Tobacco Tax Hits Cigarette Smokers

Missouri pro-lifers are skeptical of tobacco tax rise

Dow Jones Industrial Average Up on Yellen Testimony

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Yellen listens to a reporter's question during a news conference in Washington

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Supreme Court Just Delivered A Crippling Blow To Obama's Global Warming Agenda

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Supreme Court Justices arrive in House chamber prior to President Obama's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington

‘This will be a fatal blow to the president’s climate agenda’

Activists Slam Yellen's Fed For Lacking Diversity, Having Too Many Bankers

Business | Steve Birr
Yellen holds a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington in this file photo

‘While 63 percent of the nation’s population is white, 83 percent of Federal Reserve board members are white.’

Why Stock Buybacks Won't Save the Market This Time

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File photo of the logo of Exxon Mobil Corporation on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York

Since 2009 U.S. companies spent more than $2.3 trillion buying back their own shares

Doritos Super Bowl Ad Sparks Dumbest Political Feud Ever

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
Doritos [Frito-Lay]

Can a fan-made Doritos ad really be touted as some huge pro-life victory?

Obama's $4.1 Trillion Final Budget Is Riddled With Increased Spending, Tax Hikes

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question after delivering a statement on the economy in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington February 5, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Just $1.21 trillion would be allocated toward discretionary spending

Hungry Chipotle Customers Blow Up Random Lawyer's Phone For Free Burritos

Daily Caller News Foundation | Steve Birr
Restaurant Chain Chipotle Warns Climate Change Could Force Guacamole Off The Menu

‘Where’s my free burrito bitch.’

Hunker Down Oil Companies, Low Crude Prices Are Here To Stay

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
An employee walks on top of an oil tank at a Sinopec refinery in Wuhan, Hubei province, in this April 25, 2012 file picture.  REUTERS/Stringer/Files

‘With the market already awash in oil, it is very hard to see how oil prices can rise significantly in the short term’

NY Fast-Food Wage Hike Gets More Legal Heat

Business | Connor D. Wolf
McDonald's protest (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Violates the Constitution

California Cities Could Suspend Fight For $15

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A man counts wads of U.S. dollars on a money counting machine at a currency exchange shop in Baghdad December 21, 2015. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily

‘Pretty much going to preoccupy all elements of labor for months’

US Economy Braces For The Worst After Asian Markets Implode

Business | Steve Birr
A one euro coin is melted with a welding torch in this photo illustration taken in Bern November 8, 2011. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTR2TREF

‘Investors are worried about what central banks have left’

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Down Today After Japan Market Crash

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$20 Oil In Six Months? Goldman Sachs Says It Is Likely

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A Goldman Sachs sign is seen over their kiosk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS)

Goldman Sachs expects a barrel of oil to cost between $20 and $40 a barrel over the next year.

Rahm's Multi-Million Dollar Tobacco Tax Plan Takes Bitter Blow

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel holds a press conference on December 2, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel, who is a candidate for Mayor of Chicago, used the press conference to lay out his plan for ethics reform in city government. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

It would ‘devastate communities of color’

JP Morgan Announces Economic Forecast Literally No One Wants To Hear

Business | Steve Birr
Jordan's Bashar Bani Yaseen (L) kicks Syria's Sanharib Malki in the face whilst attempting a scissor kick during their 2011 Asian Cup Group B soccer match at Qatar Sports Club stadium in Doha January 17, 2011.      REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad (QATAR  - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTXWP20

‘The risks of a broader business pullback remain elevated.’

US Stocks Take Another Hit As Market Panic Rises

Business | Steve Birr
Throwing Money Away

‘You are seeing more and more people saying: is this 2008 again?’

What to Do Now If You're Short Twitter Stock

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Twitter (Reuters)

Remember Enron?

5 Moneyed Greens Who Profit Off Global Warming

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode (Flickr/Images Money)

Global warming activists raise and spend far more money than their opponents

Shocking Poll Result: John Kasich Is in Second Place in New Hampshire

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Hooksett

Monmouth survey reveals some surprising results

Major Union Faced With Tough Decision Between Sanders And Clinton

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talk before the start of the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas, Nevada October 13, 2015. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

‘Both of them, by the way, on the Democratic side, would be great candidates to be president’

Another Coal Company Forced To Layoff Hundreds Of Employees

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Members of the United Mine Workers of America hold a rally outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington October 7, 2014. The union members rallied against proposed EPA Clean Power Plan rules, which the union claims will eliminate thousands of coal industry-related jobs. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CIVIL UNREST ENERGY) - RTR49AJ3

Low natural gas prices, ‘overreaching regulations’ caused the layoffs

Financial Titans Issue Big Warnings For 2016

Business | Steve Birr
Fake U.S. dollar banknotes are burnt during a ceremony to honour deceased ancestors in the old quarter of Hanoi October 26, 2010. According to Vietnamese tradition, people burn items made of paper, such as money, cloths and vehicles, during the ceremony. Leaders from the 10 ASEAN states plus China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and others convene in Hanoi for the ASEAN summit this week with the currency issue as one of the main topics to discuss. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (VIETNAM - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)

‘We’re headed for a real economic collapse the order of magnitude of which will be much greater than 2008’s crash’

Oregon Vapers Could Face Eye-Watering E-Cigarette Tax

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
World Health Organisation Calls For Regulation Of Ecigarettes

Half the country and DC have considered taxing vape products

You'll Love This Politician's Quip on Wall Street

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Sanders speaks at a campaign rally at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines

Here’s Sen. Sanders’ anti-Wall Street tirade from last night’s debate

Unemployment Rate Hits 8-Year Low Despite Jobs Report Failing To Meet Expecations

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
A "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the door to the Urban Outfitters store at Quincy Market in Boston, Massachusetts September 5, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The average workweek saw an uptick of .1 hour, increasing it to 34.6 hours on average for the start of 2016

Illinois Union Calls Republican Governor A Liar

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
GOP IL Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner Votes In Primary Election

‘Already thousands of union members have attended those meetings to get the true facts’

Teamsters Demand Wells Fargo Stop Supporting Right-To-Work

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A Wells Fargo customer enters a bank branch  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘We have entrusted Wells Fargo with the hard earned assets of Teamsters members’

What The $15 Minimum Wage Means For New Jersey

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Govs Christie And Cuomo Discuss Security Protocols Against Terrorism

‘As more people fall into poverty we need to lift them up and help them join the middle class’

West Virginia Right-To-Work Heads To Governor's Desk

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
West Virginia State Capitol in Charleston (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I have learned a lot over the last four years about unions’

Obama Proposes Raising The Gas Tax 136%

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
'Absurd' -- Obama Wants To Put A New $10 Fee On Every Barrel Of US Oil (Getty Images)

‘Rising prices at the pump affect everybody’

Watch Martin Shkreli Smirk And Glare At House Members While Invoking Fifth Amendment Rights

Business | Steve Guest

‘Are you listening?’

Dow Jones Industrial Average Moving Today after Weak Jobs Report

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Teamsters Threaten Lawsuit Over Allegedly Biased Right-To-Work Study

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
West Virginia University (Photo: Youtube)
'The Republican majority has relied almost entirely on this study'

Venezuela Is Literally Getting Cargo Planes Full Of Cash

Daily Caller News Foundation | JP Carroll
File photo of Venezuela's President Maduro speaking during the last campaign rally with pro-government candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Caracas

Inflation will reach 720 percent this year

Audi Continues To Hum Along Despite VW Scandal

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller speaks at their media reception during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, January 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

‘The slagging sales come despite the fact Britain’s car market sales boomed overall in January’

National Layoff Numbers Skyrocket 218 Percent

Business | Steve Birr
A protester holds a sign during a demonstration against unemployment benefit cuts on July 11, 2012 in Oakland. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
'That was the highest retail total since January 2009.'

Dow Jones Industrial Down Today as U.S. Jobless Claims Spike

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America Is Supplying OPEC With Oil

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Men work at an oil pump in Lagunillas, Ciudad Ojeda, in the state of Zulia, Venezuela, March 18, 2015. Venezuela's national crime pandemic - the United Nations says the country has the world's second-highest murder rate after Honduras - is a growing headache for the oil industry, which accounts for nearly all of the country's export revenues. Hold-ups and thefts in the sector are on the rise, taking a toll on output, according to interviews with around 40 people, including oil workers, union leaders, foreign executives, opposition politicians, scrap dealers, and people who live near oil installations. To match Insight VENEZUELA-OIL/CRIME Picture taken on March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Isaac Urrutia

“They’re desperate, they’re really desperate.”

Chicago Teachers Union Rallies Against Bank Of America

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel holds a news conference in Chicago, Illinois December 30, 2015. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

‘We are demanding that Bank of America act as a good corporate citizen’

Right-To-Work County Initiative Suffers Devastating Court Loss

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
A ruined American flag on a street in Ferguson, Missouri. [Reuters]

‘The primary question presented by this lawsuit is whether a right-to-work law may be enacted solely by a state’

Chipotle Reports Declining Sales After E. Coli Scares

Business | Toni Ann Booras
File photo of a Chipotle restaurant in Federal Way Washington

The company’s stock has climbed since the CDC announced the E. coli outbreaks ‘appear to be over’

Did Hillary Clinton Cheat in Iowa?

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in Decorah, Iowa, January 26, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Sanders campaign raises suspicions that out-of-state staffers might be counted as caucus voters

Stocks Plummet In Brutal Day Of Trading

Business | Steve Birr
Fake U.S. dollar banknotes are burnt during a ceremony to honour deceased ancestors in the old quarter of Hanoi October 26, 2010. According to Vietnamese tradition, people burn items made of paper, such as money, cloths and vehicles, during the ceremony. Leaders from the 10 ASEAN states plus China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and others convene in Hanoi for the ASEAN summit this week with the currency issue as one of the main topics to discuss. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (VIETNAM - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)

‘People are very spooked about what they can’t see.’

Did Ted Cruz Cheat in Iowa?

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Trump accuses Ted Cruz of misleading voters

Goldman Sachs Shocks All By Questioning The Idea Of Capitalism

Business | Steve Birr
A money changer counts US dollar banknotes for customers in Jakarta on May 8, 2015. The dollar rose in Asian trade on fresh expectations the US central bank may raise interest rates in the second half of the year, analysts said. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
'there are broader questions to be asked about the efficacy of capitalism.'

Dow Jones Industrial Average Up Today on Busy Earnings

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Major Union Boss Praises Unions For Hillary's Iowa Win

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
NBC's Lauer: 'Near-Death Experience' For Hillary In Iowa [screen shot NBC]

‘Boots on the ground make a difference for candidates who stand with working people’

Yahoo Sued For Allegedly Discriminating Against Male Workers

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

‘Females with the same Employee Score as male employees were treated better’

Iowa Caucus 2016: What the Results Mean for Stocks

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at a campaign event in Centerville

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Dow Takes A Nose Dive As Oil Prices Drop

Business | Steve Birr
A man watches a board showing the graphs of stock prices. (REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

‘Drivers for any market bounce are fairly limited and emotionally based.’

AP Heaps Some Blame On Obama For Coal Industry Plight

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
A migrant worker steps out of his accommodation in an area next to a coal power plant in Beijing during a smog-free and also the last day of the city's first "red alert" for air pollution, in this December 10, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

‘Everything he (Obama) does to make it more costly to do business makes it harder’

Gay Rights Activist Switches Sides And Asks The Question Everyone Has Been Thinking

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
A wedding cake with statuettes of two men is seen during the demonstration in West Hollywood, California, May 15, 2008, after the decision by the California Supreme Court to effectively greenlight same-sex marriage. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Should Muslim printers be obliged to publish cartoons of Mohammed?’

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Down Today as Oil Prices Fall

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$7.6 BILLION Chinese Ponzi Scheme Rips Off Almost 1 Million Investors

Business | Steve Birr
People count money (REUTERS/Andrew Kelly)

’95 percent of investment projects on Ezubao were fake.’

Union Encourages Iowa Caucus Voters To Support Hillary

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has consistently supported gun control. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Put simply, she gets it’

Union Takes $45K Hit For Misreporting Political Contributions

Business | Connor D. Wolf
$5 Million In Cash Displayed At Seminole Hard Rock Casino (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘The union agreed to file its reports in accordance with state campaign finance law’

One Of The Main Gripes About Fracking Could Be About To Go Extinct [VIDEO]

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Photo courtesy of Fairmount Brine Processing

The process distills water used in the fracking, and purifies it so that it can be reused

West Virginia Could Become The Next Right-To-Work State

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Members of the Postal Workers Union (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘Out of the ten states with the highest rate of poverty, seven are right-to-work states’

German Gov't Mulling Over Giving $5K Subsidy For Electric Vehicles

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
An Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station is seen at a factory of Beijing Electric Vehicle, funded by BAIC Group, in Beijing, China, January 18, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

‘To counteract the effect sagging crude prices are having on Germany’s electric vehicle market … leaders are considering using public dollars to boost electric car sells’

No One Knows Why Unionized Dock Workers Just Walked Off The Job

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A cargo ship (Photo credit should read FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

‘We strongly urge the ILA members to return to work immediately’

Economic Growth Dives In The Fourth Quarter

Business | Steve Birr
President Obama delivers remarks to members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in the East Room at the White House in Washington

‘There are definitely problem areas’

There's A $29 Trillion Debt-Bomb That Has Some Investors Rattled

Business | Steve Birr
A $5 dollar bill on fire. Photo by Mike Poresky on Flickr/Creative Commons
'We've never been in a cycle quite like this.'

President Obama's "Secret" Gun Ban on 4.2 Million Social Security Beneficiaries

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Vendors display latest gun line at SHOT Show 2016 (Photo: Kerry Picket)

Pensioners who lack the ability to manage their own financial affairs will automatically be banned

These 7 States Have Half Of All Union Members

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Members of the Postal Workers Union (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘Roughly half of the 14.8 million union members in the U.S. lived in just seven states’

How to Tell When the Next Market Crash (or Rally) Is Coming

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening of the markets in New York

How to read “between the lines”

Feeding Frenzy: Mark Cuban Shreds 'Entitled, Arrogant' Silicon Valley Titan

Business | Steve Birr
Mark Cuban (Getty Images)
'entitlement and arrogance'

Obama Admin Ambush Election Rule Leads To More Union Wins

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Citizens vote on Election Day. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Win rates are up’

Obama Can Thank Republicans For Helping EPA's Global Warming Agenda

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the National Clean Energy Summit at the Mandalay Bay Resort Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 24, 2015. The White House expanded its push for greater renewable energy adoption, announcing fresh financial incentives for solar panels, smart grid technology and other alternative energies for homeowners and builders. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX1PJ3X

‘Before the tax extenders utility-scale wind and solar faced a bleak future’

Why Investors Are Going To Keep Losing Money

Business | Reuters
Street signs for Wall St. and Broad St. hang at the corner outside the New York Stock Exchange

This could last for a long time

Dow Jones Industrial Average Moving Today After Fed's Dovish Statement

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Yellen holds a news conference to announce raised interest rates in Washington

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How (and Why) to Trade Options on ETFs

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Don’t worry about finding the perfect stock

China Is Steaming MAD About A Brilliant Call From George Soros

Business | Steve Birr
George Soros (Investor, Finanzier, Open Society Foundation), Rebecca Harms (MdEP, Die Grünen/EFA), Foto: www.stephan-roehl.de

‘Declaring war on China’s currency? Ha ha.’

Washington Republican Works To End Localized Minimum Wages

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Four Shot At Seattle Pacific University (Flikr/Creative Commons)

‘This is a simple check on city councils run by special interests and ideologues’

Seattle Could Face Supreme Court Challenge Over Minimum Wage Law

Business | Connor D. Wolf
McDonald's protest (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Our appeal to the Supreme Court will be focused solely on the discriminatory treatment of franchisees’

Canadian PM Reprimands DiCaprio: Tone Down Anti-Coal Claptrap

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio poses as he arrives for the British premiere of "The Revenant", in London, Britain January 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville

‘Inflammatory rhetoric doesn’t necessarily help those families or help Canada’

Dow Jones Industrial Average Falling Today Ahead of Fed Statement

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Mapped: States Most Vulnerable To E-Cigarette Taxes In 2016

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
No Vaping Sign, 6/2015, Starplex Cinema, by Mike Mozart of TheToyChannel and JeepersMedia on YouTube/Screen Shot

Here are the states most likely to be hit with e-cigarette taxes

California Head Regulator Demands Insurance Companies Divest From Coal

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
A migrant worker steps out of his accommodation in an area next to a coal power plant in Beijing during a smog-free and also the last day of the city's first "red alert" for air pollution, in this December 10, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/Files

‘The movement away from coal … poses a potential financial risk to insurance companies investing in coal and the carbon economy’

Here's How Donald Trump Wants to Fix Social Security

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at the South Point Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

94% of Iowa voters believe the next president must make Social Security more financially sound

Johnson Controls To Move HQ To Ireland For Lower Tax Bill

Business | Reuters
John Thain, chief executive of the NYSE, applauds as Edward D. Breen, chairman and chief executive of Tyco International, rings the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange

Bipartisan outrage

Local Union Leader Busted For Corruption

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A police cruiser and two officers (MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I did not realize it had gotten this bad’

When Will the Next Fed Interest Rate Hike Happen?

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Yellen holds a news conference in Washington

U.S. Federal Reserve kicked off its two-day policy meeting Tuesday

Spain's Green Energy Production Crippled Without Subsidy Crutch

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Towers of Abengoa solar plant at "Solucar" solar park are pictured in Sanlucar la Mayor, near the Andalusian capital of Seville, southern Spain November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo

Green energy programs in Spain destroyed 2.2 jobs for every green job created

Study Finds TPP Could Raise US Incomes By $131 Billion A Year

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama (5th L) holds a meeting with Trans-Pacific Partnership leaders alongside the APEC Summit in Manila, Philippines, November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

By 2030, annual exports could increase by $357 billion

Ford Expands Recall For Faulty Air Bags

Business | Reuters
Entertainer Seacrest interviews Ford and Fields of Ford at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Move comes after investigation into lethal air bag explosion

Two Tech Stocks to Play the Auto Industry’s $31 Billion Opportunity

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New Mercedes-Benz E-Class is introduced at reception prior to opening of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

2016 will mark the tipping point in which Silicon Valley operating systems will supplant those from the auto industry

This Is What A $15 Minimum Wage Could Mean For Hospitals

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Medical staff wait (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)

‘We must also make sure health care providers receive adequate reimbursement’

Dow Jones Industrial Average Moving Today Ahead of FOMC Meeting

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Pilots Union Contract Suffers Prolonged Layover

Business | Connor D. Wolf
United Airlines planes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘We have all witnessed a culture gone awry’

Russia's Oil Production Booms Even As Energy Prospects Dim

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 17, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

‘In my opinion, if such a political decision is taken, Russia should jointly work with OPEC to cut supply to the market’

Supreme Court Allows 'Socialized Electricity' To Make Green Energy Profitable

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A man uses a sweeper to clear snow from in front of the Supreme Court after a major winter storm swept over Washington January 24, 2016. The National Weather Service said 17.8 inches (45.2 cm) fell in Washington, tying as the fourth-largest snowfall in the city's history. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The ruling forces utilities to pay middlemen for “negative electricity” theoretically saved by consumers during times of peak demand.

Experiment Finds Smokers Using E-Cigarettes Significantly Cut Down On Tobacco

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
ITALY-ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE-TAX-DEMO

Study shows smokers who vaped significantly cut down on e-cigarettes

$25,000 In Gift Cards Plus 6 Other Ways Unions Abuse Dues

Business | Connor D. Wolf
People count money (REUTERS/Andrew Kelly)

How is your union spending funds?

Moody's Reviews Potential Credit Downgrade Of Major Oil Companies

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Pumpjacks taken out of production temporarily stand idle at a Hess site while new wells are fracked near Williston, North Dakota November 12, 2014. Falling oil prices have yet to spoil North Dakota's party, with billions of investment dollars still flowing for new wells and pipelines, apartments and shopping centers, a tacit bet the third energy boom in the state's history is just getting started. Picture taken November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES ENERGY)

‘We see a substantial risk that prices may recover much more slowly over the medium term than many companies expect, as well as a risk that prices might fall further,’

Obama Unveils Major Global Warming Reg On The Eve Of A Massive Blizzard

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Pumpjacks taken out of production temporarily stand idle at a Hess site while new wells are fracked near Williston, North Dakota November 12, 2014. Falling oil prices have yet to spoil North Dakota's party, with billions of investment dollars still flowing for new wells and pipelines, apartments and shopping centers, a tacit bet the third energy boom in the state's history is just getting started. Picture taken November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES ENERGY)

‘It’s about giving more control to the federal government’

Report: The Fight For $15 Is Franchise Genocide

Business | Connor D. Wolf
The McDonald's Restaurant Store Museum (REUTERS/Jim Young)

‘These changes will be most impactful to franchise owners’

West Virginia Senate Passes Right-To-Work

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
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‘I believe this is a critical first step toward bringing about the kind of change in West Virginia that is desperately needed’

Obama: Unions Are Critical For Workplace Fairness

Business | Connor D. Wolf
President Barack Obama

‘When union participation is down, workers have less leverage to get a raise’

Hillary Clinton-Goldman Sachs Ties Summed Up Here Perfectly

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Hillary Clinton not mentioned in Benghazi film

Hillary Clinton-Goldman Sachs relationship is closer than it should be, according to many voters

Poll: Washington Voters Give Thumbs Up To New Vaping Age Of 21

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Washington voters back raising vaping age to 21

Three Coal Miners Have Been Killed Already In 2016

Business | Toni Ann Booras
Coal miner Mike Hawks, 53, stands in an underground tunnel at a coal processing facility near Gilbert

‘Declining coal market conditions’

Another California City Votes In $15 Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A man counts wads of U.S. dollars on a money counting machine at a currency exchange shop in Baghdad December 21, 2015. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily

‘The gap continues to grow between the wealthy and the poor’

Tankers Already Lining Up To Ship Iranian Oil

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
An oil tanker sits anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille, France, in this October 15, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

Much of the oil will likely be going to India, which is Asia’s fastest-growing major oil market.

Congress Subpoenas Martin Shkreli Over Drug Pricing

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
File photo of Shkreli, chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc, departing U.S. Federal Court in New York

The former hedge-fund manager was widely mocked for spending $2 million on a Wu-Tang Clan album

New Energy Bill Could Reverse Obama's Coal Lease Block

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyom., speaks at a press conference on Capitol Hill Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 (TheDC Video)

‘… the president has contempt for the rural lifestyle and the lives and livelihood of the people who live and work there’

White People Are Getting Government Subsidies Meant For Minorities

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Jeb Hensarling questions financial regulators about the effects of the Volcker Rule

‘It defies logic’

Dow Jones Industrial Average Moving after ECB Rate Decision

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Labor Department Further Expands Joint-Employment Rules

Business | Connor D. Wolf
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‘The new regulator-imposed liabilities will have a ripple effect nationwide’

Wal-Mart To Increase Pay For 1.2 Million Employees

Business | Toni Ann Booras
Passengers sit inside a bus in front of a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City

The company will pay all associates hired before Jan. 1, 2016 at least $10 an hour

Could The World Be Headed For A Financial Crisis Worse Than 2007?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
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Emerging markets may contribute to the problem

Walmart CEO: I Ignore Global Warming Skeptics

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
A Missouri social worker used food stamps to go on a Walmart shopping spree, according to federal allegations. Credit: REUTERS/Steve Marcus

‘At Walmart, we are very familiar with scepticism … It’s got to a point where we just ignore it.’

CA Takes Huge Step Towards $15 Minimum Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
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‘This one is moving ahead’

Why Donald Trump's Plan to Bring Jobs Back to the U.S. Won't Work

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Trump shows a sheet with poll numbers as he speaks  at a rally at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa

Front-runner promised to force Apple to return long-lost factory jobs to the United States

Walmart Gets Union Heat For 269 Store Closures

Business | Connor D. Wolf
PICO RIVERA, CA - MAY 30: Walmart employees and their supporters walk a picket line to protest Walmart's retaliation against workers who speak out on May 30, 2013 in Pico Rivera, California.  Some striking Walmart employees borded a bus to start a 1,500-mile bus journey titled "Ride for Respect,"' ending at the company's annual meeting at its headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘While it pretends to value its employees, the reality is, for Walmart, its workers are disposable’

Lawmakers Would Like To Know If DOL Is Conspiring With The NLRB

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez speaks during an interview after delivering a speech during the AFL-CIO 2013 Convention in Los Angeles
'This information clearly demonstrates the Department and the NLRB communicated directly on the joint employer policies'

Dow Jones Industrial Average Sinking Today as Asian Markets Crater

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NY Dems March For MLK And The Living Wage

Business | Connor D. Wolf
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his inaugural address in Buffalo, New York January 1, 2015. REUTERS/Lindsay DeDario

‘Reverend Dr. King was about one thing and that fact was action’

Apple and Microsoft Named In Amnesty International Child Labor Report

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Boys pan for gold at a riverside at Iga Barriere in the resource-rich Ituri region of eastern Congo in this February 16, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly/Files

‘Children as young as seven who scavenge for rocks’

America's Next Oil Boom Will Be Even Bigger

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
Pumpjacks taken out of production temporarily stand idle at a Hess site while new wells are fracked near Williston, North Dakota November 12, 2014. Falling oil prices have yet to spoil North Dakota's party, with billions of investment dollars still flowing for new wells and pipelines, apartments and shopping centers, a tacit bet the third energy boom in the state's history is just getting started. Picture taken November 12, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES ENERGY)

Vast swaths of shale will be profitable with oil at about $40 a barrel

Minimum Wage Advocates Arrested At Boston Airport

Business | Connor D. Wolf
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‘The arrests were peaceful and orderly’

Guess Who Else Produces $1 Per Barrel Oil? The Kurds

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
A member of the Kurdish security forces takes up position with his weapon as he guards a section of an oil refinery, which is being brought on a truck to Kalak refinery in the outskirts of Arbil

‘The lowest cost of production… is in onshore Kurdistan’

These Two Words Explain All You Need to Know About the Stock Market Sell-Off

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Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder and CEO of Atlassian Software Systems, and Scott Farquhar, co-founder and CEO of Atlassian Software Systems, smile during it's opening PO at the Nasdaq at a MarketSite in New York

“Knowledge is power”

West Virginia Senate Vacancy Could Be The End Of Right-To-Work

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
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‘I think a Democrat should be appointed’

Elon Musk And Stephen Hawking Win 2015 Luddite Award

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Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk pauses during a news conference in Tokyo in this file photo from September 8, 2014.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai

‘It is deeply unfortunate’

Uber Teams Up With Airbus To Make Taxi Helicopters A Reality

Business | Christian Datoc

$150 million deal will ‘identify and invest in the most visionary entrepreneurs in the global aerospace ecosystem’

Obama Flip-Flopped About 'Drilling Our Way To Lower Gas Prices'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
U.S. Senator and democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama speaks to the media during a campaign stop at Joe's Junction Gas station in Indianapolis, Indiana April 25, 2008. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)

Energy prices dropped 41 percent over the course of 2015 due to fracking

Lifting Of Sanctions Solidifies Russia-Iranian Alliance

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
Vladimir Putin And Hassan Rouhani

Iranian official: Western influence to be lessened

Iran Could Produce A LOT Of Oil Now That Sanctions Are Lifted

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
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Iran could produce 3.7 million barrels per day by the end of 2017

Dow Jones Industrial Average Up Today Despite More Bearish China Numbers

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Saudi Arabia Panicking Over New Oil Rivalry With Iran

Daily Caller News Foundation | Chris White
Saudi King Salman attends the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia December 9, 2015 in this handout photo provided by Saudi Press Agency. REUTERS/Saudi Press Agency/Handout via Reuters

‘The legs of Iran’s economy are now free of the chains of sanctions and it’s time to build and grow.’

Progressive Mother Jones Finally Realizes Why Rooftop Solar Is A Total Scam

Daily Caller News Foundation | Andrew Follett
A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region April 5, 2012. U.S. solar panel manufacturers are still optimistic of winning substantial duties on solar panel imports from China, despite an initial U.S. government ruling that many found surprisingly low, the lead attorney for the industry group said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)

‘In effect, the power company pays for the right to claim the [lucrative] climate benefits of the panels on your roof.’

Lifting Of Iranian Sanctions Sends World Economies, Oil Prices Into Tailspin

Daily Caller News Foundation | Russ Read
A worker walks at Nahr Bin Umar oil field, north of Basra

Currency values and oil prices all dropped in response

WATCH: Elon Musk's Rocket NAILS Landing (Just Kidding, LOL)

Business | Christian Datoc

What an explosion!

$15 Minimum Wage Advocates Rally With Bernie

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Bernie Sanders. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘I have been please to march and struggle with all workers in this country’