Business

GAO: Dodd-Frank Agency Flopping

Business | Peter Fricke
Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) (photocredit: Gettyimages)

After four years, it can’t identify emerging threats on its own

Government Fines Against Yahoo For NSA Cooperation Would Have Cost More Than A Real Death Star

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Star Wars Death Star

The Empire Strikes Back

Head Auto Regulator Torn Apart By Senate Hearing Over GM Defects

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
File photo of General Motors logo outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit

‘Your supposed watchdog agency had neither bark nor bite’

Big Mac Vs. Big Government? Franchises Pressure Congress To Save Them From Regulators

Business | Jonah Bennett
Activists hold signs outside a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles, California during a protest demanding better wages for fast-food workers

‘The franchise relationship is an American success story’

EPA Allows Groups More Time To Comment On Its 730-Page CO2 Plan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Gina McCarthy testifies before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on nomination to be administrator of Environmental Protection Agency

‘We’re still working towards a June deadline to finish up the rule’

Government Study (Once Again) Shows Fracking Does Not Harm Drinking Water

Business | Michael Bastasch
MCKITTRICK, CA - MARCH 23: Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near McKittrick, California.(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Results confound calls for a ban

Tim Cook Won't Let Apple Be A 'Treasure Trove' Of User Data For NSA

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘What’s happening to that data, and the companies — I think — should be very transparent’

Minimum Wage Hike Coming To A Red State Near You?

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘It’s other people’s money — it’s easy to spend’

Report: Fighting Global Warming Is Affordable, Only Costs $4 trillion

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
But $4 trillion is only the tip of the costberg...

What Has The Internet Amped

Business | Melissa Brown
A truck transports bottles from the Coca-Cola company on the outskirts of Moscow

Mountain Dew’s competitor is back!

Democrat Won't Sell Stock in Thing He Called 'Dirtier Than The Dirtiest'

Politics | Patrick Howley
U.S. President Obama and U.S. Rep. Peters raise their hands in a vote whether restaurant worker Andrea Byl should go live in France while ordering food at Zingerman's Deli in Michigan

Pretty blatant

Microsoft Spends $2.5 Billion on Minecraft

Business | Reuters
File photo of a visitor walking past a Microsoft booth at a computer software expo in Beijing

‘Minecraft is the top paid-for app both on Apple Inc’s iOS and Google Inc’s Android systems’

EPA Regulations Are Part Of The Progressive Agenda

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

‘This is not about climate’

Poll: Voters Unhappy With Obama's Economy, But Unsure Who To Trust

Politics | Rachel Stoltzfoos

Nearly 70 percent don’t know who they’ll vote for

NSA Secretly Trying To Map The Internet -- Including All Devices Connected To It -- In Real-Time

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘Map the entire Internet — Any device, anywhere, all the time’

Study: Pre-Obamacare Health Insurance Was Better Quality Than Exchange Plans

US | Sarah Hurtubise

So much for those ‘junk’ insurance plans

Union Accuses Cable Company Of Intimidation

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Cablevision

‘Illegal and a sham’

Report: WTO, Not Ex-Im, Is Best Defense Against Foreign Export Subsidies

Business | Peter Fricke
World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Azevedo attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos

‘[R]elying on the WTO may not be a magic bullet’

Lose An Eye At Work? The Feds Now Want To Know

Business | Jonah Bennett
A worker uses a welding torch to weld an iron machine at the construction site of a flyover in New Delhi

After three years in the making, the rule will go live in January

Deadmau5 Joins Uber, Gives Rides In His Brand New McLaren

Entertainment | Kaitlan Collins
Nokia And Deadmau5 Light Up London With 'This Is Lumia'

This car is awesome

Harry Reid Target: He 'Distorted What I Said And Attacked Me Personally'

Opinion | Christopher Bedford

This week, in the Harry’s Senate

Even Fleshlight, Adult Toy Company, Remembered Sept. 11 On Twitter

Business | Ben Smith
Jersey City firefighters attend a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial during the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, in Exchange Place, New Jersey

‘It seems adult toy industry beats out the kid’s toy industry today’

Study: Most Manufacturing Industries Are 'Victims' Of Ex-Im Subsidies

Business | Peter Fricke

‘[P]erhaps the most compelling reason to shut down the Bank’

Report: Federal Regulations Cost The Economy Over $2 Trillion A Year

Business | Michael Bastasch

Manufacturers now pay $19,564 per employee every year for regulations

The Internet Is Going Crazy Over This Chart Comparing The iPhone 6 To A Pop-Tart

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

It should’ve been apple flavored

Democratic Report Urges Ex-Im Authorization

Business | Peter Fricke
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Brady and co-chair Klobuchar question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Bernanke at Joint Economic Committee in Washington

‘part of a strategy to support continued U.S. export growth’

GAO: Ex-Im Doesn't Properly Vet Loan Applicants

Business | Peter Fricke
Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington

‘Credit reports were not obtained’

Apple's Live-Stream Was A Complete Disaster

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

Company unveils the next generation of products over clunky, failing video feed

Report: Fort Knox Mishandled $270 Million In 'Energy-Savings' Projects

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Defense Secretary Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Dempsey hold a press briefing at the Pentagon

‘The lack of adequate internal controls increases the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse’

Apple Set To Host Biggest Launch Event Since Steve Jobs At 1 PM

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
People wait for the release of Apple's new iPhone 5S and 5C in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district

Announcements likely to include iPhone, smartwatch, more

Apple Is Making This Guy Wipe Dew Off The Side Of Its Launch Event Building

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York

Details

Is Our Soldiers Learning?

Education | Tristyn Bloom

The Pentagon has no idea, since it paid unqualified contractors for pointless education evaluations

Conservatives Urge House Majority Leader to 'Stand Strong' Against Ex-Im

Business | Peter Fricke

‘Reaffirm your admirable opposition to the Export-Import Bank’

Treasury Department Is Going After Companies Fleeing US Taxes

Business | Peter Fricke

Threatens regulatory action if Congress fails to act

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dead At 93

Business | Kaitlan Collins

The billionaire was known for his chicken sandwich and his conservative views

Survey: Employee Wages Are Plummeting, Outsourcing Increases

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘The bleak picture facing middle and working class Americans are the canary in our coal mine’

EPA Takes Aim At Airlines -- And Your Wallet May Suffer

Business | Michael Bastasch

‘The policies of Obama’s EPA are aimed at increasing the cost of energy and the cost of living for Americans’

New Banking Regulations Force Banks To Buy BILLIONS Of Treasury Securities

Business | Jonah Bennett
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen arrives to receive her honorary doctorate degree from New York University at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York

‘You’re creating the conditions for panic’

Conservatives Split On Copyright, Intellectual Property

Business | Peter Fricke
Tourists stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on March 24, 2013 as people begin lining up for the court's upcoming coming hearings on gay marriage. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Time to quote some James Madison

Fast Food Workers Strike For Wage Increase

Business | Connor D. Wolf

Fast food workers in cities across the country protested for higher wages resulting in hundreds of arrests

MSNBC: New Jobs Report 'A Big Disappointment,' 'Worst Level Of Job Creation All Year'

Business | Brendan Bordelon

‘Not a good number’

US Employers Added Fewest Jobs In 8 Months

Business | Reuters
A BMW employee works to install the kidney grill on an X4 along the production line at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg

Dollar falls early

Home Depot Hack Might Be 'MUCH BIGGER' Than Target

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

Tens of millions of customers likely affected

Largest U.S. Bank Hacked With Mercenary Computer Network, Sent Data To Russia

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

Network used in previous attacks

The 8% Consensus: Only 11 Of 144 Countries Have Backed The Kyoto Protocol's Extension

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

Not looking good for the UN summit

Sanctioned Russian Bank Hires Two Former US Senators As Lobbyists

Business | Chuck Ross
lott1115

Business as usual

We're Number Three!

Business | Jonah Bennett
Arora Senior Vice-President and Chief Business Officer of Google attends session at World Economic Forum in Davos

U.S. moves up in global competitiveness, report says

Colorado's Pot Industry Is Poised For Another Growth Spurt

Business | Greg Campbell

There’s going to be a bumper crop of new gangapreneurs come October

U.S., Europe Look At Tougher Sanctions As Russian Oil Production Booms

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Obama delivers remarks at Laborfest 2014 at Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

‘Struggles in accessing foreign funding may affect investments in oil production’

SHOCKING: Uber Exists By Politico Magazine

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein

Next Up: Tension between Palin, McCain campaign

Republicans To Investigate Coziness Between The EPA And Enviros

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Rep. Issa listens to his staff member during the Committee hearing on "Examining the IRS Response to the Targeting Scandal" on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Unprecedented access to high-level EPA officials’

Anti-Uber Efforts Mostly Fizzling

Business | Peter Fricke

Car service drives regulators crazy

Putin Overseas $400 Billion Russia-China Pipeline Project While Obama Dithers On Keystone

Business | Michael Bastasch

‘We along with our Chinese friends are starting the biggest construction project in the world’

Here's How Much Eric Cantor Will Earn At His New Wall Street Job

Politics | Alex Pappas

It’s more than his $193,400 congressional salary

Mom Asks Federal Regulators For Peanut-Free Zones On Planes

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘If you think he’s going to die, don’t get on the plane’

Report: Households See Electricity Prices Rising At Record Levels

Business | Michael Bastasch

It’s getting more expensive to keep the lights on

Boeing, Delta Square Off On Export-Import Bank

Business | Peter Fricke

Each side is hiring more lobbyists

Report: Regulations Stifle Productivity

Business | Peter Fricke
A cashier counts out money at Macy's Herald Square on Thanksgiving Day in New York

Study details red tape strangling businesses

Half Of India's Coal Plants Could Run Out Of Fuel In Under A Week

Business | Michael Bastasch
A worker sprays water over piles of coal as a bulldozer shifts coal at Mundra Port Coal Terminal in the western Indian state of Gujarat

‘The current coal stock situation is indeed alarming’

Thank Fracking For Falling Gas Prices This Labor Day Weekend

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

‘It’s only fitting that millions are choosing to celebrate this positive direction with an all-American road trip’

Colorado Judges Tossing Out One Fracking Ban After Another

Business | Greg Campbell

‘Ruling was unequivocal’

Virginia Legislation Puts A Serious Dent In Patent Trolls

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘Sue first, discuss later’

Is The EPA Preparing For A Massive Private Land Grab?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

‘The EPA’s job is to regulate. The maps must have been created with this purpose in mind.’

Report: Ineffective Oversight Enables Unnecessary Regulations

Business | Peter Fricke
SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar speaks on "advancing and defending SEC's core mission" at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington

Study finds faulty cost-benefit analysis

Democrats Want to Have It Their Way On Burger King Merger

Business | Peter Fricke

‘Congress can’t afford to wait any longer to put a stop to tax dodging through this kind of merger’

Fracking Boom Continues To Drive Gas Prices Downward

Business | Michael Bastasch

‘The 2015 forecast represents the highest annual average level of oil production since 1972′

Warren Buffett Bucks Obama In Burger King Deal

Business | Chuck Ross

Goes against Democratic grain

Turner Offers Buyouts To Older Employees (Layoffs Expected To Hit A Few Hundred CNNers)

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein

Some 600 employees to be affected

Illinois Governor Vetoes Attack On Uber

Business | Jonah Bennett

Stops anti-ridesharing bill

Activists Present Case Against California Bag Ban

Business | Peter Fricke

Economic and environmental benefits questioned

IRS Did Not Know This Tax On Gaming Existed, Repeal Efforts Move Forward

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘The IRS didn’t even know it existed’

Bloomberg Collaborates With Human Rights Violator

Video | Tristyn Bloom

Who needs freedom of the press anyway

Copyright Office: You Can't Copyright Work By Monkeys Or Gods

Business | Jonah Bennett

‘The Office cannot register a work purportedly created by divine or supernatural being’