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Power shift: Energy boom dawning in America – NBCNews.com (blog)

Power shift: Energy boom dawning in America – NBCNews.com (blog)

Patti Domm , CNBC.com   –   2 hrs. Jim Seida / NBC News A worker walks from a 161-foot-tall oil rig to retrieve a tool from a nearby shed outside Garden City in West Texas. When this picture was […]

America’s Dirtiest Coal Company – Bloomberg

If you go to the website of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Missouri, you can read more than 1,000 letters from retired coal miners and their widows. Their words are like the lyrics to an endless Johnny Cash ballad, and even more heartbreaking. They tell the eternal tale of the greedy […]

America’s Latest Phony Fiscal Crisis – Bloomberg

America’s Latest Phony Fiscal Crisis – Bloomberg

In most countries that experience a fiscal crisis, there is no ambiguity about the situation. The government is unable to sell debt at a reasonable interest rate. This probably coincides with a broader shift out of domestic assets, as smart investors read the writing on the wall or in the newspapers. The currency collapses and, […]

Bank of America Hires Debt Market Bankers From Credit Suisse – Bloomberg

Bank of America Hires Debt Market Bankers From Credit Suisse – Bloomberg

Bank of America Corp. hired two debt capital markets bankers from Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN) as the lender reorganizes its Asian bond and loan arranging unit. Devesh Ashra will join as head of Asia debt capital markets syndicate, according to an internal memo confirmed by Mark Tsang, a spokesman for the Charlotte, North Carolina-based […]

Puerto Rico now America’s Team in WBC – FOXSports.com

Puerto Rico now America’s Team in WBC – FOXSports.com

SAN FRANCISCO After Team USA was eliminated from the World Baseball Classic, we heard the usual lines about the inability of Americans to meet expectations in the tournament. That’s not entirely accurate. WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC Venezuelan stars honored to play WBC grows sport globally | Pics Stars unable to represent Cuba Time for Team USA […]

Timothy Noah on America’s income immobility – CBS News

(CBS News) Americans have always believed that their children will have it better than they do. But now that’s in doubt, according to our Contributor and New Republic editor Timothy Noah, whose latest book is titled “The Great Divergence”: Americans know their country has a lot of economic inequality. But they tell themselves that’s OK. […]

America’s Latest Phony Fiscal Crisis – Bloomberg

America’s Latest Phony Fiscal Crisis – Bloomberg

In most countries that experience a fiscal crisis, there is no ambiguity about the situation. The government is unable to sell debt at a reasonable interest rate. This probably coincides with a broader shift out of domestic assets, as smart investors read the writing on the wall or in the newspapers. The currency collapses and, […]

The next Einstein? America’s best and brightest minds – Fox News

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” So said Albert Einstein, creator of the theory of relativity that revolutionized modern science. Mar. 14 marked the 134th anniversary of Einstein’s birthday, but science has hardly stood still: In research labs, classrooms and even garages across the […]

America’s quirky capital of books – Christian Science Monitor

How tiny Montpelier, Vt., supports three independent bookstores – one with the requisite mascot, Veruca the tortoise.  By Andrew Averill, Correspondent / March 17, 2013 Montpelier, Vt. Anders Shemholm, age 11, is walking down Main Street in this Vermont town in shorts and an unzipped jacket even though a nor’easter has just left its callous calling […]

‘Obama’s America’ Filmmakers Plan Second Documentary Called ‘America’ – Huffington Post

Political rabble-rouser and much-maligned author and documentarian Dinesh D’Souza is teaming up with Gerad Molen, the Oscar-winning producer behind “Schindler’s List” and “Jurassic Park” for a new attack on Barack Obama. THR reports that the duo — who worked on “2016: Obama’s America,” an infamous documentary that positioned the president as harboring a dangerous, anti-colonialist […]