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Drones Take Silicon Valley By Storm

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 15, 2014

Amazon, Facebook, and now Google. Everybody's rolling out drones. Today, Google announced it would take over Titan Aerospace, a New Mexico-based startup that makes solar powered drones.

They Did WHAT to Ted William's Head?!

Written by Adam English
Posted April 15, 2014

Decapitating a sports hero isn't quite as bad an idea as it seems on the surface.

Profit From Putin's Power Play

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 14, 2014

Miners are on strike in South Africa and Russia is rumbling through the Ukraine. As a result, platinum and palladium are on a tear as fears mount that supplies will run short.

Warren Buffett: The Best Investment You Can Make

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted April 14, 2014

Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful...

Medicare Corruption

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 11, 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services released Medicare payment records for the first time this week... And boy, were they a bombshell.

The Fed's Bailout Balloon Is About to Pop

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 11, 2014

The Fed's cluelessness is dooming the stock market. Could it be any more clear the central bank has no idea what it's doing?

Last Minute Tax Tips

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 9, 2014

A few weeks ago I gave a quick overview of some tax breaks and tips to keep in mind while you file. Well, tax day is almost here so I wanted to give you a quick reminder and go over a few other things.

Infographic: Everything About Gold Pt. 2

Written by Adam English
Posted April 9, 2014

Part two of a five part series covering all aspects of gold.

Jackass of the Week: U.S. Rep. Jim Moran

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 8, 2014

U.S. Rep Jim Moran says Congress is underpaid. I want to punch him in the face. Here's why...

Infographic: Everything About Gold Pt. 1

Written by Adam English
Posted April 8, 2014

Part one of a five part series covering all aspects of gold.

Playing for Gold, Beaten At Our Own Game

Written by Adam English
Posted April 8, 2014

While the U.S.A. thought it was getting the upper hand, one country has used globalization to strip us bare.

The CIA Has Sent You a Friend Request

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 7, 2014

Is it really a stretch to imagine the CIA seized on Facebook in its early days? Well, there's evidence to suggest it did exactly that...

Real Unemployment Rate Paints a Bleak Picture

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 4, 2014

Officially, the unemployment rate was still 6.7% in March. The fact that we're treading water at this point in our 'recovery' is bad enough. But once again, the headline number belies the job market's true weakness.

Your Grocery Store Is Trying to Kill You

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 4, 2014

There's a reason most grocery stores have pharmacies in them, and it's not convenience. It's vertical integration. They want to sell you the poison, and then sell you the cure -- both in the same exact place.

Where Does All That Money Go?

Written by Jason Simpkins
Posted April 3, 2014

After the Citizens United ruling, which freed corporations, unions and others to spend unlimited amounts of money on campaign efforts, it was only natural that the Supreme Court would chip away at individual donation limits.